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33477 DGCR Number
Gastonia , NC Location
Ben Wilson Real Name
22 Age
8.8 Years Years Playing
RHBH Main Throwing Style
974 DGCR Player Rating
62214 PDGA Number
952 Player Rating
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Total Reviews / Avg. Score
1752 - 458 Voting Record
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Western Carolina University 2020. Accounting major, finance minor. I can throw a max of 500 feet.

My top ten
#1. Harmon Hills
#2. Ashe County
#3. Black Jack
#4. Holly Run
#5. The Bear
#6. North Georgia Canopy Tours
#7: Hornets Nest Gold (temp course)
#8: The Rock at Stonewall
#9: Winged Deer
#10: Grand Central Station


#7 at Fewell (65')
#8 at Bonclarken. (80')
#4 short Va Du Mar (202')
#5 (the temp. hole at Goat Island) (168')
#16 at Bradley (275')
#6 at Goat Island (210')
#10 at Ashe County (184')
#4 at Jackson Park (231') in the Grateful Jay. First throw final round! Gave me the win in MA1.
#15 at South Mountain (120')
Old #1 at WCU (251') (2x)
#1 at Jackson Co. Rec (80') (3x)
#7 at Warlick (55')
#16 at Boyd Hill (207')
#3 at WCU (172')
#14 at WCU (211')
#9 at WCU (302')
#17 at Dacusville (2x) (70')
#2 at WCU (151')
#9 at Bradley (230')
#1 at Meeks Park (280')
#15 at York Middle (321')
#4 at Castle Heights (113')
#5 at Winged Deer (178')
#12 at Jackson Co. Rec. (118')
What I think of some disc golf rules and other ideas:

-Mandos: I like mandos for the most part. Now there are some mandos where I'm like "Come on, that's ridiculous!" But that's only if they aren't wide enough, too far from the pad, but if they strongly increase the chance of lost disc potential. But most aren't like that, so that to me is an extra but fair challenge.

Ropes: I think they are necessary in some occasions. I think if they are going directly to the basket from the tee-pad is a great idea. Some at the USDGC are a little goofy. I hate the idea of multiple islands being created and where you are OB if you aren't in one of the islands. As long as the rule is to take it from where it went out, it's all good to me.

-Island greens: Usually enjoy them, as long as they are large enough and there's a drop zone. If there's enough potential for a score in the double digits, then I don't like it.

-Drop zones: Love them!

-The rating system: Love it too! I always thought that in games, there needs to be a high score. And the rating system offers that. Love how it's used too and how it all depends on how everyone else plays.

I also love rock music, post-hardcore to be exact.

Now about reviews:

-Keep it simple. Like an early morning cup of coffee. If I like the course, I'll give it a good rating. If I don't, I won't. I've seen reviewers say that they love the course, but have no choice but to downvote it because of "this" and "that." This is your opinion, and it's your thought on a disc golf course. No shame in liking a low rated course.

-If I like a course, I'm going to focus more on the good stuff and be persuasive by pointing out what I loved about it.

-The kind of holes I like:

-Anything with flavor and defined. It'd take me forever to say all sorts of hole I love.

-Holes I don't like:

-A dinker with OB stakes not far past the basket. It's like the designer was desperate to penalize shots that don't go in from the tee to basket. I don't like dinkers period. And when they are forced and pointless, I get more annoyed.

Logic behind that: "Hmmmmm. I'll just make a 119' dinker and put OB stakes 10' past the basket. That way all players will have to play rather safe. People should be penalized for going for the ace!"

-A long, tight dogleg par 3. That's a par 3 distance on a par 4 fairway. I don't mind a good curve or a turn. But a 360' par 3 toward a 90 degree angle, that's just a fail.

Logic behind designing that: "If some of these player's are SOOO good, then maybe I should give them something brutal, and something for them to test their mental game. I mean, you can't birdie them ALL!"

-An undefined hole requiring the right trees to whack or such luck avoiding to have some sort of chance to birdie. Call that hippie golf, crap golf, an epic fail, a maze composed of walls made out of horse ______ (you know what four letter word to put in the blank.)

-A wide open bomb that's flat. One that's so wide open to where you wish there was OB just to make it interesting. While the county'd save more money putting a long boring hole in disc golf than a recreational field, they'd be getting bad feedback from all park users.

