Redmond, WA
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 Soggy and Simple

5+    4/20/2010   4/20/2010
Review By: rstaats
Played: 16  Reviewed: 4  Exp: 12.9 Years
5 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: - Nice tee pads, pavers hemmed in with wood
- Decent lengths
Cons: - wet most of the time
- wide open, very little obstruction
- very busy
Other Thoughts: The most difficult part of this course is waiting on the group in front of you. If you swing by on the way home from work on any remotely nice weekday, there's generally 2-5 groups playing the course.

This course is a mud pit when it's been raining, and remains soggy for quite a while.

The course is wide open, very little to no obstructions what-so-ever. This does make it a great place to work on throws you'd normally not feel comfortable with in a narrower, groomed course as your worst throws are still going to have line of sight to nearly every basket on the course.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful.

 A Juel In the Rough

5+    9/23/2009   9/25/2009
Review By: Rolly
Played: 29  Reviewed: 2  Exp: 8 Years
6 Helpful / 0 Not
-Boxed in concrete stones, making exellent tee boxes.
-More shot choices.
-Not easier, just different. Scores for most part are staying the same.
Cons: -Pretty Short.Making lots of holes too easy.
-Couple of Boxes conflict with tee shots.
-Gonna be interesting during the wet winter months.
-Can be confusing if new to course.
-LOTS OF NEWBIES, not so much a con, just a warning!!
Other Thoughts: -FINALLY! We got something done at Juel. For the better, we put in Teeboxes, and moved several of the pins around creating a different layout. THANKS FOR ALL THE EFFORT FOR THOSE OF YOU THAT HELPED! We haved talked with the city and benches and trash cans are the next installment! New signs will be up soon, as will new photos and a overview of the course.

6 of 6 people found this review helpful.


2-4    7/3/2009   7/11/2009
Review By: mndiscg
Played: 296  Reviewed: 295  Exp: 5.9 Years
5 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: -Good for families, beginners, practice.
-Great for throwing mid to long range drives.
-Some decent ace runs.
-Decent baskets.
-Nice park and nice people, good neighborhood of Seattle area.
-Signs are good and you can see baskets so its not hard to navigate.
-Not alot of walking between holes and loops right around to bring you back to parking lot.
-It is relatively scenic, like most of the area, with its large trees and creek.
-Has a porta potty if you need to use it.
-Not busy at all.
-2 tees for most holes.
Cons: -As said before it is very open and unimaginative.
-Floods in spring but is otherwise playable mostly year round due to climate of Pacific Northwest.
-Some tee boxes were bumpy. They weren't too bad when I went, it probably changes every time they get wet which is often.
-Multiple pin locations, especially more difficult ones, would be very beneficial.
-Concrete tees would be even better! Especially if there is any moisture in the ground!
Other Thoughts: Play it if you are a beginner, family, want practice, are getting as many courses as possible or happen to be in the area. Otherwise leave it alone. Lakewood is a good course a half hour away in south Seattle.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful.

 New Layout

5+    4/25/2009   6/1/2009
Review By: sillybizz
Played: 187  Reviewed: 182  Exp: 10.8 Years
This review was updated on 5/30/2011
6 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: The course is in a well maintained park that doesn't get use from many other activities so the disc golfers have the park for thier own. The flow of the course leads you right back to the parking lot. The baskets are in nice condition, There are a couple of holes with some good length to them which makes it a good course for practicing drives. Little chance of losing a disc. Navigation is easy and tee signs are in the ground for both tee pads per hole. New concrete tee pads.
Cons: The course is so wide open and the holes are generally dull and unimaginative, after a couple of plays this course gets boring. Better pin placement could make the course harder. The course gets flooded with water during the rainy season which is often. You will be waiting on numerous groups of people when the weather is nice.
Other Thoughts: If you live in the area it's not a horrible course for practicing drives in open fields but that's about it. If you like technical courses this is not for you, it's basically a "family friendly course" with just another fifty percent more length added.

6 of 6 people found this review helpful.


