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Old 11-05-2008, 05:31 PM
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Decided to stay in Michigan an extra day due the great weather and play a round at a course I have never played. Looked up courses on here and decided to try Crystal Mountain Ski Resort...

http://www.dgcoursereview.com/course.php?id=691

.... since there no reviews or pics on the course. I know that area well and know it's gorgeous.

Called them at 8:30am and asked them if they were open still and the girl said "come on up and play!" Got in the car and drove 60 miles north through beautiful country, completely excited. Camera bag and disc golf bag in hand, I pull up and look for the parks stand to get directions for the course. The mountain looks sweet and I think I can make out some fairways. I go inside and ask where the disc golf course is. The girl recognizes my voice and says "OH NO! I was afraid you were coming! They decided to pull the baskets because they want to start making snow tonight after the weather turns."

"WHAT?"

"Yeah, right after you called they changed their mind. Look over there."

sure enough..the ultimate heart breaking sight I have ever experienced in DGing....that of a front loader helping remove the last basket to what I can only assume was the last hole.

ugh
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Old 11-05-2008, 05:32 PM
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Oof.. that sucks.

On the plus side, at least the ride was nice.
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Old 11-05-2008, 05:35 PM
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I would be irate. I hate having my time wasted.
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Old 11-05-2008, 05:44 PM
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Wow, that's a kick to the johnson.
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Old 11-05-2008, 05:56 PM
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I was so heart broken I totally forgot to snap a shot of it.
...maybe it's better that way.
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Old 11-05-2008, 06:05 PM
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Basically, same thing happened to me at Mt. Hood in Washington, called and asked, they said come on up! They closed due to rain a minute or so before I got there, 45 miles up a mountain.
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Old 11-05-2008, 06:22 PM
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Oh, that sucks, man. Guess you shoulda gone to Valpo.
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Old 11-05-2008, 07:16 PM
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Bummer man! Did they take the course out completely, or is just a seasonal thing?
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Old 11-05-2008, 07:20 PM
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Bummer man! Did they take the course out completely, or is just a seasonal thing?
I am assuming seasonal.
They seem to be pretty devoted to the summer course. It's only nine holes, but pretty hefty ones up and down the ski hill. They also carry discs in their sports shop. I will give em a try next year for sure.
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Old 11-05-2008, 07:21 PM
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Oh, that sucks, man. Guess you shoulda gone to Valpo.
I still have Valpo tuned in for tomorrow, but I hear the winds may be kicking up as the temps fall.
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