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Golf Resort Overview: The Coeur d'Alene Resort Golf Course

An Interview With Taylor Fore, Director of Golf Sales

By Brian Weis

The ultimate golf vacation is staying and playing at a golf resort. Below is an interview with Taylor Fore who shares some valuable information about staying and golfing at The Coeur d'Alene Resort Golf Course.

Give our readers an overview of the golf resort.
It's all about our Guests. From inception, The Coeur d'Alene Resort has been dedicated to providing the best Guest experience possible. This philosophy was instilled by our founder, Duane Hagadone, and continues to drive The Resort and its namesake city forward, propelling Coeur d'Alene to the upper echelons of world-class luxury destinations worldwide.

The Coeur d'Alene Resort is located in northern Idaho, on the north shore of Lake Coeur d'Alene, acclaimed by National Geographic as one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. In the years since our founding in 1986, The Resort has grown into top travel site for visitors from near and far, and we are proud to be considered part of Pacific Northwest history. In addition to our world-famous golf course featuring the world's only floating green, amenities at our resort include The Coeur d'Alene Resort Spa, convention facilities, a marina, a fitness center and pools, shops, and various restaurants and nightlife-all featuring excellent service, incredible views, and an emphasis on our beautiful natural surroundings.

Share with us your room accommodations configurations. What group sizes can accommodate?
There are 338 guest rooms at The Coeur d'Alene Resort.
There are 3 wings of the hotel.
The Lake Tower provides guests with beautiful lake and Downtown Coeur d'Alene views.
The Park Tower has park and marina views.
The North Wing is the most economical option, with limited views.

What type of restaurants do you have on property and what type of dining experience can one expect?
We have 6 different restaurants affiliated with our property and 3 various lounges/bars.

Dine at one of America's top restaurants-and take in incredible views from The Coeur d'Alene Resort's 7th floor. In addition to 5-star cuisine and innovative signature dishes inspired by distinctive Northwest flavors, Beverly's is also home to the Pacific Northwest's largest wine cellar.

Enjoy classic comfort food at this popular restaurant, with views overlooking Lake Coeur d'Alene. In addition to extensive breakfast, lunch and dinner menus, Dockside offers an 18-foot-long salad bar and world-famous Gooeys for dessert. Stop in for the legendary Sunday Brunch to experience a feast for the eyes-and taste buds.

The Cedars Floating Restaurant
No trip to Coeur d'Alene is complete without dinner at this legendary landmark. You'll float on the lake at the mouth of the Spokane River while relishing cedar plank salmon, aged prime rib or any one of a variety of fresh seafood, locally sourced beef or specialty entrées. With a vast wine selection and a full-service bar, The Cedars is the perfect dining on the water experience.

Tito's Italian Grill & Wine Shop
Enjoy festive flavors at this gourmet eatery, the ideal spot for family fun or a romantic getaway, located in downtown Coeur d'Alene just across the street from the resort. The Mediterranean-inspired menu includes fire-baked pizzas, Italian classics, fresh picatta and more. The Tito's Wine Shop also offers a full selection of select fine wines at retail prices.

Taphouse Unchained
The Coeur d'Alene Taphouse Unchained is a uniquely situated cycling-themed bar, located near the famous Centennial Bike Trail in downtown Coeur d'Alene. With 24 microbrews and ciders on tap, a full-service bar and a cycling-friendly menu, the Taphouse is open to anyone with a taste for adventure.

Floating Green Restaurant
Enjoy a fabulous indoor or patio dining experience any meal of the day, with serene views overlooking Lake Coeur d'Alene and the world-famous Floating Green. The Floating Green Restaurant serves Northwest-inspired cuisine and traditional fare with full bar service and an excellent wine selection. Join us after a day of golf or a relaxing afternoon at the pool-or at sunset for a truly unique and captivating evening dining experience.

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Beyond golf what are the top three amenities golfers and non-golfers can enjoy on property?
Our property has a lot to offer. We are located in between two city parks, our front door is steps away from Sherman Ave (the main street of Coeur d'Alene) and our backyard is Lake Coeur d'Alene.

Top non golf amenities are:
- Spa For four consecutive years, The Spa at The Coeur d'Alene, has been ranked one of the top resort spas in America, according to Condé Nast Traveler's Gold List, while has named it one of the "World's Most Romantic Spas."
- Lake Coeur d'Alene Cruises We offer both private and public cruises that allow guest to get out and enjoy the beautiful Lake Coeur d'Alene

Please supply a sample itinerary for a long buddies weekend?
You can arrange for our transportation department to pick you up from the airport. The ride from the airport is an easy 40 min ride.
Fly in Thursday. if time permits, get a late round in on Thursday.

Friday: Travel to a nearby partner course (Circling Raven) and spend the day there playing 36 holes on there award winning course.

Saturday: Stay and play 36 holes with us at the CDA Resort

Sunday: Depending on flight times, some might want to work in another 18 before heading back to the airport

Please supply a sample itinerary for a long couples weekend?
You can arrange for our transportation department to pick you up from the airport. The ride from the airport is an easy 40 min ride.

Fly into Spokane International Airport (GEG) on Thursday

Thursday Evening: enjoy a drink on our Whisper's patio before grabbing dinner at Dockside.
Friday: catch a water taxi (boat ride) to our golf course. Enjoy Breakfast at our Floating Green Restaurant. Warm up on our Lakeside Practice Tee and then enjoy a fun round of 18 holes of golf. After golf catch the boat back to the hotel, freshen up and enjoy the sites of Downtown CDA. At 4:30 meet in Beverly's for the daily wine tour of our wine cellar. Followed up by dinner at Beverly's fine dining restaurant.
Saturday: sleep in! Enjoy breakfast at Dockside Restaurant. Then head to our spa for a massage. After the spa catch our water taxi to our infinity pool located near our golf course.

Explore one of our other restaurants for dinner.

What area tourist attractions might you recommend while in the area?
Daily Beverly's Wine Tour (onsite cellar featuring more than 14,000 bottle) Shopping, Hiking (Tubbs hill is located right outside the Resort), Boat and Jet Ski rental, Seaplane Tour, Parasailing, Zip-lining, Fishing, Paddle boarding, Kayaking, Silverwood Theme Park & Boulder Beach Water Park

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How can golfers inquire about golf packages for your resort?
Golfers can inquire about golf packages by visiting our website but we would prefer they call our reservation agents so our agents can help coordinate the experience each guest is trying to have.

Courses at Resort
Number of Course: 1
Number of Holes: 18

More Information
The Coeur d'Alene Resort Golf Course
900 S Floating Green Dr
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, 83814
(208) 667-4653

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About: Brian Weis

Brian Weis Brian Weis is the Publisher of, a network of golf travel and directory sites including,,,, etc. Professionally, Brian is a member of the Golf Writers Association of America (GWAA), International Network of Golf (ING), Golf Travel Writers of America (GTWA), International Golf Travel Writers Association (IGTWA) and The Society of Hickory Golfers (SoHG). In 2016, Brian won The Shaheen Cup, an award given to a golf travel writer by his peers.

All of his life, Brian has been around the game of golf. As a youngster, Brian competed at all levels in junior and high school golf. Brian had a zero chance for a college golf scholarship, so he worked on the grounds crew at West Bend Country Club to pay for his University of Wisconsin education. In his adult years, his passion for the game collided with his entrepreneurial spirit and in 2004 launched In 2007, the idea for a network of local golf directory sites formed and was born. Today, the network consists of a site in all 50 states supported by national sites like, and It is an understatement to say, Brian is passionate about promoting golf and golf travel on a local, regional, national and international level.

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