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Golfers reacting well to course conditioning

The day was like so many others at Black Butte Ranch during the summer. The weather was clear and mild, with enough afternoon breeze to keep golfers comfortable. As is also so often during the long summer days, Big Meadow was teeming with golfers…

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July 24, 2015  |   Share:

Black Butte Ranch's Ryan Dunning has knack for designing perfect group golf trips

Ryan Dunning knows well what can attract folks to golf. After all, as a late devotee to the game who learned to play only as an adult, it was not long ago that the game grabbed his own attention.

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July 21, 2015  |   Share:

Does elevation really make much of a difference to your golf game?

Golfers who travel to elevation from at or near sea level to have heard it forever: adjust your yardage for the altitude. No problem, right?

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July 14, 2015  |   Share:

Golf swings are mysterious things.

It seems that everything could feel right. Then suddenly, a presumably well-struck golf ball flies uncontrollably toward towering pines that are sure to jail the next shot. The feeling can be a helpless one for a golfer, especially if he or she canno…

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July 13, 2015  |   Share:

Conditions: Courses fine-tuned while flourishing through the heat of July

A golfer might not notice it at first glance of either Big Meadow or Glaze Meadow. But through a round, one can’t help but pay attention to the subtle details that make Black Butte Ranch’s two championship golf courses so eye-catching this time of ye…

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July 6, 2015  |   Share:

Sidewalk sale among golf highlights in July

Golf is a wonderful way to celebrate the 4th of July. Make the holiday even better by getting a fresh look at the most technologically advanced equipment and grabbing some significant discounts on gear, including Black Butte Ranch logoed items.

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June 29, 2015  |   Share:

Strategy: Follow the bunkering at Black Butte Ranch

It might not always seem like it, but golf course architects do not necessarily want to punish golfers. I know. That might be a tough sell after a pure shot finds its way into a perfectly placed fairway bunker, but it’s true.

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June 25, 2015  |   Share:

Strategy: Finding a green's grain at Glaze Meadow can save shots

Maddening might be an understatement when after what you thought was a perfect putting stroke on the correct read, the ball comes up a couple of turns short, blows by the hole or moves slightly off target.

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June 23, 2015  |   Share: