1 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: The course has been redesigned in 2009 and is now VERY playable. In the past this course was mostly overgrown with blind shots to heavily vegitated areas. The fairways are now mowed and holes are very well-marked. 9 pins play with 18 tee boxes for an interesting 18 holes.
Cons: The course can be VERY challenging on some holes - I have walked off from frustration once or twice. On some holes the tree cover changes down the fairway and makes for difficult-to-read gusts of wind.
Other Thoughts: League play on Thursday nights at 6pm is a great time! Very well run.
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
5 Helpful / 1 Not
Pros: I really liked the huge distance that was needed when I played this course. It was nice to be able to throw all out and still have a little ways to go after that. Also, there was a nice variety of shots needed. For the most part, this course has open fairways.
Cons: The amount of sumac and grasses made this course take way longer than anybody expected it to. Also, not knowing the course made trying to find the white tees tough especially on hole number 6 where you throw over the pond.
Other Thoughts: From the other peoples comments, I'm not sure how relevant this review is now.
5 of 6 people found this review helpful.
1 Helpful / 1 Not
Pros: This course offers some distance and what I like best is that it presents an opportunity to utilize a variety of shots.
The recent improvements have DRASTICALLY reduced the time spent looking for discs thrown off-line.
Go ahead and throw your favorite discs!
Cons: No concrete tee pads and there are only 9 holes. It would be nice to have the holes be a bit longer for those like me that can throw 400+
Other Thoughts: There appears to be room to add at least 3 or 4 more holes. I'd like to see a few more holes on this course.
1 of 2 people found this review helpful.
6 Helpful / 1 Not
Red Oak revamp
Pros: The fairways are sharp and well kept, great signage makes it very very easy to get around the course, 2 tees on all holes with very different shots from each, Wood chipped walking paths, newly installed benches, extremely clean.
Cons: Very badly throw shots could still end up in thick brush or sticky bushes, the power arms might think the course is too short, no rest rooms
Other Thoughts: The course is stunningly beautiful and clean now. Lost discs are a thing of the past. The Burnsville Disc Golf Club works very very hard to keep the course in tip top shape and holds several events a year here as well as The Burnsville Disc Golf League on Thursday Nights.
6 of 7 people found this review helpful.
5 Helpful / 3 Not
Do not throw your favorites
Pros: There are usually only a couple groups on the course at once. It is very challenging and there is a good variety of distances available; the dual tees actually make a difference here. Every hole is unique and different from the last.
Also multiple basket placements (though over two years I've never seen them moved).
New signage at the beginning of the course (but still very confusing; try to play with someone who knows the course).
Good course for some disc turnaround - we lost 2 today, but found 2 others - so don't throw your favorites.
Cons: Most fairways are extremely narrow, bordered by thick, tall brush, often 4'+. Tall grass throughout the remaining open areas often hides discs expertly.
Though the small sections chosen to be well-kept always are, much of the course should really be cut back (or clear cut) to keep players sane.
Other Thoughts: This is a skill-shot course. It is absolutely necessary to walk the hole, if not the whole course, before you throw. Play conservatively and you might not lose a disc.
And leave yourself time to play here - mainly to find your discs.
A great place if you plan on making regular visits, but otherwise it'll be a distressing game.
5 of 8 people found this review helpful.
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