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Happy Birthday, Chris van der Velde!

The Tetherow family wished our Managing Partner Chris van der Velde a very happy birthday on January 17th! It’s been a decade since Tetherow started its journey to becoming a top-ten golf course (Golf Digest) and the #1 resort in Oregon (Condé Nast Traveler 2018). Chris has been instrumental to this success, driving the brand […]

Snowventures in Bend: Think Beyond Bachelor

There are plenty of things to do in Bend, Oregon in the winter that go beyond heading to the ski hill. While Bend becomes a desirable destination due to alpine skiing and snowboarding at nearby ski resorts Mt. Bachelor and Mt. Hoodoo, we can think of a few more adventures in the fresh white snow […]

Groundhogs & Rock Chucks – Marmot Cousins

Groundhog Day goes back farther than most Americans probably think. The day has its roots in the pagan celebration Imbolc, which eventually became the Candlemas feast in Christianity. When Christian pilgrims began to immigrate to the United States, a large German population settled in Pennsylvania and brought their own version of the tradition along with […]

Tetherow Celebrates National Bird Day

Here’s something to crow about—National Bird Day is January 5th! Situated on 700 acres of rich desert land nourished by forests and glacial waters, it is no wonder that Tetherow boasts a variety of avian wildlife that you will rarely find elsewhere—songbirds, game birds, waterfowl, raptors, woodpeckers, and more. Our feathered friends have a special […]

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 […]

Reasons to Stay at Tetherow this January and February

If you’re searching for Bend Oregon resorts that offer it all, it’s hard to beat Tetherow. While many guests come in the summer to play our award-winning golf course, there are plenty of reasons to stay with us in January and February. From incredible package deals to fun events to our proximity to Mt. Bachelor, […]

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 […]

Tetherow Gives Back

Even as we witness its unmistakable growth, Bend is still a little mountain town at heart with strong ties to community and wilderness. For all our ten years, Tetherow has shared these values.  It is our honor to lend a hand to our neighbors in need. Since January 2017, we have donated almost 100 different […]

Tetherow’s 2018 Holiday Bazaar

When the fires are roaring and the trees are shining, it can only mean one thing—Tetherow’s Holiday Bazaar is upon us! The Holiday Bazaar is a festive indoor marketplace with merchandise from a variety of local vendors. This year’s event will take place on Wednesday December 12th from 4 P.M.-8 P.M. in our Event Pavilion. […]