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Circling Raven Golf Club opens for play on April 8; Pre-season specials available for purchase

Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel amenity offers advantage card, value-laden packages and rates

(Worley, Idaho – February 21, 2022) – Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel today announces that Circling Raven Golf Club will open for play on April 8, starting a season filled with programs for players of all types at the nationally ranked course where the “frequent player” Advantage Card and other offers provide golfers with impressive deals for golfers and groups.

“We pride ourselves on the experience Circling Raven provides golfers – they love that our programs, packages and rewards through our Advantage and Player Development cards enables them to improve their game on a course that some of the best women professional golfers in the world applaud for its excellence,” said David Vonbrethorst, PGA, Circling Raven’s Head Golf Professional.

Vonbrethorst is referring to the Circling Raven Championship, an Epson “#Road2LPGA” Tour event that was played for the first time last year. Several players who competed in the event went on to earn their LPGA Tour membership, testament to their exceptional play, and the field had unanimous praise for the layout and course conditions.

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For local players who can’t wait to test the course for themselves, and visitors enjoying stay-and-play packages, early season golf rates beckon. From April 8-14, golfers pay $65 for an 18-hole greens fee, Monday-Sunday. From April 15-May 22 the rate becomes $89 Mon-Thurs and $99 Fri-Sun and holidays. The peak summer 18-hole greens fees are $129 Mon-Thurs and $149 weekends and holidays.

Players who seek extreme bargains can purchase the Circling Raven Advantage Card for $199 and receive hundreds of dollars of savings during the season. Cardholders get their first round free ($149 value), free entry into the year-end Advantage Tournament ($129 value), 15% off non-sale merchandise, 10% off non-sale clubs, free entry into the Circling Raven Championship ($40 value) and other exclusive benefits throughout the year.

The club’s Player Development Card also costs $199 and it provides free use of the 25-acre practice facility, 15% off golf instruction, access to play Circling Raven two hours before dark for $25 (Mon-Thurs), free monthly golf clinics, and other benefits during the season.

An array of programs for women, men, and juniors are designed to provide a variety of experiences – ranging from competitive tournaments and leagues, couples’ events and wine tastings, instruction, and equipment demo days.

Stay-and-play packages are available starting at $209 from April 8-14, starting at $262 from April 15-May 22, and starting at $323 from May 23-October 2. Rates include golf for two and a one-night stay at the resort. To book packages and tee times call 1-800-523-2464.

The Circling Raven Championship, an Epson “Road to the LPGA” Tour event, is scheduled for Aug. 22-28. It will spotlight a field of approximately 132 players, including some of the best female players worldwide. Competitors will vie for $200,000 in prize money.

Sponsorship and volunteer opportunities for the 2022 Circling Raven Championship can be found at:

For more information about the casino resort or golf club, call 1-800-523-2464, or visit

About Circling Raven Golf Club and Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel
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. Its gleaming white sand bunkers are large and strategically placed and its hole variety ingenious.

Other Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel amenities and activities include the full-service Spa Ssakwa’q’n (pronounced Sock-wock-en); 300 hotel rooms; bars, restaurants, lounges, and eateries; cultural immersion options; and more. The casino completed a $15 million renovation of its gaming floor and Events Center in 2019.  Circling Raven has garnered numerous best-in-kind honors since opening, including being rated 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.

Dan Shepherd,, 703-403-5317
Yvette Matt,, 208 500-9989