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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

19 07, 2018

Homeowner Guest Invitational Golf Tournament an August tradition at Black Butte Ranch

Registration is still open as Black Butte Ranch brings out all the stops If you have a friend who is a Black Butte Ranch homeowner, now is a good time to give him or her a little nudge. If you don’t have a homeowner buddy, now is the time to make one. And if you were thinking of becoming a homeowner, now might be a great time to pull the trigger. Of course, if you are already a Black Butte Ranch homeowner you probably know what the excitement is all about. One of Black Butte Ranch’s oldest and most [...]

10 08, 2017

Black Butte Invitational the start of a new, old tradition

New tournament tees off on August 18, and combines the best of some of Black Butte Ranch’s most long-standing tournaments There is no better new tradition than an old tradition. That might seem like a contradiction, but it’s exactly the foundation for the inaugural Black Butte Invitational, which is scheduled for Aug. 18-20. Among Black Butte Ranch’s Signature Golf Events, the Black Butte Invitational was designed to be team-oriented with fun formats. This idea is hardly a new one. It was the same premise that made The Homeowner Guest Classic Invitational one of Black Butte Ranch’s most longstanding traditions. [...]

1 08, 2016

Battle at the Butte’s new team format a nod to growing trend in golf

Two-person team event tees off on Aug. 27 at Black Butte Ranch Quick question: What is your favorite professional golf tournament? Perhaps it’s the rich tradition of The Masters, the sheer brutality of the U.S. Open, or the rugged links conditions of the British Open. For others, it just might be The Ryder Cup. After all, nothing generates more passion in golf than competing for country as part of a team. Well, Black Butte Ranch can’t quite offer the experience of playing for your country. But with a new 36-hole, two-person team format, the 2016 Battle at the Butte [...]