Great experience for the inexperienced
0 Helpful / 7 Not
* Fantastic tee signs & pads
* Easy to navigate
* No driving range
Other Thoughts: Had a blast playing the full 18 here. Love love love the red tees: you feel like you're playing a course just like the pros but actually have a chance of a reasonable score. Some of the gold tees just looked... insane!
The layout is fantastic. Every tee is clearly marked, and the baskets have big obvious flags so you know which basket to aim for.
It's obvious the money paid to play goes back into improving the course. Little touches everywhere, like custom benches, really make the course a joy to play.
Highly recommended. If you're in the area, even if you're a noob, stop by and play.
0 of 7 people found this review helpful.
2 Helpful / 15 Not
Pros: when i first got there..i thought..this is where they have tournaments? didn't look to great....but once i stepped onto the first hole ..i understood why.
great course..very challenging..and just a great walk
plus i got there early in the morning..only one there..so it was great to get to take my time.
Cons: the 4 courses sometimes confused me..but it was more because my first time playing the course.
I was afraid to throw the holes that had water hazards.
Other Thoughts: you have to play to play (but it's worth it)
pyramids down the street
newton hill 10 minutes away
2 of 17 people found this review helpful.
11 Helpful / 2 Not
Fun & Challenging Course
Pros: -Three different sets of tees: Red for Beginners, White for Intermediates, and Blue for Pros.
-Home to the Vibram Open every summer.
-Great tee signs
-Well designed course
Cons: -Very easy to lose discs as there is lots of water (though they do send out dive teams and post their findings)
-One mistake can ruin a round
-Caters more to players with big arms
-Needs some cleanup
Other Thoughts: Maple Hill is a fantastic course with some great holes, from the "Christmas Tree" hole 11, to the daunting hole 8 with the drive over the water. With 3 different skill levels, this course is sure to please players of all ratings.
Make sure to bring some "beater" discs unless you're certain you can clear hole 8 (and hole 1 for blue). While they do send out dive teams on occasion, losing discs is quite easy due to the use of water on much of the course.
This course consistently gets 4.5 and 5 star ratings. I'm giving it a 4, because I prefer courses with more technical elements. There are wooded holes at Maple Hill, but they weren;t overly technical in my opinion.
Still, for $5, this is a must play for anyone in New England. Parking can be an issue if the course is crowded, but it's worth the attempt. Bring some friends and have a great day at an excellent course.
11 of 13 people found this review helpful.
2 Helpful / 11 Not
Great, Challenging Course
Pros: Extremely varied holes. Great risk/reward potential on several holes. Some holes are truely memorable and will keep you thinking long after you leave for the day.
Cons: The risks sometimes outweigh the rewards.
Other Thoughts: A truely fantastic course. I recently played it and there was some work that needed to be done to clean things up from the winter weather. There are a few holes that seem very inviting, but looks can be deceiving. An errant throw on this course will often result in 6s and 7s.
There are three separate courses (red, white, blue) which offer challenges for players of all levels. If you can make the trip out, you owe it to yourself to play Maple Hill.
2 of 13 people found this review helpful.
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