Black Butte now done with final renovations to Glaze Meadow

Updated: October 3, 2011

Black Butte Ranch has completed the design changes and grassing on it’s $3.5 million renovation project for the community’s Glaze Meadow Golf Course inside the gates of the 1,251-home vacation and golf destination in central Oregon.

Scott Huntsman, president and chief executive officer of Black Butte Ranch, said property owners “are very excited and enthusiastic about the completion of the grassing and renovation project. We will continue the grow-in process the balance of this summer and plan to open the new Glaze Meadow Golf Course in Spring 2012.”
John Fought, president of John Fought Design and one of the country’s foremost golf course architects, was selected to lead the design efforts for the project.

The comprehensive renovation of the Glaze Meadow Course, included a new irrigation system, the re-design and re-construction of all new green complexes, the reconstruction and repositioning of tee boxes, reshaping of and the addition of several fairway and greenside bunkers, resurfacing and rerouting of cart paths, and thinning of trees that encroached on play over the past few years.

In addition, Fought and his architectural team made major improvements to Glaze Meadow’s practice facility. The Glaze Meadow Golf Course was extended from 6,574 yards to 7,079 from the championship tees and will play to a par of 72. The golf course provides five sets of teeing areas providing lengths from 5,000 to over 7,000 yards for players of all levels.

Black Butte Ranch is a family golf destination in Central Oregon eight miles west of Sisters, Oregon. The Ranch offers 36 holes of golf, vacation rentals, dining and numerous recreation activities including spa, golf, tennis, biking, swimming, fishing, horse rides, running, skiing and snowshoeing.