Lake Mills, IA 
Oakwood Park Share
Uploaded By: Martin Dewgarita Hole #3 (Taken 6/2010)
-- / --   -- / --   -- / --   -- / -- Par / Distance:
Hole #3 Tee: Basket is to the left of the building (out of the picture)



Reviews: 2
Avg. Rating:
Details
Clear FiltersFilter/Sort
Exp. (in years): to Played: Reviewed:
Reviews between: and
Sort By: Only Trusted Reviewers   
 short course

1    7/21/2012   7/22/2012
Review By: iblanchard
Played: 193  Reviewed: 25  Exp: 11.4 Years
1 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: Good maps at the holes that also tell distance and where the next hole is.
Holes were in good shape.
Easy to follow.
Cons: Grass tees
Very short course (hole 1 is considered a par 2)
It wasnt a problem because I went early enough in the morning, but I think some holes would be unplayable if the park was busy.
Not a fan of hole 8 which requires you to throw over a 10 foot fence that is about 10 yards from the tee.
8 had a unreadible damaged sign and 9's map was missing
Other Thoughts: This would be a great course for a beginner who hasnt developed distance yet.
It would also be good for an advanced player who wanted to work on their midrange.
I think they made the best out of this small park.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

 Decent quick 9 holes

1    6/22/2010   6/23/2010
Review By: Martin Dewgarita
Played: 1148  Reviewed: 93  Exp: 4.9 Years
1 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: Variety. For a pitch and putt course, there was a reasonable amount of trees and other objects (like a water tower or a fence) strategically placed throughout the course to provide an adequate challenge, the most interesting of which was a 10 foot fence immediately in front of 8 tee.

Signage. A map of the entire course and of the particular hole is provided at the start of each hole making navigation relatively straightforward. It took me a few moments to find hole 3 basket (just to the left of the water park entrance) and hole 4 tee (across the parking lot from the water park) and hole 8 tee (back across the entrance road for the water park).

Well maintained. Very clean park, well mowed and well kept, makes it impossible to lose a disc and is a relatively nice looking park.

Ace Runs. Nearly every hole has an ace opportunity and at least a chance to birdie.

Nice Baskets and level tee areas.

Amenities. Bathrooms and a large parking area at the beginning, with plenty of shade to park in. A water park is available for a quick swim after you work up a sweat through the round.

Not crowded. I had the entire course to myself, and don't foresee this course gathering huge crowds.
Cons: Short. Hole 8 provided the only length to the course at ~350', every other hole was quite short.

Though the course had a decent variety in shots, the majority of the holes were open (4-7 and 9).

Hole 3. I skipped this hole because it plays directly through the entrance area for the water park, there was people going in and out constantly, along with a pile of bicycles, I wasn't about to hit a kid, this is a ridiculous layout for this hole when the water park is open.

Hole 8, I rather enjoyed the challenge but could be considered gimmicky with a 10 foot fence immediately in front of the tee box (this fences off the ball park, if anybody was playing ball there, holes 8 and 9 would have to be skipped).

Holes 4-7 are criss crossed through a wide open field providing minimal variety, and a close quarters number of holes, if there were many others playing it could get dangerous.
Other Thoughts: A decent pitch and putt course, worth the stop if you're in the area, I wouldn't go out of the way for this course.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.


Join Disc Golf Course Review for free to add your review. Have an account already? Sign In to add a review.