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By KrisF on 5/23/2008
As Bend, Oregon gets ready to welcome another new course to it's expansive golf community (it's 29th track), the Oregon Golf Association has released the slope and ratings for Tetherow.  From the looks of it, the course is very playable from the tan (intermediate tees), but gets considerably harder from the backs and tips.  After the walk-throughs I've had at Tetherow, the golf course looks like a must-play if you can get a tee time.  Here's the full press release from the OGA:The Oregon Golf Association has calculated the USGA Course and Slope Ratings for Tetherow, a new golf resort community in Bend, Ore. that is scheduled to open July 25.Designed by David McLay Kidd, famous for his creations at Bandon Dunes and the new Castle Course in St. Andrews, Scotland, the private Tetherow Golf Course incorporates many of his signature design elements.Set on a high plateau between the city of Bend and the wooded national forest, landscaping features high desert trees such as Ponderosa pine and juniper, and sweeping views of the Cascade Mountains from every...
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In addition to owning Northwest Golf Adventures, I've been writing golf and travel articles since 2000. My main focus has always been golf in the Pacific Northwest, but I've had stories appear in association magazines across the country, several national publications and on radio and television. I'm always looking for great stories to write about!

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