6 08, 2018

With tent sale and other events, Black Butte Ranch is the place to be for Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day Weekend can seem so bitter sweet. In many ways it is the perfect holiday weekend at Black Butte Ranch, filled with perfect golf conditions, mild late-summer days, and an opportunity to create one last memory with the kids or grandkids before they head off to school. On the other hand, it is a reminder that summer is short and it will soon come to a close. At Black Butte Ranch, we like to send summer out with a bang by taking advantage of the unique place on the calendar that Labor Day occupies. We do this with [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

26 09, 2016

Black Butte Ranch season-ending celebration shotgun on tap at Glaze Meadow

This has been another wonderful golf season at Black Butte Ranch, and one that has not yet relented. But like all wonderful things, it will eventually come to an end. Glaze Meadow is scheduled to be the first of Black Butte Ranch’s two golf courses to close for the season. But before it does shut down, on Oct. 17, we want to throw one last great golf party. On Sunday, Oct. 16, Black Butte Ranch will hold a Season Finale golf tournament at Glaze Meadow to celebrate Glaze Meadow’s final day of the season. The tournament will be a [...]

19 05, 2015

Golf’s impact important to Oregon and Black Butte Ranch

Since Black Butte Ranch first opened 45 years ago, golf has been a crucial component to its development as a resort. And the Ranch is far from alone. One needs only to take a golf trip to Black Butte Ranch, enjoy Big Meadow and Glaze Meadow, and then venture out to any one of 28 other Central Oregon golf courses to figure out the impact of golf. But how important is golf really? Well, pretty important it turns out, even compared with some of Oregon’s most notable industries. According to the Golf Alliance of Oregon’s Oregon Economic Impact Study, [...]

18 05, 2015

Glaze Meadow greens getting better with age

Maintaining Black Butte Ranch’s greens can be a delicate dance for a superintendent. Putting surfaces that roll too slowly can frustrate golfers. But set the greens too fast and two putts easily become four, especially for average players. Getting the greens at Glaze Meadow, which were completely rebuilt in 2012 during the $3.75 million renovation, into ideal condition has expectedly been a work in progress for superintendent Phil Lagao and his staff. This year it appears Glaze Meadow’s greens are the closest yet to optimal condition. That can be seen most easily with the early season mowing heights on [...]

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