b'OREGON NEWSBlack Butte RanchExpanding their family-friendly amenitiesF amily-friendly, high-quality,playable courses in Central Oregon. That includes a projected three-year affordable and fun for all arentFamilies that span threeproject to restore Big Meadows cape-always synonymous terms with Centralgenerations, elite players, and thoseand-bay bunkering62 on course and Oregon golf resorts. But the words havewho have barely touched a club allone practice bunkerback to Graves been apt descriptions of Black Butteseem to enjoy the putting courseoriginal intent when he redesigned the Ranch since it first opened more thanequally, said Jeff Fought, Black Buttecourse in 2003. The project includes 50 years ago. Ranchs longtime PGA director offresh, white sand in every bunker, One need not look any further thangolf and brother of John. Seeing therestoration of the noses, improved Little Meadow, Black Butte Ranchsfamilies, putting and laughing together,drainage, and liners in each that will new 12-hole putting course, to seehas been so much fun. And it can be apreserve their beauty for years to come. how the Central Oregon resort puts itsconduit into golf. Little Meadow hasAll told, the three-phase project, the philosophy into practice. been a great addition to the Ranch. first phase of which was completed in Designed by nationally renownedWith all the resort has to offer, BlackApril, will be completed over the next architect John Fought and opened inButte Ranchs 36 holes of championshiptwo off-seasons.late 2020, Little Meadow was shapedgolfBig Meadow, a 7,002-yard RobertBunkering was a calling card for with the same attention to detail thatMuir Graves gem, and the 7,007-yardGraves style of course design, so we Fought put into his lauded redesign ofGlaze Meadow that Fought redesignedwant to remain as close to his original Black Butte Ranchs Glaze Meadow.in a classical style 10 years agowillvision as we can, Fought said. But at Near Big Meadow, the sloping,always be a headliner. Which is whyBlack Butte Ranch, it all comes down to undulating putting course looks as ifBlack Butte Ranch spends so much timeplayability. This is why were so excited it was always meant to be thereaand energy maintaining and improvingfor this project.perfect complement to one of the mostits golf product. Zack HallBook a Stay & Play golf package today and save 10% on lodging.844-235-8164 BlackButteRanch.com/specials4GOLF OREGON|JUNE 2022'