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Solid technical course

1    4/6/2017   4/10/2017
Review By: Notorious21
Played: 64  Reviewed: 44  Exp: 7.2 Years
1 Helpful / 0 Not
- Good variety of technical shots, most < 350'
- Nice scenery, with mountains all around
- Many shorter holes, but technical, not boring
- Big concrete teepads, and well-made signs with helpful pin location indicators
- Holes 6, 7, and 8 were partially removed, remapped, or otherwise unnavigable
- Holes 9 and 10 completely shared a fairway, there's no way to play those simultaneously
- Other areas where overlap could create congestion
- Not a lot of big distance, but enough to challenge most ams
Other Thoughts:
I played this course on a weekday morning, so I didn't experience the crowd issues that others have mentioned. It was a very nice course, and I would definitely play there again if I was in the area.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

Popular Boy

1    3/27/2017   3/27/2017
Review By: nightwing
Played: 176  Reviewed: 43  Exp: 9.5 Years
3 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: -SHOTS!!! More good shots than most 'Park Courses'.
-Designed for challenge and interest.
-Setting....grass, trees, roaring creek....nice
-Tee signs...graphic, full color, useful
-Benchs, practice baskets, concrete pads etc
-Location...playable all winter and in town
-Mostly 4 pins per hole with great variety
Cons: -Crowds...the place is popular for a reason
-Maybe kind of a 'Boy's Club Party Scene'?.
-Some tight and even criss-crossing fairways.
-Only 1 teepad per hole. Mostly Advanced or Intermediate
-So not a really beginner or pro friendly course.
-Could make use of more water hazards
-A few casual park users were on course.
Other Thoughts: Since recent reviews have trashed this course, let's start by saying that if you expect an uncrowded, polite and pristine family atmosphere, you might go to the nearby U.Utah course. Both courses serve different Disc needs well. This is clearly a 'Player's Course' and yes some players can be 'Course'. i heard plenty of basic 'Smack' talk but nothing negative.

HINT: If you can't arrive with a group that suits you, hang out throwing practice putts and chatting on Tee #1 til you hook up with a group you like. It worked for me and it almost always does whereever you go.

My group was a 4-some that grew to 6: mostly 'Advanced' players who were happy to show me around. The tee signs seemed to be great, although I didn't need them with all the local dudes. There were benchs and logs enough for a large group to rest and the pace of play seemed good with no one on us or holding us up even though the course was full up.

Many reviewers complain about the layout. Two holes near the new school have been dropped. While there IS a criss-crossing fairway, it did not appear to present a gross safety issue, Both holes were interesting and players seemed to be aware of each other. (Compare to De La in Santa Cruz Ca., which is just plain dangerous.)

This course is deceptive. I got LOTS of birdie putts but not that many easy ones. A nice, compact challenge but if you are a pro and can throw an easy Buzz over 300 you might torch the place. We collectively shot about 2up to 5 down which probably rated about 875 to 950 or so.

Given that Solitude, SLC area's premier course, is closed all winter, Creekside serves a purpose for real players year round. But take your time picking your group. This isn't the 'Family Frisbee Park', it's a Disc Golf Course and I enjoyed a little give and take with the local bros.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful.

 Uncle Sonny and Aunt Kehau

1    3/10/2015   3/14/2015
Review By: manglin
Played: 34  Reviewed: 34  Exp: 10.1 Years
4 Helpful / 0 Not
-free to play (this is always my top benefit of DG)
-good variety of shots
-great sign showing multiple pins and distance for each
-good baskets
-nice challenge level (not crazy hard, but way too easy)
-trash cans
-good use of the land
-scenic beauty
-course was clean from trash and sticks/debris
-friendly locals
-good flow from one hole to the next
-several pin locations per hole, makes for variety within each hole
Cons: -several fairways overlapped another hole; if this course were to hold a tournament, they would have to change some pins or remove some holes
-i'm no major course designer, but having 20 holes seemed to cramp the course. i would find a way to have just 18 holes so as to make more space between some of the fairways, pins, and tees.
Other Thoughts: -This was my first time to come to Utah and play DG. This was a trip to see my brother and his wife.
-My wife and kids hung out around the playground which was great for a 3yr old and 5yr old.
-The park has bathrooms, but they were locked that day.
-I got to meet some cool guys: Curtis and Jason.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful.

