Golf News for Tuesday, May 27, 2014 | Tournaments

Washington's Salish Cliffs Golf Club hosts Squaxin Island Museum Tournament

SHELTON, Wash. -- Salish Cliffs Golf Club at Little Creek Casino Resort - the Squaxin Island Tribe's award-winning entertainment property located a convenient, scenic drive from Seattle and Olympia - hosts the 13th Annual Squaxin Island Museum Tournament on Monday, June 9.

The scramble-format tournament includes 18 holes of golf, cart, range balls, two drink tickets per player, tee gift, and awards ceremony dinner. Registration is at 8 a.m. with a 10 a.m. shotgun start on the Gene Bates-designed course that has garnered numerous national accolades since opening in 2011.

Proceeds from the tournament directly benefit the Squaxin Island Museum, Library & Research Center, also known as "The Home of Our Sacred Belongings." The tax-deductible donation will be used to support mentorships, educational programs and job opportunities. Price is $1,000 per team, or $250 per player.

"Squaxin Island Museum, Library and Research Center is an important place for the Squaxin Island Tribe, reflecting on its history and helping build its future," said Salish Cliffs Head Professional David Kass, PGA. "This is a popular, worthy event that is of great benefit."

To register, or for sponsorship details, call 360.462.3673 or visit

Salish Cliffs Golf Club features stunning, 360-degree views of the Kamilche Valley. Recently, Golfweek ranked the course No. 3 on its 2014 "Best Courses You Can Play" in Washington. It has also earned Top-10 status in Golf Digest's biennial "2013-14 America's Greatest Courses" by state list and Golfweek's "Top-50 Best Casino Courses" list.

Tee times can be booked with a major credit card up to 30 days in advance at Special rates are available for hotel guests, Primetime Players (ages 50 and older) and military personnel. 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.

In addition to Salish Cliffs, Little Creek Casino Resort is also home to Seven Inlets Spa, Skookum Spirit Cigar and Wine Lounge and a state-of-the-art RV Park, as well as a wide array of table games, slot machines and a poker room.

Through September, Stay-and-Play packages start at $259 (double occupancy) and include a room for two guests, two rounds of golf, including cart and range balls, and a variety of discounts at the Salish Cliffs Grille and golf shop. For details call 1.800.667.7711 or visit

About Salish Cliffs Golf Club
Owned and operated by the Squaxin Island Tribe, Salish Cliffs Golf Club is just one of the new amenities offered by Little Creek Casino Resort. With ryegrass bordered fairways and a 360-degree view overlooking the rolling hills of the Kamilche Valley, this par-72 championship course, designed by award-winning architect Gene Bates, offers a fun while challenging play for golfers of all skill-levels.

For more information on Salish Cliffs, or for the legend behind the Salish Cliffs name, visit us online at or call 1.800.667.7711.

Little Creek Casino Resort. It's Not How Far You Go, It's How Far You Get Away.

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