27 04, 2017

Spring tune-ups at Black Butte Ranch will help get the golf season off on right foot

Getting the golf season off on the right foot can be a tricky proposition. After a long winter, we are all itching to get out and play, but no golfer wants to start the year off by entrenching a new bad habit. The three-day spring tune-up clinics at Black Butte Ranch will help golfers on both fronts. The team of PGA professionals at Black Butte Ranch will be holding three separate clinics in May, scheduled for May 8-10, 15-17, and 22-24. Each session is comprised of three, 1.5-hour lessons and are held in a small group setting. Black Butte [...]

20 04, 2017

Annual hat deal, good weather has Black Butte Ranch bustling

The emerald green turf of Black Butte Ranch’s Big Meadow is springing to life. The names of would-be golfers are suddenly filling the tee sheet. The unmistakeable sound of club meeting golf ball echoes through the air. Black Butte Ranch’s maintenance crew is working hard to ready Glaze Meadow for the season. Everywhere you turn at Black Butte Ranch there are clear signs that the golf season is beginning to take hold. And with the forecast showing a relatively balmy weekend ahead, Big Meadow is sure to offer its spring best. Weather is not the only thing at Black [...]

18 04, 2017

All 18 holes at Big Meadow set to open in fine spring condition

Last winter, Big Meadow and Glaze Meadow were both blanketed in the year’s first snow on Dec. 4. The next time Phil Lagao, the longtime golf course superintendent at Black Butte Ranch, would see the turf free of snow again would be 111 days later. What he found once the snow melted was a surprise to even Lagao, one of the most respected superintendents in Oregon: A course with little to no ice damage and tees and greens that were in some of the best post-winter shape he had seen. Not surprisingly, the sight was a welcome one for [...]

15 04, 2017

Things To Do In Sisters Oregon: Black Butte Ranch

When you visit Black Butte Ranch, you'll get to see Central Oregon up close. Set your own pace, explore a world of recreation, and enjoy an authentic Oregon experience. Our Ranch offers a ton of amenities as well as the right location to encounter all the things to do in Sisters Oregon. With perfect views of the Cascade Mountains, you'll find that Black Butte gives an unmatched vacation adventure you won't want to miss this summer. Around Town Black Butte Ranch is located seven miles west of the charming, western town of Sisters. In Sisters, you will find unique shops [...]

5 04, 2017

Black Butte Ranch set to tee off season with opening of Big Meadow on Thursday, April 6

Black Butte Ranch set to tee off season with opening of Big Meadow on Thursday, April 6 After long winter, the 2017 golf season begins with nine holes and driving range As just about any Central Oregonian will tell you, this winter has been a doozy. Finally, though, the snow has melted and the golf courses at Black Butte Ranch are beginning to blossom. This can mean only one thing. At long last, the 2017 golf season at Black Butte Ranch is set to tee off. Beginning Thursday, April 6, Big Meadow, will open both the front nine and [...]