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Uploaded By: jbrock Hole #11 (Taken 7/2010)
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Hole #11 Tee



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 Challenging But Fun Course

2-4    9/23/2009   9/23/2009
Review By: hoyle7780
Played: 14  Reviewed: 14  Exp: 22.1 Years
1 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: Course is Located around a great harbour town with lot's of stuff to do for the whole family.
Never Very Crowded, Located in an Excellent state park with a beach, camping, hiking, ect. available.
Very well maintained course.
Cons: #1 Con - Briars, Prickers, Ivy of all kinds.
#2 Con - Not a Beginner friendly course. Most fairways after hole # 5 are VERY tightly wooded & errant shots are punished with cuts & scrapes on your legs & arms. Bugs are an issue in the summer months.

Other Thoughts: Many Holes seemed to have a "throw & hope" type feel to them. VERY narrow fairways (sometimes not even a fairway just brush in your view)
Overall if you aren't afraid of a challenging course then you definately want to stop out to play this course. Bring a friend to spot for you.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

 

2-4    9/5/2009   9/6/2009
Review By: ejvogie
Played: 61  Reviewed: 10  Exp: 5.6 Years
This review was updated on 3/30/2010
2 Helpful / 1 Not
Pros: Recently updated from 10 to 18 holes (some time between Memorial and Labor Day). Only course within 25 mile area. Practice basket has concrete markers in 5' increments from 10' to 50'. DGA baskets catch discs well. Great tee signs for holes 1-10.
Cons: Holes 1-5 and 10 &11 are ok, but the rest of the holes seemed unfair. You either needed a perfect s-shot down the 10' (or less) wide fairway, or multiple short putter shots to navigate the turns. Concrete pads would be nice, but since this is a state park, I'm not sure if that's in the plans.(Update - concrete IS in the planning stages) Since adding the new holes, the map needs updated and tee signs for 11-18 could be better. You will either lose discs, or be eaten alive by brambles, or in my case, both :(.
Other Thoughts: I play 2 or 3 times a year because I'm camping there. Not the worst course I've played, but nowhere near the best.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful.

 

1    12/27/2008   12/28/2008
Review By: danhyzer
Played: 1121  Reviewed: 81  Exp: 26.1 Years
5 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: Most holes are easy par type holes, which bodes well with this size of property being used and most likely the type of players that will be playing it.

I LOVE the practice basket area and how # 3 was laid out with it following the contour of the bend (hyzer shot for a RHBT) of the rocky hillside.

# 5 had the poigent smell of fresh pine all along the fairway.
Cons: # 7 was the only real hole that your just going to bogey, no matter how you throw it. Very narrow fairway and it's " S" shaped at the front portion of the hole.

I thought that hole # 1's basket should be on top of the hill, instead of on the right side. and by doing this you would have to find another area for # 2 to be played.
Other Thoughts: Alternatively a GREAT place to retreat for the night after a day of spoiling yourself with all the different activities in the area. Cedar Point (home of some of best roller coasters in the World, voted by rollercoaster magizine). Sandusky Bay (boats, jet skiing, swimming) Wine country.

Like to see more holes at this State Park.

Keep up the good job.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful.

 Peaceful, Easy Feeling

1    11/8/2008   11/8/2008
Review By: spenlee3
Played: 18  Reviewed: 7  Exp: 18.1 Years
1 Helpful / 1 Not
Pros: Great place to camp and play some disc golf. Course not too far from very nice campground. Couldn't find the tee for #11 and 12, but they looked like recent installs. No super long holes, but plenty of challenge to be had. Hopefully this course will have more holes next time!
Cons: Heavy brush along several fairways to punish errant throws.
Other Thoughts: Didn't see any others playing the whole weekend. Nice course to have to yourself.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful.

 East Harbor State Park

6/15/2008   6/16/2008
Review By: mbarth
Played: 5  Reviewed: 2  Exp: 7.7 Years
3 Helpful / 1 Not
Pros: A good challenge, variety of open and wooded holes. Natural tee pads, nice signs, easy to navigate, baskets in good condition.
Cons: A couple holes are VERY technical with very dense woods. Moderately high chance of losing a disc if you throw into the woods here. Not much elevation change.
Other Thoughts: A decent practice course, not very long but can be very technical at times. Good course to get a round in but not tournament grade.

3 of 4 people found this review helpful.

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