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Durham, NC

Forest Hills Park

4.175(based on 3 reviews)
7866 ft. Metric
Mostly Flat
Lightly Wooded
9 Holes
9 Baskets

Forest Hills Park

Course conditions:

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Updated by leafshi
Tees can be hard to find, only a few are labeled. Holes are still in good shape.

[COLOR=var(--text)]Originally a temporary course installed annually by the Bull City Disc Club (Durham, NC) for a November PDGA event - The Matt Keatts Memorial at Forest Hills, formerly the Forest Hills Open.[/COLOR]

The course is now a permanent 9 hole course sponsored by the Eno Tennis association. Most of the tees are unlabeled but some still have theirs. The course starts by the parking lot, winds south and then back north to finish back at the lot.

The park is formerly a 9-hole executive golf course from the 1920s.

The format and layout of the tournament has changed from year to year, but for the past 3 years, a 20-hole, 3-round layout has been utilized for the tournament, with minimal changes from 2016 to 2018.

Designer(s): Matt Gill (Matt Keatts Memorial @ Forest Hills Open), Robert Leonard (Midtown)
Year established: 2024
Multiple Tees / Pins: No / No
Par Info: 66
DGCR SSE: [ ? ] 23.5
Rounds Recorded / Average Score: 51 / 66 27 / 66
Tee Type: Natural
Hole Type: Baskets
Discs lost: 1
Misc. info.:
very cart friendly

Location

Local Directions:

From East (Raleigh/RTP) - North on Durham Freeway (147). Take exit 12B. Turn left onto S Mangum St. Turn right onto W Lakewood Ave. Continue onto University Dr.

Parking is limited there. Once the two main parking lots fill, please park on the side roads. DO NOT park on University drive (main road coming to the park) or W Forest Hills Dr (located beside hole 9). If the lots are full, park in the roads between holes 14 and 13 and over by hole 18. on E Forest Hills Dr. and other roads.

Latitude / Longitude:
35.980283, -78.913966 degree
Hole #9 Tee
Hole #9 (Taken 11/2021) David_George
Par / Distance: 3 / 240ft.

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