Leander, TX 
The Highlands Share
Uploaded By: Cody Hole #2 (Taken 5/2009)
3 / 259ft.   -- / --   -- / --   -- / -- Par / Distance:
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Nice neighborhood course

1    1/14/2013   2/13/2013
Review By: MrDarkHorse
Played: 29  Reviewed: 9  Exp: 1.7 Years
This review was updated on 2/15/2013
Pros: Nice, quite park-like atmosphere. Teeboxes are gravel, but will maintained. The course is nicely scenic, with large boulders throughout and a nice pond with a fountain in the middle.
Cons: If you lose a disc in the pond, you're not getting it back unless you brought scuba gear.

Doubling up all but 2 of the baskets is a silly concept, and the course is pretty repetitive.

For the most part completely wide open, so it's not much of a challenge.
Other Thoughts: Nicer than some of the other nearby neighborhood courses such as Block House Creek, but probably not worth it unless you live right nearby.

 Fun Fun

1    11/16/2010   11/18/2010
Review By: chamillionaire
Played: 57  Reviewed: 4  Exp: 9.2 Years
1 Helpful / 2 Not
Pros: Really fun course with a couple shots over water and some ace runs as well.
Cons: A little difficult to navigate, but large teebox rocks help tremendously. Watch out for the pool fence as it is OB, and hard to climb over for disc retrieval.

1 of 3 people found this review helpful.

 

1    12/22/2009   12/22/2009
Review By: sidewinding
Played: 81  Reviewed: 68  Exp: 6.6 Years
4 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: Good tee pads for gravel. They are nice and long and level and framed by rocks set level with the ground.

Each tee has a large boulder with hole # engraved and then painted on it so the course is very easy to follow.

With all the technical courses in the Austin area, a more open course like this is refreshing. It makes a good compliment to Wilco.

Due to the multiple tee per basket design, it's hard for me not to view this course as a nine holer even though it's technically eighteen. That being said, it's one of the nicest nine hole courses you will find anywhere.

The huge boulders, the rock picnic tables, the stone henge inspired sculpture by the pond, and the large spraying fountain give this course an other worldly feel which makes it a pretty cool place to throw plastic.

The water holes are more for fun than a challenge unless you're a six year old. If anyone finds a yellow unmarked DX Gator in the pond, my son would love to have it back.
Cons: The multiple tees per basket design is pretty silly but I guess if this is your local couse it will help you not get bored with the same old nine holes.

Baskets are not marked with hole # so first timers will have to make a choice on which basket to throw at on a few holes.

There is no map available.

Distances are not posted.

Two holes seem to share not only a tee but also a basket unless one was missing. That's why marked baskets and/or a map would be nice.

The only technical requirement is wind and avoiding the road that encircles the park.

There is a large sign as you turn into the park that says PRIVATE. I'll let you know when I get arrested.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful.

  Pretty nice short course

5+    12/9/2009   12/11/2009
Review By: Longhorn
Played: 1  Reviewed: 1
1 Helpful / 1 Not
Pros: Nice signs and scenic Pond aids this course. Great for practice, relaxing time, and very quiet course.
Cons: Tee boxes are horrible. I throw in the grass beside them.
Other Thoughts: I like playing the course cause it can be very relaxing and fun. It is never busy which is always nice but expected due to the dullness of this course.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful.

 Nice short course

5+    5/6/2009   5/9/2009
Review By: Cody
Played: 40  Reviewed: 10  Exp: 6.2 Years
This review was updated on 3/5/2010
5 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: Not many trees here but at least has scattered limestone boulders ( also used for the tee boxes) around a man-made pond with a fountain.
Hole 5 has you shooting over the pond.
The pond and its run-off creek are also in play on holes 3, 4, & 8.
Hole 7 is over 400' from tee box 15.
Cons: Kinda silly layout with the multiple tees, except on holes 1, 5, & 10, which are just single tees.
Could've made it a bit longer and nicer 9 hole course (guess somebody had $$ to burn on the extra tees). Bit too open for my taste.
Other Thoughts: I usually play the course as a 10 hole from the furthest tee box on each hole.
Course is generally windy and there's not much shade except at the big limestone tables on hole 3.


5 of 5 people found this review helpful.


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