Golf News for Monday, September 24, 2012 | Travel

Circling Raven Golf Club in Worley, Idaho offers stay-and-play rates

WORLEY, Idaho -- Circling Raven Golf Club - named the No. 1 public-access course in Idaho and perennially a "Top-100" course in America by GOLF, Golf Digest and Golfweek magazines - is introducing value-laden "shoulder season" packages, beginning Oct. 1.

The special stay-and-play rate starts at $199 and includes two 18-hole rounds, cart with GPS, use of the 25-acre practice facility and one night accommodation (double occupancy) in the new Spa Tower at the Coeur d'Alene Casino Resort Hotel. The resort - owned and operated by the Coeur d'Alene Tribe - unveiled a massive expansion last year that features nearly 100 opulent guest rooms, a gourmet steakhouse and a full-service spa and fitness center. In addition, the Red Tail Bar & Grill - named after the ever-present bird-of-prey that often circles above the region - opened this summer.

"The playing conditions at Circling Raven are exceptional as we head into the final stages of the golf season and we look forward to our golfers taking advantage of these value-laden, stay-and-play rates," said Circling Raven Director of Golf Tom Davidson, PGA. "The opening of the Red Tail Bar & Grill is just one of the many amenities we've recently added as we continue to provide a first-class experience for all of our resort guests."

The $199 rate is good Monday through Thursday from Oct. 1 through the end of the golf season on Oct. 22. The rate for Friday and Saturday is $249. Additional rounds of golf are available Monday through Thursday for $55 and $65 on Friday through Sunday.

Residing on 620 acres of pristine wetlands, grassy plains and natural forests in the Idaho panhandle, Circling Raven has been honored with virtually every "best-of" award in golf since its first full season in 2004. The Gene Bates design is also regularly ranked as one of the best casino courses in America and Circling Raven and its Director of Golf Tom Davidson were named 2010 National PGA Merchandiser of the Year by the PGA of America in the resorts category.

For complete information and playing options, or to book tee times, visit www.circlingraven.com or call 1-800-523-2464. Also, please visit http://www.cdacasino.com/gaming/newsletter.php to sign up for the Bear Paw E-News Blast to receive the latest news and offers from the Coeur d'Alene Casino and Circling Raven.

"Golf For The Cure" Tournament Tees Off at Circling Raven on Monday, Oct. 22
Circling Raven will host a "Golf For The Cure" tournament on the final day of the golf season, Monday, Oct. 22.

The event - which begins at 10 a.m. with a shotgun start - will benefit breast cancer awareness. The cost is $80 per golfer and includes a round of 18 holes, cart with GPS, lunch, a tee prize, and a chance to win on-course prizes donated by vendors such as Titleist and Ping.

For more information call the Circling Raven Pro Shop at 1-800-523-2464.

About Circling Raven Golf Club and Coeur d'Alene Casino Resort & Hotel
Owned and operated by the Coeur d'Alene Tribe and convenient to Spokane (WA) airport, the casino resort and golf club are nestled on a reservation covering 345,000 acres of mountains, lakes, old-growth forest and farmland.

The resort spans the western edge of the northern Rocky Mountains. Tribal history tells us that Circling Raven was a spiritually powerful leader, his name coming from his close relationship to the raven, who helped guide him on his journeys, warn him of danger and show him where to find fish and game.

The newly expanded Coeur d'Alene Casino offers 1,800 machines for play in smoking and non-smoking areas, off-track betting for horse and dog races, high-stakes bingo, entertainment and many other amenities. It is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week every day of the year. The resort is regularly voted the most popular casino in the Inland Northwest.

• Yardages: Gold, 7,189; Blue, 6,578; White, 6,108; Red, 5,389; Green, 4,708
• Total Acreage: 670 (including practice area, practice green and clubhouse)
• Amenities: The clubhouse is 6,500 square feet, including the Twisted Earth Grill and full service bar.

Both locker rooms include showers and lockers. The practice facility covers 25 acres; separated into areas for wedges, sand play and all clubs in the bag. The Stensgar Pavilion adjacent to the course is a full service event venue, used for golf, business, wedding and other events.

To book tee times 24 hours a day call 1-800-523-2464. All rates include 18 holes of golf, cart, GPS, and use of 25-acre practice facility. For complete price and playing options visit www.circlingraven.com.

Media Contact:
Gary Trask, 978.228.0314
Buffalo Communications
gtrask@billycaspergolf.com

Dan Shepherd, 703.891.3320
Buffalo Communications
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