Named a Golf Digest "Best Places to Play"

 

Named a Golf Digest "Best Places to Play"

Bend, Oregon Golf Blog

The Must-Have Golf Clubs in Your Golf Bag

The Must-Have Golf Clubs in Your Golf Bag

If you know some history, you know that it’s not always the first person to use a phrase or play a game that gets credit a hundred years later. McDonald’s wasn’t the first restaurant to sell hamburgers, but they developed a way to sell billions. McDonald’s equals...

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When Should I Buy a New Wedge?

When Should I Buy a New Wedge?

I’ve watched golfers buy new putters after a couple of bad rounds of Bend golf, but they rarely jump right into wedge purchases. That’s a mistake. Not the total desperation to purchase but getting new wedges. I might get some argument, but most golfer’s games center...

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2021 Holiday Gift Guide for Golfers

2021 Holiday Gift Guide for Golfers

Each day’s a holiday at Rivers Edge, Bend's top golf course. From the snow-capped mountains in the distance to the delicious meals served in Bogey’s Café. But if you need more gift ideas this season, you’ve come to the right place! 1. First and Foremost – Best Golf...

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7 Mistakes Golfers with High Handicaps Make

7 Mistakes Golfers with High Handicaps Make

High handicap mistakes? Let me count the ways. We’ve all gone through learning enough about our swing, physique, ability, and clubs to get through 18 holes without too much embarrassment. It’s part of the beauty of golf that we all start with an ugly game. Not to...

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5 Things I Wish I’d Known When Buying Golf Clubs

5 Things I Wish I’d Known When Buying Golf Clubs

Whether you are new to golf or want to upgrade your sticks, buying a set of clubs can be intimidating. It might not be the most expensive purchase you ever make, but it can have such a great impact on your success and love for the links that you need to get it right!...

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5 Best Golf YouTube Channels to Watch

5 Best Golf YouTube Channels to Watch

From the onset of golf courses and teaching pros to radio broadcasts, golf magazines, and the occasional blip of good advice on TV, players have searched for elusive nuggets of practical instruction like miners searching for gold. And what did they find? Usually,...

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Why You Should Fix Your Ball Marks on the Greens

Why You Should Fix Your Ball Marks on the Greens

One of the best things about Bend golf is playing in excellent conditions and enjoying some outdoor exercise. There might be cloudy days, but golf can be a walk in the park as long as we all take a minute to keep our courses in playable shape, free of cart damage,...

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5 Must-Have Accessories for Golfers

5 Must-Have Accessories for Golfers

Golf requires a little preparation, and besides the things you need to play a great round – clubs, a bag, balls, tees – there are things you might have forgotten, so we’re here to remind you how valuable they can be. River's Edge pro shop has all your golf...

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4 Things Great Golfers Do Differently

4 Things Great Golfers Do Differently

No athlete is born great. You’ve got to have the dream, the desire, and some natural talent just to get started. But great golfers do things differently than us mortals. So to truly enjoy Bend golf, here are four keys to help you rocket past your competition. After...

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What to Expect in Your First Golf Tournament

What to Expect in Your First Golf Tournament

Everything may go smoothly at your first golf tournament but expect to be surprised and perhaps even a bit confused. Golf courses in Bend offer many types of tournaments, from best ball to team play and straight score and handicap events. Tournaments match you against...

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