-Thing is. None of this really matters. It's only what I think. I mean if a course is overgrown and I say that, then it's a fact. But as far as what I think, it's just my opinion. When it comes to holes, don't fight what you like.
Favorite Courses (31)
Played Courses (159)
United States
Cumming, GA Central Park DGC
Blairsville, GA Meeks Park
Toccoa, GA Rose Lane DGC
4 Course(s)
North Carolina
Jefferson, NC Ashe County Park
Sugar Grove, NC Black Jack DGC
Huntersville, NC Bradford Park
Albemarle, NC City Lake Park DGC
Fontana Dam, NC Fontana Village Resort DGC
Richfield, NC Goose Landing
Gibsonville, NC Holly Run
Hendersonville, NC Jackson Park
Eagle Springs, NC Legacy Trails
Charlotte, NC Renaissance Park - Gold
Wilkesboro, NC Rolling Pines DGC
Hickory, NC The Bear
Germanton, NC The Rock at Stonewall
Yadkinville, NC Yadkin County Park
16 Course(s)
South Carolina
Central, SC Grand Central Station
Spartanburg, SC Pipeline DGC
Greenville, SC Timmons Park
5 Course(s)
Fall Branch, TN Harmon Hills
Knoxville, TN Morningside Park
Morristown, TN Panther Creek State Park
Knoxville, TN Tommy Schumpert Park
Knoxville, TN Victor Ashe Park
Johnson City, TN Winged Deer Park
6 Course(s)
Course Wish List (158)
United States
Hamilton, AL Aggieland DGC
St. Stephens, AL Capital City DGC
Clay, AL Clay DGC
Huntsville, AL Mastin Lake
Springville, AL The Ridge
6 Course(s)
Anchorage, AK Hilltop Ski Area - Main
1 Course(s)
2 Course(s)
Lakeshore, CA China Peak DGC
Santa Cruz, CA DeLaveaga Park
Junction City, CA Miner's Point DGC
Wrightwood, CA Sky High DGC
Olympic Valley, CA Squaw Valley DGC
10 Course(s)
Bailey, CO Bailey DGC
Conifer, CO Beaver Ranch
Pine, CO Phantom Falls
Steamboat Springs, CO Thunderhead DGC
5 Course(s)
Bristol, CT Page Park
1 Course(s)
Jacksonville, FL New World DGC - Green
1 Course(s)
Douglasville, GA Dog River
Roswell, GA East Roswell Park
Cartersville, GA Etowah DGC
Whitesburg, GA Flyboy Aviation
Carrollton, GA Hobbs Farm Park
Woodbury, GA Lake Meriwether Park
Marietta, GA Oregon Park
Covington, GA Parker's Pasture
Atlanta, GA Perkerson Park
Canton, GA Sequoyah Park
Athens, GA The Crucible
Rocky Face, GA Westside DGC
Dallas, GA White Oak Park
16 Course(s)
Sandpoint, ID Caliber DGC
2 Course(s)
Morton, IL Northwood Park
1 Course(s)
Bonner Springs, KS Cedar Ridge DGC
Elmdale, KS Clover Cliff Ranch
Olathe, KS Spoon Creek DGC
4 Course(s)
Brownsville, KY Holler In The Hills
Madisonville, KY Mahr Park - Champ
2 Course(s)
1 Course(s)
Warren, MA 501 Disc Golf
Devens, MA Devens - The Hill
Leicester, MA Maple Hill DGC
3 Course(s)
Wayland, MI BlueGill DGC
Traverse City, MI Carly's Playground
Grayling, MI Grayling Rotary - PDGA
4 Course(s)
Kansas City, MO Blue Valley Park
Branson, MO Branson Trails - Blue
Camdenton, MO Dragon Ridge
Columbia, MO Harmony Bends DGC
St. Louis (Florissant), MO Sioux Passage - Original
Kansas City, MO Water Works Park
6 Course(s)
Big Sky, MT Bighorn Ridge
Billings, MT Diamond X
4 Course(s)
Zephyr Cove, NV Zephyr Cove Park
3 Course(s)
New Jersey
1 Course(s)
New Mexico
Ruidoso, NM Grindstone Park
2 Course(s)
New York
Providence, NY Hyzer Creek
Parma, NY Parma DGC
3 Course(s)
North Carolina
Robbins, NC Bear Creek Disc Golf
