b'Northern Idaho Owned and operated by the Coeur dAlene Tribe, Circling Raven is an 18-hole layout that sprawls magnificently through 620 acres of woodlands, Get away to thewetlands, and Palouse grasses. Its gleaming white sand bunkers are large and strategically placed and its hole variety ingenious. The course hosts the Circling best getaways Raven Championship every August, a Symetra Road to the LPGA Tour event.Other resort amenities include the full-service Spa P laying golf in northern Idaho in the fall can be theSsakwaqn (pronounced Sock-wock-en); 300 hotel best of times. The summers crowds have gone,rooms; bars, restaurants, lounges, and eateries; the daytime heat has eased to a still-comfortablecultural immersion options; and more. The casino shirt-sleeve temperature, tee times are a little easier tocompleted a $15 million renovation of its gaming floor get, and the nostalgic feel of the cool evenings ensureand Events Center in 2019. Circling Raven has garnered you know the year will soon be coming to a close. Thenumerous best-in-kind honors since opening, including seasons, they go round and round, and you hold morebeing rated a Top 100 Resort Course, Best in State, and tightly to the pleasures of the game before finally,a Top U.S. Casino Course. Its golf shop has won national reluctantly, letting them go for the year.and regional awards for its excellence and its variety of The areas two premier destinationsThe Coeurproducts, displays, and performance.dAlene Resort in Coeur dAlene, and the CoeurThe resorts casino was the first in America to dAlene Casino Resort Hotel in Worleyoffer respitereopen safely after the pandemic hit in 2020. It was in these uncertain times. Located about half an hournamed Tribal Destination of the Year for its cultural from each other on Highway 95, the two resorts aretourism offerings that carry on Tribal tradition and give the best places to get away. And both are doing veryguests and visitors unique, inspiring experiences. well, thank you. We know there was a great opportunity to grow our THE COEUR DALENE CASINO RESORT HOTEL casino resort and golf club businesses, said Laura The main amenity (from a golfers perspective) atPenney, CEO, an avid golfer and tribal member who has the Coeur dAlene Casino Resort Hotel is the award- been working for the CDA Casino Resort Hotel for more winning Circling Raven Golf Club. Ranked as the No. 1than 25 years. We just had to ensure that we made public course in Idaho, Circling Raven also has climbedsmart decisions and then did the necessary work to into the Top 20 Casino Courses list nationally.make them succeed.32PACIFIC NORTHWEST GOLFER| DEC 2021'