Des Moines, IA 
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Uploaded By: Donovan Hole #12 (Taken 6/2009)
3 / 544ft.   3 / 677ft. Par / Distance:
Hole #12 Tee

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Different Not Always Better?!?!?

5+    10/20/2015   10/21/2015
Review By: LoewDog
Played: 12  Reviewed: 12
0 Helpful / 2 Not
Pros: Good variety of shots in approach, distance, and elevation.
Cons: This used to be my favorite course in Des Moines, but I hate the changes to #2 and #3.

Pars need to be noted!

There needs to be something to direct you to the next pad...just played in Wisconsin and the course spray painted the chain to let you know which way to walk...that would help.

It would also be nice if there was a way to mark basket position on blind tee shot holes.

Crowded more times than not, but that's what you get at a decent course.
Other Thoughts: Still worth playing but could be SSSOOO much better with some simple changes. Looks like they are working on it, so maybe it will get to where it needs to be.

0 of 2 people found this review helpful.


1    4/27/2011   4/28/2011
Review By: happytree290
Played: 29  Reviewed: 11  Exp: 8.1 Years
1 Helpful / 7 Not
Pros: Many ways to play each hole, with three baskets, and two tee pads at each hole. Course looks very beautiful.
Cons: Course design leaves something left to be desired. It seemed like there is a lot of wasted space. Especially between 17 and 18.
Other Thoughts: Overall It's a good course to play on. I would definitely play it again, but I just think they could have done more with it than what they did. I like courses that use the space, creatively, and functionally as well.

1 of 8 people found this review helpful.

 very nice course in the city

2-4    4/8/2008   9/27/2009
Review By: djphilzy
Played: 23  Reviewed: 17
1 Helpful / 7 Not
Pros: nice mix of short/tight and long/bomber holes with beautiful wild life. I saw some deer and met some locals, If I had more time they suggested II should play the other 2 courses in town. I had fun and nearly lost a disc or two which is always interesting.
Cons: The length of fairways where the most challenging part of the course. The mud was bad when playing across the field lowlands (not great drainage).
Other Thoughts: If our in Iowa near Des Moines you should play it.

1 of 8 people found this review helpful.

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