From Beef to Beer, Tetherow Chefs Think Locally

Using Local Products is Important to the Chefs at Tetherow By Sarah Gorton Using local companies to supply food and beverages has become increasingly important to consumers in recent years. Tetherow tries to buy local as much as possible while still maintaining the high level of quality that Members expect. I caught up with Sean Mercer, general manager of The Row, and Sous Chef Justin Birtola to get a little insight on what goes into making those decisions. While many companies choose to use a general supplier for all of their meat and produce needs, the cooks at Tetherow go the extra mile to make sure that they are using the best local products they can. They visit local farms… Read More

Ideal Conditions + An Excited Membership = A Great Kickoff to the Golf Season

“We are gearing up for the Ceilidh – the ladies member/guest tournament – which starts today and ends Sunday.” By Jake Edwards, PGA It has been an exciting start to the season here at Tetherow, and we are all looking forward to one of our best seasons yet. The golf course is in beautiful shape and everybody is so excited that the pool is open. The membership enjoyed some fun events in June with the ladies playing their first major Member/ Member tournament. It was a thrilling finish as we had our first aggregate putt-off, in honor of the US Open, to decide the 2016 net champion. Roxie Mills and Heidi Kjos hit two fabulous putts to narrowly defeat Paula Sansburn… Read More

A Dog’s Perspective: The Tetherow Experience

“I bet all my buddies at the dog park will be jealous when I tell them about the great trip I had!” By Yoko Minoura I graduated puppy obedience where I learned to walk on a leash, I’ve gotten comfortable with my crate and have received all my shots, so Mom and Dad said I’m ready to travel with them. WOOF! They said we’re going to a place called Bend, Oregon – awarded “Dog Town, USA” by Dog Fancy magazine in 2012. Sounds like my kind of place. First, we stopped at Tetherow, where we’ll be spending a few nights. Mom put my leash on and let me join her in the lobby to check in, where I was able… Read More

Summer Sales and Prices Remain Strong

Another great summer is underway at Tetherow. Homeowners and guests are enjoying the new resort pool and future amenities like the event pavilion and homeowner park will only add to the great lifestyle that is Tetherow. On the real estate side, we are seeing a continuation of the market-leading sales volume and progress as primary residents and second homeowners alike recognize the value and high-quality active lifestyle afforded at Tetherow. Featured homesites for July: LOT #56: $220,500 ON .33 ACRES – A incredible value for this treed homesite backing to common space in the Glen neighborhood. The cul-de-sac location has an inviting feel and the lot has gentle grade sloping to the rear of the building envelope. Includes $30,000 golf… Read More

Tetherow is Expanding Its Bike Trail System

“Just walk out your driveway and hop on the trail…” By Yoko Minoura Bend’s annual Blitz bike race is likely the only time mountain bikes are ever allowed on a golf course. But Tetherow – host to the “Big Air” stage of the race – has created several new trails around the property to allow bikers and hikers to enjoy the southwest Bend area and the Deschutes National Forest beyond. “One of the coolest things about Tetherow is we want people to enjoy the natural beauty,” Tetherow General Manager Chris van der Velde said. Tetherow is bordered on the east by Alpine Park – an undeveloped area owned by the Bend Park and Recreation District – and on the west… Read More