1 Helpful / 1 Not
Great All-Around Course!
Pros: * This course has a lot of variety. Great balance of inners and outers.
* Beautiful park, great trails around it.
* Course is very well maintained.
* Course is well marked.
* Love the brooms at each concrete tee-pads.
* Lots of good benches and trashcans.
* Holes are fair, reward those who challenge it.
* Has some good long holes.
* Disc Stalker shop is right next to it, with the biggest selection of discs I've seen anywhere, as well as used and rental discs.
Cons: * Can't really think of anything I didn't like. Was really one of the best I've played.
* Lacks some of the creativity I've seen in other courses.
Other Thoughts: After playing Flyboy earlier this year, all courses I play have a lot of live up to. This one lacks the amazingness of Flyboy, water challenges and scenic beauty of Flyboy. So, 4.0 is best I could give it.
1 of 2 people found this review helpful.
0 Helpful / 1 Not
Pros: Great mix of long fairways and wooded holes. Well maintained. Clear signs at every hole. Concrete pads.
Cons: Park can get crowded at times. Nice parking in the rest of the park... disc golfers park in dirt and gravel.
Other Thoughts: Great course! Fun for all skill levels. Disc golf store right around the corner. Anytime I travel to atlanta I play this course!
0 of 1 people found this review helpful.
0 Helpful / 2 Not
Well Maintained course!
Pros: 1) Very well maintained course
2) Gives a very good balance of shorts, some open, some wooded.
3) Hole 17- Best dogleg hole i've ever seen. (watch out for the lake)
4) Very nice area, along with nice helpful locals.
5) Great Signage!
6) Good flow of the course
Cons: 1) Mild risk of losing a disc (Water on 17, some scattered thick patches in the woods, a blind shot or two)
2)Long Walk from the parking lot to first hole
Other Thoughts: Great course overall! would love to play it again!
And, as said before, Keep driving to the BACK parking lot
0 of 2 people found this review helpful.
0 Helpful / 2 Not
I'd play it a lot if I lived closer
Pros: Very clean. Benches at every hole. Fun wooded fairways. Low shrubbery. Easy to find stray discs. Nice tapered concrete tees.
Cons: I had to walk quite a distance to make it to the first tee from where I parked.
Other Thoughts: I wish some of the first holes had more obstacles. They are also a little repetitive being in an open field like they are.
I live about 50 minutes from this course, but to me it isn't worth the drive unless I have other reasons to be in the area. I prefer Cumming Central park over Alexander.
0 of 2 people found this review helpful.
0 Helpful / 6 Not
Pros: Two concrete Ts per basket with a broom at every T. Distance and accuracy required throughout the course--only a couple of holes are wide open.
The woods were clear of undergrowth which made it easy to find your disc on any throw.
Cons: The pond is deceptively easy to throw into on #17.
Other Thoughts: I have played many courses around the US and this course is the best I have played perhaps with the exception of my "home" course at Oregon Park near Atlanta GA.
I went early on Sat and Sun mornings, so did not run into the crowds mentioned in some of the other reviews.
0 of 6 people found this review helpful.
1 Helpful / 2 Not
My new home course, love it.
Pros: Well marked and diagrammed. Easy to navigate. Challenging in a variety of ways. Requires a variety of throwing technique. Variety of terrain, elevation, obstacles, wooded and clear holes, short and long, always well maintained. Very well designed and balanced course. Trashcans and benches frequently throughout course.
Cons: There really are not many cons. Overall, it is an excellent course, although, maybe for the pros, this may not be the most challenging course ever, but is very enjoyable even for intermediate to advanced players. Does get a little crowded sometimes on weekends, but players are friendly and will let you play through etc. Worth a drive, but I live really close so I play it often. Watch out for the pond on 16 and 17.
Other Thoughts: Random draw doubles on Saturday mornings at 9am. "Disc Stalker" store on the corner of Sugarloaf Prkwy and Old Snellville and they sell drinks for 1 dollar.
1 of 3 people found this review helpful.
2 Helpful / 3 Not
half & half
Pros: This course is both open and in the woods. Some holes were half and half. The course has a great deal to offer and made for a great experience.
Cons: Cross play. The 16th and 18th tees are right next to each other and a little confusing at first glance.
The walk/bike trail around the course is a little annoying. You need to make sure that you disc are on mark or you might hit someone.
Other Thoughts: You need to drive though the first parking lot to get to the back parking lot. This will yield a much shorter walk to the practice putting green as well as the first tee.
I didn't notice a place to get water or where the bathrooms were. So might would like to track down those locations.
2 of 5 people found this review helpful.
6 Helpful / 1 Not
Fun in the Sun
Pros: This place is wide open and very smooth both to the eyes and to the fly. it transitions from small rolling hills to nice shaded woods very smoothly. This place is WELL taken care of. (a broom at every launch and not a mark on the Goals).
There is a place to sit at almost every launch (thank you Eagle Scouts) and the underbrush is very tolerable.
Hole 17 is a doozy... being that you have to curve just right around that pond to make it into your lane and not into the water or over to those woods on the other side.
Water fountains at entrance.
All in all it was a very pleasant stay!
Cons: So apparently Gwinnette county Built this place right smack dab in the middle of a ton of subdivisions. On top of the park being very well constructed, you have to take into account that they squeezed a walking track and a biking track in a quasi circle around the entire park. so there are going to be a lot of people walking around all of the time. from the looks of today (a Monday afternoon ) i can gather that a calm meditative play is possible, all without the zen of privacy.
All and all i say that there are really no other cons. This place is very well taken care of. im thinking that we can thank our tax dollars for that.
A few nasty stairs from the local authorities (who patrol on their bikes and cars) do not seem to scare off the steady flow of disc-golfers i witnessed this afternoon. the steady flow of people through this course gives me hope that perhaps we can build many more great courses like this in the future.
Other Thoughts: Great stuff all around. Worth the drive! i would drive at least three hours to play here if i had to. This course seems VERY popular to the locals (who all seemed friendly enough) so also be prepared to kindly step aside for those speedier disc- golfers.
Oh and folks... the pond is no joke,,, i personally wouldn't go into that water... Black lagoon type scenario.
6 of 7 people found this review helpful.
9 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: There are quite a few things here they do right,such as having nice teepads,rotating pin positions,being far away from the other activities in the park,having multiple tees,and having very nice teesigns.
The course was pretty well manicured when I played,nice short grass,I could definitely see someone who likes rollers having a good time here.
Cons: The big con here for me is lack of hole shapes,this is a pretty open course,not a ton of variety,and if you play this in the summer,it gets hot walking across that big field all the time,real,real hot.
Other Thoughts: There's not really many obstacles out here,but a few of the holes are pinned in some trees,and a few are truly wooded,but it's more open than anything,but don't let that stop you from having a good time.
This was the 4th round I had played that day,4th new course,played with BnC,we had a great time,and I would definitely come back and play this course again if I was in the area.
This isn't a destination course,and I do think it's a bit overrated,but if you are in the area,definitely make sure to check it out.
9 of 9 people found this review helpful.
0 Helpful / 4 Not
Pros: Plenty of bench's and trash cans provided.
Cons: Not maintained well. Needs grass cut. Course needs better signage to direct you to the holes. At the end of #3, is #5. At the end of #5 is #4 & #6. Trying to go from #12 to #13 without a map is confusing.
Other Thoughts: Overall, the course is nice to play once you figure out the layout. Plenty of combined holes, open and wooded. Looking forward to playing it again soon.
0 of 4 people found this review helpful.
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