October 07, 2007

Celebs love Circling Raven

Hall of Fame NFL Linebacker Dick Butkus is the Latest Celebrity to Play (and Love) Circling Raven Golf Club (Worley, Idaho)Butkus joins a growing list of celebrities who have played and raved about the spectacular Gene Bates designed course. They include movie star Samuel L. Jackson, Dennis Franz (former NYPD Blue star), erstwhile motorcycle daredevil Evel Kneivel, PGA Tour star Rich Beem who holds the course record (65), Syracuse University men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim, NBA Hall of Fame point guard John Stockton, Hall of Fame slugger and Idaho native Harmon Killebrew, Super Bowl MVP and former Redskins QB Mark Rypien, Major League Baseball Hall of Fame second baseman Joe Morgan, former NY Yankee and World Series perfect game pitcher Don Larsen, and many others

"We're very gratified that celebrity golfers continue to seek out Circling Raven to play because these people have played at many of the very best golf clubs in the world," says interim Director of Golf Steve Caruso. "Mr. Butkus's comments are a tribute to the Coeur d'Alene Tribe, which owns Circling Raven and has supported its excellence from its conception, and our staff, particularly Superintendent Brian Woster who keeps the course in superb condition."

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