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Circling Raven voted best Idaho course in Golf Advisor’s Golfers' Choice 2020

Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel amenity wins top public course in state honors

(Worley, Idaho; February 25, 2020) – Circling Raven, the Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel’s renowned golf amenity, garnered acclaim as Idaho’s finest public course through Golf Advisor’s “Golfers' Choice 2020” ratings.

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Circling Raven Golf Club

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.

Circling Raven’s gleaming white sand bunkers are large and strategically placed, and its variety of holes is tremendous. 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.

Golf Advisor lists are compiled by analyzing the ratings and reviews submitted by members of the community throughout the year. Reviews from trusted and active reviewers are weighted heavier than inactive members. Courses must offer public access and have been reviewed in 2019 to be eligible for the 2020 honors. A Golf Channel product, Golf Advisor has received more than 825,000 reviews of 14,000-plus golf courses.

Designed by Gene Bates, many who play Circling Raven 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.

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.

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.

For more information, visit www.cdacasino.com or 800-523-2464.

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