River's Edge Golf Blog

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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What Golf Ball Should I Use?

You may believe that every golf ball is the same. Yet golf balls are manufactured in different ways to give varying types of performance to the game. Some types of golf balls will give more spin, while other balls provide additional responsiveness. The type of ball you should use must be based on your skill...

3 Signs That You Need To Get New Golf Clubs

Is there a proper time to switch to new clubs?

Here are the 3 signs on when you may want to consider getting new golf clubs before hitting the course. Check to see if any of these signs apply to you and then pick out the clubs that will improve your skills as well as allow you to continue to enjoy...

Perseverance Is Key To Maintaining Your Golf Fitness Routine

Golf fitness allows you to keep your body physically in shape to compete in the sport and to have the endurance to play through each course with strength and stability. Every fitness program should be tailored to exercise the body, encourage you to eat healthy foods and help you to stay away from the bad habits that can effect your game...

Junior Golfers: At What Age To Teach Your Child The Game?


You love golf, and you have noticed that your children have an interest in the sport every time you pick up the golf bag. They ask about your game, how long you will be at the course, and if they could come along and drive the golf cart. Then the day comes when you get home and see your child whacking at the grass with your putter. They are...

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