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Okay 9-Hole Course

2-4    8/25/2013   8/28/2013
Review By: Money_Shot
Played: 47  Reviewed: 16  Exp: 10.3 Years
0 Helpful / 1 Not
Pros: -In a fairly nice state park
-well kept up and very clean
-maps are provided, though not neccessary
-Many trees that could be considered an obstacle.
-Ace-ability - With the holes being super short in general, there is a lot of opportunities for that ace, and near misses and/or aces = fun.
-Concrete pads (the picture is old)
Cons: -The course as a hole is super short, with only 1 mid-length hole
-few garbages (maybe only 1 by hole 1)
-minimal to no elevation challenges throughout the course
-Almost no shot shaping required. Stand at the box and look straight and you will see the pin on every hole.
Other Thoughts: In general this is a nice park with other amenities present. The course is immaculate. I was camping in the park and had to pay the $6 park fee regardless, however I would never recommend someone coming to this park strictly to play the course for $6. Without slamming it, it is a run of the mill 9-hole out in the middle of nowhere that cost more than the top courses in the country. Flat out don't waste your time unless you have a weekend you want to camp out in a great park. I think the guys who rated this course very good had to be smokin some good stuff. When i rate the course i do not count the ammenities of the rest of the park into my rating, strictly the course. While on this course you will not see the lakes, the natural prairies, the canoers, the beach goers or the campers cooking up their food. As far as scenery you will see trees and the road that surounds the course.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful.

 

1    9/10/2011   9/22/2011
Review By: GDisc
Played: 58  Reviewed: 34  Exp: 6.3 Years
1 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: Great Location! Beautiful State Park that offers a nice get-away in Rural South Dakota.....Nice Tee Pads with Good Baskets to Match....The course seems to have a Tourist scene with regular players that fill the void.....Great elevation and Technical diversity.
Cons: No True Water Hazards (which may be a Plus to some)....Also none of the Holes have Marked DIstances or Pin Locations! Not a huge downer but isn't ideal!
Other Thoughts: The Old Trees and Beautiful State Park Surroundings are what make this course! It has a Nice Atmosphere and is decently Challenging..........If you play all Sidewalks/Roadways OB, the course can challenge a Pro....But keep in mind there are no real Water Hazards, so the challenge is limited......But I would highly recommend this course to any player, especially considering it's obscure location and Mature Trees that pose a real challenge.......Overall a Fun Course!......If you are Traveling North on I-29 this course is a must stop!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

 Middle of nowhere but fun

2-4    10/18/2009   11/4/2009
Review By: mndiscg
Played: 345  Reviewed: 341  Exp: 6.3 Years
This review was updated on 5/21/2012
2 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: -Nice tee boxes that are numbered.
-Good flow of course, map isn't needed to find next tee or which basket to aim at ever.
-Great scenery; under giant oak trees and surrounded by lakes.
-Very quiet place in rural SD. You won't be disturbed here. This part of the park is only for disc golfing.
-Nice baskets that catch well. Are also numbered.
-Hard to lose a disc.
-Many other things to do in this park.
-Good variation of distances.
-Some good ace and deuce chances but if you play it wrong they can turn
into 4s and 5s.
-The course is probably never crowded.
-Can borrow discs from the main office.
-Contrary to the pictures, there are large concrete pads
Cons: -Could use a little more shot variety.
-Not close to anything, a 20 minute drive from Brookings which is the nearest city of any real size.
-Costs 6 dollars for a car. Not too expensive and definitely worth the money if you make an afternoon or day of it.
-Most holes are driveable in one.
-Watch out for bugs and poison ivy!
Other Thoughts: When you get in the park keep driving til you get all the way to the end of it. The course is out by the Picnic shelter and beach.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful.

 

5+    8/7/2009   8/14/2009
Review By: vanguard
Played: 14  Reviewed: 7  Exp: 9.2 Years
1 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: -BEAUTIFUL wooded course, with massive oak trees covering the majority of it.
-Plenty of elevation changes.
-Fairly technical course due to the presence of many trees.
-Easy to navigate.
-Not usually crowded.
Cons: -Short; only 9 holes.
-Signage could be improved.
Other Thoughts: -You must pay $5 or so to enter since this course is in a state park. However, it is well worth it if you bring in a carload of friends. Also, there are many hiking trails, decent fishing, a swimming beach, and camping. Perfect for a cheap weekend getaway!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.


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