Maintaining Black Butte Ranch’s greens can be a delicate dance for a superintendent. Putting surfaces that roll too slowly can frustrate golfers. But set the greens too fast and two putts easily become four, especially for average players.
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 …
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…
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.
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…
AriAnne Griffy is good with a putter. Emma Horner’s iron game is sharp. Cylie Lagao loves her driver. All three inseparable friends, each a 13-year-old girl from Sisters, have built an undeniable love of golf. And they have done it together.