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Old 12-14-2021, 11:34 AM
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I should be able to meet up for Day 11.
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Old 12-14-2021, 01:48 PM
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I should be able to meet up for Day 11.
Sounds good, I was hoping so. I'll let you know the exact date pretty soon here. Probably adding ONE more day yet.

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Old 12-17-2021, 03:27 PM
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Dayton local here, just saw this thread. Strongly agree with your plan for day 11, but be aware that Caesar Ford Campground no longer has 9 holes. Only 7 are playable IIRC, and they're nothing to write home about. I hosted a glow round there, and the rough is nasty and eats discs.

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Old 01-08-2022, 03:36 AM
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Alright, Booked the rooms so it's official now. (except where I stay in IN on day 11)

Day 1: Driving to Shelbyville KY. No disc, just driving.

Day 2: Driving to Morristown TN
Panther Creek- 18 holes
Morristown Kiwanis- 18 holes

Day 3: To Johnson City TN
Harmon Hills- 27 holes
Warrior's Path- 27 holes

Maybe something else, Sugar Hollow if anything.

Day 4: Johnson City TN
Sugaree- Lots of holes!!!
Winged Deer- 18 holes

This is all speculative at best right now. If all goes amazing, this is the plan.

Day 5: Johnson City TN
Backup Sugaree/Winged Deer day.

If I hit all on the first 4 days, maybe Steele Creek and/or Borden Park. Maybe.

Day 6: To Wilkesboro NC
Ashe County Park- 18 holes
Ramcat- 22 holes

Day 7: To Charleston WV
Ft. Hamby- 18 holes
Rolling Pines- 18 holes
Glenwood park- 18 holes

Day 8: To Huntington WV
Valley Park- 18 holes
Indian Rock- 18 holes
Rotary Park- 18 holes

Day 9: To Dry Ridge KY
Armco Park-White- 19 holes
Armco Park Blue- 18 holes

Day 10: To Springboro OH
Hidden Ridge- 18 holes
Osage Grove- 24 holes

Day 11: To somewhere in IN
Echo Valley- 18 holes
Caeser Ford Championship- 18 holes

Day 12: Home
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Looks like a fabulous trip!

Computer is on the fritz so I can’t look it up but - if you are anywhere near Mayflower Hills and have not played it yet, I would give that strong consideration. The course instantly made my favorites list.

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Old 01-08-2022, 02:32 PM
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Looks like a fabulous trip!

Computer is on the fritz so I can’t look it up but - if you are anywhere near Mayflower Hills and have not played it yet, I would give that strong consideration. The course instantly made my favorites list.
I'll be nearish to Mayflower hills but that'll have to be a different trip. Lots of good looking options in VA so it shouldn't be too had to get that one on a different trip. Definitely on my radar though.

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does ashe county course look a little too open or just me
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does ashe county course look a little too open or just me

There are open aspects on some holes, but even those are challenging and not because of distance. Make no mistake it is a NC mountain, mostly wooded course. I have seen some truly monumental, huuuge air shots pulled off on that course by average but accurate golfers.


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Old 01-14-2022, 08:52 AM
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https://youtu.be/49GNjYFeffI

I don't know what course the "Jerm's nightmare hole" at the beginning of this clip was on, but it looks almost identical to one on the Ashe County course.... just as a frame of reference don't ya know.


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Old 01-14-2022, 11:09 AM
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After hole 1, most of the holes on the front 9 are mixes of open and woods -- throw across open but hit a windowinto the woods, or try to get out of tight woods into the open. With a few parks-style holes with individual trees as obstacles. The back 9 is more brutally wooded (on DGCR, you have to go to the 2nd set of photos to see it).

I believe I can hit 50 trees in a single round there, and find myself with bad lies behind 30 more.

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