7 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: The course is in one corner of a giant park with scattered mature trees and rolling hills. Most of the holes have at least a little elevation to add interest and difficulty. There aren't many wide open holes, most play through scattered trees with denser woods off some of the fairways. Most of the pins were protected by trees, and used the available trees well to create interesting lines.
The park is beautiful with nicely manicured grass on most fairways, and beautiful older trees. The tees were concrete, and most were in fine shape. There were accurate tee signs on each hole, with all the various pin placements marked with distance. The alternate placements made for very different shots, and would change the course up quite a bit. The course was very well marked, and easy to follow with no real navigation issues.
There are some holes that are definitely aceable, but most will reward good accurate tee shots and punish errant drives. The trees create interesting canopies and windows that make most of the holes more difficult than expected given the relative openness of the course.
The park was full of other activities and tons of people, but the course was designed so that it completely avoided other park users. Despite a huge number of pedestrians throughout the park, none were wandering around on the course or disrupting play.
Cons: I love multiple pin placements, but when they are there I want to see a way of marking which locations the pins are in. This could be as simple as posting the current locations at the beginning of the course or marking in grease pencil on the tee signs.
The course was very biased toward RHBH hyzer shots, it would have been nice to see a little more variety. Though the course didn't feel repetitive, it also didn't really test different kinds of shots, or play as fair for a left handed or forehand player.
Other Thoughts: This course is a great beginner course, with no real chance of losing discs and generous fairways for shorter throwers. More experienced players will find this course fun, but not terribly challenging, though accuracy is required to deuce many of the holes.
This is the best course in the area, so stop by and play if you're anywhere near. Definitely worth a little bit of a drive to get here and play a fun round in a great park.
7 of 7 people found this review helpful.
6 Helpful / 1 Not
Pros: While on a recent trip up to Indiana I had the joy of playing this course. It is very well maintained, the grass is cut and the concrete tee pads are pour into a trapezoid which points to the basket. The signs were good, all except one which was a replacement, show the possible lines you should take, along with next pad location in relation to the basket. There are big trees that require you to bring a technical game if you want to throw a < 54 round. There are also some nice hill which to a flatlander was nice change.
Cons: Course par is 72. There are many < 300' holes that are par 4's and two par 5's that were under 500'.
Other Thoughts: This course is fun to play with a much lower chance of loosing a disc. There is only wood off to the left of 1 or 2 holes. I think this course should be labeled as a beginners course, well with the par being 72. I could see being a local playing it as a 54 and having a negative round.
6 of 7 people found this review helpful.
1 Helpful / 3 Not
All around course
Pros: Situated in a beautiful park. Mature trees are the norm here. Leaving plenty of room for shots but enough obstacles to make things interesting. Three pin locations on every hole make things even more interesting if you play the course often.
Course is in great shape. Good signs and a concrete tee pad on every hole make this course easy to navigate if you are a first timer or out of towner as I was.
Cons: Maybe a little to simple and repetitive on the last few holes that follow the road back to the parking area.
Tough to find the course itself as the park it is in is huge.
Other Thoughts: I would call this a must play if you are in the area. Nothing to spectacular here but is definitely a very enjoyable course. Another plus is there are not many places to lose discs.
1 of 4 people found this review helpful.
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