18 10, 2018

Big Meadow golf shop to remain open to help you shop for you favorite golfer

Big Meadow golf shop to remain open to help you shop for you favorite golfer Black Butte Ranch golf shops loaded with gear and equipment perfect for holidays Even with the recent run of amazing Central Oregon weather, the golf season at Black Butte Ranch is bound to end sometime. But golfers never really stop thinking about the game, even once the winter weather makes it impossible to tee off. For these golfers, there can be no better gift during the holiday season than the gift of golf. But where to shop? Well, Black Butte Ranch’s Big Meadow golf [...]

3 10, 2018

Fall weather a boon for conditions at Black Butte Ranch

Fall weather a boon for conditions at Black Butte Ranch Mild weather has stretched the golf season and helped the maintenance staff prepare both golf courses for next season The seeds of great conditioning are almost always planted the fall before. So far the weather has cooperated with Black Butte Ranch Superintendent Jeff Knutzen and his staff, allowing the maintenance crew to get extra conditioning work in before the weather turns, setting up a graceful entrance into the offseason, and hopefully a quick start to next spring. If you haven’t been to Central Oregon recently, then you probably missed [...]

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 [...]

26 07, 2018

Initiatives to grow the game are beginning to show positive effect at Black Butte Ranch and beyond

Not long ago the golf industry was collectively trying to figure out a way to reconnnect the game to a younger generation that seemed to be all but ignoring it. Efforts like the PGA of America’s Golf 2.0 initiative — unveiled in 2011 — were launched at golf facilities worldwide aimed at making the game more user-friendly. Years later, that effort continues. But progress is being made. In 2017, golf welcomed a record number of first-time players by introducing 2.6 million beginners to the game, according to the National Golf Foundation’s Golf Industry Report. It was the fourth year [...]

2 07, 2018

Coming in July: July a time to learn at Black Butte Ranch

Great summer deals, golf schools, kids days, and more coming in the days ahead No time is quite like July. Your golf game is in full swing, Glaze Meadow and Big Meadow are perfect, and Black Butte Ranch is teeming with energy. July always bustles with the sight of families enjoying endless summer activities and friends creating a shared memory or two. Of course, July is easily one of the best times to play Glaze Meadow and Big Meadow, which are both serving up ideal conditions and some fun events. More than that, July is a time to rediscover your [...]