0 Helpful / 2 Not
Pros: wide variety of shots with some good views of the arkansas river. been out there a few times to retrieve a disc! well kept and maintained.
Cons: wear shoes there a lot of sand burs! when the river is low it is a little less challenging
0 of 2 people found this review helpful.
Pros: -Multiple Pins
-Great Signage (Still up after 2013 Doo-Dah)
-Wide Variety of Shots Required
-Excellent use of Trees and Water
-Quality Baskets & Well Marked
Cons: -Mandos not always clear
-Signs not revamped for the Doo-Dah were useless
Other Thoughts: Not much bad to say about the course. Definitely a challenge, especially in the Kansas wind, but hey, that's what this course was designed for. Takes a golfer with distance and incredible accuracy to score well on this course. For the rest of us, it's a fun challenge, and well worth the horrible score to play. Well worth a drive. Do yourself a favor and get out to Herman for a great experience!
0 Helpful / 3 Not
Pros: Great course, 2 sets of launches. Never boring, you get a good work-out. Always well maintained and tourney ready. Nice mixture of woods and long open holes.
Cons: Brutal course for beginners. Big drop-off on holes 6, 14, 15, 16. Holes 1-5 if thrown out of bounds your disc will get run over by passing vehicles. Bring your arm to play this course.
0 of 3 people found this review helpful.
0 Helpful / 2 Not
Pros: Easy to navigate. Great tee pads with obvious markings for red and blue. Good baskets. The water center is pretty cool i the middle of park. the rolling hills for 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,9,11,12 very nice and fun to work different shots on.
Cons: Sand burrs = terrible. Not a big fan of holes with sand fairways. Although 18s mogul is pretty cool.
0 of 2 people found this review helpful.
this course bites back!!!!
2 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: Nice tee-pads & baskets. Tee pads are marked with the hole number and several holes have two pads. The scenery is nice with the river in play on many holes. The location is good and park is well maintained. The play is very good and difficulty is pretty high. Technical and Distance all in one. Good balance and mix of shots. Wind off the river is amplified so get ready if their calling for wind!!!!!
Cons: My biggest complaint with this course is the grass (or whatever that stuff is), they mow it short but it gets stuck all over your socks and stabs you. WEAR PANTS!!!!! Signs at tee-pads are hit and miss, some are missing completely. On several holes its hard to find the next tee. You will need a map if your from out of town. River is large and the bank is steep and high; you will not be getting your disk back!
Other Thoughts: Plays around a cop shop for those who care. Streets are close and a hazard on many holes. Its a pretty long course. 18 plays over a blind hill with a playground off to the left, be careful on a long bomb fading much left.
2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
1 Helpful / 4 Not
Pros: This course has nice picture signs on it.
Cons: The course is mostly holes that turn to the right and goes counter clock wise. Traffic and police parking lot come into play.
Other Thoughts: It was 90 degrees at sunrise an oppressive day
1 of 5 people found this review helpful.
1 Helpful / 2 Not
great course in wichita
Pros: Beautiful setup of the course. Many of the holes were fairly difficult but still fun. Most likely the nicest course I have ever played on. Covers a fairly large area so overcrowding is kept to a minimum.
Cons: Many people are at this park that aren't playing disc golf. One of the holes is next to a busy street so you really need to watch for cars. A few run next to a river so caution is definitely recommended, it is possible to lose disc's. Geese are also seen across the course making it more difficult.
Other Thoughts: Very nice course, probably my favorite course I have played so far. If you live in Wichita or are going there I would definitely recommend this course.
1 of 3 people found this review helpful.
5 Helpful / 0 Not
Good variety on this course
Pros: Very nice course and well maintained. Provides a variety of shots and has multiple pin placements and tee pads. Offers challenges and different lies and tests all aspects of your game.
Here are my observations, I played from the red tees, so take that into account when reading this.
#1- Elevated tee box, works left to right. Road to your right.
#2-Close to the police station, to the left, and has cedar trees right off the box. Try a tomahawk shot here.
#3-Has a mando, must drive to the left.
#4-Drive uphill, road to the right, mando towards the end.
#5-Tight window off the box.
#6-Long hole with the river to your left.
#7-Another hole with length, not as long as 6, road on your left and finished with an elevated basket.
#8-Has pine trees in the fairway to challenge you, again you might try a tomahawk shot.
#9-Uphill drive with a low ceiling, dog leg right with a protected pin when it is in the short position.
#10-Here is a change to air it out from the red tees, be aware of the parked police cars to your left.
#11-Drive up hill, basket on a hill and trees to challenge in the fairway.
#12-You will tee off across a small pond and trees come into play with your second shot.
#13/#14-Water to your right and 2 more chances to air it out from the red tees, 565 on #13 and 333 on #14.
#15 Dog leg right past 4 big trees when the pin is closest to the river.
#16-You will have a stream to cross with your drive, or you could lay up before that. The stream runs down into the river, which was kinda cool. Again the river is to the right.
#17-Downhill drive then up the small hill and to the left. Also has a somewhat low ceiling with trees guarding the basket.This is when the basket is in the short position.
#18-A nice finishing hole. From the red tee box you have a big bush off the box to contend with. Then you have a big sand hill with trees on both sides running up to the hill. When the basket is in the long position it is on the backside of the hill and to the left. When it is in the short position it is right on top of the hill.
Overall I like this course better than its cross town counterpart, Oak Park. Just my preference and both are great courses.
Cons: As of my visit 7/1/11 there were stickers in the fairways on several holes. As stated in other reviews you have to be on your toes at this course so that you don't put a disc into the busy streets. Also if you go when it's busy I could see having to wait to throw as there are multiple walking paths, side streets, botanical gardens, etc that are in the throwing path. First timers should print a map to help navigate this course. I would have had to do more backtracking if I didn't have my map. I thought the walk between #7's basket and #8's tee pad was a little too long. Could have used some signs on all the tee pads.
Other Thoughts: There is something on this course for everyone. Has water threat on several holes, roads, up hill down hill there really is something here for everyone. Could be a little difficult for a novice and I could see this one being really crowded on the weekends. There are good amenities here and walking paths and a playground. If you needed assistance there is also a police station. I will definitely play this course again in the future. Just be on your toes before you throw and take a map and you will be fine.
5 of 5 people found this review helpful.
0 Helpful / 1 Not
Pros: *Best Course in Wichita
*Right by Arkansas River
* Nice baskets % Concrete Tee Pads
*Have to use diff shots on a few holes
*Most challenging course in surrounding areas.
*Water Treatment Center is beautiful.
Cons: *Back 9 is harder by the river on a windy day
* Very Flat but thats Kansas for ya.
*Even if your not doing anything "bad" Police station located in the park.
0 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Professional level Course!
Pros: Great pro level course in the Wichita area. Has nice baskets with numbers on all of them and signs for each hole. Has multiple pin placement (short and far) and has a red and blue tee off locations. Has a good combination of short technical shots and long drive shots.
Cons: It is always windy in Kansas and there about 4 holes down by the river with no trees to block the wind can be tricky. I have lost lots of plastic there.
Other Thoughts: Nice park with big mature trees a must play if you live in the Wichita area.
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