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.Read More
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.Read More
Few decisions in golf test the mind of a golfer more than a ball just off the green. Stuck in the long grass just off the collar of the green, many players are tempted to hit a putter despite the grassy lie. Others reach for a wedge and hit a shot wi…Read More
The John Fought redesign of Black Butte Ranch’s Glaze Meadow, which opened in 2012, has certainly been well received.
The praise comes for myriad reasons, including improved playability and better consistency throughout Glaze Meadow’s 18 holes. Th…Read More
School is officially out, which means Black Butte Ranch will soon be teeming with families. Why not use this summer and Black Butte Ranch’s three-day junior golf camps to get the kids going in a game that can be enjoyed for a lifetime?Read More
Black Butte Ranch professionals Tom Baker (right) and George Mack Jr. (left) warm up Tuesday before teeing off at Crosswater Club in Sunriver for the first round of the Oregon Open Invitational.Read More
Those warm, sunny Central Oregon days are back, with temperatures this weekend set to reach into the 80s. Yes, summer weather appears to finally be here at Black Butte Ranch.Read More
Quick answer to a simple question: What is the easiest way to drop strokes off a ballooning handicap?
Answer? Here is a hint. It is not adding a few yards distance off the tee.Read More