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 [...]

8 09, 2018

Pro tip: Lag putting on downhill putts comes down to adjusting your target

Pro tip: Lag putting on downhill putts comes down to adjusting your target https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RHWa7ZW1PSM Black Butte Ranch pro Dan McCleery says by envisioning a hole closer than in reality, you set yourself up for a 2-putt Few frustrations in golf linger longer than failing to convert par after hitting a green in regulation with a quality shot. Yet, when an amateur golfer is faced with quick greens or a downhill putt — or even more dreaded, a downhill putt on fast greens — so often they make a mistake by being far too aggressive on their first putt. [...]

27 07, 2015

Adult/Child Golf School can strengthen bonds

Golf has long been a bonding experience between parents and children, passed for generations from father to son and mother to daughter. Maybe it is the way golf can be played for a lifetime, fostering years of experiences to savor. Perhaps it is the joy that is felt by sharing a game both a parent and child love, even long after that child has grown into an adult. Whatever it is about golf, there just is something about the shared experiences that brings us closer together. And more than that, recent research suggests that parents and children forge strong [...]

16 06, 2015

Golf a healthy activity for juniors

School is officially out, which means Black Butte Ranch will soon be teeming with families. Why not use this summer and Black Butte Ranch’s three-day junior golf camps to get the kids going in a game that can be enjoyed for a lifetime?From age 8 to 80 anyone can fall in love with golf. Really, there is no other game quite like it in that way. This, of course, is what attracts so many of us to this game, even though it seems to take MORE than a lifetime to master.But golf is made easier when a player picks up [...]