Not to bad of a course

5+    7/23/2014   7/23/2014
Review By: Barneybboy
Played: 15  Reviewed: 14  Exp: 3.9 Years
This review was updated on 6/2/2016
1 Helpful / 2 Not
Pros: The course is located in a park so it makes it good for that family to be able to play there while others throw the course. The park/course is really nice with some open areas and some trees in others. Makes for a good variety of throwing. There is good signs telling where the baskets are and they do a good job at changing basket location to keep the course fresh. There are good concrete tee boxes and benches to sit while resting or waiting for others.
Cons: It is a very popular course and gets busy which can cause waiting. May not be the best course if you are in a hurry.
Other Thoughts: Beautiful park and course. Definitely worth playing and visiting.

1 of 3 people found this review helpful.


5+    9/1/2013   11/6/2013
Review By: thenewguy
Played: 16  Reviewed: 6  Exp: 4.6 Years
1 Helpful / 1 Not
Pros: Requires all types of shots and disc use. Great course to work on technique.Very easy to find a pick up game
Cons: Very hard to navigate. Baskets seem clustered together and every tree is painted orange, not sure what is OB anymore.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful.

 so good, but so crowded

2-4    5/29/2013   6/4/2013
Review By: Memphis Newbie
Played: 33  Reviewed: 23  Exp: 6 Years
2 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: Beautiful park with grass, woods, hills, a creek (more of a river by Utah standards) with crystal clear water that makes it easy to spot discs

the design of the individual holes is great. lots of variety and character. super fun that some of the baskets are perched just a couple feet from the roaring creek, making what would normally be a good drive or approach, a frantic wade into the creek to save your disc.

Tee pads are great.

baskets are my favorite--dga mach Vs

The map here on DGCR makes for easy navigation, otherwise you will get very lost.
Cons: Number one con--incredibly crowded. This is the only good course in SLC so it gets all the crowds. I was there on a Wednesday from 11 am to 4 pm. I was on vacation visiting from TN, and apparently so was every disc golfer in SLC because it seemed like they were all there. It was especially crowded around noon, probably because people were playing during their lunch hour.

Slow play-- I think the locals are accustomed to the crowds and have adapted by learning to play very slowly. I am used to playing quickly and I almost jog through my local courses, so it was frustrating to see players sitting at a tee bench for extended periods even when no players were in front of them and then they would stand up and tee off right when we approached the tee instead of letting us play through. Most players we encountered here were very friendly and courteous.

Layout-- I mentioned that the design of the holes is excellent, however, the layout of the holes has a lot of overlapping fairways and backtracking, on a less crowded course this wouldn't be so much of an issue.
Vandalism--there are frames for signs at every tee, but the signs have all been destroyed. I have heard rumors that there is some hate against disc golf in this park. Bummer.
Other Thoughts: loved playing here, even with the crowds. beautiful park.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful.