Statesville, NC Bell & Howard Chevrolet DGC
Whispering Pines, NC Bending Pines DGC
Fuquay Varina, NC Higher Ground
Holly Springs, NC Jones Park
McLeansville, NC Keeley Park
Semora, NC Kraken DGC
Durham, NC Leigh Farm Park
Thomasville, NC Old Plank Road DGC
Roxboro, NC Rockness Monster
Mount Airy, NC Round Peak Vineyard DGC
Roxboro, NC Sasquatch DGC
Clayton, NC Shotwell
Burnsville, NC Simple Pleasures DGC
Newland, NC Sugaree
Chapel Hill, NC UNC DGC
Fairview, NC Wintersun - Long
17 Course(s)
Northern Mariana Islands
Dan Dan, Saipan, MP Flame Tree DGC
1 Course(s)
Government Camp, OR Mt. Hood Skibowl
Roseburg, OR Whistler's Bend
Deschutes Nat'l Forest, OR Willamette Pass Alpine DGC
5 Course(s)
Danielsville, PA Blue Mountain - Skyline Park
Spring City, PA Camp Sankanac DGC
Tarentum, PA Deer Lakes Park
Whitehall, PA Jordan Creek
Holtwood, PA Muddy Run DGC
Seven Springs, PA Seven Springs Mountain Resort
7 Course(s)
South Carolina
Newberry, SC Stoney Hill
2 Course(s)
Woodbury, TN Burde Ridge
Memphis, TN MAM Army Depot DGC
Cedar Hill, TN Oggwood DGC
Memphis, TN Shelby Farms DGC
Ooltewah, TN Sticky Pines DGC
Nashville, TN The Course @ Fontanel
Elizabethton, TN Tombstone Mountain
Kingsport, TN Warriors Path State Park
Columbia, TN Woodland Park
12 Course(s)
Crowley, TX Bicentennial DGC
3 Course(s)
1 Course(s)
Killington, VT Base Camp Outfitters DGC
Montgomery, VT Black Falls DGC
North Calais, VT North Calais DGC
5 Course(s)
Bedford, VA Big Branch
Leesburg, VA Clark's Run DGC
Roanoke, VA Mayflower Hills
Moneta, VA Moneta Park
Pembroke, VA Mountain Lake DGC
Fredericksburg, VA Pratt Park
Meadows of Dan, VA Primland
Lynchburg, VA Sandusky Park
Rocky Mount, VA Sontag DGC
Bristol, VA Sugar Hollow DGC
Spotsylvania, VA The Blockhouse - Sunnyside
North Garden, VA Walnut Creek Park
16 Course(s)
Spokane, WA Camp Sekani Jamboree
1 Course(s)
West Virginia
Moundsville, WV Grand Vue Park - Black
Fairmont, WV Orange Crush
2 Course(s)
Madison, WI Elver Park
Montello, WI Wilderness DGC
4 Course(s)
Mammoth Hot Springs, WY Mammoth Ridges DGC
1 Course(s)
Kitchener, ON Chicopee DGC
1 Course(s)
Sankt Thomas am Blasenstein, Austria KUMM Discgolf Parcours
Retz / Obernalb, Austria Retz Steinbruch Obernalb
2 Course(s)
United States
Clarkesville, GA   Apple Mountain 1/20/2018
Cumming, GA   Central Park DGC 10/20/2018
Clayton, GA   Eagle Creek 4/14/2018
Maysville, GA   Hurricane Shoals Park 4/14/2018
Dacula, GA   Little Mulberry Park 10/20/2018
Blairsville, GA   Meeks Park 9/2/2018
Lula, GA   North Georgia Canopy Tours 4/14/2018
Clarkesville, GA   North Georgia Tech. College 1/20/2018
Toccoa, GA   Rose Lane DGC 10/6/2017
Alpharetta, GA   Wills Park 1/1/2013
Young Harris, GA Young Harris College 9/16/2018
11 Course(s)
North Carolina
Pilot Mountain, NC   Armfield Civic Center 5/13/2019
Jefferson, NC   Ashe County Park 6/28/2013
Cornelius, NC   Bailey Road Park DGC 7/5/2017
Canton, NC   Bethel Elementary DGC 9/19/2017
Morganton, NC   Bethel Park DGC 4/28/2019
Lincolnton, NC   Betty G. Ross Park 12/5/2015
Sugar Grove, NC Black Jack DGC 10/18/2015
Black Mountain, NC   Black Mountain 11/18/2016
Plumtree, NC   Blind Squirrel - Mountain DGC 10/2/2016
