1 Helpful / 8 Not
Pros: Lots of shade.
Well maintained, lots of trash cans and seats.
Good signage from hole to hole.
Cons: Tree's, tree's and did I mention tree's?
The holes can be rotated but it seems a number of them are never changed. Ive been playing this course off and on for over a year and holes 1 and 2 have never been moved.
Par's for the holes would be nice. There are a number of 3 and 400' holes with trees everywhere that have to be Par 5's imo.
Other Thoughts: My big complaint with this course is to many trees, and that there's no reason to them, they are just everywhere. I feel like there is no skill to this course at all, but its all about luck and whether or not you hit one of the thousands of randomly place trees all over the fairways and course. Nobody wants a wide open course but its not fun hitting trees all day either. Take a bulldozer to some of the fairways and it will make this course better in my opinion but Im sure some will disagree with that.
1 of 9 people found this review helpful.
Best of all worlds
1 Helpful / 6 Not
Pros: This course offers every variety of shot. I think for someone developing their game they can learn a lot coming to this course.
Cons: On the other side of my pro comments, someone learning or practicing can really find themselves frustrated by the difficulty at Cedar.
1 of 7 people found this review helpful.
Not far from a 5
3 Helpful / 1 Not
Pros: A beautiful 18 hole course with a variety of pin placements. 4 possible pin placements for almost every hole. One elevated basket can be played on 2 different holes. Excellent signage and the current pin in play is marked on each sign (a very nice feature). Trash cans & benches at every hole. Course is very clean and well kept and design has nice flow which requires a variety of shots.
Cons: Hard to find any cons here. Parking for the course is somewhat secluded so you might want to avoid leaving valuables in your car (especially on weekdays). Didn't see any restrooms or porta potties nearby. 1st hole is a little difficult to find (look for a yellow gate/barricade, first hole is behind this)
Other Thoughts: If you are in the Nashville area I highly recommend stopping to play this course. In my opinion this course is just missing that one "wow factor" or "signature hole" to merit a 5 rating. A very solid course designed on a beautiful mix of terrain. Each hole has different challenges and multiple ways to get to the pin.
3 of 4 people found this review helpful.
One of the Best
0 Helpful / 3 Not
Pros: This is one of the best disc golf courses I have played. It has good length without being too much. The holes have wonderful variety, are fairly open so you can let them fly, is very challenging, and a beautiful course layout. I don't see how this course could ever get old.
0 of 3 people found this review helpful.
1 Helpful / 5 Not
Good but long
Pros: Well kept, clearly marked tees, and plenty of pin positions. I haven't seen it too crowded but I normally play during the week.
Cons: The holes can get a bit long,. Last time I played hole 15 was 650 some feet which kills my average when going for par 3's.
1 of 6 people found this review helpful.
Nashville's Best Course
1 Helpful / 2 Not
Pros: This is a top notch disc golf course. Beautiful, challenging, technical, very well-designed, great flow and focus..every hole feels like a Cedar Hill hole. Plays somewhat open but with woods all around you ..very well-defined fairways..not any lucky shots here. Long at times..there are a couple legitimate par 4's. Lots of great use of elevation...uphill, downhill...well, it is called Cedar HILL after all.
Cons: The Front Nine doesn't loop back to the parking lot. Controlled distance required but no open bomber holes for all you bombers. Hmmm...I'm honestly having a hard time finding cons for this course.
1 of 3 people found this review helpful.
Good course well designed
0 Helpful / 2 Not
Pros: Very good use of the land and the layout the course.
Cons: Some tee markings are not updated but this particular con is not really that significant.
Other Thoughts: Of the courses played, this course is a great place to play over and over again. Saved as one of my favorite courses to play.
0 of 2 people found this review helpful.
Beautiful course with personality
6 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: This course has enough length to challenge Pro and Advanced players, but plenty of room for the rest of us to make a mistake and recover. A couple hours walking around amongst the cedars makes for a great day. This course separates itself with a personality of its own.
Well maintained fairways, good tee-pads and a myriad of pin positions makes for immense variety. The course is easy to navigate, with well marked tee-signs to indicate pin positions. The use of the elevation and natural fairways is fantastic. This is absolutely one of the best laid out courses I've ever played.
Cons: Very few, if any. There does seem to be some erosion issues in places, but the grounds crew/local club is putting in some great measures to keep it from worsening. Some amenities, score cards, bulletin board, etc. would put this course over the top.
