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Old 03-30-2017, 09:56 AM
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Had a great and unexpected meeting with a golf course this week that we put a 9 hole beginners course on last year on their pitch and putt.

The meeting was supposed to be about finalising a temporary course on their main 9 hole par 64 golf course for a one off tournament. It escalated quickly into the soft opening of a brand new course (I love the owner, easiest person I've ever had to deal with in any form of business!)

Having a number of property design limitations has led to a par 68, 3300 meter, 10800'ish tee to basket layout, aimed at about 980 rated to par. Not something I was intending at all, my temporary course was going to be about half this size, playing 18 holes once round the 9 hole golf course. However apart from two holes which are a bit of a slog (4/13 playing down their straightish par 5) The rest are all really fun challenging holes testing a huge range of shots from tee and fairway. only things it misses are elevation (it's in the Norfolk fenlands, as flat as you could possibly imagine!) and some heavily wooded holes although there is scope for that in future if this layout takes off.

Doing a quick idiots search on the courses here though doesn't seem to show many other courses at all in this range of length. Am I missing something in the search criteria or have I inadvertently created one of the longest course layouts in the world?

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Old 03-30-2017, 10:18 AM
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Not sure how search correctly but there is a course over 14000 or maybe even over 17000 that i have seen just browsing one day. your course would probably be in the top 10 or 20 if I had to guess. For some reason I keep thinking Thunderbird DGC????? I might be off on that.
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Old 03-30-2017, 10:28 AM
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yeah 10800' doesn't sound that big to me, I put in search parameters of 9500'- 9999'+ and it came out with one page worth and lots of those were 27 holes or more. I must be doing something wrong
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Old 03-30-2017, 10:48 AM
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Idlewild from the longs - 10964 ft; 24 HOLES

I can't seem to get the search to work either
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Old 03-30-2017, 11:06 AM
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Course page - http://www.dgcoursereview.com/course...d=8963&mode=ci

Struggling to get photos to upload, but then I always do I realise it's me the luddite not the website.
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I live close to Goat Hill in Oceanside and it's very close to your total distance as an 18 hole course. I've heard it's one of the longest 18 hole permanent courses.
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There used to be a 13,000-foot, 18-hole course on a golf course in South Carolina (it closed).

There also used to be a 10,000-foot, 18-hole private course (closed too).

What's Winthrop Gold?

A 10,800-foot, 18-hole course may not be #1 in distance, but if not it'll be way up on the list.
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Sequoyah State Park in Oklahoma is supposedly over 16,000 feet.

http://www.dgcoursereview.com/course.php?id=5795

But largely the only reason it's that long is because the course traces the park's ball golf course about 90% of the way.

To me, tracing ball golf hole spines equals largely boring disc golf, and I think people who somehow find putting such courses up is a good idea don't understand the nuances of disc golf all that well.

You'd think with a big layout like the one Sequoyah has, people would perhaps be flocking to it, and I'm sure some people have played it. But I've never heard any accolades about the place from anyone in my disc golf circles. Not one.
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Depends on the course surely?

Normally I am looking to not follow the golf fairways and cross, reverse directions or all sorts if I have free reign. The limitation of this course was needing to tee off from the same areas as the ball golfers and have a similar flow, playing round twice to distinct holes was an interesting challenge.

luckily enough it's just about perfect for disc golf, naturally shaped fairways you have to work lines to throw down and loads of gradated water carries asking you to bite off as much as you feel comfortable with. It's not a very long course by golf standards but is very technical. Works superbly for Disc Golf with mature 40 year old Poplars lining every fairway with scatterings of other trees planted to create shapes, I couldn't on paper have come up with much better on the hole 13 layout, distance wise for the water carries and where the trees come in to shape the shots.

I played the course with a bigger grin on my face than any I've played recently. Pure enjoyment for most of the holes. holes 6 - 9 and 15 -18 are as good as any i've played anywhere TBH.
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Moss Hill a new 18 hole Pay-to-Play course in Versailles KY measures over 11,300 feet (par 72).
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