The Ridge Course at Eagle Crest Resort is more than a 'driver's dream' in central Oregon



REDMOND, Ore. -- There's plenty of room to let it rip off the tee on the Ridge Course at Eagle Crest Resort. That's why it's known as a "driver's dream."

But you won't score well here unless you hit accurate approach shots and can read the subtle breaks on the greens.

The John Thronson design plays just less than 7,000 yards from the tips and features constant elevation changes, plenty of challenges and stunning views of the Cascade Mountains.

The 219-yard, par-3 third is considered the signature hole. Hitting from an elevated tee down to a skinny green surrounded by bunkers with a lake on the right.

There are plenty of lodging options for guests at Eagle Crest Resort -- from the lodge to chalets, townhomes and homes -- making it one of the finest in central Oregon.

Jun 12, 2012



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Born and raised in the former Soviet Union, photographer Oleg Volovik moved to the United States in 1992 and now lives with his wife and two children in Los Angeles. He joined the TravelGolf editorial team in 2010. Originally graduated with a Masters Degree in Civil Engineering he continued to dedicate his time and energy to his passion for visual arts and photography. Oleg has extensive experience in fine arts, fashion, event, architecture and journalistic photography. His work has been exhibited in Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Moscow, where he also taught a master class, sponsored by Hewlett-Packard, in April 2007. He may be a novice golfer, but Oleg always wears a white leather glove during photo sessions. "Golf photography is my own 'game' with the beauty of nature and human creativity."