Wild course, could use love..
Pros: The layout of the course is pretty neat. The holes make sense and take advantage of the vast distances and big elevations around here. Baskets are in great shape but that is about it for the aesthetics of the course. Great hiking opportunity and it's tough to beat the scenery for a southeastern Montana course.
The map of the layout next to hole 0 (practice basket) is quite accurate. Be sure to take a picture of it with your phone to help navigate later on!
Cons: No real teepads. There are outlines where they should be (except for hole 2, across the wash from basket 1, now marked by blue flags) but the grasses have taken over. Look for sign posts that will lead you to where the teepads "are"...
The fairways are not maintained at all. Long grass, countless amounts of brush and TONS of cacti. Wear real shoes or you'll regret it!
Hole 9 finishes FAR, FAR away from the parking lot. There could be other holes to fill in the distance because where the Scouts put it makes no sense in terms of practicality.
Other Thoughts: Fun course if you are with others who can help watch and search for discs. If you choose to play it solo then be warned, you may spend a lot of time searching.
Watch out for ticks and rattlesnakes and cacti.
Saw several mule deer running around the course, so that's pretty neat.
Course was built by the Scouts a while back. It could use some revisions and lots of love to improve it.
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Excellent 9 hole 3 miles from Makoshika State Park 18 holes
Pros: Wonderful mix of prairie, undulating topography, creek-bottom, and badlands washes/buttes. Longer holes, treacherous pin placements. Designed and built as an eagle scout project!!
Cons: Deep prairie grass and leafy spurge can make it easy to lose disks! 2nd hole t-box was washed away.. we play off the open area west of 1st basket, and call it a par 5, and call the third hole a par 3, not a 4. Ticks in spring?
Other Thoughts: All holes except # 2 have a tall post marking the t-box. Plan on the first round taking a couple hours, as you get your bearings. Glendive courses deserve a couple days. Be sure to come through Thursday thru sunday, and get to the Beaver Creek Brewery tasting room in Wibaux, Montana-- award-winning micro-brews 30 miles east toward ND on I 94. Have Fun!
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