Great for Beginners
Pros: Great, short course for beginners.
There are 2 or 3 Ace possibilities.
Beautiful scenery, right on lake.
Great putting practice.
Great tees to be natural.
Cons: A little confusion on where next tee box is located.
To many trees on a few holes.
Other Thoughts: Played here for my 4th time playing. (4 over)
I took my 8 y/o son for his first time playing. It was alittle tight for him though.Needs a little TLC but overall I like it.
It was close by....
Pros: Don't need many discs....I finished this one with 2 I think
Short quick course
Good for learning lines
Cons: Not very well maintained.
Can be confusing getting to next tee
Extremely wooded without much variety
Other Thoughts: This course is right near where I go to church so it is a fun little course for a after church quick round. It isn't all bad...just needs some TLC
Pros: It's a 9 hole course that's got tight woods, one or two pretty open holes and some water in play. It's not a bad course, but compared to the other ones in the area just not as much to offer. Tee boxes are natural, and you do have to be able to throw a variety of shots so the course isn't a waste by any means. And I've seen several guys underestimate the water and lose a disc. If you can putt you can make birdies and if you've got an arm hole 9/18 is the only one where you'll really be able to let it rip. Good test for your mid-range and putting skills. There are picnic tables, lake and a park for the kids.
Cons: Haven't been there in awhile so not sure if any changes have been made. There wasn't much seating if any that I remember other than over by the park. Need to watch out for parked cars on two of the holes but other than that not a lot of complaints. Difficulty is probably the desiding factor, other courses in the area just have more land to work with, but overall its a good course for beginners because it will teach you control.
Other Thoughts: Decent course to play if you don't have a lot of time or during the summer when it's hot because most of the course is in the shade.
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Tight Wooded Course
Pros: This course is really close to campus with a lot of parking right next to Tee 1 and Basket 18, and the course is located on the shores of Lake Hartwell. The ruggedness of the course is a perfect blend of wooded and navigational. Tee shots are definitely important to playing each hole as the fairways are really narrow for the most part except for a few holes. Elevation changes on the course are nice as well with nice floating downhill throws and uphill shots requiring good placement.
Cons: Only having 9 holes is a big downfall for this course. The amount of land used could easily have a few more incorporated. Tightness of some of the fairways might discourage a few players as well.
Other Thoughts: While the course was heavily wooded for the most part there was very little underbrush to lose a disc in. Obviously some work was put in to creating it and I think, if it is up-kept, in the future it could mature into a really nice technical course to play at.
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Fairways? We don't need no...
Pros: A great place to learn how to shape lines.
Defined tee areas and decent signs.
A pretty good variety of shots for a 9 holer.
Starts gentle and then the whip and handcuffs come out.
Good warm up for several courses that are nearby.
Cons: Several poke and pray holes.
Generally good navigation but a next tee sign or two would help first timers.
Other Thoughts: This course plays on the side of a large hill in a park that appears to be more of a boat ramp than anything else. It starts you off with an easy 172' straight shot with the woods on one side and the road on the other. As Admiral Akbar would say..."It's a trap!!" as this will be your last easy bird. Hole 2 has a weird archeology looking site and even featured a spine, though it was really clean so it was probably plastic. I didn't have my DG forensics kit...sorry.
A solid workday with a chainsaw could easily bump this puppy to 2.5 discs, a solid weekend of work could put it in the 3 disc range, it is a cool course but there is just too much luck involved.
I did enjoy it and it was only 1.5mi from where we were staying so that was part of it, I wouldn't drive across town for it but if I ever find myself passing through Clemson again I am there!
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Good short game course
Pros: -Good practice for your short game and tight lines. You can play the entire course with a putter and not have to worry about bringing a bag.
-Several great ace opportunities. Hole 1 is short and open, and I've aced 3, missed 5 by inches, and hit the chains on 7.
-Can be played very quickly (my record is 12 minutes), so students at nearby Clemson University can play a round in between classes.
Cons: -Very overcrowded with trees.
-Some of the holes could be moved around a little to add some length to the course.
Other Thoughts: Not worth a drive to play, but if you're in the area and want to play a quick round or two, its a fun little course.
Could benefit a lot from the removal of one small tree right in front of the tee on 4 and a couple to widen the fairway on 6.
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Decent 9-Hole Course
Pros: - Variety of shots
-Great use of space
-Interesting obelisk on hole 2 that gives the course a little bit of character
-Ace runs on holes 1 & 5
-Challenges your approach game and forces you to hit tight lines with your midrange.
-Pretty easy to navigate
Cons: -Lack of concrete tees
- I'm not a big fan of the DGA catchers...
-The course borders the lake, however, it does not come into play.
Other Thoughts: Short, technical course mostly in the woods.
This course is in a great neighborhood right near Clemson University. It's a fun course and worth playing if you're in the area, but I wouldn't make special trip for it.
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Mountain View Park
Pros: Brand new course on a peninsula on Lake Hartwell just minutes from the Clemson campus. Great potential once the course gets more play and the fairways get defined. Despite its newness, the shule is not too thick and you can see where the crew is working on pathways from one hole to the next. Plenty of elevation and the abundance of trees leads to tight fairways that require precise throws. Nice views of the lake as you play through the woods.
Cons: This course is still very raw. It has the feel of some tee pads and baskets placed in the middle of the woods. While most holes are playable through the trees, a couple of the fairways are nothing more than a three foot wide winding path. There was a lot of broken glass that needs to be cleaned up, and the "campsite" or whatever it was on Hole #2 had us wondering if we had stumbled onto a scene from the Blair Witch Project.
Other Thoughts: This is a brand new course it shows. With Clemson University so close, I imagine there are a lot of disc golf players in this area. Looking forward to seeing how things evolve here over time.
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