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Old 09-27-2013, 05:50 PM
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i picked up a distance wheel for cheaps at a rummage sale.
if anyone needs to borrow it, let me know.

some of you course makers are 'estimating' distances and its getting a bit unbelievable when you say a 150 easy ace run is 330ft par 3...
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Old 09-27-2013, 05:56 PM
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i picked up a distance wheel for cheaps at a rummage sale.
if anyone needs to borrow it, let me know.

some of you course makers are 'estimating' distances and its getting a bit unbelievable when you say a 150 easy ace run is 330ft par 3...
I work for a civil engineering firm so...I'm a bit of an expert at this...Please don't use a wheel to measure hole distances. Just buy a 300' tape from your local home improvement store for about $27 if you are really hurting to know the distance.
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Old 10-02-2013, 08:56 AM
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I played Smash Park this weekend, I hope the other 9 holes bring something to it, or else I may not ever have a reason to play here again.

Excited to see the new Holland Course and the Zeeland course. That will bring me to about 64 played and 50 reviewed
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Old 10-02-2013, 08:09 PM
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Where is the new holland course going to be at?
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Old 10-03-2013, 08:46 AM
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I don't think it's too new.
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Old 10-03-2013, 12:50 PM
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I played Smash Park this weekend, I hope the other 9 holes bring something to it, or else I may not ever have a reason to play here again.

Excited to see the new Holland Course and the Zeeland course. That will bring me to about 64 played and 50 reviewed
I LOVED Smash park. 180-230' holes, all deuceable but none are really "pitch n putt" at all. We played twice through, had a lot of fun and the course has a lot of personality. I had to work my weaker FH shot a lot and was really happy to take 2's on hole 9 both rounds. A great quick stop if you're out for a round at Fallasburg or feeling a bit masochistic and wanna play Bertha Brock, both are nearby.

And so there's an update, CCR put some new chains on some of the worst offending baskets at Fitzgerald Park, and we held the first sanctioned tournament in a long time there. There's still a lot to be done, but it's the best layout I've ever seen there, definitely better than the last two reworkings. Hopefully we can make it permanent over the next couple years with a few new chainstars and some pads.

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Old 10-03-2013, 01:04 PM
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And so there's an update, CCR put some new chains on some of the worst offending baskets at Fitzgerald Park, and we held the first sanctioned tournament in a long time there. There's still a lot to be done, but it's the best layout I've ever seen there, definitely better than the last two reworkings. Hopefully we can make it permanent over the next couple years with a few new chainstars and some pads.
Were you allowed to put the 2 holes back in the ravine? IMO, those were the best 2 holes on the course when I played; if they weren't added back, the rest of the redesign would have to be pretty epic to make it the best layout I'VE seen.

That said, teepads and better navigation would go a VERY long way.
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Old 10-03-2013, 01:18 PM
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I LOVED Smash park. 180-230' holes, all deuceable but none are really "pitch n putt" at all. We played twice through, had a lot of fun and the course has a lot of personality. I had to work my weaker FH shot a lot and was really happy to take 2's on hole 9 both rounds. A great quick stop if you're out for a round at Fallasburg or feeling a bit masochistic and wanna play Bertha Brock, both are nearby.
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I mean It was good, but I just felt like the trees were stupid on some of the lines. Granted everything is less then 240 so not getting par is kind of hard
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Old 10-03-2013, 01:30 PM
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Were you allowed to put the 2 holes back in the ravine? IMO, those were the best 2 holes on the course when I played; if they weren't added back, the rest of the redesign would have to be pretty epic to make it the best layout I'VE seen.

That said, teepads and better navigation would go a VERY long way.
Couldn't agree more with every single word.
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Old 10-03-2013, 03:22 PM
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Were you allowed to put the 2 holes back in the ravine? IMO, those were the best 2 holes on the course when I played; if they weren't added back, the rest of the redesign would have to be pretty epic to make it the best layout I'VE seen....
Yea, I've been wondering this myself. Without those holes, it would take soo much away from that course.
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