Plumtree, NC   Blind Squirrel - Valley DGC 10/2/2016
Flat Rock, NC   Bonclarken Retreat DGC 7/21/2012
Davidson, NC   Brackett's Bluff 1/4/2014
Huntersville, NC   Bradford Park 8/1/2013
Gastonia, NC   Bradley Center DGC 7/6/2012
Brevard, NC   Brevard College DGC 7/3/2012
Waxhaw, NC   Cane Creek Park 1/11/2018
Cullowhee, NC   Catamount Links 5/3/2015
Morganton, NC   Catawba Meadows 12/6/2014
Burlington, NC   Cedarock Park 7/2/2013
Albemarle, NC   City Lake Park DGC 7/1/2018
Marion, NC   Creek Wise Park 12/14/2016
Fletcher, NC   Crookston DGC 7/26/2012
Monroe, NC   Dry Creek 6/22/2014
Charlotte, NC   Eastway Park 12/23/2012
Charlotte, NC   Elon Park - Angry Beaver 4/27/2013
Charlotte, NC   Elon Park - Eager Beaver 10/13/2012
Candler, NC   Enka High School NT DGC 9/4/2017
Flat Rock, NC   Flat Rock Middle School 9/21/2019
Fontana Dam, NC   Fontana Village Resort DGC 7/19/2015
Albemarle, NC   Fox Chase 2/15/2016
Wilkesboro, NC   Ft. Hamby Park 5/7/2016
Pleasant Garden, NC Garden Grove 7/20/2019
Boiling Springs, NC   Gardner-Webb University DGC 9/8/2013
Hickory, NC   Glenn C. Hilton Memorial Park 5/18/2014
Cramerton, NC   Goat Island DGC 11/4/2012
Richfield, NC   Goose Landing 8/2/2017
Tryon, NC   Harmon Field 10/13/2017
Clyde, NC   Haywood Community College 10/9/2016
North Wilkesboro, NC   Highland Hills DGC 3/29/2016
Gibsonville, NC   Holly Run 7/14/2018
Charlotte, NC   Hornets Nest Park 4/14/2017
Charlotte, NC   Hornets Nest Park - Old Layout 7/29/2012
Forest City, NC   Isothermal Community College 10/5/2018
Hendersonville, NC   Jackson Park 2/19/2016
Cullowhee, NC   Jackson Rec. DGC 9/5/2016
Newton, NC   Jacob Fork Park 11/24/2017
High Point, NC   Johnson Street Park 7/14/2019
Charlotte, NC   Kilborne TPC 12/27/2012
Kings Mountain, NC   Kings Mountain High School 7/2/2014
Arden, NC   Lake Julian NT DGC 2/14/2015
Eagle Springs, NC Legacy Trails 6/29/2019
Lowell, NC   Lowell Elementary School 8/2/2012
Franklin, NC   Macon Early College DGC 3/26/2017
Franklin, NC   Macon Middle School 8/22/2019
Kings Mountain, NC   Maples Lake DGC 7/2/2014
Mars Hill, NC   Mars Hill University DGC 12/14/2016
Charlotte, NC   Nevin Park DGC 4/20/2013
Oakboro, NC   Oakboro District Park 12/16/2018
Black Mountain, NC   Owen High Nature Trail DGC 1/15/2018
Kernersville, NC   Patriot DGC 7/14/2019
Black Mountain, NC   Pisgah Brewery 10/31/2017
Charlotte, NC   Plantation Ruins at Winget 7/4/2012
Gastonia, NC   Rankin Lake DGC 9/1/2012
Charlotte, NC   Reedy Creek Park 11/21/2012
Charlotte, NC   Renaissance Park - Gold 6/1/2013
Charlotte, NC   Renaissance Park - Pro Players 11/25/2015
Charlotte, NC   Renaissance Park - RenSke 2/21/2015
Denver, NC   Rescue Squad Park 6/27/2017
Southern Pines, NC   Reservoir Park 7/27/2018
Asheville, NC   Richmond Hill 8/6/2013
Mount Holly, NC   River Street Park 4/2/2013
Cornelius, NC   Robbins Park 8/30/2014
Charlotte, NC   Robert L. Smith Park 8/7/2012
Wilkesboro, NC   Rolling Pines DGC 3/29/2016
Concord, NC   Rotary Club DGC 8/2/2017
Asheville, NC   Sandhill NTDGC 7/4/2016
Sawmills, NC   Sawmills Veterans Park - Original 7/13/2015
Mt. Ulla, NC   Sloan Park DGC 3/14/2019
Bostic, NC   South Mountain Disc Golf 7/26/2012
