Paradise, CA 
Lava Creek DGC Share
Uploaded By: jimbosprint Hole #3 (Taken 5/2011)
3 / 390ft. Par / Distance:
Hole #3 Tee



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Excellent Course!

5+    4/18/2010   4/18/2010
Review By: jimbosprint
Played: 68  Reviewed: 16  Exp: 13.1 Years
This review was updated on 2/24/2014
4 Helpful / 2 Not
Pros: Plays across mostly open ball-golf fairways. There are some fun uphill/downhill shots, and a pond and creek at the bottom add some interesting water hazard. Scorecards with a map are available at the clubhouse, as well as drinks and snacks.
Cons: Disc golf is restricted to certain times of day and by golf tournaments, so be sure to call ahead. It can be a bit swampy at the bottom in the Winter but definitely playable.
Other Thoughts: Look out for golf balls! This is also a 9-hole ball golf course and we all play at the same time. Also, be careful not to shoot into the vineyard.

The owners are rude to players. Be sure to tell them you miss having Nor-Cal Plastic Company there!

4 of 6 people found this review helpful.

  Good Alternative

1    1/16/2010   1/16/2010
Review By: thejonster
Played: 1  Reviewed: 1
2 Helpful / 4 Not
Pros: Sky tees, open, no looking for discs in brush on every hole (watch out for the briar pit before the creek!), green
Cons: pay to play
Other Thoughts: It's a good occasional alternative if you play bidwell all the time, grass is a nice change, prob worth the $3 green fee + $1 basket fee

2 of 6 people found this review helpful.

Great time in Paradise

5+    11/6/2011   1/11/2010
Review By: MikePinchico
Played: 105  Reviewed: 19  Exp: 10.1 Years
This review was updated on 1/23/2014
4 Helpful / 3 Not
Pros: This is an 18 hole disc golf course that plays on a nine hole ball golf course. There are concrete tee pads and nice Mach III baskets. Almost every hole has a bench and there are plenty of trash cans. Most holes now have alternate pin locations and there are more to come. The course is relatively easy to navigate and there are maps on the score cards that are available at the club house. There is beer for sale along with a DG pro shop at the clubhouse. Owners are good folks. The smell of the grapes near harvest time is amazing.
Cons: If you have a problems paying 4$ for an awesome round then it is a con. There are no signs indicating distances at the tee pads. Some areas can get pretty swampy during the wet season.
Other Thoughts: This is a great course for the area and well worth the drive up the ridge to play. Weekly's are on Saturday at 2:00pm if you are interested and carts are available only during the weekly. You as a disc golfer must yield to ball golf players and don't bring your dog. There has been an issue with players throwing their discs into the adjacent vineyard and retrieving their discs. Many times the fence gets broken and the neighbors get pissed. Please respect the course and the neighbors and don't climb the fence. Lots of blackberry is being cleared for more friendly play. This courses hosts the finally for Shasta Series in May and holds the Lava Creek Classic C-tier in February.

4 of 7 people found this review helpful.

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