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Old 04-10-2009, 11:42 PM
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Just encountered the most ridiculous hole ever!

Bloomsburg Park in Pennsylvania..its a nine holer but don't be fooled. Whoever built this course must have a disc named after them. There is a hole here, Hole 6 that is nothing more than a small tee 20 feet from a 200+ foot wide pond with trees and high bank to the left of pond and trees and a sliver of land between the pond and a canal to the right.....So there is zero bailout, no sissy route..you have to make the throw over the pond...but are you ready....The pond is 200+ feet wide but close to 500 feet long and the basket is on the other side....That is right a forced 500 foot carry..I am not lying, I just measured it on Google Maps...I stood on the Pad and had already lost a disc in this pond earlier. I looked and looked and I could not believe the direction the tee was facing. I did not throw. I walked around the pond to see the basket and just started laughing. This is the most insane hole I have ever seen ever. I am not gonna insult the designer...obviously he can make the throw I suppose but oh my god, outside of tournament holes I have never seen such a King Kong hole in all my life. I saw the schedule for doubles posted and am almost tempted to make the 2 hour drive pose as a fisherman and watch Superman, Hercules, the Hulk, Al Oerter, and that Christian guy who owns the 820 foot record play doubles. I cannot believe the locals play this hole it is absolutely insane. My other thought was that the locals, their group is called the Bloomsburg River Rats are actually a bunch of scuba drivers and they are making a mint on sunken plastic. I am not dissing the club but I felt like a pansy as I stood on this tee and just pondered that someone can actually consistently make this throw!
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Old 04-10-2009, 11:54 PM
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Damn, you are right!!
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Old 04-10-2009, 11:55 PM
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Hmm, not sure why the [ IMG ] is not showing up.

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Old 04-11-2009, 12:07 AM
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Here's the pic of that hole:



Photo courtesy of spitfire (this site). It looks from the photo like you might be able to lay up halfway down the lake on the left side? Hard to tell from the photo. Maybe spitfire will weigh in on this.
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Old 04-11-2009, 12:10 AM
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I swear that little landing area to the left is perhaps 300 plus away...not a casual layup by any means and its not a big area to land in....the fountain at the 400 foot mark is the ultimate hilarity of this hole...I wonder if anyone ever throws a 500 footer but gets knocked down by the fountain....absurd!
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Old 04-11-2009, 12:10 AM
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You have to throw through the fountain in order to re-elevate your disc to make it to the other side.
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Old 04-11-2009, 12:11 AM
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Quote:
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You have to throw through the fountain in order to re-elevate your disc to make it to the other side.
Excellent.
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Old 04-11-2009, 12:22 AM
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Just skip it across.
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Old 04-11-2009, 12:39 AM
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I was thinking maybe its a winter hole...can you imagine the skip distance you can get on ice over 500 feet...that would be cool
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Old 04-11-2009, 04:29 AM
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I would bring some swim trunks and some goggles and get all the plastic I could! LOL...I wish my local courses had water..but none of them do :-(
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