5+    5/1/2009   5/4/2009
Review By: layshi
Played: 2  Reviewed: 1
0 Helpful / 4 Not
Pros: Wide open spaces, good beginner course
Cons: Not as technical as some other courses. Course gets very muddy during colder/wet months.
Other Thoughts: Cool place to practice long drives. Nice mellow, open course.
Gets an extra rating point for being the ONLY course on the Eastside.

0 of 4 people found this review helpful.


1    4/3/2009   4/4/2009
Review By: menmabassguitar
Played: 16  Reviewed: 10  Exp: 8.1 Years
0 Helpful / 4 Not
Pros: flat and open fare ways
serious potential on sunny days!
Cons: Super muddy yesterday!
I suppose if you had rubber boots you could make it through, still gonna have a real dirty disc to deal with.

Only 9 holes

0 of 4 people found this review helpful.

 New to the Area

1    3/3/2009   3/4/2009
Review By: Tromavilcitizen
Played: 13  Reviewed: 6  Exp: 7.9 Years
0 Helpful / 6 Not
Pros: Easy
Cons: Wet and Muddy
Other Thoughts: It was the first course I played this season and the first course I tried out in this area im new to the area and come from Moses which has one course and thats it and i perfer that course much more The course is bearable

0 of 6 people found this review helpful.

 unknow juel

2-4    2/1/2009   2/2/2009
Review By: Matt aka N.G.S.P.
Played: 22  Reviewed: 22  Exp: 6.1 Years
4 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: *clean course
*nice detailed hole signs/maps
*easily navigational (flows well)
*decent hole lengths
*great baskets
*many trash cans, tables, and one porta potty
* multiple tees (not labeled)
Cons: in my honest opinion the course was pretty bland. i didn't get excited over many of the holes. #1,#3,#8, and #9 were simi to full guarded baskets otherwise it was open field. it was swampy and wet, i can see it being a pain during winter months of play. a few of the basket heights were either high or low. the basket #s on top of the baskets were facing the wrong way from the view of the tees. and many off leash dogs. the tee boxes are gravel and chaotic w/ the exception of holes #1 & #2 being 1ft square cobble stones.
Other Thoughts: apparently many local residents are unaware of the course and only know it as a regular park. their were trails for hiking, horse trails, a base ball field, so it offers other activities for non players/ family members etc. this park could use some TLC and it would be a real nice course.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful.


1    1/17/2009   1/17/2009
Review By: Lost in the Brambles
Played: 66  Reviewed: 5  Exp: 7.1 Years
4 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: - Signs at each tee showing pin location
- Easy to navigate
- Good course for beginners
- A good place to practice your drives, with no trees in your way
Cons: - All but two tee pads are gravel and very bumpy (other two are pavers)
- So wide open, not challenging
- Very wet during fall/winter months (plenty of standing water)
- No elevation changes
Other Thoughts: For me it was just too simple, part of the fun of a course is shooting around obstacles. It would be nice to expand to 18 holes, and use the wooded area surrounding the park adding some technical shots.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful.

 Good 'ol Juel

5+    11/13/2008   11/14/2008
Review By: spletts
Played: 43  Reviewed: 7  Exp: 9.3 Years
4 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: Wide open shots, minimal obstacles (other than the winter water that has officially returned) and a great course to practice your drives. For me personally, it's a few blocks from my house, so, it offers convenience in Redmond and has a lot of good regulars who love the sport.
Cons: It's wide open with few, if you're looking for a place to practice elevation shots, or looking for a CHALLENGE...this is not the course.
Other Thoughts: It's my home course, so I'm biased...but it's a fun little 9 hole that has a lot of nice regulars that play there. There has been a lot of chatter about the course closing down in the next few years to make way for Microsofts (screw 'em) cricket fields and a big family park. This would be disappointing if it goes through..but, hopefully Redmond finds enough money in it's deep pockets (read MICROSOFT) to relocate the course to a different park somewhere in town where the east side crew can still get out and enjoy a round.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful.

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