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Battle at the Butte offers golfers one last chance to play in a premier event

Nothing else is quite like an individual stroke-play golf tournament. The pressure of having to go it alone when every stroke counts is only matched by the exhilaration felt by playing well under such conditions. With this in mind, two years ago B…

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September 22, 2015  |   Share:

September can be the best time to golf at Black Butte Ranch

What would make ideal golf conditions? Gorgeous weather that tops out in the 70s? Golf courses in peak shape with emerald green turf shimmering under the sun? Relatively light crowds in restaurants and hotels? How about the Cascade peaks bursting in …

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September 18, 2015  |   Share:

McCleery Tip: Thinking of your swing as a clock can help.

Golf tips from Black Butte Ranch

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September 16, 2015  |   Share:

Strategy: Approaching Glaze Meadow's greens takes precision

Scoring well at any golf course is set up by a well-placed approach shot. A great shot sets the stage for an easy two-putt, at worst. A bad one brings all sorts of trouble into play. There is more to a great approach than knowing the yardage, tho…

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September 10, 2015  |   Share:

Strategy: Big Meadow's mounding opens door to be aggressive

When Black Butte Ranch renovated Big Meadow a decade ago, a project completed with the help of Big Meadow original architect Robert Muir Graves, there was a concerted effort to adapt the venerable golf course to the modern game. The course became …

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September 8, 2015  |   Share:

Black Butte Ranch pro wins Northwest Section Senior Championship

One of the best teaching pros in the business showed off his playing skills this week. George Mack Jr., the longtime director of instruction at Black Butte Ranch, earned one of the most important wins of his career on Thursday.

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September 4, 2015  |   Share:

Conditions: Black Butte Ranch in ideal shape as seasons begin to change

The early fall can be among the most spectacular times at Black Butte Ranch. Indeed, the Ranch has already begun the transition from summer to fall. Some signs of the change of seasons are noticeable: a trace of frost in the early morning, leaves …

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September 3, 2015  |   Share:

Black Butte Ranch Homeowner-Guest in the books, who came out on top?

The Homeowner Guest Classic Invitational can always be counted on for a good time. And this year was no exception. One of Black Butte Ranch’s oldest and most popular traditions was again played over the weekend. Played across three flights, the 36…

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September 1, 2015  |   Share: