EYEON18 performs aerial irrigation audits.

We pair patented technology with expert consultation and the integration of UAS data into golf management operations.
Our service delivers timely and frequent reports which allow turf-grass managers the ability to manage playing surfaces to a higher standard of uniformity, firmness, and playability while conserving water.

Aerial Resource Management

Actionable data delivery same day to optimize your irrigation system saving money and scarce resources. EYEON18 will

    • conduct 18 hole UAS operations to effectively and safely gather data.
    • support UAS data with ground operations including soil moisture sensing in areas of representative samples.
    • process UAS data into both High-resolution true color and NDVI mosaic images.
    • coordinate UAS data transfer to customer along with recommendations and coaching.

Season pass:
Season Pass consists of bi weekly irrigation audits during the irrigation season.

Custom Packages can be designed to meet the specific needs of the turfgrass manager.

Georeferenced NDVI imagery will enable the user to efficiently direct spray equipment, staff and other resources to targeted acreage.
Realtime HD images will help you direct the movement of your staff quickly and easily.

Geospatial Insight

  • Imagery on any device, on-the-course or in-the-office
  • Full navigation and image viewing.
  • User notes and markup ability
    • Customizable data integration.
    • Image sharing and download
    • Distance and surface area estimates

    Inspire Consulting

    Experienced and dedicated professionals bring detail and standards to your operation using state of the art UAV technology.
    Professionally edited for use in historical record keeping, advertising, and communication for club leadership or owners.
    With more than 50 years of team experience in high end private golf club management our tried and true communications methods can help you navigate in a constantly changing political arena.

    A New Solution

    Play offense!

    Our technology helps the golf course operator control the conversation about water efficiency.

    eyeon18 technology helps the course operator control the conversation about water efficiency

    Water is a resource that’s difficult to manage and the costs are only going in one direction, up!
    EYEON18 provides real insight into the performance and efficiency of your irrigation system.

    Give EYEON18 20 minutes a week and see what we can do for you.

    About Us

    EYEON18 is a golf consultancy and technology platform that uses state of the art UAS platforms to save water, electricity, and other golf resources. Our fixed wing UAS can cover an 18 hole golf course in 30 mins or less with real time actionable imagery that ties into irrigation adjustments.
    We bring decades of expertise in golf course and UAS operations.

    • Tim Barrier CGCS
      managing Partner

      Tim Barrier CGCS brings more than 30 years of experience in high end resort and private club management. FAA certified Part 107 Remote Pilot.

    • Javier Spyker Esq.
      Managing Partner

      Attorney with a background in Geoscience and Engineering. Five years of experience bringing technology to market and advancing drone technology.

    • Aaron Crawford

      Aaron brings more than 25 years of experience in high end resort and private golf course management, specializing in advanced irrigation concept delivery.

    • Gerald Ward
      Director of Flight OPS

      Commercial executive pilot with over 5000 hours of flight time logged as well as more than 20 years of golf course management experience.

    • Debra Blackmore

      debra Blackmore, mba, m.s.
      Director of information

      Geospatial consultant with two decades of business, project management and technology experience. Passionate about use of remote sensing and UAS to improve landscapes. Regional officer for ASPRS and member of AMA

    • Tyler Rowe
      Director of Technology

      Tyler Rowe is an image specialist. With a background in documentary cinematography, Tyler has flown multiple UAS on several continents. FAA certified Part 107 Remote Pilot.

    Tim Barrier,


    Tim Barrier CGCS brings more than 30 years of experience in the high end resort and private club industry to EyeOn 18. His experience includes the PGA Tour, Tournament of Champions at La Costa Resort and Spa, and the last 23 years at Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club, the Max Behr design and site of the Bing Crosby Clambake Pro-AM and the USGA Junior Amateur Championship. Over the years Barrier would lead the development of long range master plans, course renovations and property improvements to the 1929 masterpiece.

    New Tech Comes to EYEON18

    The world of golf course management has the fingerprints of agriculture all over it. Without ag we wouldn’t have the chemistries that keep our turf from being overrun by pathogens or hydrostatic large area mowers.

    Above Ground Perspective for on Ground Decisions:

    For more than 100 years the professional Greenkeeper and today’s Golf Course Superintendent have relied on ground level assessment of the natural world.

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      PO Box 1451
      Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067

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