Named a Golf Digest "Best Places to Play"

 

Named a Golf Digest "Best Places to Play"

Bend, Oregon Golf Blog

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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5 Good Habits Every Golfer Should Develop

5 Good Habits Every Golfer Should Develop

Whether you are playing golf courses in Bend or traveling the country, avoid tunnel vision and taking the game for granted. After you check the distance to the next green with your range finder, let your eyes see the whole fairway, the surrounding holes, and even the...

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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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