What determines a good golf course? Often times the quality of a course is determined by the landscape. Although maintaining this quality is difficult, as it requires an abundance of water. During the warm months, plants dry out easily and don’t hold water well. This fact, makes irrigation techniques pertinent. Read more
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Since pipe rarely fails, the argument for using ductile iron fittings is something to listen to. The nice thing about iron fittings is they cover up issues that PVC fittings cannot endure.
Lets talk about PVC fittings. Read more
Every golf course or large in ground irrigation system user experiences pipe fitting failures. Well designed and installed systems will have very few pipe failures. Read more
Wow, time has flown by! Can you believe it is already almost time for Wolf Creek University Classes to begin? In Wolf Creek University’s 2017 classes, each course offers a unique way to learn and become better at managing certain systems. Golf Irrigation Service is one of the many courses Wolf Creek Company provides. Read more
Wolf Creek Company founder, Bud Knowles, began life as a Rain Bird golf distributor in 1979. Bud put his experience installing more than 40 golf course irrigation systems to good use. Read more
How are your sprinklers preforming? Well, if you haven’t conducted a professional water audit, you probably don’t know.
Irrigation systems are expensive. While cutting corners now may save cost, later you may be in a deeper hole. Decoder systems offer advantages in many areas, primarily cost, but they fall short in protection.
The winter months are slow. The courses slow down and less maintenance is needed. These months provide a good opportunity to learn more skills in your trade and become better in your field. Wolf Creek Company offers various online and on site classes for your convenience. They are hands on and interactive, making it easy to learn.
Irrigation is what keeps the course green and people coming to play. If an irrigation system is leaking or damaged it can be costly and cause miss-watering and later damage. But how can you tell if the irrigation system is damaged before it causes too much harm?
Most superintendents have replaced irrigation sprinklers, a few have installed them. Several important criteria will insure the sprinkler can successfully deter all the damaging external issues they are exposed to. Its worth reviewing these tips every now and then. Read more