Winter’s Approaching: Fine Tune your Golf Game During the Winter Months

Tips from the Tetherow Golf Academy Staff  by Kelsi Shelton As the last leaves fall to the ground and that Central Oregon autumn wind picks up, the time is drawing near for the course’s winter hibernation. (Although the fall still offers some prime golfing!) Exercise insight – Skiing + Golf can mix… Though most of us Central Oregonians take advantage of the great winter sports right here, the benefits for training for them can go hand and hand with your golf game. Most winter sports have attributes that could be transferred over to golf. Skiing, for example requires ample lower body strength, stability, and coordination. Golf requires similar demands from the lower body, but certainly different movement patterns are used. Utilizing… Read More

Employee Spotlight: Assistant Golf Professional Colin Tucker

In his second season at Tetherow, turning heads and winning hearts.  by Kelsi Shelton Tetherow’s Assistant Golf Pro Colin Tucker was introduced to the game of golf at the ripe age of 6. As he recalls, “every Saturday there was a junior clinic for $1 at a local golf course, and my dad would drop me off.” Born in San Diego and raised in Portland, Tucker moved to Bend due to, as he explains, “the great golf and the opportunity to work at Tetherow with some good friends.” As an employee at another OB Sports property, Langdon Farms in Portland, Colin was drawn to Tetherow due to his love for links golf and his desire to work at a world-class… Read More

September Foursome of Golf Winner: Monica Nguyen

Eugene’s Monica Nguyen won a foursome of golf at Tetherow simply by entering online! Her bio is so fabulous we didn’t dare edit it. Below is a little about Monica in her own words: I’m Oregon grown. I’m Vietnamese. I think honesty in friendship is most important. My feet are pretty cute. I love the sight of snow. I love, love, love to cook and eat. I love, love, love to travel. Plane rides make me happy, cause then I know that adventure is just around the bend. I wish I could afford everything at Manolo Blahnik. I want to be Martha Stewart (not in commit fraud kind of way, but the fabulous homemaker-baker-entrepreneur kind of way). I love wearing green….Go… Read More