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Circling Raven Golf Club set to open 2020 season on March 27

Earliest opening date ever for esteemed Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel amenity

(Worley, Idaho; March 9, 2020) – Circling Raven, the Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel’s renowned golf amenity, will open March 27, the earliest starting date in the history of the state’s No. 1 ranked public course.

“We’ve never opened in March during our 15 previous seasons, but the mild winter we experienced enables to do so this year,” said David Christenson, PGA, Circling Raven Director Golf. “We look forward to welcoming back players, and we’re ready to blow them away with the course, customer service, and the incredible Idaho panhandle scenery.”

Circling Raven GC in Worley, Idaho
Circling Raven Golf Club in Worley, Idaho

Golfers can play Circling Raven at the Pre-Season Rate of $55 from March 27-April 9. That’s a savings of nearly 40% on Monday-Thursday, and nearly 45% on Friday-Sunday (and holidays). Green fees will increase to the Spring Rates ($89 & $99) on April 10 to May 21, after which begin peak season rates ($99 and $109).

Circling Raven Superintendent, Brian Woster, GCSAA, and his team are preparing the course now, and they’re expected to have the tees, fairways, and greens in typically superb playing condition by March 27. For more information, visit or call 800-523-2464.

About Circling Raven/Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel
Owned and operated by the Coeur d’Alene Tribe, Circling Raven is in Northern Idaho, approximately 50 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. Many who play Circling Raven equally enjoy the 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 in Spring 2019.

Traveling golfers often play Circling Raven and Coeur d’Alene Resort Course, located roughly 45 minutes apart. Both have been rated Top 100 courses by national golf media, and they combine to provide one of the best one-two resort course experiences in the country.

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