Named a Golf Digest "Best Places to Play"

 

Named a Golf Digest "Best Places to Play"

Bend, Oregon Golf Blog

Best Mallet Golf Putters of 2021

Best Mallet Golf Putters of 2021

Every decade or so, a new putter is designed and makes its way to the playing public. Some last, some don’t. The first famous and lasting mallet putter might be the 1976 Zebra, designed by Dave Taylor and coming to market about the size of a three-wood. It featured...

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6 Ways Technology Can Improve Your Golf Game

6 Ways Technology Can Improve Your Golf Game

For nearly 200 years, golf balls that could travel over 150 yards were made by hand, stuffed with goose feathers, and covered with leather. Now we’ve got graphite and steel shafts, computer ball designs with dimple patterns that cut through the wind, and satellites...

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5 Golf Psychology Tips to Improve Your Mental Game

5 Golf Psychology Tips to Improve Your Mental Game

Baseball great Yogi Berra said, “Half of baseball is 90% mental,” and people laughed. But it’s true in baseball and in golf. You’ve got to have some physical ability and a basic understanding of the game to succeed, but harnessing the mental toughness to concentrate,...

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2021 Trends in Golf Apparel: What to Wear on the Course

2021 Trends in Golf Apparel: What to Wear on the Course

What you wear on the greens depends on where you play and the time of day, since even a course in hot country is cool in the morning. So if you like to hit the links early, say along the coast or at the best golf course in Central Oregon, River’s Edge, consider...

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10 Tips for Good Golf Etiquette

10 Tips for Good Golf Etiquette

Sometimes, even golfers on the pro circuit forget good golf etiquette. Most of these faux pas can be fixed, but what if you don’t know some etiquette tips golfers hold near and dear? Read on, Macduff. 1. Be on Time Get out of the pro shop or starter shack when you’ve...

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Treat Mom to a Round of Golf for Mother’s Day

Treat Mom to a Round of Golf for Mother’s Day

If you have ever been stuck trying to think of the perfect gift for mom on Mother’s Day, how about the one thing that keeps on giving to her and you? The gift of golf will contribute to your mother’s health and happiness for life, and it can be a wonderful gift for...

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5 Ways to Get Fit for Golf Season in Bend

5 Ways to Get Fit for Golf Season in Bend

Getting fit for the golf season can be a challenge. The trick is to set simple goals and work your way up. Golf is more about flexibility and balance than you might think. So, less pump iron and more stretching. You need to be able to flex and twist to drive the ball...

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Trend Watch: What’s New in Golf Equipment and Technology

Trend Watch: What’s New in Golf Equipment and Technology

We all work hard to get that perfect swing, but what if we got some technology help once a while? Yes, Virginia, there are other things we can do to improve our score besides hitting the putting green, like using new technology! Pick #1 is a simple device for your...

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Spring Break Fun: Ski and Golf the Same Day in Bend

Spring Break Fun: Ski and Golf the Same Day in Bend

Well, it’s been quite a year for everyone. The stock market has been down and up, face masks have been up and down, and our spirits have followed suit. If you want a chance to stay and play somewhere close to home, consider the perfect solution: a sporty staycation!...

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Fun Facts About Our Course You Probably Didn’t Know

Fun Facts About Our Course You Probably Didn’t Know

I’ll bet you didn’t know that if Oregon were a treasure map, we’d be where “X” marks the spot. You see, all roads lead to River’s Edge, the best golf course in Central Oregon. Whether you’re near the coast on I-5 and take Highway 20 from Eugene and Salem or travel...

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