 Best use of flood basin ever

5+    9/17/2011   1/17/2012
Review By: ohtobediscing
Played: 270  Reviewed: 40  Exp: 38.2 Years
This review was updated on 3/12/2015
4 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: This course seems to have it all---open and grassy, wooded, volumnous creek, elevation changes, isolated holes, varied clientele, alternate pin placements. Not much pro/long-armed, but not really a family/beginner's course either. Most of the lovely, dewey field fairways are in the first 9; the holes start flirting with the creek about halfway through. The creek helps mediate the temp in the park, and can provide a cool dip on a blistering summer day, or steal your disc when its up and muddy. The trees start to really kick in and affect shots by hole #9, though #s 4 & 5 dance around the oaks a bit. I think its a great course with educational opportunities for the improving discer; if you can excell here, you should be able to handle all but the most overgrown, mountainous, abysmally long courses.
Except for 1-2, 15, and 17-18, you're pretty much hidden from the rest of the park, a nice amenity for those who like an "its MY country club" atmosphere. A nice selection of tees with benches, and the bathroom might be 300 yds. from the most distant hole.
Cons: Major hindrances are other discers [packed on weekends], other park users[dogs, kids, strung-out LDS/LSDers], obscenely hot temps in summer and fairway/tee encroachment. The creek can be hazardous in late spring-mid summer: if its muddy you should have your life insurance policy paid-up if you risk going in.
Other Thoughts: Too bad there's not another course of this style in the Greater Salt Lake area---the flatter, longer, blander courses are why this one is so popular.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful.

 Fun park course

5+    10/16/2011   10/22/2011
Review By: baylor90505
Played: 31  Reviewed: 7  Exp: 4.5 Years
This review was updated on 1/11/2013
0 Helpful / 2 Not
Pros: Beautiful park and great layout. Great concrete tees and challenging hole locations. Awesome little river runs along some of the holes. Great flow to the course and pretty hard to get lost.
Cons: Some areas of the park never seem to dry up and can be very muddy. Can be very busy at times and sometimes have to wait on holes.
Other Thoughts: Overall a really fun and challenging course.

0 of 2 people found this review helpful.


1    7/10/2011   7/12/2011
Review By: mallardthrasher
Played: 3  Reviewed: 1  Exp: 11.5 Years
1 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: Good variety from a few wide open holes to tight wooded fairways on the back 9 that require control shots rather than the monster drives on almost every hole at Valley Regional, Water hazards make it challenging and fun, No Joggers/Walkers to wait for or hit!
Cons: Lots of people, overlapping fairways and tees (You have to wait for people to tee of on the next hole before you can throw or else you may hit them in some cases). Sprinklers were going the whole time I was playing (very soggy back 9). Lots of discs flying in every direction on a few holes making it a bit dangerous. Confusing hole layout and lack of markings for someone that has never played the course before.
Other Thoughts: I have to say it is a cool course especially with the control needed to score well on the back nine. However, I am not a big fan of having discs thrown at me the whole time I was playing, but all in all it wasn't too bad. With as many people that were playing, it is a little too crowded for my taste, but it does help to not have the joggers and walkers all over that have no idea what is going on.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

 Creekside AKA A packed house

5+    6/27/2013   5/25/2011
Review By: JDee
Played: 20  Reviewed: 7  Exp: 7.4 Years
This review was updated on 7/12/2013
2 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: -Creekside is the staple course in Salt Lake for year round play.
-Multiple hole placement is a bonus. It's nice to show up even 2 days later and a few holes are in new locations. different hole location add different challenges to the over all excitement of this course.
-Trees, shrubs, water, mudd, and people add to the difficulty and fun of this course. You will hit a tree, you will hesitate before you throw over the water, and you will have to yell FORE because there are peeps everywhere!
I enjoy a challenge, therefore the difficulty and challenge of this course is a pro.
-One of the better courses to be able to use multiple discs that do different things to your advantage. And you will be able to throw your long distance drivers at least a few times.
Cons: -To. Many. Damn. People!!
-When it's nice out, it doesn't matter what time of day, this place is a mad house. A packed house! Prepare to wait. If you go with less then 2 people most groups are totally awesome about letting you play through. But still, it's a hassle.
Other Thoughts: You can't go wrong with Creekside. It's a legit, fun, sometimes difficult course. There are two bonus holes. hole 3a and 3b that are fun as well if you would like to play 2 extra holes.
Play with a group and enjoy taking your time. Or come with less then two and rip through all the tons of people and huge groups. Enjoy salt lakes staple disc golf course.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful.

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