Displaced herds are calling golf courses home in the area, and are doing damage to greens through hoof prints, droppings and urine that kills the grass. Sunriver Resort uses fencing around the greens to keep the elk from treading on the putting surfaces, and takes care to sod areas where urine damages the grass.
As part of a $50 million, five-year project, the property is upgrading its guest rooms and themes of its three restaurants, and recently opened a new swim complex called the Cove that features poolside dining service.
A weekend of culinary contests in downtown Bend, Ore., boiled down to just two ingredients: yak tenderloin and imagination, the Bend-based Bulletin reported. Each hour-long round in this weekend’s Central Oregon Top Chef Competition featured a mystery ingredient the chefs learned about only moments before cooking. Yak was the surprise for the finalists Sunday at…
A report for the Oregon Employment Department shows that destination resorts in the state are showing signs of stability in employment after a period of uncertainty that began with the recession in 2008. Among other projects in the region, Tetherow Golf Club in Bend, Ore., is constructing new lodging facilities, which are expected to be ready in the spring.
As part of an hour-long year-in-review report, “Reaching Up, Reaching Out” will spotlight club professionals including Bob Beach of Braintree (Mass.) Municipal GC and Brad Parker of Patriots Point Links.
Testing can help control the frequency of chemical and fertilizer applications.