27 06, 2018

Online deals to be discovered at Black Butte Ranch

Daily specials and convenience are two reasons to book tee times online Using the Internet to shop for a plane tickets just seems like common sense. You would never think of booking a room until at least visiting a hotel website. Every golfer pours over every detail of a course he or she is about to play. But for whatever reason, the Internet is not always the preferred way to book a tee time for golfers. In 2015 it was estimated that only 15 percent to 20 percent of golf bookings were made online, compared with more than 50 [...]

23 06, 2018

Demo Day & Tent Sale get 4th of July off to early start at Black Butte Ranch

The best golf deals of the summer a highlight of a fun week The Fourth of July is so often when summers memories are made. It’s a time when summer is in full bloom, golf courses at Black Butte Ranch are teeming with energy, and the pools and restaurants are bustling with families and friends enjoying the season. At Black Butte Ranch, the Fourth of July Celebration has become tradition, with fun events all day long, including a fun run, bicycle parade, picnic, free live music and a family movie night. Of course, this also marks one of the [...]

15 06, 2018

Biking The Beautiful Black Butte Trails

Imagine whizzing through the Oregon forests while gripping your handlebars and rising and falling with the trail. As you pedal your way down the path, panoramic mountain views open up before you creating a breathtaking atmosphere. When you rent a bicycle while staying with us at Black Butte and take it out on the trails, this is the experience that awaits. Escape to our Sisters Oregon Lodging and experience the best mountain biking that Black Butte Ranch has to offer. Finding The Best Trails When it comes to trails around Black Butte, we are well known for our horseback [...]

15 06, 2018

No matter how you slice it, golf is a healthy game

Studies show that golf can increase life expectancy, help prevent chronic diseases, and improve mental health If you’re frequent golfer, there is a fair chance that for you golf is a game that borders on obsession. For some of us, well, that line into obsession was crossed long ago. The good news is that obsession is a healthy one, studies show. In fact, a recent study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine suggests that playing golf regularly can increase life expectancy and help prevent chronic diseases. There is even some limited evidence that golf can even improve mental [...]

11 06, 2018

Pro tip: A balanced finish to your golf swing will foster consistent contact

Golfers need to think about where their swing finishes Amateur golfers — especially mid- and high-handicappers — often spend much of their focus worrying about where the ball goes. But the results of a given swing can be misleading, and  worrying too much about it can often be counterproductive. Every golfer longs for a consistent, repeatable swing that will provide good results time and time again. One thing that amateur golfers should think about with every swing is exactly where the golf swing finishes. Do you finish with your club over your shoulder and the majority of your weight [...]

7 06, 2018

Terry Anderson Memorial is a celebration for a dearly missed friend and so much more

Longtime Black Butte Ranch pro meant so much to so many, and a charity event is but one great way to honor him Those who have spent any amount of time at Black Butte Ranch likely know by now that we lost one of our own over the winter. Terry Anderson was so much more than just a longtime Black Butte Ranch professional. For most who knew him, he was a friend, a mentor, and a legendary figure in Central Oregon golf who left an unmatched legacy and was loved by all who knew him. The loss of Terry, [...]

1 06, 2018

Coming in June

Junior golfers always welcome at Black Butte Ranch Junior Putting Challenge, SNAG Golf, Junior Clinic, and junior rates usher in summer For generation after generation of families, summer has been a season to share and savor. Nowhere is that more clear than at Black Butte Ranch, which has long prided itself as being among the most family-friendly resorts in all of Oregon. June marks the official beginning of summer. It’s a month when school lets out and daylight seems to stretch on forever. At Black Butte Ranch, Big Meadow and Glaze Meadow reach peak condition and the resort teems [...]