26 07, 2017

Black Butte Ranch ramping up for tournament season

One sure sign Black Butte Ranch is at peak-season perfection is when Phil Lagao becomes hyper-focused on the detail work — the little things that really only him and his staff on the maintenance crew really notice. Lagao, the longtime superintendent at Black Butte Ranch, is always busy. But the tasks change as the season progresses. This has been an atypical year at Black Butte Ranch, after a snowy winter left both Big Meadow and Glaze Meadow under a blanket of snow for far longer than would be considered normal. But finally, Lagao is doing the kind of work [...]

18 07, 2017

What is the best way to book a tee time at Black Butte Ranch?

The move to all things digital has revolutionized the way all of us communicate with one another. We book flights, consume news, and even read about our favorite golf resorts online. But booking a tee time online is another matter. Golfers have been relatively slow in warming to online booking, gradually shifting from phone call to online marketplace. In fact, in 2015 it was estimated that only 15 percent to 20 percent of golf bookings were made online, compared with more than 50 percent of hotel and plane bookings. Black Butte Ranch has seen a similar trend. The vast [...]

15 07, 2017

Summer Family Fun In Oregon

When planning a family vacation, it can become stressful. What does everyone want to do? What do you need to bring? Well at Black Butte Ranch we make it easy with helpful tips and a great location. Our Central Oregon Resorts makes it easy to pack the family up and head to Oregon. Plan First, find a date that works for everyone. This will put everyone on the same page with no surprises to the kids. Then make a reservation to reserve your date, so there are not any confusions or stressors when you arrive. Next, make a packing list. [...]

6 07, 2017

Golf tip: Small adjustments will produce better tee shots on windy days

A windy day can be menacing foe to a golfer. Sure, we all know the wind will blow the ball off target. But the real damage to a round can come from the psychological toll wind plays, forcing uncertainty into the swing as the round goes along. No matter where you play golf, wind will be an issue. At Black Butte Ranch, Central Oregon’s High Desert breezes can creep up from time to time, too. So most of us know that unsure feeling, and it’s on the tee box where it so often rears its ugly head. We have [...]