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34935 DGCR Number
New Orleans, LA Location
Ray Real Name
2.1 Years Years Playing
RHBH Main Throwing Style
858 DGCR Player Rating
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When rating courses, I consider tiers to begin at each whole number. 4/4.5 courses are must-plays, 3/3.5 are solid courses and well worth a visit, 2/2.5 have some drawbacks that diminish the experience but aren't time wasters, 1/1.5 have some serious problems, and 0/.5 courses are hardly courses at all. Generally, there's a bigger difference for me between a 3.5 and a 4.0 than there is a 3.0 and a 3.5. A 5 is reserved for the truly transcendent.

Variety is hugely important to how I rate a course. I think a mix of hole lengths, levels of woodedness, pars, and shots is essential to make a top tier course. Consistency is also a key factor: I tend to rate courses higher that have evenly-distributed quality than ones that have some amazing holes and some duds.

I use my wish list to mark courses I may have the opportunity to visit in the near future as well as ideals. Hence the eclectic mix.

Personal Top 50 (a bit of a ridiculous exercise, but fun):
1) Selah Ranch - Lakeside
2) Whippin' Post
3) Moraine State Park
4) Orange Crush
5) Friends of Punderson
6) Trey Texas Ranch - Texas Twist
7) Selah Ranch - Creekside
8) Knob Hill Park
9) The Black Course
10) Deer Lakes Park
11) Woodshed
12) Trey Texas Ranch - Trey Deuce
13) Blue Angel Park - Oaks
14) Shawshank
15) Flanacher Park
16) Center City
17) Linbrook
18) Blue Angel Park - Palmetto
19) Portage Lakes DGC
20) Blue Angel Park - Pines
21) University of South Alabama
22) Two Mile Run Extension
23) IUP College Lodge
24) Langan Park
25) Lindsey Park - Gold Course
26) Ft. Buhlow DGC - Purple
27) Peregrine Point
28) Pa Davis
29) Acadiana Park - Ace Run
30) The Pines
31) Lafreniere Park
32) Arboretum-Spiker Park
33) Seth Burton Memorial
34) Chautauqua Park
35) Lindsey Park - Blue Course
36) Lake Shore Park
37) Lincoln Park (Oak Ledges DGC)
38) Klein Park
39) Sunset DGC
40) Cottage Hill Park
41) City Park
42) Park Circle
43) Acadiana Park - Duzee
44) Buccaneer State Park
45) Hiller Park
46) Butler Farm
47) Quilchena DGC
48) Dorsey's Knob
49) Greenwood Park
50) Hammon Grove Park

Best Short Course:
Acadiana Park - Ace Run

Best 9-holer:
1) Linbrook
2) Two Mile Run Extension

Best Par 3:
1) Knob Hill Park
2) Shawshank
3) Blue Angel Park - Palmetto

Best Multi-course Destination:
1) Selah Ranch
2) Woodshed/Whipping Post
3) Blue Angel Park
4) Trey Texas Ranch
5) Orange Crush/Seth Burton'

