Yakima Course Challenges You With A Variety Of Holes!
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Pros: Randall Park is a fairly large green park with just enough of a rolling terrain and enough mature trees to make the course interesting and challenging.
Although it's only a nine hole course, the holes are long enough and tight enough in places to make your work for birdies and pars but still open enough for families and beginners to enjoy the course also.
The baskets are brand new and blue. The tee signs are simple with the hole #, distance and par. The pads are gravel and rough. They're probably the weakest link in the course to date.
Seven of the holes play in the lovely grassy area of the park while #'s 6 & 7 are over the fence by the creek in the undeveloped part of the park (Where the snakes and the bees roam). More on this wildlife later. 6-7 are much tighter than the green grassy park holes and feature more danger with the creek and very thick nasty disc eating rough to contend with.
Several holes feature low tunnels perfect for throwing your rollers (1, 3 and 8). # 9 finishes with a fun little hyser ACE run. And this also completes the loop back to the start of the course and the parking lot.
Cons: The gravel tee pads will always be rough and uneven. I'd love to see them replaced with patio blocks or concrete.
Previous reviewer scubasteve509 encountered snakes on the wilds of 6 and 7 while I stepped on a bees nest while looking for my local guide, Casey's disc. I got stung 11 times and was pretty miserable for a few days. Be careful in there!
Besides the snakes and bees, 6 & 7 are tight and probably not going to be that much fun for someone who can't pinpoint their throws.
Other Thoughts: This is a very nice little nine hole course. it's green and pretty and somewhat shaded here in sunny Yakima. There's places to air it out. There's holes to roll on. There are ACE possibilities. There are the two tight technical holes with danger. And with all that, it's still a pretty good course to bring a newbie although I might advise having them skip 6 & 7. The nasty rough, creek and overall hostile environment over there might merit skipping those two holes.
2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
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Snakes on a Course!!
Pros: Love it, great open fairways and overhead trees/branches add a great level of difficulty.
Cons: Snakes run rampant on holes 4, 6, and 7. Seriously bad on 6 and 7. Won't take my kid or dog on those anymore :-(
Other Thoughts: Add 9 more and why don't we have s par 4/ .across the big field?!?!?!
0 of 2 people found this review helpful.
Great nine hole
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Pros: One of the first nine hole courses that did not feel super cramped. I actually used my driver to drive most off the holes instead of my putter. Great variety of left and right holes.
Plenty of old growth trees to add some challenge. Water is around but not to likely to be landed in. Not many holes are an easy birdie actually had to work for par on most of them.
Easy to find and parking was close to start and finish.
Cons: No signs in yet so it was a little tuff to find the t-pads but it is a new course and I am sure they are working on it.
T-pads are made of gravel right now and are pretty uneven. Hope the do concreat or something more even.
I did have to wait for quite a few dog walkers and there was snow on the ground, not sure if it will be hard to play when the weather is nice. They were all friendly but pretty slow.
I did not see a playground for kids close by, my kids like it when there is a playground.
Other Thoughts: Great to see a course in Yakima. Hope to see more.
Happy that there was a porter potty, most parks don't have restrooms especially in the winter.
3 of 3 people found this review helpful.
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Pros: For a new course its fun for beginners or for those that havn"t played for a while its great that Yakima has a course that any one can play
Cons: holes number 6-7 can eat your disc if you dont aim right
Other Thoughts: fun
1 of 7 people found this review helpful.
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Good beginner course with a few technical shots.
Pros: Good beginner course. Good technical shots and nice open flat shots.
Cons: You can lose discs in the marsh on holes. 4, 6 and 7. You need to wait for people walking around in the park.
Other Thoughts: Very nice baskets! A really nice park in Yakima! Can't wait for it to expand to a 18 hole course.
4 of 11 people found this review helpful.
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