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Category: Golf

The Tetherow Golf Course is a top golf experience in Oregon. It’s a blast to run a golf course in Bend and we love to share the details of what we do, why, how, our inspirations and more! Read on to learn about golf course improvements and projects, fun golf events, golf tournaments, grass and landscaping, our winter closure, golf tips and specials.

Employee Spotlight – Jordan Ropp

For this month’s employee spotlight, Tetherow wants to introduce native Oregonian, Jordan Ropp. Ropp was raised on a 2,500-acre family farm in Albany, Ore. and went on to attend Oregon State University where he received a degree in Exercise and Sports Science. Now, along with being the first assistant golf professional, Ropp oversees operations at […]

Year In Review 2018

This was Tetherow’s 10 year anniversary year and with resort-wide exponential growth and an abundance of tournaments and events—Tetherow has never been so fun. Join us in toasting the best of 2018! Golf Tetherow showed some serious game. Wins in the Deschutes Cup, Kidd Cup, and OB Cup have set the bar high for the […]

What’s Ahead In 2019

With another successful year under Tetherow’s belt, it’s time to look forward to the next. Join us in raising our glasses to 2019! Golf When the grass defrosts and the sun returns, Tetherow’s premier 18-hole golf course will be ready for action. This season, there will be an increased pace of play with Marshals, which […]

2018 Golf In Review

By Jesslyn Gillespie   As the golf season comes to a close at Tetherow, it’s time to reminisce about some of this year’s highlights. Tournaments were a whirlwind of success. Team Tetherow can add a trifecta of trophies to its shelf for victories in the Deschutes Cup, Kidd Cup, and OB Cup. Patriot Day was […]

A Tetherow Safari: Exploring Wildlife on the Golf Course

By Jesslyn Gillespie   On a Friday morning in June, I set out on a safari. It’s a dream many people share—to travel the backroads of a foreign landscape and experience breathtakingly close encounters with wild animals—but scoring a check on my bucket list was not my intention. I was in more danger of tripping […]

Tetherow Voted #1 Resort in Oregon

Tetherow Resort Recognized As Best Resort In Central Oregon By Condé Nast Traveler’s 2018 Readers’ Choice Award Tetherow ranked third best resort overall in the Pacific Northwest, number 1 in Oregon. (Bend, Oregon) Oct. 9, 2018 – Condé Nast Traveler today announced the results of its 31st annual Readers’ Choice Awards with Tetherow Resort recognized […]

Golf Course Maintenance – The Unsung Heroes of Tetherow

The Unsung Heroes of Tetherow: The Golf Course Maintenance Team By Jesslyn Gillespie The early birds of Tetherow aren’t the robins, but the greenskeepers. Sculpted from lush High Desert terrain and the hands of professionals, Tetherow’s golf course is equal parts art and functionality. It’s a balance meticulously maintained, and one that, if done right, […]

The Grass is Greener: Why You Should Become a Tetherow Member

by Jesslyn Gillespie Whether you are a golfer, an active family, or simply someone in search of a lively, welcoming community, there is a Tetherow membership plan meant for you. Spread over 700 acres of natural terrain with mountain views, Tetherow boasts seven residential neighborhoods, a semi‑private 18‑hole Scottish links championship golf course, a 50‑room […]

Golf Course Renovations Update

New Changes for the Upcoming Season by Chris Condon Every golf course must evolve to accommodate and challenge an extremely diverse player demographic. Tetherow is no exception. As both a membership and resort facility, we need to make various changes to improve overall playability for a variety of golfers. The changes that have been done […]

Keep Your Golf Game Strong

Tetherow Golf Academy Winter Lessons and Packages by Jordan Ropp The course is closed, the range is limited to mats, and the balls feel like rocks – the winter season is upon us! Don’t let Old Man Winter freeze up your golf swing that you have been working so hard to perfect this last season! […]