River's Edge Golf Blog

Adam Tight Lies Fairway Wood Review

 

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Walking Golf Is Great Exercise

Mention that golf is an exercise, and you may have people who never played the sport laughing at you and cracking jokes about the number of calories that are burned by golfers riding around in carts. What those people don't understand is that golf involves walking for long periods of time carrying or pushing a...

Wood tees vs. Plastic Tees

Golf is considered a gentleman's game were rules and sportsmanship are expected when players are out on the green. Yet there is one thing that can cause all types of players to lose their composure, and that is the debate of whether to use a wooden tee or a plastic tee.

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Golf Rx – Specialty Eyewear for golfers

If you are an avid golfer that wears prescription glasses, you understand how frustrating it is to play outside on the courses. You have to deal with the glare coming off of the water, grass and bunker. If you have bifocals, you find your field of vision is a bit off as you look out into the distance to...

Putting Tips To Help Perfect Your Game

You can do the long drive like the professionals in television. Yet when you approach the green something changes as the inevitable happens. You choke at your putting. It could be that you are overthinking about getting the ball into the hole. It could be that you are not reading...

Attend our spring golf open house

Even though  on Ground Hog's Day, Punxsutawney Phil declare six more weeks of winter, you wouldn't know it by looking outside at our Bend, Oregon golf course.
 
Troy Eckberg and the staff will be on hand Saturday, March 14 from 11:00 am...

February course update


 
February Course report from Mike Kisic, Golf Superintendent & Groundskeeper for River's Edge Golf Course
 
"The golf course is in excellent condition for this time of year.  The frequent rains and warmer than normal...

Understanding The Form and Function Of Your Golf Shoes

 

You wouldn't wear bowling shoes if you are going out jogging or hiking in the mountains. So why would you wear regular shoes on the golf course? Golf shoes are athletic footwear designed to offer safety and comfort for golfers of all skill levels. There are also special features to golf shoes that can help people with their game.

Anatomy Of A Golf Shoe...

What Slope Rating Really Means For A Golf Course

If you are new at the game of golf, you may find certain terms confusing when heading out to the course. Each course may have several different ratings. But what does slope rating mean? Is it an indicator of the...

Local Golf Pro, Troy Eckberg, Official Scoreboard Calligrapher for Sony Open

Our Director of Golf Operations, Troy Eckberg, just returned to Central Oregon from the Sony Open held at Waialae Country Club on the island of Oahu. No, he wasn't playing in the tourney ... he was the official scoreboard calligrapher for the tourney.
 
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