Mooresville, NC   Stumpy Creek 1/24/2015
Charlotte, NC   Sugaw Creek Park 7/15/2012
Hickory, NC   The Bear 6/12/2017
Mooresville, NC   The Bridges DGC 6/15/2013
Germanton, NC   The Rock at Stonewall 7/21/2019
Matthews, NC   The Scrapyard 6/22/2014
Etowah, NC   Tom Mantsch Memorial DGC 2/14/2015
Charlotte, NC   Torma Town 7/15/2018
Asheville, NC   UNC Asheville DGC 8/6/2013
Monroe, NC   Union Academy 12/27/2018
Pinehurst, NC   Village of Pinehurst DGC 7/27/2018
Ranlo, NC   Warlick Academy Disc Golf 9/29/2015
Waynesville, NC   Waynesville DGC 10/5/2019
Waynesville, NC   Waynesville DGC - Old Layout 7/7/2016
Burlington, NC   Wellspring 7/2/2013
Yadkinville, NC   Yadkin County Park 5/13/2019
95 Course(s)
South Carolina
Winnsboro, SC   All-Terrain Disc Golf 11/8/2013
Rock Hill, SC   Bearcat DGC @ Rock Hill HS 8/7/2017
Rock Hill, SC   Boyd Hill 8/2/2012
Rock Hill, SC   Canaan Riverbend DGC 8/8/2015
Rock Hill, SC   Canaan Sand Hills DGC 8/30/2015
Rock Hill, SC   Castle Heights Middle School 6/9/2019
Greer, SC   Century Park DGC 11/26/2017
Long Creek, SC   Chattooga Belle Farm 10/5/2017
Chester, SC   Chester State Park - Advanced 12/23/2015
Chester, SC Chester State Park - Rec. 3/16/2016
Clover, SC   Clover Park 1/5/2015
Easley, SC   Dacusville DGC 9/24/2017
Greenville, SC   Dolly Cooper Park 7/7/2019
Rock Hill, SC   Dutchman Creek Middle School 4/10/2015
Columbia, SC   Earlewood Park 4/23/2014
Easley, SC   Easley High School DGC 8/31/2019
Rock Hill, SC   Fewell Park 2/17/2013
Easley, SC   Foothills DGC 1/16/2017
Central, SC   Grand Central Station 9/28/2013
Pickens, SC   Hagood Mill DGC 8/31/2019
Inman, SC   Holston Creek Park 5/2/2016
Piedmont, SC   Hurricane Springs DGC 8/31/2019
York, SC   Kathy Kitts Walking Trail 6/4/2019
Tega Cay, SC   Lookout Park 1/20/2019
Rock Hill, SC   Northwestern High School DGC 6/26/2018
Spartanburg, SC   Pipeline DGC 5/24/2015
Rock Hill, SC   Rawlinson Road Middle School 8/7/2017
Walhalla, SC   Sertoma Field 9/30/2017
Seneca, SC   Shaver Rec. Center - Original 9/30/2017
Seneca, SC   Shaver Rec. Center - Seneca Gold 10/11/2019
Boiling Springs, SC   Shoally Creek DGC 11/11/2014
Rock Hill, SC   South Pointe High School DGC 7/18/2017
Columbia, SC   Southeast Park 8/1/2015
Greenville, SC   Timmons Park 1/16/2017
York, SC   Tirzah ARP Church DGC 7/28/2013
Charleston (John's Island), SC   Trophy Lakes 7/31/2012
Reidville, SC   Tyger River 11/11/2014
Rock Hill, SC   Winthrop Gold Course 8/19/2012
Rock Hill, SC   Winthrop University Lakefront 7/6/2012
Woodruff, SC   Woodruff Leisure Center DGC 4/17/2017
York, SC   York Middle School 7/28/2013
41 Course(s)
Morristown, TN   Cherokee Park DGC 8/26/2017
Fall Branch, TN   Harmon Hills 9/17/2016
Johnson City, TN   Milligan College DGC 8/25/2019
Gatlinburg, TN   Mills Park DGC 8/26/2017
Knoxville, TN   Morningside Park 11/11/2017
Morristown, TN   Morristown Kiwanis DGC 10/14/2018
Morristown, TN   Panther Creek State Park 8/26/2017
Morristown, TN   Rotary DGC 8/26/2017
Alcoa, TN The Claytons 12/7/2019
Knoxville, TN   Tommy Schumpert Park 11/11/2017
Knoxville, TN   Victor Ashe Park 1/28/2017
Johnson City, TN   Winged Deer Park 8/24/2019
12 Course(s)