WORLEY, Idaho (April 3, 2017)— The Circling Raven Golf Club is opening for the 2017 season Friday, April 7 with optimal playing conditions after a season of record precipitation. Golfers will be among the first to play the course, participate in side games, enter into a tee prize, enjoy a complimentary lunch and more.

Among the most highly acclaimed public golf courses in the American West and the Pacific Northwest, Circling Raven continues on the lists of America’s “Top 100 Courses You Can Play” for the 11th straight year, that accolade included in every major U.S. golf publication.

Director of Golf Tom Davidson has everyone returning as clubhouse staff and Superintendent Brian Woster has a crew of 25 on the course, grooming, mowing greens, tee boxes and fairways, making repairs to cart paths and even cleaning up the “gifts” left all over by resident elk herds.

Additionally, there are several events scheduled throughout the upcoming season for golfers and guests to anticipate.


  • The Knights Golf Classic will feature a four-person scramble benefiting Lakeside High School athletic program Saturday, April 22. For more information or to register visit com/Golf.


  • The Coeur d’Alene Casino Golf Scramble will include a Blind Draw Scramble format with a cash payout and dinner included Friday, May 12.


  • In celebration of Mother’s Day, moms who play Circling Raven can enjoy a complimentary brunch and discounts on women’s apparel Sunday, May 14 followed by Demo day at Circling Ravens Driving Range to fundraise for the First Tee of Spokane May 27.


  • The Jack & Jill Couples Golf Tournament will be held on Sunday, July 9 with a shotgun start at 2 p.m. and dinner included.


  • The Spokane Regional Best Ball Classic is scheduled for Sept. 16-18. For more information on this tournament, visit com/Golf.


  • The Back Tee Scramble Monday, Oct. 9 will feature a two-man scramble from the tips complete with dinner and a cash payout. Golf for the Cure will be the last chance to play the Raven Oct. 21 with lunch and a tee prize included.


At 7,189 yards, par 72, Circling Raven opened in 2003 as part of a major expansion at the Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort, owned and operated by the Coeur d’Alene Tribe. Designed by Gene Bates, the course layout spans 620 acres, creating a marvel among players in the region already spoiled by great public courses in Spokane and the Inland Northwest.


Circling Raven also remains ranked among America’s top resort, casino and tribal golf courses. Tee times are available. Call 1-800-523-2464 or visit