Celebrate July 4 with Bend’s best new hotel

Celebrate July 4th in Bend with Tetherow Lodges, Bend’s best new hotel Stay at Tetherow and golf, paddle board, relax and enjoy all that Bend has to offer! Experience the best of the July 4th holiday weekend in Bend while staying at Tetherow! Tetherow Lodges are just minutes from the bustle of downtown Bend and a short drive from the recreation opportunities of the Cascade Lakes and Deschutes National Forest. We have new fleet of paddleboards available to rent and will also provide the pads and straps so you can safely transport it to the lake or river of your choice! Our hotel offers some of the most panoramic views of the July 4th fireworks spectacular (off Pilot Butte State Park) along… Read More

AimPoint Technologies called the “Express Read”

Helping Adam Scott, and golfers everywhere, improve their game. by Louis Bennett, PGA Head Professional If you watched Sunday’s final round of the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial, you couldn’t help but notice Adam Scott flashing the peace sign and a variety of different finger counts as he lined up each putt. Scott, the world’s No. 1-ranked golfer, wasn’t signalling his caddie for a curveball, plumb-bobbing, nor using Jedi mind tricks. So just what was he doing with his fingers? The tactic is part of an increasingly popular green reading technique from AimPoint Technologies called the “Express Read,” and it’s had as big an impact on Scott’s improved putting stroke of late as the long putter has. When Scott went… Read More

Tools of the Golf Course Superintendent

Arguably the most critical job of a golf course superintendent is to manage playing condition consistency, with an emphasis on putting greens.  To achieve consistency we must overcome biotic and aboitic factors such as: weather, moisture content, disease, and weed and undesirable turf species encroachments, to name a few. Luckily, a superintendent does not have to fight this battle without a sword. At Tetherow we posses a variety of tools that allow us to scientifically measure the impact of some of these variables so we can better detail our management to achieve consistent play conditions. The first of these tools that you obsereve us using is a Stimpmeter, a device used to measure the speed of putting greens. The Stimpmeter… Read More