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Pros: First off, this course is still in development, so I am overlooking the lack of completed tee pads, and signage for the time being, and just focusing on the other aspects of the course.
The thing that stuck out to me most about this course was the thought that went into placing the pins in locations that required great accuracy on a drive for birdy, or on an upshot for par. Many pins were surrounded by bunches of trees that leave multiple lines to the pin, but all need to hit fairly narrow windows to have a decent putt. Many were also guarded by low hanging branches, so elevation control when hitting these windows is needed. Other pin locations are located next to the creek that runs through the park, and if your drive/upshot isn't accurate, you end up OB. It is fairly easy to recover discs from this creek, so risk of losing a disc in it is low.
This course really rewards accurate tee shots, and punishes off target shots. There was a pretty wide spread of scoring in the group I played with, and all of us are fairly comparable players. Hole 9 is the most difficult on the course, which I really like because it can lead to scoring swings on the final hole.
This course is located about 2 miles away from Loomiller Park, another great 9 hole course.
The park has nice grass and is well tended. The baskets are quite nice, disc king, and are bright yellow so they are highly visible.
Cons: Some of the holes play over or tee off from sidewalks, so there is the occasional wait to let folks walk past. The walk from pin 1, to tee 2 is a bit long, and difficult to find. I'm hoping the signage that goes in helps with this. Luckily we caught a group of locals between holes 1 and 2 and were able to follow them for the rest of the round.
Other Thoughts: It is obvious that a lot of thought went into the design of this course, and making the holes interesting. I am eager to see the future development of this course with tee pads, and signage, but if it anything like the other local 9 hole course (Loomiller Park), then I'm sure it won't disappoint.
It is definitely worth a trip for anyone in the area to play this course and hit up Loomiller Park just down the road.
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