30 10, 2018

A look back at the 2018 golf season at Black Butte Ranch

A look back at the 2018 golf season at Black Butte Ranch This year was an eventful one with course improvements, tournaments, and more Big Meadow will remain open until at least Nov. 4, and may stay open longer as long as weather permits. Regardless, there is no denying that the golf season season is winding down to its final days. Those warm, sunny days of 2018 are behind us here in Central Oregon, leaving us time to reflect on another golf season at Black Butte Ranch. The 2018 golf season at Black Butte Ranch might be remembered most [...]

25 10, 2018

2018 – Big Meadow to remain open until weather no longer permits

Big Meadow to remain open until weather no longer permits Glaze Meadow is closed for the season 2018, but Big Meadow still has some golf left Late October tends to bring a certain calm to Black Butte Ranch. Yes, the sound of a golf club making flush contact with a golf ball can still be heard throughout Big Meadow, but it is often fainter and more infrequent than during the meat of the golf season. At Glaze Meadow, which is now closed for the season, the sound has disappeared altogether, producing a quiet that can only be found during [...]

1 10, 2018

Black Butte Ranch proves worthy test for 91st OGA Men’s Team Championship

Black Butte Ranch proves worthy test for 91st OGA Men’s Team Championship The team from Riverside Golf & Country Club was the lone team to score under par in the 91st OGA Men's Team Championship. Club from Riverside G&CC OGA Men’s Team Championship Black Butte Ranch turned out to be a worthy test over the weekend for some of the top amateur golfers in the state. The team from Riverside Golf & Country Club posted the field’s  only team score under par to edge Bend Golf and Country Club and win the 91st OGA Men’s Team Championship [...]

1 10, 2018

Coming in October: Black Butte Ranch’s fall rates are here again

Coming in October: Black Butte Ranch’s fall rates are here again Fall rates, late aerification, and end-of-season sales highlight October Black Butte Ranch’s golf season might be winding down, but it is hardly over. In fact, October brings average highs in the mid-60s and typically sunny skies, and the fall foliage is as its most vibrant — something you may notice as you play a round at Big Meadow or Glaze Meadow. Of course, The 2nd Annual Civil War Golf Tournament is just ahead on Oct. 7, but plenty of time remains to register. Another thing to look forward [...]

24 09, 2018

Another Oregon championship on its way to Black Butte Ranch

Another Oregon championship on its way to Black Butte Ranch Big Meadow, Glaze Meadow in great shape for 91st OGA Men’s Team Championship A visit from the Oregon Golf Association has become a bit of an annual ritual here at Black Butte Ranch. Just last year, Big Meadow was the site of the OGA’s Oregon Amateur Four-Ball Championship. A year before that, Glaze Meadow hosted the 107th Oregon Amateur Championship, the oldest and most prestigious amateur golf tournament in the state. We’re always proud to test the state’s most accomplished amateur golfers, and that will be the case again [...]

18 09, 2018

The Civil War comes to Black Butte Ranch

The Civil War comes to Black Butte Ranch Annual tournament at Glaze Meadow pits Oregon versus Oregon State Oregon has long been a state divided. Ducks versus Beavers. Oregon and Oregon State. It seems as if it is impossible to live in the state without pledging allegiance to one or the other. But Black Black Butte Ranch offers a way for the two sides to come together in the spirit of a fun competition — The 2nd Annual Civil War Golf Tournament at Glaze Meadow. Scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 7, the golf tournament pits Duck fans against Beaver believers [...]

31 08, 2018

Coming in September: Labor Day sale, golf tournaments and more in store for Black Butte Ranch

Coming in September: Labor Day sale, golf tournaments and more in store for Black Butte Ranch September and October often the best time of year for Central Oregon golfers September is no time to give up on the Central Oregon golf season. In fact, it’s after Labor Day when the best golf of the year is often played at Black Butte Ranch. The Central Oregon weather is typically both sunny and mild, the summer crowds are memories, and both Big Meadow and Glaze Meadow will remain in peak condition for the weeks to come. More than that, September is [...]

24 08, 2018

Golf season at Black Butte Ranch just getting warmed up

Golf season at Black Butte Ranch just getting warmed up For many golfers in Central Oregon, the best time of year for golf is just beginning Ask a Central Oregonian when his or her favorite time to play a round of golf and the answer is nearly unanimous. Sure as a tap-in for par, a local will tell you it is the late summer and early fall. A visit to Black Butte Ranch between late August through the middle of October often reveals why. The average high temperature at Black Butte Ranch remains at 70 degrees or above through [...]

11 08, 2018

Final push of the season has courses in prime shape

Final push of the season has courses in prime shape Black Butte Ranch golf courses hitting peak condition at just the right time Warm, sunny August days are the stuff of dreams for Central Oregon golfers, and because of this there are few more important times on the calendar for a golf course superintendent. As the calendar turns to August, Big Meadow and Glaze Meadow are in ideal condition. The greens are firm and true. The emerald green fairways are inviting. And with the Homeowner Guest Invitational Golf Tournament coming up, Aug. 24-26, superintendent Jeff Knutzen and his course [...]

1 08, 2018

Coming in August: Great weather, fantastic rates, and a favorite event in store at Black Butte Ranch

Coming in August: Great weather, fantastic rates, and a favorite event in store at Black Butte Ranch Nothing beats August at Black Butte Ranch Forget about the dog days of summer — August is just about the perfect time to come and play at Black Butte Ranch.   With average highs around 84 degrees and cloudless High Desert skies on tap for the entire month of August, there are still so many opportunities to make an everlasting memory here at Black Butte Ranch. To celebrate the last full month of summer, Black Butte Ranch is offering a special rate. [...]