0 Helpful / 5 Not
Pros: there are nothing good to say about this course good try to make this course but there was alot more property that could have been used to make this a good course but was'nt done it was terrible
Cons: could'nt even find the 3rd tee pad or basket its the worst course i have played and dont recommend anyone to play it its that bad u can even follow the course
Other Thoughts: redo the hole course but think of a course first before like the one review said "dropping trees and baskets from the air" and actually design a course people would actually pay money to play since its in a state park
0 of 5 people found this review helpful.
3 Helpful / 1 Not
Pros: A quick walk from the campground. All 18 baskets did exist.
Cons: This course seemed to be laid out by dropping a bunch of trees and baskets from a helicopter to see what happened. There were a couple of ok holes and a few were better if you made up your own tee pad. But for the most part I would step up to the tee, guess at which basket was next and then scratch my head wondering what the intended path was. If this course was ever crowded, it would be extremely dangerous with multiple baskets within putting distance from each other.
3 of 4 people found this review helpful.
2 Helpful / 3 Not
Cons: This is easily the worst course I have ever played on. There are missing holes, number 3, 15, 17 could not be found by multiple groups who were playing. The diagrams of each hole next to the tee were wrong. The distance marked was completely over exaggerated. On one hole the diagram said the hole was to the left it was actually way to the right(hole 10 if you do play). Some holes didn't have a tee and some tee's didn't have holes. The course is very small, you end up driving right next to the previous hole and driving back over the previous hole. DO NOT PLAY, waste of time.
2 of 5 people found this review helpful.
1 Helpful / 1 Not
better than nothing
Pros: Good use of the trees to make the holes a little more challenging, if you can figure out whats going on in there. I saw a lot of beginners on the course that may not have ever tried disc golf if it were not there.The camp store sells discs and other accessories.The camp ground and the course are convenient to interstate 66/ Rt.29 and just outside of DC
Cons: Very flat, short, compact, not too challenging. very hard to find the path of the fairways. Not very well maintained.Pay to play
1 of 2 people found this review helpful.
5 Helpful / 1 Not
an oldie but...
Pros: It is wooded. There are other amenities in the park such as camping, picnicing, and a water park. The old Mach I's have been upgraded. There are improvements underway, #8 is now a real golf hole. It will be great if someone can breath some life into this old girl. The battlefield is nearby.
Cons: Short. Flat. Deadfall has laid bare some fairways that used to require some skill to navigate. Fee to enter the park if you don't live in the area.
Other Thoughts: Folks have tried to expand/redesign this course for years and met with steadfast resistance from park management, so it's very encouraging to see some holes getting changed. That said, the entire park is mostly flat so I don't see this ever being a top course. I hope I'm proved wrong.
5 of 6 people found this review helpful.
6 Helpful / 1 Not
Getting a revamp
Pros: The Park in which it is located is very historic and has a bunch of activities for others.(mini golf, pool, play grounds, blue bells in the spring). It has been taken up as someone's project.
Cons: If you have to pay to get into the park. New layout still needs wearing in and clearing hopefully. If there is a second set of tees I couldn't see them. Not all fairways have nice obvious lines, if at all. Baskets are older, and signage is in transition. Hole 3 is called the swamp and that is literal. Tees are a mix of the old concrete and newly marked natural tees.
Other Thoughts: I was forced to go on a blue bell hike with the girlfriend so I made her sit threw a round of 18. I had heard it had been taken up as someone's project, but still expected to see the shorter older course I played over a year ago. I was surprised to see there had been some movement of holes and tees, and it seemed to overall add some length to the course. On most baskets there has also been a second set of chains added. The round didn't start off that great for me as I was throwing two games at once, flick and my second game of backhanded throwing ever(figured short course good way to practice it). You notice the changes if not the on the first hole then on the second and the third and fourth are completely new. The third however literally throws through a poorly cleared swampy area which may dry up a bit in the summer but IMO will always be damp. The fourth throws from the swamp back into the field through another poorly cleared or super tight fairway with a completely blocked basket. The rest of the course was dry and in the flat old tree section. Hole 14 leads off into a poorly cleared section of woods then makes you walk the hole or tromp the woods to get to 15's tee right next to 14's. Then you have to walk back past 16 to get to 17's tee. Overall the signage wasn't terrible and navigating the course wasn't bad, but it will need a lot of work to get it were it needs to be for people to want to pay to play it. (Were does that money go because it doesn't seem like the course sees it). I didn't have to pay to get into the park so I can't complain there but I wasn't anymore pleased with the changes then the short course I played the first time. It's improved in some areas but fallen in others. Maybe in another year I'll see if it's improved.
