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Family golf nights a great way for locals to spend time with the kids

One of Black Butte Ranch’s most popular package deals every year is perhaps its simplest: the Black Butte Ranch family rate. In fact, it would be difficult to find a better bargain anywhere.

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August 20, 2015  |   Share:

Kids finding fun on Black Butte Ranch putting greens

Spend enough time around golf and inevitably someone will advise a player that spending more practice time around the greens is a key to success. Among the ongoing golf initiatives is finding ways to improve the general play of golfers, both youn…

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August 18, 2015  |   Share:

Tip: Fixing your slice can be easy

Typically, not much in golf can be accomplished in two minutes. Sure, a golfer can take a couple practice putts before teeing off. Two minutes is probably enough to order a hot dog at the turn. Or perhaps two minutes is all a golfer needs to make…

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August 12, 2015  |   Share:

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:

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