5 Helpful / 0 Not
Lots of pros, some cons.
Pros: A great variety of holes, long and wide open, long with accuracy, tunnel shots and a couple of good roller holes (#11 is 511' and GREAT for right hand rollers). Some par 4s which is a refreshing change for SoCal. This course will teach you how to play in the wind with open spaces and constantly changing wind directions. It's great to have another disc golf course in SD County.
Cons: The poison oak that ate my 'money' putter behind hole #5. DOH ! ! ! Update: I got it back 2 days later.Lots of stickers in your socks in the first five holes but they should pretty much get trampled and grass will be nice on those holes someday. Also I can't imagine playing this course on weekends until almost all of the picnickers get chased to other parts of the park (it's a BIG park).Update: I just played on a Saturday and the holes generally stay away from MOST of the picnickers as long as some accuracy is maintained. The good news is CSUSM will be best on weekends and it's right down the road.
Other Thoughts: Not a lot of elevation changes on this course. Escondido cops hang out in the parking lot so leave that stuff in your bag. My friends and I will be playing this course an awful lot in the future because of overcrowding at Morley. For now, at least it's wonderful not to have to wait for two or three groups on just about every hole.
"Tee off and fly freely." Ed
5 of 5 people found this review helpful.
4 Helpful / 0 Not
4 out of 5!
Pros: It is free! To be honest, a small fee in exchange for future upkeep would not be an issue for me. The course offers some variety. There are holes with lots of open space for long S-Curves, as well as holes with tight windows to challenge your accuracy.
Cons: As pointed out in the other review. The course is not exclusive to disc golfing. Meaning there is nothing really you can do about the old lady and her poodle in the middle of the fairway. Also, being inland I fear the summer are going to be HOT HOT HOT!
Other Thoughts: Overall the course offers a great atmosphere. Living in Poway, this course offers me a high quality disc golf course that is much closer to home. Using Morley Field as an example of a 5, I give this course a 4.
4 of 4 people found this review helpful.
7 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: 18 holes with lots of variety plus two practice baskets. Some holes play through manicured parkland while others have a more natural feel. The really nice tee signs provide a map of each hole, distance and par, and they make finding each tee a little easier because they can be seen from a distance. Designers made great use of large trees as obstacles with several tunnel shots and tight drives off the tee. Out of bounds areas add challenge. Park has a long list of facilities from tennis courts and baseball fields to a sculpture garden and amphitheater.
Cons: Watch out for dog walkers, joggers, picnickers and children. Most of the course would probably be unplayable on the weekend due to other park users in or near the fairways.
Other Thoughts: Overall this is a nice course that was much needed in the area. It's too bad that it couldn't be in more of an exclusive disc golf area. After hole 5 turn right and walk down the road toward the Girl Scout sign. The 6th tee is on the left. Hole 14 is across the road past the tables with the water hazard to your left.
7 of 7 people found this review helpful.
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