Bloomfield, IA 
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Tee pads would add a lot

1    5/2/2015   5/11/2015
Review By: owenrae
Played: 8  Reviewed: 2
Pros: This course reminds me of Pickard Park in Indianola. It has hills, mostly open, mowed grass fairways. When I played, we were the only people on the course for the duration we were there. Two holes play over water but not in real danger of throwing one in unless it is a really poor shot. I thought the course was fun and challenging for someone with an average length drive. A few chances for birdies makes the course more enjoyable for the average player. The signage is good.
Cons: Lack of concrete tee pads would be worse if there was a wet spell. As it was it makes it a little less attractive to play.
Other Thoughts: We made a day trip driving down from Des Moines and played this course and Centerville DGC. Both these courses compare favorably with Central Iowa courses and it was fun playing something new. Stop for Ice Cream on your way north out of town at the small Ice Cream shop. Good way to finish up a fun day.

 Great course needs tee pads.

1    10/21/2013   11/9/2013
Review By: earseneaux
Played: 8  Reviewed: 1
Pros: -Very well maintained
-Most holes have accurate satellite signs
-Variety of challenges at different holes
-Fairways were recently mowed
Cons: -No tee pads just the sign and some grass
-Course was hard to find since we weren't from area and we had to drive down a gravel road
-The rough is pretty high and thick in some areas.
Other Thoughts: We drove an hour to play disc golf at this course and we were very happy with this course. At first we were skeptical of the course after having a hard time finding the course and throwing towards the wrong basket off the first tee. But after the first couple of holes this course really had a good feel to it with a variety of different shots. The course is mostly field shots with no woods. You do have to throw over a lake on one hole which made for a pretty cool shot.

Make sure you watch your disc after you throw if it ends up in the rough. It is a lot thicker than it seems in some spots. We lost a disc in the rough even though it was probably only 1-2 feet high. Rough also has some thorns, be careful.

 Has good potential

1    7/9/2012   7/13/2012
Review By: iblanchard
Played: 198  Reviewed: 27  Exp: 12.1 Years
1 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: Very well maintained fairways. On holes you have trouble finding the basket you can assume it follows the fairway. Had a variety of distances for the holes. Rough has tall grass (1-2ft), but it thin enough that you shouldnt look too long for your disc. Very easy to find the next hole. Hole 9 you have a choice to go for it over the water...probably 275ft to clear it or lay up. Hole 18 has a really cool peninsula tee pad.
Cons: Grass tee pads. Some tee pads are too close to the previous basket. Could cause problems if you are close to another group. Hole one was hard to find. (We found out after the first shot it curves with the outfield fence). Holes 10-18 only had a post to mark tee with no distance. We guessed the midde 3 of those were 400+, maybe one in the 500 range.
Other Thoughts: I would consider giving this course a 4 when they finish it. Still need tee pads that are not grass and get better signs...especially 1, 10-18.

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 Lake Fisher Disc Golf Course

1    10/23/2010   10/23/2010
Review By: Berryiowa
Played: 14  Reviewed: 9  Exp: 5.1 Years
1 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: * Sighn at hole 1 Telling about Disc Golf
* Very well maintained
* Signs on all Tee's
* Next Tee right beside the basket making it easy to find
* Fairways mowed shorter than rough making it easy to see fairway
* some use of elavation on a few holes
* course flows nicely around North West corner of park
* Course ends near start of course.
* one Risk/Reward hole (Hole 9) with a shot across corner of lake.
Cons: * Grass Tee pads (can be slipery when wet)
* a post acros from tee sighn to make a line for end of tee pad would help
* course is wide open on most holes
* Sign at hole 1 said OB would be marked at each hole NONE are marked.
* Some of the marked distances on signs seemed off (Basket seemed closer than what sign said.)
* a shign at the Parking lot with course layout would help players form out of town a lot.
* a Bridge on hole 9 would help soo you don't have a long walk around (Good if you are waiting for your floating disk to come in.)
Other Thoughts: This is a nice course in a nice park. This is the perfect type of course to take a new player to with short open drive and two hole with water in play. On hole 8 is you over drive the basket by very much you will be in the lake and on hole 9 you must throw across the lake but you can use your 1st throw to get you closer to lake to make it an easyer shot across. I had fun on this course and will play it again when in the area. I would like to see the park make it a 18 hole course and try to get a few more trees and water shots in play.

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