9 Helpful / 0 Not
Nice Day By The Bay
Pros: -Short course. Great for rookies or those woking on the short game.
-Clean, well maintained course tucked away in a beautiful coastal neighborhood on the bay.
- Good signage w/course map on each sign. (Signs on hole 5 & 7 were switched)
-Course flows pretty well and is fairly easy to follow.
-Terrain is flat and mostly open. Could be great for rolling.
- Park pretty easy to locate.
Cons: -Course Not Permenant - Baskets are Mach I Portables
-No tee pads - Tees are marked with a sign and a little area of white spray paint on the ground.
-Potential for confusion in locating targets & tees due to non-permenant nature of the course.
-Because of small course, there is potential for crisscrossing on busy days.
Other Thoughts: This is my 1st time playing in the great state of South Carolina. Go Gamecocks!!!
The park was pretty easy to find but we did not use the DGCR page directions. We took Rt 17 but turned on to St James Street and then made the left on to Duke Street. The park is between the neighborhood and the bay so there is an opportunity to see some wildlife over the marshes. We spotted quite a few water fowl during the round which was a cool treat.
The course itself is short but mostly open with large, tall pine trees scattered throughout. The trees are used fairly well to give some interest and challenge to the course. There is some OB that does come into play. (A little marshy area to the left of hole 7 & a road and ditch that runs behind hole 8)
Since it is on the bay, there is a fairly steady breeze. It was a beautiful August day so it wasn't that bad but I'm sure it is a major factor on lesser weather days.
Though it is a 9 hole, the alternate tees are not much longer but do give the most holes a different look and often make you alter your drive from what you did on the short tee.
After our round we chatted with some locals who were also playing the course for the first time. They gave us a little background info into the history of the little course. Thanks Tom & Dan!!! Seems odd that with such a great ball golf scene in this area there are few disc courses. But if you find yourself in Mrytle Beach and in need of getting that Disc Golf Fix, enjoy a pleasant day at East Bay.
9 of 9 people found this review helpful.
5 Helpful / 1 Not
Bad basket cost me an Ace!
Pros: Good course for beginners and those who never played before. Park is close to bay, so wind adds to challenge. Extra course to play off US 17 when traveling along the SC coast between Charleston and Myrtle Beach. It's now playable 24/7!
Cons: Sad to see thin-chain temporary baskets for a brand new course. I missed making an ace that a DISCatcher basket may have caught! Layout was confusing at first. It may need redesign to improve safety - if more people were playing all at the same time.
Other Thoughts: While the Georgetown Parks & Recreation Dept. should be praised for creating this new course, they should be encouraged to spend money to install NEW baskets. I'd strongly suggest 9 Innova DISCatchers! These can show # on the basket to avoid hole # confusion.
5 of 6 people found this review helpful.
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