News and Information – Press Room

Press/Media Contact

Kim Kohn — Chief Marketing Officer
Black Butte Ranch

Press Kits:

Black Butte Ranch Fact Sheet

Resort Overview

The New Lodge | 2023

Golf Fact Sheet

Big Meadow Golf Course Overview

Glaze Meadow Golf Course Overview | 2012

Little Meadow Putting Course Overview | 2020

Lakeside Recreation Complex | 2015

Black Butte Ranch in the News

Black Butte Ranch has been featured in Golf Magazine, Golf Digest, Via Magazine, Golfweek and other golf and lifestyle publications. Follow the links below to read news and articles about Black Butte Ranch—Central Oregon’s premier destination resort.


The Lodge Restaurant Named one of the Most Beautiful Restaurants in America! | People | Open Table | 5/21/24


Club + Resort Business | 7/ 23

Five of the Best Golf Resorts In Oregon | 6/7/23

New BBR Lodge set to make memories | 5/30/23 | pdf

Black Butte Ranch Give Us Behind-the-Scenes Tour of New $20million Lodge Ahead of Next Monday’s Opening | pdf

KTVZ:  Black Butte Ranch announces May 1 grand opening of resort’s new $20 million lodge 4/25/23 | pdf

Black Butte Ranch to publicly unveil new $20 Million Lodge with Grand Opening on May 1 | 4/25/23

Sisters and Bend: Magic Moments in Central Oregon 3/10/23


Now More than Ever PNGA 3/15/22

Central Oregon Daily 8/2/22


Putting Course Amazing Success at Black Butte Ranch 8/11/20


COVA Trailhead Magazine, Destination:  Black Butte Ranch| 4/18/19

1859 Destination NW Golf | 5/15/19


1859 MAGAZINE | Top Five Oregon Romantic Destinations Valentine’s Day 2018 | pdf | 1/26/18


Fab New Twists on Some Old Classics at Black Butte | Cascade A&E | 10/20/17 | pdf

Rustic Roots Meet Modern Fun at Black Butte Ranch | Bend Magazine | 7/7/17

Black Butte Ranch featured in “EatDrinkPlay” section of Bay Area News Group, as part of an in depth look at adventures in Central Oregon | 4/30/17

Pacific Northwest Golfer | The Resort for all Reasons | 5/1/17

Black Butte Ranch Wins 3 Awards for the Sustainable Forestry Initiative. |  Press Release | 3/8/17

Central Oregon Visitors Association:  Black Butte Ranch Grapes & Golf Event Features Food, Wine and Fun  | 2/23/17


BEND BULLETIN  | Black Butte Ranch executive among local OGA honorees | pdf | 10/31/16

Black Butte Ranch Receives Two Honors at Recent OGA Awards | Press Release | 10/26/16

VOGUE MAGAZINE:  Why You Should Land in Portland and Then Visit Central and Northeast Oregon Instead | pdf | 10/13/16

NUGGET NEWS:  Women fish Sisters Country waters | pdf | 10/4/16

EUGENE REGISTER GUARD:  High desert oasis delivers on its relaxation promise | pdf | 7/31/16

METROPOLIS:  Development Forest Escape | 6/2016

BEND BULLETIN TEE TO GREEN:  CO Shootout draws visitors, locals for competition, fun | pdf | 4/25/16


Cascade Business  New Vibrant Heart for Black Butte Ranch-Spectacular $11.5 Million Lakeside Complex Harmonizes Function & Form  |  10/21/15

Bend Bulletin:  A Black Butte Ranch staycation:  Nature and relaxation are only a half hour’s drive from Bend | pdf | 10/18/15

Hack Bend: Black Butte Ranch’s new Lakeside Complexpdf | 9/27/15

Bend Bulletin:  Black Butte Ranch’s Mack qualifies for Nationals, 9/16/15

Oregonian:  Black Butte Ranch wows guests with new pool, recreation center | pdf | 8/19/15

Oregonian:  Black Butte Ranch opens $5 ($11.5) million Lakeside pool, rec center | pdf | 8/9/15

Nugget News: $11.5 million facilities open at BBR | pdf | 7/7/15

Oregonian: New $11.5m ‘Lakeside’ recreation area rejuvenates Black Butte Ranch | 5/9/15

