6 Helpful / 0 Not
Fast and fun
Pros: The technical aspects of this course have made my game far more precise. There are only two open grassy fairways, and all other holes require a deliberate throw. Even the open holes, 5 and 6, demand appropriate choice of disc and throw. I have played this course through all four seasons, and I have enjoyed the fall and winter the best. Channels are much more noticeable and discs are harder to lose. Also, the regulars at this course are very good about returning lost discs. They regularly post on NEFA.com
Cons: There is little not to like about this course. The tees do become rutted, but the crew at cf is actively working toward fixing that problem.
***** They have added level rubber pads to four of the holes already (5,6,12, and 13) and they are adding ten more as spring emerges (maybe sooner).***** As of late march, all pads have been installed! now the only tees that lack pads are 3, 8, and 9. 3 and 9 really don't need pads. Also, alt tees are set up for 9 and 14. A few trees were also removed! Don't miss this course!
Other Thoughts: This is the closest course to my house, only 4 miles away, and if I could I would play daily. I can squeeze in 18 in well under an hour if I move fast and am by myself. The sunday doubles (in the winter) is set up very well and is often well attended. If you have not played this course, you should definitely check it out. Give yourself enough time to play 36, it will be worth it!
6 of 6 people found this review helpful.
3 Helpful / 4 Not
Pros: Very good course for beginners. Wooded but yet open. Most of the holes are at or under 300' but the trees make you make good shots.
Cons: Some of the tee boxes are need of repair. Not much maybe a good raking to level them off and maybe cover with rubber matte. If you want to throw bombs this is not the course for you.
Other Thoughts: Great scenery this time of the year. lots of color with the leaves. With that said, with the leaves falling could be tough to find disc in the leaves. Love the rock wall that go all over the course.
P. S. Watch your step. Alot of stumps, rocks , and roots under the leaves.
3 of 7 people found this review helpful.
5 Helpful / 1 Not
prime New england course
Pros: Nice scenic NE woods course. Well keep and defined fairways. Minimal undergrowth mostly just ferns so hard to lose a disc. Fantastic and detailed signage. Course felt remote.
Cons: Gravel tees were rutted from use. No major elevation changes.
Other Thoughts: This course started the day for me and a friend and was only his second time out and we both had a great time. He had some issues avoiding trees first off but got it together by the end. The course plays in the woods above the baseball fields that take up the remainder of the park. The Park didn't have much more than ball fields that I saw and didn't notice where the restrooms were if any. You park by the lower field and can see the Rooster sign in the woods, I guess before the nice signs they have now they had roosters for tee signs. You find a nice detailed course map at the top of the hill and then head into the woods. Only two holes play out of the woods after that but the woods holes provide lots of variety from left to right and right to left, using mounds, stone walls, and pin placement to make things fun. The fairways were well define and not over crowded, felt I had some flight path options that weren't based on luck. The landscape that your playing through is lovely NE woods with lots of rocks little to no undergrowth, and hand stacked stone walls all over. There were a bunch of trash cans through out the course near some tees and a good bit of effort made to make some benches near tees as well. The tees were nice built boxes with gravel but have formed to big ruts from play which made a run up interesting. The tee signs looked brand new and were extremely detailed even showing detailed pieces of exercise equipment that line two of the holes. The signs were mounted like 7 or 8 ft in the air, i'm guessing to keep people from messing with them but you can still see all the details needed. Navigation from tee to tee was easy as most paths were lined or next tee arrows were placed where needed. The course ends up bringing you full circle back to the parking lot .
This type course is what I think of when I think about courses in CT. They did a great job with this place and hopefully it will only get better, fix the tee issue and maybe go for a second set of tees. I Loved the technical woods aspects but it still had fair fairways. Favorite hole was 18, flat to the edge of the woods basket but go to far and you end up at the bottom of the hill behind it.
5 of 6 people found this review helpful.
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