6 of 7 people found this review helpful.
2 Helpful / 1 Not
Pros: The course is located in a beautiful, expertly maintained regional park with all the amenities for a family vacation. One of the few courses where an admitted hacker can shoot 9 down and regain some self-esteem,hours after getting a good beat down at Seneca earlier in the day.
The concentrated layout thru large hardwoods is one of the best examples of getting 18 holes in a small area that I've seen. A great course for beginners or for playing the round with your putter.
Park office people were helpful and had a pretty good selection of discs.
Cons: This course was designed before the era of the modern disc, so it plays short by todays standards.
Other Thoughts: We camped here on two occaisons last summer while biking around DC. A quick round at the end of the day was perfect.
2 of 3 people found this review helpful.
5 Helpful / 0 Not
C'mon $9!! For disc golf!
Pros: Surrounding amenities are nice. Send your kids off to play mini-golf or go swimming while you enjoy a nice SHORT round of Disc Golf. Definitely has potential for aces. It was nicely shaded and I was very comfortable even on a HOT day. Plus you can't lose your discs on this course.
Cons: The price is a bit ridiculous. $7 parking fee plus a $2 honesty box=$9 for a round of golf.. Not worth it in my book. I urge you to look elsewhere to play a round. As most others have said, the concrete tees need some serious TLC.
Other Thoughts: Played this course wit the man, nygfaninva. We had a nice relaxing round with no interference with other players. Good competition due to the short holes (even me as a "beginnner" gave him a run for his money). However, I would never pay again for this course.
5 of 5 people found this review helpful.
13 Helpful / 0 Not
The Price is NOT Right!
Pros: All wooded short Ace course. Easy to find the tees from one hole to the next. Nice setting near a playground, mini golf course and pool. No chance for lost discs.
Cons: Oh boy, OK. Real short. Good for beginners and average players, but for advanced DGers it will seem like a joke. Concrete Tee Pads are falling apart with no repairs in sight. Overlapping fairways (if you can call them that), if it gets crowded it could be a problem. Just not a very challenging course.
Other Thoughts: Now I have read all the other reviews and I don't agree that its as bad as it has been portrayed. Yes, its short, EVERYONE has covered that to death, but it is a fun quick 18. Just shooting for aces can be fun and a friend and I had a great time pushing each other in a bit of competition there.
Here is my main issue with it: MONEY! It cost $7 just to enter the park! And then it has an honor envelope for you to place an additional $2 in a lock box to pay to play! So in total you will be required to pay $9 dollars to play here and that is ridiculous! It is no where and I repeat, Nowhere near worth that price! Yes, its a cute fun course but for $9 it should play like a resort and it is hardly that.
If you are a local and have a year long membership to the park (and therefore free to get in and only required to pay the $2 fee) I guess it would be much better. The location is awesome and if you make a nice day of it with family and kids, they have a Mini Golf and pool literally right beside it, and it would be a fun place for a BBQ outing with a pool and some DG for the day, BUT if your driving a distance or just want to play a good round of DG there are far better courses that are a lot cheaper. That's as fair as I can be about Bull Run.
13 of 13 people found this review helpful.
2 Helpful / 8 Not
Pros: It is a course. It is good for your short game. If you feel the need for aces, this is the course
Cons: Poorly maintained. Can be tough to navigate
Other Thoughts: Once shot 43 with a fast back
2 of 10 people found this review helpful.
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