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Practice putting with purpose by using two easy drills

Nothing is more frustrating when enjoying a round at Black Butte Ranch than missing an easy putt, turning a par into bogey, a bogey into a double bogey or worse. Yet many golfers do not spend nearly as much time as they should practicing their put…

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May 26, 2015  |   Share:

Finding the best bargain takes strategy

A secret this is not: the best deals on golf equipment often come during demo days and tent sales such as the one on Saturday and Sunday at Black Butte Ranch.

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May 21, 2015  |   Share:

Big Meadow's 13th green ready for golfers

Big Meadow is finally back to being whole. The 13th green, which was reseeded earlier this year to repair damaged turf from last season, opened to golfers on Wednesday for the first time this year.

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May 21, 2015  |   Share:

Golf's impact important to Oregon and Black Butte Ranch

Since Black Butte Ranch first opened 45 years ago, golf has been a crucial component to its development as a resort. And the Ranch is far from alone. One needs only to take a golf trip to Black Butte Ranch, enjoy Big Meadow and Glaze Meadow, and t…

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May 19, 2015  |   Share:

Demo days the best way to shop for golf equipment

Remember when Rodney Dangerfield’s character in “Caddyshack” lugged a giant golf bag around loaded with what represented the most advanced golf equipment anyone could imagine? We are all still waiting for a driver that dispenses ice-cold beer, of …

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May 7, 2015  |   Share:

Golf the perfect family sport

Ask any expert on golf and inevitably he or she will say the game needs to better attract every member of the family. It seems every organization involved with golf — from the PGA of America to major media outlets and golf course architects — is l…

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May 4, 2015  |   Share:

New rates and more coming in May

May is near, which means the heart of the golf season is about to begin. Yes, May is a prime month for golfers here at Black Butte Ranch. In fact, some of the best rates of the season at Black Butte Ranch will be offered in May.

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April 29, 2015  |   Share:

Big Meadow set to reopen for the season

Big Meadow is back … again. After a weeks-long hiatus that allowed Black Butte Ranch’s maintenance staff to perform some much-needed work, Big Meadow is ready to challenge golfers for the rest of the golf season. What’s changed in the nearly three…

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April 22, 2015  |   Share: