Russellville, AR 
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Uploaded By: bjflash Hole #5 (Taken 12/2010)
3 / 270ft. Par / Distance:
Hole #5 Tee

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I started playing at this course.

5+    8/16/2014   2/16/2016
Review By: Treehousebob
Played: 13  Reviewed: 11
0 Helpful / 2 Not
Pros: Variation of long and technical holes.
Great view, the park is very pretty and well maintained.
Great course design.
I would like to see a pro tournament held here.
Cons: None come to mind about the course. Parking for disc golf is kind of limited. However if you don't mind walking about half a mile there is plenty of parking in other spots.
Other Thoughts: You owe it to yourself to play this course.

0 of 2 people found this review helpful.

good course that ill play again

1    3/29/2015   3/30/2015
Review By: JerryChesterson
Played: 171  Reviewed: 37  Exp: 21.7 Years
1 Helpful / 2 Not
Pros: Good tee boxes
Good facilities (bathrooms, water, etc.)
Good signs
Good baskets
Solid design
Well cared for
Nice mix of technical, water, open holes
Cons: None really
Other Thoughts: This course checks all the boxes for what you want in a course. Its rated a little high for me and thats the main reason i think locals shouldnt be able to review courses on here, they always over rate their own courses. This isnt one of the 50 best courses in america as the rating indicates but ill be back to pkay this course again. It has everything you want in a course.

If you are passing through on I40 hit this course up!

1 of 3 people found this review helpful.

Great course

5+    12/26/2014   1/7/2015
Review By: cheese dog
Played: 7  Reviewed: 7
1 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: Great holes, great scenery, very well designed. many signature holes and very well thought out.
Cons: non really but some benches on the course would make it amazing.
Other Thoughts: first time I played this course It whooped me, but it is one of those courses you can play all day. Russellville and the local designer have done a good job making their town a disc golf destination.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

Favorite Course to Play

5+    9/22/2014   9/23/2014
Review By: TheSully411
Played: 4  Reviewed: 3  Exp: 1.8 Years
1 Helpful / 2 Not
Pros: Includes both long and technical holes, meaning the course shows the best and the worst in every player.
Hole 4-slight incline, with the basket resting on the side of a steep incline
Hole 6-short, but technical hole with the opportunity for an ace.
Hole 8-slight uphill, the basket sits on top of a rock covered hill which adds to the courses scenic rating.
Hole 16-includs a downhill drive, leading to a medium distance over/around a pond, where the basket sits on a peninsula.
Cons: The course basically acts as a hiking trail where you have holes crossing paths with actual hiking trails, bike trails, and roads.
Hole 7-long hole that goes over the top of a hill, hard to judge where the basket is from the tee.
Hole 9-the reason I do not like this hole, is because there is an incline that drops on the left side and its hard to keep your disc from rolling into the trees.
Hole 10-long hole, with the same issue as hole 9.
Other Thoughts: I am glad that this course was built back in 2010 giving disc golfers in the Russellville area a choice between Old Post and Pleasant View

1 of 3 people found this review helpful.

 Nice Course!

1    2/16/2014   2/16/2014
Review By: Shooter14
Played: 3  Reviewed: 2
1 Helpful / 4 Not
Pros: Good course, LOTS of variety in the holes, and has an awesome water hole. It was great with a bunch of ace runs, and many birdie opportunities.
Cons: I can not think of any real complaints I had.
Other Thoughts: Well suited for both Righties and Lefties

1 of 5 people found this review helpful.

 Old Folks, Playing Golf

2-4    11/2/2013   11/2/2013
Review By: MaxJal
Played: 65  Reviewed: 3  Exp: 2.8 Years
0 Helpful / 8 Not
Pros: Starts put long, but gets technical and has good elevation from hole to hole.
Few ace runs and lots of birdies.
Verity of challenging shots
Good workout

Cons: Elevation
The nuclear reactor causes discs to be super stable

0 of 8 people found this review helpful.


5+    5/10/2013   5/31/2013
Review By: judealan
Played: 4  Reviewed: 3
0 Helpful / 5 Not
Pros: Perfect mix of open and tree shots
Challenging hole 7 9 and 18
A fun hole 16 water hazard
Birdie row from 11-17 to help your confidence
Beautiful coarse
Cons: none
Other Thoughts: I absolutely love Old Post no other park is even close to it since I moved away from Russellville.

0 of 5 people found this review helpful.


1    4/20/2013   4/21/2013
Review By: lschrock
Played: 38  Reviewed: 18  Exp: 15.1 Years
This review was updated on 4/22/2013
1 Helpful / 2 Not
Pros: Good selection of shots, long bomb hyzers to finesse wooded shots. There is an island hole, but few other water hazards. Definitely one of the best courses I've played in Arkansas. A good challenge to land an even par.
Other Thoughts: The local vintage disc golf guys are awesome! The host an annual tourney in April, definitely worth attending.

1 of 3 people found this review helpful.

 Great Course!

1    12/21/2012   12/25/2012
Review By: bball7273
Played: 65  Reviewed: 39  Exp: 5.6 Years
6 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: This course has it all- open shots, wooded shots, uphill shots, downhill shots, over water shots, technical placing shots. This course has it all! There was so many different challenges on each and every hole! This course has awesome concrete t-pads. The signs were very accurate and easy to read. The overlook around 10,11 was phenomenal! You could see the entire river and it was beautiful. The baskets were Innova Discatchers pro and were in great condition. This course is a few miles off the freeway and it is a very quiet park which helps you focus on just your game and nothing else. Tee 1 and hole 18 basket are right by the parking lot which helps with not having to walk a long way to the car. Friendly locals. Hole 16 is the Signature Hole which is down a hill over a little pond. This hole was very well designed and fun (the other holes were well designed too).
Cons: There are only 7 actual spots for parking in the disc golf dedicated parking lot which is kind of bad if it is a busy day. There are no trash cans or benches on any of the holes. Course seems to be relativley busy which could be a problem if you are on a time limit.
Other Thoughts: This course is amazing! Probably one of the best designed courses in the state. If you are driving by, you should for shure come and check this course out to see why it is as good as it is.

6 of 6 people found this review helpful.

 Fun over and over again

5+    5/30/2012   9/24/2012
Review By: jongoff09
Played: 32  Reviewed: 15  Exp: 6.9 Years
This review was updated on 10/14/2012
7 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: -Excellent use of what was available. There were many restrictions that the park put on the designers of the course, but they did a great job with the land they could use.

-Huge variety of holes. Some are on the shorter side, others are long, maxing out at about 660'. Uphill, downhill, there are some of both. Tightly wooded, mostly open, again a few of both. I enjoy the layout.

-The scenery is awesome. You will have views of the river, and occasionally some wildlife will make their presence known.

-Birdies can be had by anyone playing this course, and big arms will still be challenged by most of the course. There are only a couple of holes that I would consider a "must" 2 for the bigger arms.

-This course is fun! I always enjoy playing this course, no matter how well, I am doing. I wish I lived closer to it. I would play it daily if I could.
Cons: I wish it could have a couple more par-4s and a par-5 or two. The par-4s that are there are great. Other than that, I don't see this course as lacking anything.
Other Thoughts: Understand how to play wind and elevation. There is almost always wind in this area just off the Arkansas River. It makes the seemingly innocent looking holes challenging at times. Also, it doesn't always blow in the same direction, so you could play the holes one way one day, and have a different challenge the next as the wind switches directions. I think it adds another interesting and fun element to the course.

There is water and pavilions near the first tee and parking area. There are a lot of things to do in the park near the course, including biking that has trails around the course. I have never seen or heard of any issues involving bikers.

I have been at the course when it seemed like the gnats could carry you away. It isn't always like that, but be prepared in case it is.

The water is usually clear enough to see discs at the bottom of the water on #16. On the rest of the course, there is the possibility of losing discs on the blind holes, and the holes along the bluff. On the downhill holes, if you let your disc start to fade too early, or too high above the fairway, then it could end up going a long way into the woods.

To kinda illustrate how tough the course is, the SSA in a tournament at this course involving some of the top players in the world was just over 52. A round of 52 was rated at 1001, and a round of 62 was rated 905 in both rounds of the tournament.

The fun factor along with the layout of the course make me consider it a "phenomenal" course, thus the 4.5 rating. I truly wish I could play lt every day.

7 of 7 people found this review helpful.

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