Hardest:
1) Whippin' Post
2) Friends of Punderson
3) Orange Crush

Photo credit to my wife, who often helps me out during road trips. : )
Favorite Courses (8)
Played Courses (66)
United States
Ohio
1 Course(s)
Pennsylvania
Wexford, PA Knob Hill Park
Pittsburgh, PA Linbrook DGC
Portersville, PA Moraine State Park
3 Course(s)
Texas
2 Course(s)
West Virginia
Fairmont, WV Orange Crush
Paw Paw, WV Whippin' Post
2 Course(s)
Course Wish List (77)
United States
Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AL Bowers Park
Huntsville, AL Brahan Spring Park
Mobile (Palmetto), AL Chickasabogue County Park
Citronelle, AL Citronelle Municipal Park
4 Course(s)
Arkansas
1 Course(s)
California
Grass Valley, CA Squirrel Creek DGC
2 Course(s)
Florida
Live Oak, FL Magnolia DGC
2 Course(s)
Illinois
1 Course(s)
Iowa
Johnston (Des Moines), IA Walnut Ridge
1 Course(s)
Kentucky
1 Course(s)
Louisiana
Moss Bluff, LA Bob Rodgers Memorial DGC
Shreveport, LA Clyde Fant DGC
Ragley, LA La Cote DGC
5 Course(s)
Maryland
Hagerstown, MD Ditto Farms DGC
Gaithersburg, MD Seneca Creek State Park
2 Course(s)
Massachusetts
Leicester, MA Maple Hill DGC
1 Course(s)
Michigan
Mississippi
Quitman, MS Archusa Water Park
Brooklyn, MS Ashe Lake DGC - 18
Gautier, MS Shepard State Park
Ellisville, MS The Lynx
5 Course(s)
Missouri
Nebraska
Omaha, NE Hummel Park
1 Course(s)
New Jersey
Voorhees, NJ Stafford Woods
2 Course(s)
New York
Greece, NY Basil Marella Park
South Dayton, NY Chainbiters at Brown's Farm
Providence, NY Hyzer Creek
Parma, NY Parma DGC
Addison, NY Twin Creeks DGC
8 Course(s)
North Carolina
Jefferson, NC Ashe County Park
Sugar Grove, NC Black Jack DGC
New Hill, NC Buckhorn DGC
Charlotte, NC Hornets Nest Park
Charlotte, NC Nevin Park DGC
5 Course(s)
Ohio
Parma, OH Parma DGC
Medina, OH Roscoe Ewing Park
3 Course(s)
Oregon
2 Course(s)
Pennsylvania
Quakertown, PA Nockamixon State Park
Erwinna, PA Tinicum Park
2 Course(s)
South Carolina
Newberry, SC Stoney Hill
Charleston (John's Island), SC Trophy Lakes
2 Course(s)
Tennessee
Fall Branch, TN Harmon Hills
1 Course(s)
Texas
San Antonio, TX McClain Park
Conroe, TX McDade Park
2 Course(s)
Virginia
Spotsylvania, VA Hawk Hollow
Maurertown, VA Signal View DGC
Spotsylvania, VA The Blockhouse - Darkside
North Garden, VA Walnut Creek Park
4 Course(s)
West Virginia
Ridgeley, WV Knobley Mountain DGC
Lavalette, WV Lucky 8
2 Course(s)
Wisconsin
Manitowoc, WI Silver Creek Park
2 Course(s)
Canada
British Columbia
North Vancouver, BC Grouse Mountain
Langley, BC Langley Passive Park
Burnaby, BC Robert Burnaby Park
3 Course(s)
Ontario
Port Colborne, ON Whisky Run
2 Course(s)
Finland
Helsinki, Finland Talin Huippu
2 Course(s)
Germany
Söhnstetten, Baden-Württemberg, Germany Discgolf Parcours Söhnstetten
Berlin-Potsdam, Germany Hyzernaut's DGC
Rüsselsheim, Germany Ostpark Rüsselsheim
Berlin-Wedding, Germany Volkspark Rehberge
4 Course(s)
Sweden
Stockholm, Kista, Sweden Järva Discgolf Park
1 Course(s)
United States
Alabama
Mobile, AL   Cottage Hill Park
Mobile, AL Langan Park
3 Course(s)
California
Browns Valley, CA   Hammon Grove Park
Chico, CA   Peregrine Point
2 Course(s)
Florida
Pensacola, FL   Blue Angel Park - Oaks DGC
Pensacola, FL   Blue Angel Park - Palmetto DGC
Pensacola, FL   Blue Angel Park - Pines DGC
Pensacola, FL   Hitzman Optimist Park
Gulf Breeze, FL   Sunset DGC
5 Course(s)
Louisiana
Lafayette, LA   Acadiana Park - Ace Run
Lafayette, LA   Acadiana Park - Duzee
New Orleans, LA   City Park
Gonzales, LA   Duplessis Primary School DGC
Zachary, LA   Flanacher Park DGC
Pineville, LA   Ft. Buhlow DGC - Purple
Baker, LA   Greenwood Park
Lafayette, LA   Heymann Park
Metairie, LA   Lafreniere Park
Lafayette, LA   Pa Davis DGC
Mandeville, LA   The Pines DGC
11 Course(s)
Mississippi
Waveland, MS   Buccaneer State Park
Pearl, MS   Center City DGC
Crystal Springs, MS   Chautauqua Park DGC
Diamondhead, MS   Diamondhead DGC
Biloxi, MS   Hiller Park
Kiln, MS   McLeod Park
6 Course(s)
Ohio
Newbury, OH   Friends of Punderson DGC
Ashtabula, OH Lake Shore Park
Canton, OH   Malone University DGC
Akron, OH Portage Lakes DGC
Canton, OH Schneider Park
East Liverpool, OH   Thompson Park Disc Golf
8 Course(s)
Pennsylvania
Waynesburg, PA   Butler Farm
Tarentum, PA   Deer Lakes Park
Indiana, PA   Getty Heights Park
Indiana, PA   IUP College Lodge
Wexford, PA   Knob Hill Park
Pittsburgh, PA   Linbrook DGC
Portersville, PA   Moraine State Park
Baden, PA   Old Economy Park DGC
Blairsville, PA   Pine Ridge Park
Beaver, PA   Two Mile Run Extension
10 Course(s)
South Carolina
North Charleston, SC   Park Circle DGC
1 Course(s)
Texas
Beaumont, TX   Klein Park DGC
Talco, TX   Selah Ranch - Creekside
Talco, TX   Selah Ranch - Lakeside
Huntsville, TX   Shawshank
9 Course(s)
West Virginia
Morgantown, WV   Dorsey's Knob DGC
Fairmont, WV   Orange Crush
Fairmont, WV   Seth Burton Memorial DGC
Moundsville, WV   The Black Course
Paw Paw, WV   The Woodshed
Moundsville, WV   The Yellow Course
Paw Paw, WV   Whippin' Post
7 Course(s)
Canada
British Columbia
Vancouver, BC   Jericho Hill
Vancouver, BC   Little Mountain DGC-Q.E. Park
Vancouver, BC   Quilchena DGC
3 Course(s)
Germany
Darmstadt, Germany Darmstadt