7 Helpful / 1 Not
Somewhat boring, but still good
Pros: There's a good variety of distances for the holes, ranging from 210 to about 450 if I remember correctly. Park is fairly open and well-maintained; some nice scenery in the summer. Water does present a challenge on a few holes. On hole #9, the disc will most likely stay over water the whole time until landing on the shore (hopefully!) next to the basket, as there is water all to the right. Also a good course for winter disc, due to its relatively easy to navigate terrain.
Cons: The course is somewhat plain, and gets tiring after several times. I find myself using the same driver for many of the holes. There are only a couple holes through some woods--otherwise, all open field shots. Holes 10-13 are all almost the same thing, and that same area has a tendency to flood quite a bit when it rains. There are also HUGE flocks of geese walking around from time to time--if you're worried about hitting geese and whatnot. Also, the tee-pads are just kind of dirt/mud skids in the ground/grass. I have to avoid a few of them for fear of twisting my ankle!
Other Thoughts: The course is relatively accessible, and has become a "boring but beautiful" standard for me. Still, I sometimes find myself trying to avoid this course due to its relatively uninteresting nature.
And the wind can wreak havoc on your drives.
7 of 8 people found this review helpful.
4 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: Tees are marked with direction and distance. A fair variety of shots, distance and challenge. Large park with plenty of opportunity to rip out some long shots.
Cons: Tee boxes are rutted and get muddy after rain. A few holes get pretty soggy with fair amount of rain. Can sometimes get crowded with park goers. Local high schools uses the park for cross country meets. First half of the back nine are too bland until the trees planted there mature.
Other Thoughts: All around this course give you a little taste of everything (this is subjective). Pond in play on three holes can easily take your disc. The course map/score card pdf in the files section has hole #16 marked incorrectly (aerial map is correct). Favorite holes are #3, #9 and #16. I'm more than happy this park is so close to where I live.
4 of 4 people found this review helpful.
1 Helpful / 3 Not
Will get better over time
Pros: Good mix of long holes and short. Maintenance is excellent, almost always mowed up and nice. Signs marking tee and footage for each hole. A few elevation changes add some interest to an otherwise flat back 9.
Cons: Back half of the course is flat and open. Several holes are back and forth play with no challenge or obstacle other than distance. If it rains, several of the holes can become wet to the point of unplayable.
Other Thoughts: This course is already a good course that will only become better as the numerous trees that have been planted start to grow and mature. Well worth the trip to play.
1 of 4 people found this review helpful.
lots of potential
3 Helpful / 6 Not
Pros: nice mix of long holes and short. some wooded holes. great way to use the pond.
Cons: young course so the people that dont really know what disc golf is tend to wander in front of you while playing.
Other Thoughts: this course has lots of potential being a newer course. once all the trees the park district has planted become larger this course will have lots of challenges and flight patterns for each hole. its awsome they have a few holes that throw over small parts of the pond, every course that has a pond or water should utilize it in some way that way people arent scared to throw over water. plenty of long holes to open up on, till the trees get bigger. all in all its a great place to practice.
3 of 9 people found this review helpful.
6 Helpful / 3 Not
Very Nice Park
Pros: Beautiful course (especially around the lake). Very well maintained. It uses some slight elevation. Utilizes the lake on a couple shots. It has a nice combination of long crusher holes and short ace run holes.
Cons: With the exception of 4 or 5 holes, it is pretty wide open. With that being said, sunscreen is definitely needed here. Not much shade at all. The teepads are dirt. There's really no anhyzer shots that I can remember.
Other Thoughts: Overall, I really enjoy this course. It's a good course to enjoy a relaxing round of golf but don't expect it to be a technical course or have a lot of variety.
6 of 9 people found this review helpful.
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