The hardest and most technical of the 3.
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Pros: - Sprawling park setting, mostly cut through wooded areas.
- Great location with 2 other courses. Ample parking, bathroom/shelter/playground facilities.
- New Innova Discatchers, in great shape. The yellow band is fantastic at making pin locations stand out on dense, wooded holes.
- Some fun basket locations, to mix things up. A couple elevated pins, without being too gimmicky. I enjoyed them.
- A nice mix of a few open holes here and there, to mix it up and let you bomb it. The fact that they're spread out throughout all 18 is something I like.
- #6 is a standard tunnel shot in a pine grove, which was a nice surprise. Cool looking hole, solid risk/reward for going for the deuce without being overly punishing.
- #14 is a solid looking hole - but it really has the setup to be a good par 4, just doesn't have the distance. You want to get your first shot in the landing zone at the mouth of the woods, before having to throw into a narrowing green. But that ideal approach is like, 50 or 60 ft, which doesn't make it very deuce-able after a great drive, but also means it's a pretty easy 3 with any decent drive. Still, I like the feel of the hole.
- #15 has a great look from a wooded tee pad, out across the open field, with the pin up in the subsequent tree line. Nice hole.
Cons: - No concrete tee boxes, and the while the faux grass pads are better than dirt, they do leave something to be desired.
- Permanent signage is not installed. Some leftover tournament signage was still there on a few holes, but not all.
- #4 is one of those dreaded, wooded, "L"-shaped holes. Hit the landing area at the apex, and then try to make a really long putt to the basket. Not a fan of holes designed like this. To gain strokes on this hole, you're hoping you par, while your partners bogie or worse. Cool elevated basket though.
- In general, the undergrowth here is pretty rough and thick in quite a few places.
- Not very much elevation change to speak of.
Other Thoughts: - This certainly is a challenging course - and I'm not sure if that's a good or bad thing. As the course matures and fairways open up and become more established, it will probably be a good thing.
- There are some really fun holes on this course, and then some that leave quite a bit to be desired. With concrete pads and good signage, this course could sneak up into a 4.0 for me pretty easily. Just not quite there for me.
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Challenging new wooded course
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Pros: -Very tight fairways through the woods force you to be accurate and use a lot of different shots.
-Great variety of hole layouts. Even though most of them are narrow forested holes, they all provide different angles and distances.
-If the woods start to feel claustrophobic, #7 lets you stretch out your arm on a 700+ ft. wide open hole before heading back in.
-Brand new yellow DISCatchers are easy to see in the woods, and have the hole numbers printed on the top.
-#4 is just an awesome hole with the mando and elevated basket.
Cons: -Astroturf tee pads aren't the best, but since it's a new course it's understandable.
-The tee signs are very small laminated cards which can be hard to read and in some cases have come loose from their original spots. Again, very forgivable on this new course and I imagine they will have more permanent signs some day.
-The rough is pretty hairy, and if you don't have pinpoint control you will probably spend at least some time in it. As more people play the course, it should thin out a bit though. Long pants are definitely recommended for this one unless you enjoy poison ivy.
-For the most part it was easy to find the next hole, but I had some trouble finding #14. I found myself teeing off on #15 and realized I had missed a hole.
Other Thoughts: This is an excellent new course, and I can only see it getting better with time. Truth be told, it was probably too challenging for a new player such as myself, but honestly there's no better way to work on your accuracy than on a tight course like this. It's a great complement to the other two courses at Anna Page and should definitely be played on a trip to this complex.
3 of 3 people found this review helpful.
Best course at Anna Page!
1 Helpful / 1 Not
Pros: Long wooded course that will challenge your game. The mixture of holes will make you think about your shot every time from the drive to the putt.
Cons: A little over grown at times, but still enjoyable.
Other Thoughts: Worth checking out. Plan on a longer than average round, because you'll want to take your time.
1 of 2 people found this review helpful.
3 in one? oh my!
5 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: The third course. Fantastic addition to the other two 18 holers on property. The woods add an element that was sorely lacking. The majority of the fairways are lined up with more trees than you can handle. The attention to detail on several different things. Blend of righty/lefty. The need to punish strokes. Use of what the land gave them. Plenty of length for the bombers to showcase their skill. The yellow bands make it easy to see in the woods. Use of astroturf for the tees during the honeymoon period. There is very little elevation at the Page and the locals made good use of it for several holes.
Cons: For a 920-960 rated player, Several of the holes felt like tweeners in score separation with too far for a 2/3 and too short for a 4/5. Some of y'all may call this par 3.5. Although difficult in the woods: Stay out of the rough. The locals did an excellent job removing brush for the fairways but the rough is still rough!! poison ivy, thorns, and more things than man should have to handle. As a result, wearing shorts is not for the weak-minded. The first time navigating this course could lead to a couple of misdirections. Some of the baskets are nearby each other so take a map or a local if you're a first timer with no patience. As a new course, it is R-O-U-G-H.
Other Thoughts: Hole #3 is actually closer to the parking lot than #1.
No water, no downhill bombers. The risk lies within keeping your disc on the fairway or bombing as far as you can on the open fields.
Of all three courses on the same property - this is the one that will stroke you the most. So be prepared to be frustrated and come back for more.
5 of 5 people found this review helpful.
Great addition to an established park.
5 Helpful / 3 Not
The south course is the newest addition of a total of 3 courses at Anna Page Park.
- Great layout with plenty of wooded tunnel shots and tight fairways.
- A good amount of lefty and righty holes and everything in between.
- Disc catcher baskets with the yellow bands make it easy to locate baskets throughout the course.
- There are a few long bombs out and around the perimeter of the wooded section of the course along with a few tee's that throw from inside the woods, out into the open, to back inside the woods.
- fairways are well defined with paths in between to navigate back and forth to other holes if needed which is nice because this course is so heavily wooded.
- Nice elevation changes throughout and it flows nicely. Temporary AstroTurf was laid down for tee pads which make it nice to drive on.
No real cons here since this course in it's very early stages with lots of work to be done. Hopefully, people who review this course will keep that in mind.
5 of 8 people found this review helpful.
4 Helpful / 6 Not
Pros: This course is an epic journey but easy to navigate. Tons of awesome narrow shots in the trees. A few long field shots. Their are no gimme holes. I like the length of this course; i appreciate the attention to detail on this course but most of all i enjoy the scenery on this course.
Cons: The only con i can up with is its so new. Still has a little debris here and there which can put you in a bad place on a seemingly good shot. Little ivy. No permanant tee pads yet. All forgivable problems for a new course.
Other Thoughts: This course is definetly for the more experienced player. Its tough but fun.
4 of 10 people found this review helpful.
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