Tetherow Golf Club To Open For the Season

BEND, OREGON – The David McLay Kidd-designed, Tetherow Golf Club in Bend, Oregon is set to open for the season on April 4, 2009. The visually striking Tetherow Golf Club is a par 72, 7298 yard layout that was designed by the same world renowned architect who also designed Bandon Dunes and the new Castle Course, the seventh course at St. Andrews, Scotland.

Since opening In July of 2008, Tetherow has been decorated with awards and accolades. Tetherow was honored by Golfweek as one of the Best New Courses for 2008, ranked as one the Top 10 New Courses in the country by T&L Golf and recognized as one of Links Magazine’s Premier Properties. In addition, Tetherow was also the very first course in Oregon to become a Certified Audubon International Signature Sanctuary by Audubon International. This signature certification is awarded only to new developments which are designed, constructed, and maintained according to Audubon International’s precise planning standards and environmental disciplines.

Most recently Tetherow was honored by Golf Magazine as the #1 Best New Course You Can Play in The Country.

2009 Golf Fees at Tetherow Golf Club for non-member play will be $115 per player during the opening month of April, $135 in May and $175 June through September. Lower rates are offered in the afternoon for “twilight” play and to OB Sports-affiliated members and cardholders. These fees include a forecaddie but exclude optional golf car rental.

“Now is the time when traveling golfers can start reserving their tee times to play the #1 Best New Course You Can Play in The Country,” stated Martin Chuck. “Thanks to the  enthusiasm of our members and guests , our inaugural season at Tetherow was a success. We look forward to having an even better 2009 season at this truly memorable course”, added Chuck.

Located minutes from downtown Bend, Tetherow is Bend’s new golf resort community. The community meanders over 700 acres of stunning high desert terrain and includes 379 homesites, ranging in price from mid $300s to the mid-$700s with acreage of 1/3 acre to over an acre. In addition to custom home sites, Tetherow boasts a striking 18-hole course managed by Scottsdale-based OB Sports and designed by award winning architect David McLay Kidd. The 18,000 square foot Tetherow Clubhouse features a well appointed golf shop, restaurant, members Grille and expansive patios with spectacular views of the golf course and surrounding Deschutes National Forest. Other amenities at Tetherow include a complete practice facility,  practice putting greens and short game learning center.  Tetherow is just minutes from the vibrant restaurants, cafes and culture of downtown Bend, and is situated in close vicinity to Mt. Bachelor Ski Resort, miles of hiking and biking trails, world class fly fishing and white water rafting on “the Deschutes”, and more. For more information on the Tetherow community, view their website at www.tetherow.com  or call toll free at: 866 -234-4848.

For more information on Tetherow Golf Club, email golf@tetherow.com, call: 541-388 CLUB (2582) or visit www.tetherow.com.

Tetherow Golf Club is professionally managed by OB Sports Golf Management. Prior to opening, OB Sports managed the construction, grow in and pre-marketing of the club. OB Sports is a diversified, golf-oriented company with a long history of success who currently manages 30 premier golf courses and country clubs throughout the United States. Known for its comprehensive and personalized services since 1972, OB Sports has become widely acclaimed as the leader in boutique-style golf course management. For more information on OB Sports, visit www.obsports.com or call (480) 948-1300.