Destinations, Golf

Coeur d’Alene – the Golf Resort with the Floating Green

March 27, 2015 by

Floating Green

Hole 14 located on the famous floating green.

The Coeur d’Alene golf course in Idaho is known for many upscale specialty touches. For instance, custom luxury golf carts enjoy heated seats, tilt steering wheels, chrome wheels, and more.

This course is situated in a gorgeous setting with Lake Coeur d’Alene views on almost every hole. It’s not just upscale, it’s an experience and one of the most-talked-about experiences is the floating green.

Practice Range

Aim at flags in the water on the practice range.

Hole 14 – The Only Movable Floating Island Green

The green of the 14th hole at Coeur d’Alene Resort was built basically on a barge system. The structure and contours were added afterwards. It can be moved from about 100 yards out to as far as 270 yards. Steel cables attached to the lake floor keep this 15,000 square foot green in place.

Beneath the green is a control room, that makes moving the it as easy as setting the dial. This unique feature lets the course move the green in for a woman’s tournament and out when the big hitters are coming to town.

Golfers can take a maximum of two tries to land safely on the island green before taking a drop on the green if necessary.

Coeur D Alene massage

Enjoy a pre-round massage.

Floating Green Spring Golf Package

Coeur d’Alene Resort offers Stay and Play packages. One of the most popular includes overnight lakeside accommodations and golf for two players. April packages start at only $129 per golfer and include:

  • 18 holes of award winning golf
  • A personalized engraved souvenir bag tag
  • Forecaddie service for the group
  • Lake Shuttle transportation to the golf course (May – Sept)
  • Overnight luxury lakeside accommodations
  • Pre-round warm-up sports massage
  • Secured club storage over stay dates
  • Shared custom luxury golf cart
  • Unlimited lakefront practice range privileges on day of play

Practice Range

Take time to enjoy the practice range before you start. There’s no penalty for hitting balls into the water at this practice range. Here golfers aim at flags in the lake while using floating balls.

For a hole-by-hold description of the course and what you can expect, be sure to visit their website for more information.

Photo credits: cdaresort1

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