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 [...]

25 10, 2018

2018 – Big Meadow to remain open until weather no longer permits

Big Meadow to remain open until weather no longer permits Glaze Meadow is closed for the season 2018, but Big Meadow still has some golf left Late October tends to bring a certain calm to Black Butte Ranch. Yes, the sound of a golf club making flush contact with a golf ball can still be heard throughout Big Meadow, but it is often fainter and more infrequent than during the meat of the golf season. At Glaze Meadow, which is now closed for the season, the sound has disappeared altogether, producing a quiet that can only be found during [...]

10 10, 2018

A run of good weather is great news for Black Butte Ranch golfers

A run of good weather is great news for Black Butte Ranch golfers Mild fall weather this time of year adds value to the final weeks of the golf season This time of year can feel like stealing for golfers. As the fall wears on,  more and more golfers put their clubs into a winter-long hibernation. But those who stick it out are often treated to runs of mild, sunny  Central Oregon weather, better- than-par conditions, and vibrant, colorful scenery only possible when the leaves turn. Take the upcoming weekend. High temperatures are forecasted to reach the 60s — [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

13 09, 2018

Work soon underway on $1.3 million irrigation system for Big Meadow

Work soon underway on $1.3 million irrigation system for Big Meadow Project begins in October, and marks significant improvement for Black Butte Ranch Big Meadow is about to be upgraded in a way that will keep Black Butte Ranch’s nearly 50-year-old championship golf course in prime condition for years to come. Beginning in October and lasting until spring 2019, Black Butte Ranch be undertaking the work of completely replacing its irrigation system. The $1.3 million project is an extensive one. It calls for the full replacement of the main lines, lateral lines, and sprinkler heads throughout the entire golf [...]

24 08, 2018

Golf season at Black Butte Ranch just getting warmed up

Golf season at Black Butte Ranch just getting warmed up For many golfers in Central Oregon, the best time of year for golf is just beginning Ask a Central Oregonian when his or her favorite time to play a round of golf and the answer is nearly unanimous. Sure as a tap-in for par, a local will tell you it is the late summer and early fall. A visit to Black Butte Ranch between late August through the middle of October often reveals why. The average high temperature at Black Butte Ranch remains at 70 degrees or above through [...]

15 11, 2017

Holiday Events At Our Mountain Resort In Oregon

The leaves have fallen, and the snow has arrived. At Black Butte Ranch winter is a magical time and the holidays are the merriest of seasons at our mountain resort in Oregon. Our stunning natural beauty at the resort creates an intimate event space that is ideal for setting the holiday spirit. Celebrate with family and enjoy the warm atmosphere of jubilation and cheer that the holiday season brings to our mountain resort in Oregon. Holiday Magic Holiday traditions, both new and old, bring families and loved ones together for the holidays. Whether you have been joining us for the [...]

15 10, 2017

Get Ready For Snow At Black Butte Ranch

The leaves are starting to fall and before we know it so will the snow. When the snow covers central Oregon, it becomes a different world. The snow produces trails, dusts the ponderosa pines, and creates a white world for us to get out and explore. Just because the snow is covering everything does not mean we are stuck indoors. You can snowshoe, cross-country ski, or jump into the plush pile of snow. At Black Butte Ranch we encourage you to get outside this winter and have fun in the snow. We offer all the amenities to make sure that [...]

15 09, 2017

Everything Fall In Central Oregon

With no less than seven of the Cascade’s high mountain peaks, ponderosa pines, 18 paves paths around the resort you are sure to be submerged into the fall season. As the leaves burst into vibrant colors of orange, red, and purple experience it at a mountain resort in Oregon, Black Butte Ranch. We offer plenty of opportunities to go hike and see the changing trees up close and explore the wilderness. You do not even need to leave your vacation home. Just sit out on the deck and relax and take in the ever-changing surroundings. Hike A favorite pass time [...]