Sweetwater, TX 
Newman Park Share
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Fun fun fun

1    8/26/2013   8/30/2013
Review By: rd.bittle
Played: 51  Reviewed: 46  Exp: 4.1 Years
2 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros:
Good Concrete tees
Decent orange painted baskets (they catch well)
Well kept (mowed and no trash)
Plenty of parking
Bathrooms (at #1 and at #3)
Plenty of shade

Great use of land available
Great variety
Some short/long, left/straight/right
On the reallly short holes there are challenges (#5 has the "ring of trees" #6 drops off into OB creek behind the basket and #8 you top the crest toward the basket and sail waaaaay past if you run it and miss)
Great use of guardian trees on most holes
Loved the up and down crossing the creek
Good use of the pond on the back nine.
Did not feel repetetive at all
Great to work on your placement game
Several holes to Air out your driver on
Navigation is mostly logical even w/o directionals due to Trapezoid teepads pointing the way
Two distinct 9-hole loops break up your round
Quick fun round

Picnic areas and Ball fields for the non-DG inclined

Favorite Hole(s): #5, #8, #13
Cons: No Teesigns at all
Tees aren't even marked with a number
No navigational help at all
Needs at least next tee arrows/markers
#10's tee slopes severly downhill
Baskets are a touch high (no big deal)
Just a couple of holes feel too open
If all the ball fields were busy, there might be interference on Hole 7
Some of the walking path could be a safety issue if the park was packed
Other Thoughts: This is a very fun course. The front nine is a typical park course. Feels short but challenging with a longer #4 to break it up. The back nine stretches out a little and several holes play around/across a nice little pond. Feels longer and more challenging with a couple of shorter holes thrown in to change the pace.

This is a very fun little course. If you park by the North Bathroom and play 1-9 then move to the parking lot across the road, you can start and finish both 9-hole loops at your car.

I recommend bringing some water as it can get very hot during the summer and there is nothing to drink here.

I base my "disc rating" heavily on the fun factor then bumped this course down a bit for lack of signage and #10's sloping tee.

PM me and let me know how I can make my reviews "more helpful."

2 of 2 people found this review helpful.

 out of the way

1    9/12/2008   9/12/2008
Review By: Innovadude
Played: 226  Reviewed: 179  Exp: 16.4 Years
3 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: -Good design with a couple fun shots, very fair and no dangerous/lost disc/rough shots.
-Good cement tee pads.
-Small, manicured creek lined with rock walls in play but not a major hazard.
-Small pond in play.
Cons: -The back 9 is not currently mowed, grass to knee high in spots.
-Can be tough to navigate, no signs or markers beyond # on the tee pad and basket.
-Gets soggy in spots in the fairways.
-RV's/Tents may be set-up on a couple of fairways.
-Bathroom facility was a mess.
-Home made baskets not that great, but beat nothing.
Other Thoughts: Not quite worth going from Lubbock or from Abilene to play it, but if en route between it's on the way..

3 of 3 people found this review helpful.


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