A Region far too often overlooked by Easterners
Circling Raven Golf Club – Voted the Best Idaho Course in Golf Advisor’s Golfer’s Choice 2020.
The awards did not stop there with the course also being voted the Top Golf Course in the “Best of the Inland Northwest” Annual Rating Program an annual compilation from the Pacific Northwest Inlander.
“These awards are truly a celebration of the excellence we see all around us,” states an Inlander introduction to the awards. “Everyone has a personal favorite, and we have compiled the top vote getters in a variety of categories.”
Circling Raven has garnered numerous best-in-kind honors since opening, including being rated as a Top 100 Resort Course, Best in State, and a Top U.S. Casino Course. Its golf shop has won national and regional awards for its excellence and its variety of products, displays, and performance.
Nothing makes the Coeur d’Alene Tribe happier. The Tribe built the course to celebrate its spectacular ancestral homelands through highlighting nature’s gifts, and to provide an exceptional resort amenity that reflects tribal heritage while providing jobs and drawing guests from near and far.
My imagination is running wild and thinking of the setting is enough for me to want to pack my bags – What about YOU??
Owned and operated by the Coeur d’Alene Tribe, Circling Raven is in the scenic Idaho panhandle approximately 55 minutes from Spokane International Airport (GEG). Measuring 7,189 yards from the rear tees, the 18-hole layout sprawls magnificently through 620 acres of woodlands, wetlands, and Palouse grasses.
Designed by Gene Bates, Circling Raven’s gleaming white sand bunkers are large and strategically placed and its variety of holes is tremendous. Circling Raven guests equally enjoy the off-course accents. These include a vast, 25-acre driving range, a nationally honored golf shop, and the excellent Twisted Earth restaurant with bar at the clubhouse. Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort amenities and activities include the full-service Spa Ssakwa’q’n (SOCK-wah-kin); a variety of hotel rooms and suites; bars, restaurants, lounges, and eateries; cultural immersion options, and more. The casino completed a multi-million-dollar renovation nine month ago.
The Symetra “Road to the LPGA” Tour will compete in the Circling Raven Championship Aug. 24-30 this season, a worthy test for the world’s top aspiring professional women golfers.
Traveling golfers often play Circling Raven and Coeur d’Alene Resort Course, located roughly 45 minutes apart. CDA Resort Course was ranked among the Top 5 in Idaho by Golf Advisor community members.
The Coeur d’Alene Resort Course, home of the world famous “Floating Green.” The drive on highway 95 is scenic and easy between these two highly desirable golf resorts. Furthermore, there is world class fly fishing on the St. Joe River, and the Trail of the Coeur d’Alenes is a popluar biking trail that can take you all the way to Montana. Lake Coeur d’Alene offers numerous water activities and its as breathtaking as it is large. Often called “God’s Country,” once you experience the natural wonders of North Idaho you may quickly agree. The Coeur d’Alene people are truly blessed with an abundance of natural resources, and they use the utmost care to take care of it. As the Creator intended.
For more information, visit www.cdacasino.com or 800-523-2464.