Other Thoughts: This course, is just off I-65 and well worth the stop. I think this course is on the verge of being "destination worthy". If you combine this course with Seven Oaks and the other courses around Nashville you have a real reason to spend a weekend in Music City.
6 of 6 people found this review helpful.
1 Helpful / 4 Not
Out of stater review
Pros: -Beautiful park set in the mountains of Tennessee. Beautiful green, rolling hills.
-Great use of elevation change, fair use of trees.
-Pro caliber course. Lots of challenging shots.
Cons: -Popular course = lots of people
-Took forever for me to find hole #1, I parked near #10 and walked around everywhere before I just started on #16
Other Thoughts: I liked this one better than Sharp Springs park in Tennessee.
1 of 5 people found this review helpful.
8 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: 1) Cedar trees make for an awesome tree for disc golf courses. I love the foliage and the growth habit makes for a very prunable tree.
2) Very nice touches of landscape throughout the course. I noticed a few places where ornamental grasses were planted and framed with some small timbers. It doesn't affect play very much, but it does accent an area.
3) Overseeding was done in a few areas in the deep wooded areas. This shows the locals care and concern for this course. They could keep those baskets in more accessible areas in the off season, but they choose to do the extra work to allow those baskets to be used.
4) Nice basket marking system with a metal tapscrew and a colored washer with holes for each basket location on the pole and numbered.
5) Directionals are good and helpful as long as you know to keep your eye out for them. They are small arrows off to the sides of the fairways however when playing the long baskets some of those arrows and paths are a hundred feet or more backwards down the fairways.
6) Excellent distance variation on this course with holes in the 200, 300, 400, and 500' range. This is such a great design tool to force different shots and different shots. It also adds to the risk/reward because you have to choose how much you can safely bite off of a hole.
7) Concrete tees are always a positive, but some of the concrete went an extra step. It looked like a tar or adhesive with aggregate or course sand applied to the top. When it dried apparently the sand would stick to the adhesive and provided a great surface for the wintertime for sure.
8) Deer sighting is always an added bonus. I love feeling like I am out in nature completely even though you are never far from a road.
9) Heavy stone was used in high wear areas and also where apparently some washouts may be regular occurrences. This is better than mulch because it won't move away and it won't decompose.
10) Serious par 4's on this course and a lot of them. I love multiple shot holes and I love placement shots.
11) Nice signs with Hole #, a map, the basket marking system with a distance listed for every basket location.
12) Benches and garbage cans in multiple spots throughout the course . . . good for tournaments and good for people who want to go out and play all day.
13) Pretty clean course in terms of garbage.
14) This course is completely separated from any other activities in the park. It's always nice to be able to just throw away on every hole.
15) Excellent variety of holes with some fairly open holes with baskets tucked into the edge of the woods, plenty of holes in moderately wooded holes, and plenty of tight wooded holes too.
16) Elevation was slight on most holes, but there were a couple of pretty fun long drops (8 and 17) plus plenty of moderate elevation changes. Very few of the holes have no elevation change so it definitely comes through in needing to adjust your shot.
17) Lots different shots needed here. You need to work your disc all directions and you might need to make some throws that test your recovery shot making skills.
Cons: 1) There seem to be quite a few washout areas. Lots of area have also seen measures taken to reduce the washouts and erosion but there are still a few areas that probably formed pretty recently.
2) No number plates which is always helpful on new courses. While there aren't any baskets that would confuse you which hole you are throwing too, but I always like to see the number plate.
3) Long baskets create for a little goofy walk from time to time because the paths to the next holes are well back down the fairway on occasion.
4) No restrooms available on this course.
5) Not what I would call a beginner friendly course. . .perhaps by design so that the chuckers and beginners do not come out here, but I like to see all inclusive courses where anyone can play.
6) Baskets were in ok shape, but they have seen some wear over the years for sure.
Other Thoughts: This course took a few days to really grow on me, I really had a great time, but I just wasn't wowed initially. After a couple days I really started to realize how good of a course I had just played. I think my initial reaction was due to those mowed fairways amongst all the trees, but I am not 100% sure why I felt that way. It may have also been due to the fact that I had just come from playing Holler in the Hills a few days earlier.
8 of 8 people found this review helpful.
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