New Members The Lewis Family

Meet our New Members: The Lewis Family  by Kelsi Shelton “Tetherow’s Incredible Staff and Course Won Us Over” Jamie and Kim Lewis have lived in Bend for 14 years and 20 years respectively. While Tetherow’s staff and course initially attracted the Lewis’ to the club, it sealed the deal when they discovered some friends of theirs were also members here. However, they say, “it really came down to how friendly the staff is and how nice the course and overall facilities are.” Jamie, from Medford, and Kim, from Astoria, both value spending time with their friends and family, while Jamie is the main golfer in the family. The couple has two daughters: Olivia, 6, who loves  ballet, drawing, and playing American… Read More

November Foursome of Golf Winner

Alana Burk from Bend won just by signing up online! Alana Burk & her father Bend’s Alana Burk is the November foursome of golf winner! Below is a little about her, in her own words: “My interest in golf started as a child with my Dad teaching me the proper ways to hold a golf cub, which club to choose, how to tee up and so on. My grandparents live on Pleasant Valley Golf Course where we would climb through the fence and hit practice shots from the 13th tee where he would then teach me how to read the green to make a good putt. We have always had a great relationship, especially when it comes to sports, but… Read More

Bend Oregon Winter Activities

Let the Winter Activities Begin! by Kelsi Shelton Tetherow’s golf season is done until March, but as one season closes, another opens, and Central Oregon has an abundance of snow adventures ready for your enjoyment! Since Tetherow is all about enjoying Bend’s outdoors, family, and the beautiful seasons Central Oregon offers, we compiled a list of our favorite fall and winter activities so you give yourself plenty of time to plan and make this season as jam packed as you’d like it to be. SNOW SHOEING We all know that Mt. Bachelor offers world-class downhill skiing snowboarding. The Cascade Mountains are mere minutes away from Tetherow and snowshoeing is a yet another family-friendly relaxing alternative offering breathtaking views as you… Read More

Construction updates and green building at Tetherow

Tetherow Lodges With the desire to minimize its impact on the environment, one of the big decisions in the Lodges construction was to utilize recycled insulation throughout the building. It is a dark brown/greyish color –  not the typical pepto-pink stuff and is called Knauf EcoBatt Insulation. It doesn’t look like any insulation you’ve ever seen, but that’s because its natural brown color represents a level of sustainability never before achieved. It is made from rapidly renewable organic materials rather than petroleum-based chemicals commonly used in other insulation products.EcoBatt Insulation combines sand, one of the world’s most abundant and renewable resources, post-consumer recycled bottle glass and technology to create the next generation of sustainable insulation. It contains no phenol, formaldehyde,… Read More