Golf News for Friday, December 20, 2013 | Courses

Washington's Salish Cliffs Golf Club shows growth in rounds, revenue

SHELTON, Wash. -- Salish Cliffs Golf Club - the amenity course of Little Creek Casino Resort, located within an easy drive of Olympia and Seattle - realized double-digit increases in rounds played and corresponding revenue for the 2013 fiscal year.

Rounds played at the highly acclaimed Gene Bates design improved more than 22 percent, compared to National Golf Foundation 2013 numbers that show a 5.2-percent decrease, nationwide. In addition, green fees revenue at Salish Cliffs was up nearly 19 percent, and retail sales soared more than 42 percent above 2012 figures.

"It's gratifying to see Salish Cliffs continue to buck the industry trend and achieve increases across the board," said Head Golf Professional David Kass, PGA. "Our guests have always appreciated playing a nationally acclaimed course with top-notch conditions at an affordable rate. Our success is a true credit to the dedication and vision of Little Creek Casino Resort and the Squaxin Island Tribe."

Owned and operated by the Squaxin Island Tribe, Salish Cliffs was honored by GOLF Magazine and Golf Digest as a "Best New Course" shortly after its 2011 opening. The awards have continued throughout the last two years as Salish Cliffs earned top-10 status in Golf Digest's biennial "2013-14 America's Greatest Courses" by state and Golfweek's "Top-50 Best Casino Courses." In October, it was named a top-100 "Best Resort Course" in America by Golfweek.

Salish Cliffs also became the first "Salmon-Safe" certified golf course in the world last year, verifying the tribe's commitment to protect natural habitat.

Stay-and-Play packages are available and include accommodations at Little Creek Casino Resort, which in addition to offering a wide variety of gaming tables and machines, recently opened Seven Inlets Spa, Skookum Spirit Cigar & Wine Lounge and a state-of-the-art RV Park.

For the lowest rates available, book online at www.salish-cliffs.com where tee times can be booked with a major credit card up to 30 days in advance. Advanced tee-time booking up to 60 days in advance is available for those with confirmed Little Creek Casino Resort hotel reservations by calling the golf shop at 360.462.3673.

For more information, visit www.salish-cliffs.com or call 1.800.667.7711.

About Little Creek Casino Resort
Little Creek Casino Resort is best known for its wide array of games, including a vast mix of state-of-the-art slot machines, and all of your favorite table games. During your stay enjoy luxury resort accommodations or the brand-new RV Park, Seven Inlets Spa, Skookum Spirit Cigar & Wine Lounge, first-class entertainment, delicious dining at seven restaurants and bar options, and all around customer service excellence. Little Creek Casino Resort is located in the great Pacific Northwest at the gateway to the Olympic Peninsula in Shelton, Washington just minutes north of Olympia on Highway 101.

For more information, visit www.little-creek.com

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

Dan Shepherd, 703.891.3320
Buffalo Communications
dshepherd@billycaspergolf.com



 
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