Another Community College DGC that could be much more...
Pros: -Excellent use of available elevation
-Holes #4 and #5 were unique and memorable
-Every hole had tee markers (except #3) and numbered pins
-Great flow to the course navigation was easy once we found Hole #1
Cons: -No benches or trash cans
-Tee markers only had faded numbers, no other info
-Mostly flat with the exception of Holes 4-7
-Hole #13 throws over a road that is an entrance to the school
Other Thoughts: Very typical Community College DGC. The course itself doesn't look like it gets much traffic or maintenance. The grounds are well tended and grass around the tees and baskets is kept short along with the fairways.
A course for beginners or intermediate players looking for a good practice course, but if you want a challenge or course with more accommodations head west to Tupelo for some higher rated courses.
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course for beginners
Pros: Great course designed for beginners to get them introduced to disc golf. Easy to shoot -4 to -8 for amateur players. The fairway grass is always cut short. Great location.
Cons: Other than the 1st & 2nd holes, all holes are relatively short. No tee pads. No tee box on hole 3 (play it by the light pole).
Other Thoughts: The 3rd hole could be played as a par 4. Due to construction in the past couple years around the course, the signs displaying the hole number, length, and description were removed. They should be replaced by the summer.
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Average course at best
Pros: Pretty open course with the only real distance throws on the first couple of holes.
Cons: Not too challenging. First tee box was the only one with distance marked. Every other hole was simply numbered with paint. Couldn't even find the #3 tee box. No post or nothing!!! Didn't see any bathrooms nearby and there were also no benches or trash receptacles.
Other Thoughts: If you live nearby and just need to get you disc golf "fix", then yeah I guess it would be worth playing. As far as driving out of your way to play it, don't bother.
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Nice college campus course
Pros: New Innova DISCatcher baskets.
Course starts off open, first hole is 300' straight shot over a ditch which is about 8' in front of the basket.
From there you go to hole # 2 which is what I think is the most challenging. It's about a ~350' shot down a tree line and across the same ditch you throw over on hole one, basket is tucked up under the big tree by toward the parking lot.
From there on out the average hole length is around 280' or so, some more, some less.
Lots of OB, weather it be throwing over a road, parking lot, bridge, enclosed fence, or tennis court.
Lots of birdie oppertunities. When you get to the back stretch around # 15 or so there are some tall pines you have to throw around and through, can get challenging but also all birdie holes.
I think there was some shade almost on every tee one could rest under. Might want to take your stool if playing with a group.
Cons: Tee pads are natural, they also aren't marked on either left or right side of the tee sign.
Tee sign on hole # 1 is the only one with an actual sign and distance. Looks like vandals tore all the others off and now just the number is painted on where the distance/route sign would be.
The ground and fairways were really wet with standing water so might not want to play if it's rained lately.
Didn't see any bathrooms around, nor were there any benches to rest on.
Other Thoughts: Good course all around. Grass was nicely mowed and looks like it's pretty well taken care of except for the tee signs.
This course is going to be the most fun for the regular AM player, but a fun course for all to enjoy.
I would recommend stopping to play this course if on the way to Tupelo or Birmingham.
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Pros: This is a fairly short, mostly open course located on a community college campus. The course has nice yellow DISCatcher baskets, but the chains are rusted on some of them. You can see the big sign with the disc golf rules and etiquette from the parking lot which signals where to start. From there, each basket has the hole number and there are good tee signs, so navigation is easy and intuitive.
Design wise, it is strictly an amateur level course with only one set of tees and pin locations. It is mostly open, with well placed tees and baskets forcing certain shots around trees and other obstacles on most of the holes. A solid course for players around the skill level in which it was designed.
Cons: The course can get very muddy in some places after a lot of rain. There are no benches and the tee pads are natural, so several of these were also nice and muddy. Personally, from the perspective of an experienced player, I felt a little more could be done with the design, as some of the holes on the back half were repetitive and other holes were just kind of there for transition purposes.
Other Thoughts: Having attended college here before there was a course, I am familiar with the amount of land they had to work with and who designed the course. If they had some kind of tee pads, I would probably up my rating another half a disc. Overall, it is a fun little course that is great for its intents and purposes: to introduce disc golf to college kids. If this sounds like your kind of course or if you are just passing through, then I would say it is worth playing. However, if you are an experienced player traveling and seeking out good courses to play, you would probably be better served by going elsewhere.
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college campus courses
Pros: course has some long holes on it and some techinal shots too pretty cool course
Cons: really wet and soggy when it rains and stays that way for a fiew days
Other Thoughts: my opinion its worth the drive to play it so check it out
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