Grand Prairie, TX 
Mountain Creek Share
Uploaded By: TheHipstick Hole #9 (Taken 8/2015)
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Mountain Creek

1    7/3/2017   7/4/2017
Review By: tkmcdougal
Played: 176  Reviewed: 83  Exp: 9.7 Years
Pros: Teepads are long and in great shape and the baskets are in good condition as well. This is a nice park right by the lake. The wind becomes a factor and they make use of the fee trees in the park.
Cons: There is no signage at all. 2 or 3 of the teepads have the hole numbers scratched into the teepad. Once you find the teepad you can tell where you are supposed to throw. There was a lot of beer cans on the fairways. If you pack it in please pack it out.
Other Thoughts: If you park by the playground you can start on hole 6 and work your way around. If you play this route you will have a decent walk from hole 9 to hole one where the other parking lot is on the far side of the park. Hole 1 is the only hole on that area of land. Hole 2's teepad is 30 feet past the basket of hole 1. After hole 4 walk up the hill and you will see hole 5's teepad. The basket is under the trees near the houses.

The navigation has much improved since I last stepped on this course 4 or 5 years ago. It is suppose to go to 18 teepads with 9 baskets but I did not see the orange paint on the grass for the newer holes. After you played it once navigation would be easy but for people new to the park they could have some difficulty.

Nice, Different 9-Hole experience than the rest in DFW

5+    11/27/2016   11/30/2016
Review By: Jacob.Warren.89
Played: 43  Reviewed: 4  Exp: 3.6 Years
2 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: -Nice Baskets

-Concrete Teepads

-You can almost see every basket from the teepad

Cons: -Sometimes there is a lot of traffic by hole 6, there is a playground right there so if you go on the right day, you could be at risk of hitting some kids.

-no signage

-It would be nice to have a trashcan or 2 throughout the park, alot of debris from the playground/neighborhood winds up on the fairways
Other Thoughts: It is a really fun 9 hole. Has more distance and open shots than kennedale (which is one of the closer 9-hole courses). Rumor has it they will be expanding it to 18 holes, which will be great.

Plays off the lake, so it is sometimes a little windy

2 of 2 people found this review helpful.

Much improvement

1    4/26/2016   4/26/2016
Review By: Pizza God
Played: 391  Reviewed: 208  Exp: 29.7 Years
2 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: Cement Tee Pads
Good condition baskets
Pretty park next to the lake
Cons: Hard to navigate as there are no tee signs
Other Thoughts: the park has some mesquite trees scattered around. The course tries to use these as much as possible. In some holes the design is good, others are boring. Because of this, several of the holes are pretty long for a 9 hole course. This makes it at least interesting for the better players.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful.

 Wide open 9.

1    8/21/2015   8/21/2015
Review By: TheHipstick
Played: 87  Reviewed: 43  Exp: 14.5 Years
1 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: Very nice concrete teeboxes.
Very nice baskets.
Fairly easy to follow without signs at the teebox.
No real traffic to deal with. (walkers,dogs, or joggers)
Park on location which is nice if you have kids with you.
Cons: No signage at the teeboxes.
A little bit of trash out on the course, didn't see any trash cans.
Every hole was pretty much the same, not much of a shot shaping course.
Pretty much grip and rip off the tee.
Some trees but not enough to make it difficult.
No trash cans.
Other Thoughts: It's located at a nice park that seems to be taken care of (some trash around). This would be a great 9 hole course if had a few more amenities. (i.e. signs, trash cans, more trees to bring up the difficulty).

All in all it wasn't a bad little 9 hole course to practice you big driver shots or practice your long to mid range game.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

 Getting better

1    8/14/2015   8/14/2015
Review By: hotstang
Played: 206  Reviewed: 57  Exp: 6.6 Years
Pros: New large teepads.
Nice Mach 2 baskets.
Pretty easy to follow.
Just park in lot by basketball court.
Good course to work on your drives.
Nice for a quick quite round.
Bathrooms and playground.

Cons: Only 9 holes.
Needs signs with footage.
Pedestrians come into play on a few holes.
Trashcans are needed at a few holes.
Lakes not in play.
Other Thoughts: Nice to see someone added teepads.
I would love to see this course 18.
Also like to see this put in play for a tournament.
With Turner and Veterans nearby would make a good 3 course layout.

 Very Nice

1    6/3/2015   6/3/2015
Review By: mavsfan0434
Played: 12  Reviewed: 11
Pros: - New concrete tee pads are awesome
- Course is nicely, recently mowed
- Baskets are easy to see and high quality
Cons: - A couple of holes are hard to find after the last basket, just keep the map open on the phone
Other Thoughts: I REALLY enjoyed this course, not sure why the poor reviews. The course is perfect for beginners. It's fairly open, nowhere to really lose a disc. I can see where this could be difficult on the weekends because of pedestrians, but it's a perfect after work course on weekdays.