Bend Bulletin: Cow Patty Crit 2/23/15


Black Butte Ranch to host “fat bike’ event | 12/14

Golf pros at national PGA tournament |  11/10

Travel Plus Central Oregon  |  6/18/14

Back in the Game, Golf Business  |  6/14

Black Butte Ranch Announces First Summer “Live at the Ranch” Concert  |  Blitzen Trapper Flyer  |  6/3/14

What’s a morning in Sisters OR like?  My Window on Central Oregon  |  4/24/14

Lazy Days – A Black Butte Ranch Getaway is Good for the Whole FamilySouthern Oregon Magazine  |  Spring 2014

Fabulous Golf Resorts in Central Oregon  |  Alaska Airlines Magazine  |  4/14

Around the Bend:  You’ll find great golf in Central Oregon  |  Golf Advisor  |  2/14


THA Architecture Says Focus on Redevelopment Plan at Black Butte Ranch is on Creating Regional Architecture with a Connection to the Outdoors for a Beautiful Visitor Experience—Rather Than Performance Metrics, Cascade Business News 12/30/13

BBR Plans Major Renovation, Nugget News, 12/18/13

BirdWatching HotSpots Near You, Black Butte Ranch, Sisters Oregon, 12/17/13

BlackButte Slated for Significant Expansion in 2014, Cascade Business News, 12/12/13

Black Butte Ranch’s $11.5 million face-lift , The Bend Bulletin, 12/11/13

Never too late to learn to swim  Nugget News, 10/23/13

A major dream, Bend Bulletin, 10/7/13

Black Butte Ranch Glaze Meadow Golf Course Named Renovation of the Year, Press Release, 6/28/13

Black Butte Ranch Launches New Site Design, Press Release, 6/11/13

Black Butte Ranch to Host “Tri for Fun” Triathlon, Press Release, 6/4/13

Swing Into a Season of Unlimited Golf, Resorts and Lodges, 3/28/13

NBC Great Getaways, Central Oregon 3/7/13

Get Golf Ready in 5 Days at Black Butte Ranch, Press Release

Black Butte Ranch Big Meadow Golf Course Among Golfweek’s “Best Courses”, 3/8/13

Fairytale Weddings Come True at Black Butte Ranch, Resorts and Lodges, 1/31/13


Black Butte tees up golf course after 20-month renovation, Oregonian, 9/15/12

Golf Course Review – Black Butte Ranch (Big Meadow/Glaze Meadow) Philip Sokol, 8/29/12, Sports Network, Fox News

Oregon’s Black Butte Ranch announces ‘Grapes & Golf’ weekend, 8/24/12, Golf News, WorldGolf, Golf Channel

A Great Course to Put on your Play List, Greg Crawford, Golf Insider, @wchoops, 8/10/12

Resort Report, Golf Vacations Magazine, 8/12

Black Butte Ranch NW Golf Adventures 7/25/12

Glaze Meadow golf course re-opens as a- Black Butte Beauty National Resort & Spa, 7/11/12

Black Butte Resort shows off new look at Glaze Meadow after year-long re-modeling Inside Golf Newspaper

Black Butte’s ‘Glaze’ revitalized, Golfers West, 7/2/2012

A New Gem, Bend Bulletin, 6/27/2012

Glaze Meadow golf course opens, Nugget News, 6/13/2012 pdf version

Lagao honored for golf course work, Nugget News 6/13/2012 pdf version

Black Butte Ranch’s Phil Lagao Named Superintendent of the Year by OGCSA, Hunter Public Relations


Teaching Photographers to see Creatively – Photography in the Aspens, 9/1/11

Black Butte Ranch featured in Alaska Airlines – Horizon Air Edition – Family Friendly Resorts


Bend Bulletin Well Shoot! Images of the Ranch, 10/12/10

Bend Bulletin Restaurant Article: The New Black Butte, 10/8/10

Bend Bulletin A Clearing Vision, 10/6/10

Golfweek Feature on Central Oregon Golf, 7/10

Image and Media Requests

For images and media requests, please contact the Ranch Marketing department at 541-595-1536 or 541-595-1506.