Circling Raven Golf Club and Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Win National Acclaim


Circling Raven Golf Club and Coeur d'Alene Casino Resort won distinction from Golfweek magazine in its 2014 America’s Best Resort Courses list. 

The 620-acre course was designed by architect Gene Bates and has been a national award-winner since it opened in 2003.

Golfweek dispatches hundreds of raters annually to grade courses in 10 areas, including conditioning, variety and hole memorability.

The list of esteemed courses appears online at and in Golfweek’s 2014 Ultimate Guide to Golf Course Living and Great Escapes print publication. 

Tribally owned and operated by the Coeur d’Alenes, Circling Raven also earned elite-list status from GolfDigest earlier this year. Out of more than 13,500 courses that were under consideration, the golf club was featured as one of America’s 100 Greatest Public Golf Courses 2013-2014.

“Because Circling Raven and Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort aspire to excellence, these critically bestowed honors affirm to our guests that we provide exceptional quality,” said Director of Golf Tom Davidson, PGA, in a press release.

RELATED Circling Raven Wins TripAdvisorAward, to Host Susan G. Komen Golf Tournament 

Superlative service and recreational options abound at amenity-rich Couer d'Alene Casino Resort, which ranked No. 1 on Spokane A-List's 2013 "Top 5 Casinos."

More than 200 guest rooms, shopping, the full service Spa Ssakwa’q’n, a fitness room, and an array of dining and drinking choices await resort visitors.  

For more information on Circling Raven Golf Club or the Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort, visit or call 800.523.2464.

The Circling Raven Golf Club also announced its 10th Anniversary Contest Awards Winners. John Posnecker of Spokane Valley, Washington, was the grand-prize winner of 10 free rounds of golf.

There were also five contestants who won a stay-and-play package for two people, which included two rounds of golf and a hotel stay in the luxurious, new Spa Tower rooms.

The golf club opened in 2003 and celebrated its anniversary season by awarding packages on the 10th of each month during the 2013 golf season. All participants were entered to win the 10-round free-play package.

*This is a press release on behalf of Circling Raven