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Old 04-12-2015, 12:40 AM
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Good courses gone bad.

Has anybody enjoyed a course for years to eventually have to say goodbye to it? My first course I ever played on was plagued with an infestation and the majority of the trees were all removed. This course will never be the same and at best maybe in 10 years it will be playable once all new trees grow? I hope I am still alive/able to play if this course ever gets revived. I played here one last time for nostalgia and recorded it in the video link below. I had no clue how bad it was until I did this recording and found out that there is nothing worth coming back for a very long time now.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kZdn...ure=youtu.be&a

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On my way to this course my favorite Little Caesars Pizza place shut down that I would always enjoy after a game at this course. I tell you when it rains it pours.
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Old 04-12-2015, 08:07 AM
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Ask the folks in Florida who've had hurricanes raze the trees on their courses.
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Old 04-12-2015, 08:15 AM
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Its one of the perks of gettin' old---everything you know starts to die. Businesses fail, landscapes change, people move away, the next generation is dumber than the one before.

Katrina really messed up Buccaneer DGC. It'll be nice again---in another decade or so.
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Old 04-12-2015, 09:03 AM
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Hornets nest

I'm hoping the new design will be better, but still sad to see the old one go.
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Old 04-12-2015, 09:04 AM
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Doesn't this discussion begin and end with Brackett's Bluff - old vs new layout?

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On my way to this course my favorite Little Caesars Pizza place shut down that I would always enjoy after a game at this course. I tell you when it rains it pours.
Little Caesars??? How does the loss of a disc golf course belong in the same discussion as the closure of the worst chain pizza restaurant?
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Old 04-12-2015, 10:18 AM
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Little Caesars??? How does the loss of a disc golf course belong in the same discussion as the closure of the worst chain pizza restaurant?
It doesn't, but I'd still take a LC pie over Domino's or Papa John's any day.
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Old 04-12-2015, 10:56 AM
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Seymour Smith in Omaha has gradually declined as key trees have been lost to disease, and then last year all trees along the creek were removed for erosion control (which doesn't make sense to me).

The course also suffered from popularity, attracting newbies but also people who were just using disc golf as an excuse for other activities.

I will visit when I'm back in town if it's winter or on a weekday. But it's not all that fun anymore.
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Old 04-12-2015, 10:58 AM
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Doesn't this discussion begin and end with Brackett's Bluff - old vs new layout?



I'm still despessed about that change. Dave has done a very good job with what he had left to work with but it's not close to the same
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Old 04-12-2015, 11:25 AM
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Doesn't this discussion begin and end with Brackett's Bluff - old vs new layout
I'm still kind of upset I didn't get to play the original course. I heard rumors that one of the new local government reps may be trying to get the athletic status of disc golf changed to make the land useable again- not sure how much truth there is in it though.
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Old 04-12-2015, 11:28 AM
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Highland Rd Park in Baton Rouge was one of the best courses in the south when it was installed in 1988. Between the hurricanes and some severe erosion it was a shell of its former self the last time I played there in 2011.
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