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Adult/Child Golf School can strengthen bonds

Golf has long been a bonding experience between parents and children, passed for generations from father to son and mother to daughter. Maybe it is the way golf can be played for a lifetime, fostering years of experiences to savor. Perhaps it is the …

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July 27, 2015  |   Share:

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:

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:

Learn to "putt" from the fringe

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…

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June 22, 2015  |   Share:

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