Huntington, IN 
Huntington University DGC Share
Uploaded By: zud00 Hole #7 (Taken 6/2010)
4 / 238ft. Par / Distance:
Hole #7 Tee: From where the sidewalk that runs to between the buildings T's to the other sidewalk.



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weekend only

1    11/18/2012   11/18/2012
Review By: bradtollefson
Played: 19  Reviewed: 10
0 Helpful / 1 Not
Pros: It's a lovely campas. Great baskets with some fun shots.
Cons: Unplayable if school in session. Difficult to figure out course, so had to make own. Some holes very dangerous as they play in front of the bookstore and student dorms.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful.

 

2-4    8/5/2011   8/5/2011
Review By: J-MAN-57
Played: 11  Reviewed: 3  Exp: 6.6 Years
2 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: -Good Baskets
-Nice clean campus
-Uses trees well
Cons: -No tee pads
-No signs
-Hole 1 to 9 is a long distance
-Holes 7 through 9 can be dangerous
-Playing near a lot of parking lots and sidewalks that will put your disk in bad condition
-Shooting threw or over some parking lots
Other Thoughts: Course to play if your in the area, not to come and play. Better to play if kids are not in school.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful.

 

2-4    8/5/2011   8/5/2011
Review By: DiscGolfFreak
Played: 25  Reviewed: 8  Exp: 8.4 Years
1 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: Course is laid out in a beautiful and clean campus with nice baskets. Trees come into play on almost every hole. You have to use a variety of shots. Plays equally well for any throwing style.
Cons: No designated tee pads. Very hard to navigate the first time playing even with a map. Many sidewalks, parking lots, streets and buildings come into play, making it very hard on your discs. Could be very dangerous for pedestrians, especially on holes 7-9. Hole 7 shoots through a 20 foot opening between two buildings playing hard to the left; when played correctly to pin it is a completely blind shot into a heavily walked area. Be careful!!! There is a long walk between holes 9 and 1.
Other Thoughts: A fun course to play, but only when students are not out and about. I played during summer break and still had to be very careful. First time playing you need a map as there are no signs or tee stations. Pars on scorecard would be for amateur. I agree with previous review in that if you go there understanding what you are getting into and go just to have fun and practice some things, you will have fun. I have added a link of the course map and scorecard.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

 College Campus

5+    6/13/2010   6/21/2010
Review By: zud00
Played: 119  Reviewed: 42  Exp: 6.3 Years
4 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: Baskets are Mach 5 I believe (very nice). There is a practice basket located near the first tee. The course offers a variety of holes and many obstacles. There are not to many great things about this course other than the fact that it can be fun if you're just out to have a fun round.
Cons: There are really no designated tee areas, well there are, but you really have to play with someone who knows the course or use a map and use your best guess. This course was designed for and used by mostly college students, however, it is open for anyone to play. In addition, navigation can be difficult.

Cars, students, parking lots, buildings, students, faculty/staff, more cars and more students...these objects come into play on nearly every hole. You many have to wait for long periods of time to throw if you are playing in between classes, or you may have to make the decision to lay up rather than trying to go for the throw over the parking lot.

Your plastic may take a beating at this course as it plays over many parking lots, roads, sidewalks, and around/between buildings. Don't be surprised to see a chunk of your disc missing if you hit a building.

Lastly, hole 9 ends quite a bit away from tee 1, so you'll have a decently long walk back to your car after you finish your round.
Other Thoughts: This course is fun, it has an interesting layout with a decent variety of holes. It can be fun if you go in with the right mind-set.

There will be many shots where you will have to decide to go for it or lay-up. Parking lots and roads are considered out of bounds and a drop should be taken to the nearest point in bounds. Sidewalks are considered sand traps and you are supposed to (according to the scorecard "rules") play from there using your opposite hand. I have never done this, but it would make for some interesting throws.

Students and cars are everywhere, especially between classes. The best time to play this course is during the summer, while class is in session, or on the weekends. If you play during passing time or near dinner time, you will encounter long waits.

Scorecards with a map and distances are available in the HUB building which is near basket 8 (in the middle of campus). I will try to post a scanned version here on the links page. You will really need a guide or map to play this course.

The course can be fun, and not much more than that. Don't expect to be playing a "real" course with teepads and signs. You just need to find the "tee areas" (some are marked by a yellow flimsy stake in the ground) near most of the previous holes' baskets. The baskets are awesome, and the atmosphere is awesome, so if you decide to play this course, keep all of this in mind;)

4 of 4 people found this review helpful.


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