 No mountain, no creek, just danger

1    4/7/2015   4/14/2015
Review By: Hector Chain
Played: 188  Reviewed: 182  Exp: 9.5 Years
1 Helpful / 1 Not
Pros: There are concrete pads and real, actual baskets.

There is a pretty lake nearby.

The only other pro is that the risk of hitting someone is mitigated by the fact that you'll never want to play this course a second time.
Cons: This is one of the worst ideas for a course I've seen. I was in Central Park in NYC a few weeks ago, and this felt every bit as busy. On a Tuesday evening. The park was humming with walkers, pick up basketball games, soccer practices, dog walkers, and people just standing around conversing.

If you're going to be in a park with this many people, it's probably a good idea to be well out of the way and have pretty short holes. Nope. Most of the holes here were bombers, and other than maybe the first hole, they were plenty close to park users. I was really nervous about throwing, and eventually I stopped and just walked the holes. I know you're not supposed to review a course where you didn't play all the holes, but I assume I get a dispensation when there are 10 people in the fairway. That isn't an exaggeration.

Even if the course were empty, it wouldn't get a high mark. It's mostly open with long walks between holes and pretty uninteresting lines and throws.
Other Thoughts: Dallas is maybe the best disc golf city in the country. There are plenty of great courses. This one does not fill a niche or serve any area lacking in courses. Best case, you have a crappy option when other great courses are nearby. Worst case, someone gets hit. I've never seen a course with a greater chance of hurting a bystander. No need for this.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful.

 fund during the week

1    3/27/2015   3/27/2015
Review By: ericb45696
Played: 42  Reviewed: 4  Exp: 28.5 Years
1 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: Some nice open long shots.
Nice view of the lake.
Nice new baskets and great new tee pads.
Easy to follow with map and probably not too hard without, I believe Jim is working on signage.
Cons: Not sure what the layout was before, but pedestrians WILL come into play on a few .
Lot's of trash when I was there.
Other Thoughts: Nice little 9 hole but I would not want to play on a weekend in good weather as the pedestrians there will have no clue and not understand your yelling "fore" or waving around at all.
It's super close to my house so I'd probably come out here to practice during the week if low on gas. Watch the ant hills around 2-4. Not flat, minor elevation but not hilly.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

 Nicely Refurbished

1    2/20/2015   2/20/2015
Review By: Jim Dart
Played: 2  Reviewed: 2
2 Helpful / 1 Not
Pros: The course layout has been improved by reducing the intersection of disc golfers with others in the park, and offering some new very scenic and fun holes. New Mach 5 baskets have been installed. Tee pads have been installed also.
Cons: Still only 9 holes. But, you can play the course twice. Signage is yet to come.
Other Thoughts: If land north and south of park, adjacent to the lake is made available, the course could be expanded to 18 holes.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful.

not as bad as I expected

1    7/6/2013   7/7/2013
Review By: dreadlock86
Played: 300  Reviewed: 237  Exp: 10.6 Years
This review was updated on 3/2/2016
6 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: -new concrete teepads
-new baskets
-nice, clean park
-the park has elevation, a fair amount of trees around 7-9, and a great view of the lake
-potential to play some cool safari layouts
Cons: -not much in the way of obstacles, the course is mostly just long and open
-pedestrian paths throughout, well-used by walkers and joggers
-very little shade on this mostly open course
-the wind is nearly always blasting off the lake
Other Thoughts: After existing in a miserable state for years, this course finally has designated tee pads and they are concrete. A most welcome update for a course that really isn't as bad as it looks.

Use the parking lot of the north side of the park and you will drive past hole 1 on your left. The layout flows clockwise around the park. The rolling hills come into play on hole 3 and to a lesser degree on holes 4, 6, & 7. Holes 7-9 have a number of trees in play and will require a small amount of line shaping but they're still pretty open.

There used to be a small pond in the middle of the park, close to where tee 6 is located now if I remember correctly. Not sure if that area still gets flooded. The pedestrian trails are well used but I have never seen as many in the park as Hector Chain indicates above. I've only played in the morning or middle of the afternoon though.

This course is not worth going out of your way to play but it is not as bad as the rating would imply. Definitely a worthy place to practice if you live nearby or somewhere an adventurous group can go to play safari golf, especially if the other courses around town are crowded. Very close to Turner Park.

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6 of 6 people found this review helpful.

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