Binghamton, NY
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3 / 215ft. Par / Distance:
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New Course - Has Potential

1    9/14/2013   9/14/2013
Review By: ObiWayne
Played: 10  Reviewed: 2  Exp: 0.6 Years
5 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: Mostly well thought out course with a mix of wooded and open holes. Baskets are new and concreted. Tees are gravel and well marked with a hole map at each one. Location is on the campus of Binghamton University and is free but parking is not.Free parking is available on Murray Hill Road with a short walk across a pedestrian bridge. Water is in play on two holes, 11 & 14. Each hole has an arrow to the next tee, although a couple are a significant distance away.
Cons: Being a new course, some of the wooded holes still need a lot of clearing. Brush and downed trees are common. Hole 15 has large piles of trees where it appears they placed all the trees they cut down to make the course. Hole 11 has a pond on the right which should not be an issue as long as you are careful. Hole 14 has a small creek running the length of the hole along the right side. This is very much in play as my disc hit a tree on the left side of the fairway and deflected directly into the creek. The creek bank is 8-10 feet above the water and there is no safe way to go down except to slide down the muddy bank. Coming back up is equally hazardous. Holes 3 & 18 bring the Child Developmental Center parking lot into play.
Other Thoughts: Two holes were closed earlier before we were there today for an event at the Child Developmental Center, but were open by the time we arrived. This course has the potential to be quite nice, but still needs quite a bit of work, especially clearing some of the wooded areas and downed brush.Player safety should be considered on hole 14 as there is no safe access to the creek to retrieve errant discs.

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