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Old 11-15-2013, 05:15 PM
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I played Showboat Park today in Chesaning, Michigan. By far the most dangerous course I've ever played. I fully believe this course should be pulled from the ground. (I've never ever said this about a course before)

Directly from my review:

Pros:
Baskets--chainstars in great shape as no one apparently plays this course.
Cons:
Map and routing--awful. You spend more time trying to figure out where you are supposed to throw than actually throwing...

Hole 1--plays across the corner of a back yard with the potential of hitting shed or house with a bad throw. About 300'

Hole 2--plays near a basketball court. Probably the safest home here... About 300'

Hole 3--plays over and between public restrooms and over roads and paths. Very dangerous and about 700'

Hole 4--Rediculous... Plays about 1000' between public buildings down a very narrow path into a swamp.

Hole 5--the most dangerous hole in disc golf... 1100' blind turnover into the middle of a campground...down a road and up a hill.

Hole 6-- second safest hole. Plays about 7-800 ft strait on the edge of the woods.

Hole 7--1100' straight along the woods, across a football field and along a river

Hole 8--never found the teepost here but plays 800' across the same football field and across the end of two baseball fields.

Hole 9--the worst hole in dg-- over 1000' again. Down a road blind turnover into a very public area and up a hill near public restrooms.
Other Thoughts: This course should be removed. The potential to build a great course is here but it is absolutely ruined by this awful travesty

I made a map and posted it here:
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Old 11-15-2013, 05:18 PM
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I have a difficult time believing anything could be worse than Zeeland.
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Old 11-15-2013, 05:19 PM
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Or Bridgeman, for that matter.
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Old 11-15-2013, 05:19 PM
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Fairmont in SLC.

http://www.dgcoursereview.com/course...d=3416&mode=ci


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Old 11-15-2013, 05:43 PM
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Or Bridgeman, for that matter.
I've played Bridgman before. Is this the one you're talking about?

I do think that this park is too small for the course and too close to parking to really enjoy.
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Old 11-15-2013, 06:28 PM
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bridgman and zeeland are nothing compared to this place...
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Old 11-15-2013, 06:46 PM
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Oxbow Disc Golf Course was the most dangerous I've played. Not only was there poison ivy all over the place (wrapped around a basket in one instance ), hole 8 was an accident waiting to happen. The teepad is located on top of what used to be a ski hill and it about 5x6 with a very steep drop on 3 sides (one of which is the front). There's no room for a drive and a lot of room to slip and fall, maybe not to your doom but at least to your severe discomfort. It's too bad; the course would be awesome with some upkeep.

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Old 11-15-2013, 07:11 PM
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Actually, I take that back. Peccole Rand in Las Vegas has got to be the worst. A walking path throughout, no big deal. Houses on both sides of the valley, easy enough to avoid. But almost EVERY hole shares a fairway.



Hole #10 Tee. That's right, shoot over the other basket!

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Old 11-15-2013, 07:24 PM
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By dangerous, are you meaning the course you've felt least safe in/in a bad part of town or the poorest designed/most likely to accidentally hit someone with a disc? Or something else, as in, the course is designed on rocky, slippery terrain, and people could get hurt.
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Old 11-15-2013, 07:38 PM
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One of the most dangerous holes (or holes to be below) - Top of the world, delaveaga "Fore on 2" "Fore on 25" "Fore in the parking lot!" For such a highly regarded course and hole I'm surprised it hasn't killed anybody yet..
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