Spokane Sports Best Ball Golf Classic

September 16–17, 2017 | Circling Raven Golf Course

Thank you to all of the players who competed in our 13th Annual Best Ball Golf Classic. With the ongoing support of our sponsors and players, we hand out $8,500 in prizes, and raise funds for the Sports Commission's Advance Sports Grant Program, which provides financial grants to strengthen regional sports clubs. This tournament continues to be a huge success because of the ongoing support of our community.

2017 Winners

Championship Flight

1st Place Gross: Dennis Brown/Daniel Brown  
2nd Place Gross: Jim Campasino/Kevin Hillyer 
3rd Place Gross: Terry Kelly/Parker Kelly
4th Place Gross: Scott Stephens/Scott Miller

1st Place Net: Mike Nelson/Curtis Huscroft
2nd Place Net: Kevin MacDonald/Jeff Condill
3rd Place Net (Tie): Mark Marney/Nate Marney,
Bob Finn/Ray McGriff

First Flight

1st Place Gross: Miller Griffith/Dennis Griffith
2nd Place Gross (3-way tie): Steven Jones/Doug Kearsley, Victor Vargas/Bill Vallance, and Tim O'Doherty/Shamus O’Doherty

1st Place Net: Jeff Lawson/Paul Ellis
2nd Place Net: Kelly Colliton/Riley Colliton
3rd Place Net (Tie): Jim Kimmel/Dave Ohman,
Jeff Havens/Tony Spinnell


About the Course

Circling Raven Golf Course has consistently been rated as one of the top Resort courses in the country, and was named the Best Casino Course in America by Golfweek Magazine in 2008. The 7,189 yard, par 72 course meanders through 620 visually stunning acres adjoining the Coeur d’Alene National Forest. Wildlife is abundant, including elk, deer, moose and an occasional black bear. You will see why this course remains home to this tournament, year-after-year.




Tournament Format

2-Day/2-Person Best Ball Format

Entry Fee

$700 per team/$350 per person

Event Details

  • Maximum Handicap is 28 per player
  • Maximum 8 stroke handicap gap per team
  • No age or gender limitations
  • Verifiable handicaps required for payouts
  • Over $8500 in payouts for tournament champions
  • 2 Flights/1st–4th place payouts in gross and net
  • Field is limited to 128 players to increase speed of play.

Payouts & Prizes

  • Tee prizes for all participants
  • $500 payouts for tournament champions
  • 2 Flights/1st–4th place payouts in gross and net



Tournament Chair

Jim Murphy, Chair

On-site Volunteers

Jeff Colliton

Susan Colliton

Jill Murphy

Jim Murphy

Questions? Contact, Barb Anzivino, Office Manager, 509-456-5812, Email

Thank you to our community partners.

About Spokane Sports Commission

Sports don't just entertain. They improve communities. They drive economies. And no other organization brings sports events to the Inland Northwest like the Spokane Sports Commission. We are a nonprofit coalition of regional government; business and volunteers committed to recruiting and developing sports events. With these events come tourism dollars, entertainment and media attention attracting sports fans from around the world. Business wins. Kids win. Fans win, our region wins.

714 N Iron Bridge Way, Suite 202 | Spokane, WA 99202
509.456.5812  |  www.spokanesports.org

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