Lebanon, OH 
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3 / 225ft.   3 / 225ft. Par / Distance:
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 Great beginner course

5+    3/1/2012   3/1/2012
Review By: zugthug1705
Played: 21  Reviewed: 3  Exp: 8.2 Years
0 Helpful / 1 Not
Pros: -Nice clean park
-Easy-to-follow course layout
-Pretty nice tee pads

Cons: -Not much of a challenge, especially outside the woods
-Wind can be a factor
Other Thoughts: Unless you frown upon a course with holes under 300 feet, this is a fun course to play. There is a 600-foot hole 18, which is a nice wrap-up after throwing mostly fairway drivers in the woods. I've seen people ranging from ages 5 to 65 enjoying this course and I've never found it to be really crowded

0 of 1 people found this review helpful.

 

5+    9/5/2010   4/7/2011
Review By: streetz.2
Played: 13  Reviewed: 4  Exp: 10.3 Years
2 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: -Good mix of open holes and tight technical wooded holes as well as a good mix of distances.
-Nice Tee Pads
-Nice descriptive and accurate signage
-Usually maintained pretty well
Cons: -Always seems like it's windy which is a factor on the front 9 but not the back 9
-Some holes do seem a bit repetitive
-Until trees grow bigger on the front 9 the holes aren't very challenging for more advanced players
Other Thoughts: Turtlecreek is a great course for all skill levels. It's not too difficult for beginners and advanced players will be challenged on some holes. It's a very fun course to play. I look forward to playing Turtlecreek in the future once the trees on the front 9 mature a little and get bigger, making for some more challenging holes. I highly recommend playing this course at least once because it won't disappoint.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful.

 

5+    11/27/2013   4/1/2011
Review By: chipstar
Played: 20  Reviewed: 3  Exp: 11.2 Years
This review was updated on 11/27/2013
1 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: There is a nice mix of distance holes that allow you to open up and throw for distance with a few short holes that are fun to take a shot at an ace on.
The holes in the woods make sure you better hit your line or you will be in trouble.
Cons: Maybe a little to short, but with the area they were given in the park, they did well. Some of the holes in the open can run into problems with shots from other holes crossing paths.
The rubber tee pads are beginning to deteriorate, either ripping apart or sliding off of the intended area, and some of the tee signs are missing now.
Other Thoughts: It is pretty much always really windy on the holes not in the woods.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

 

5+    3/14/2011   3/14/2011
Review By: DrewMillerRH
Played: 115  Reviewed: 10  Exp: 8.3 Years
1 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: Tight technical wooded holes with swing, great for tournament, excellent variety.
Cons: Flat, little elevation, hole 3 & 4 play too close to one another
Other Thoughts: Typically windy on the open holes, bring some stable plastic with you.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

 Nice Course

2-4    11/8/2010   1/24/2011
Review By: hendersondayton
Played: 30  Reviewed: 10  Exp: 16.2 Years
0 Helpful / 1 Not
Pros: The course has a good mix of open and wooded holes. Allows you to really rip it and then play controlled shots on other holes. The course is easy to navigate.
Cons: None really worth saying. They are just picky things that don't much matter.
Other Thoughts: As a course designer I would suggest that designers pay attention to the PDGA par guidelines when setting par. You cannot set par based on the distance alone. #6 is 420 and according to the PDGA it should be a Par 4 from the RED Tee. The 600' #18 is the only legitimate Par 5 from the RED. That is based on distance. Foliage plays a big part of the par and most of the holes listed 4 or 5 should really be Par 3 or 4 based on PDGA rules.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful.

 A Well Maintained Course

5+    10/29/2009   12/29/2009
Review By: RogueArtist
Played: 26  Reviewed: 6  Exp: 8.2 Years
2 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: A very well maintained facility with good signage and nice tee pads. A neat feature in the design of this course is that you can play 9 holes in the open or 9 in the woods.
Cons: Overall the course feels very "vanilla" many of the wooded holes feel the same and holes in the open field have little variation.
Lots of people play here, so on nice days you feel like you are kinda fighting the crowd and in peoples way.

The terrain here is very flat, on only a few of the holes are there any elevation changes and none of them are very significant. This makes the wind a huge factor.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful.

  A Beginner's Thoughts

1    11/12/2009   11/18/2009
Review By: klife
Played: 1  Reviewed: 1
2 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: Excellent course for men and women players. Most newer players aren't throwing 350' consistently and this course gives you a chance on several wide open holes to just get in some decent practice on your distance drives. The 2nd half is nicely wooded with some tighter lanes and let's you work on the more technical side of the game with several possibility at aces if you are good enough.
Cons: The wind can be absolutely brutal on this course in the open portion and even when you keep them low and hard they can tend to wander off in any number of different directions. The wind seems to change every 60 seconds out here and it can definitely make for some interesting throws.
Other Thoughts: I am really just a beginner having only been playing for about 3 months and I use this course to track my progression. Playing at the marked pars I usually finish around par to 2 over with a best game of 5 under.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful.

 Good Course

5+    8/15/2009   8/15/2009
Review By: n8dawg
Played: 5  Reviewed: 3  Exp: 12.2 Years
This review was updated on 8/17/2009
3 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: nice open front 9, back 9 are nicely wooded. The front 9 will be better in a few years when the trees start getting bigger. front 9 is great for practice. The holes in the woods also have mulch or chipped wood laid down which makes it nice and not muddy, also a creek that runs through a few of the holes which this time of year was dried out
Cons: none really, nice little course, my wife likes to come and play the front 9 with me, while I enjoy playing the back 9, a good variety for beginners and experts.
Other Thoughts: Good Course, nice and clean, would also recommend Monroe course if you want some exercise going up and down hills

3 of 3 people found this review helpful.

  

5+    7/28/2009   8/3/2009
Review By: sxcrunnr09
Played: 1  Reviewed: 1
3 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: very good practice course, f front 9 is very open and back 9 is tightly wooded. the course allows you to throw a variety of shots.very nice signs and really easy to navigate.
Cons: Not the Most difficult course. Front nine could use some more trees but they have been planting so could shape out to be a little more challenging in a couple of years
Other Thoughts: the course is not overly challenging but good if you want to practice a bit. Great for a casual game, and not too crowded.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful.

 A good course to challenge your drive and line shaping.

5+    7/3/2009   7/3/2009
Review By: NatiBuckeye
Played: 26  Reviewed: 14  Exp: 10.2 Years
8 Helpful / 1 Not
Pros: Im going to try and cover what others have not or I felt needed more attention.
-The trees added to the open holes have grown large enough to punish some throws.
Very challenging for Rec-ADV level players. Rec players can be happy with +4.
Cons: -Is very windy most of the time. Understable discs beware.
Other Thoughts: Holes 1-6, 10, 18pretty wide open. Holes 7-9, 11-17, very tight lined with trees.

Hole 1. Nice distance with some small trees in the fairway, fairly open to the left with forest all along the right. LH's need to throw a controlled drive and RH's have to play a big turnover. Can be very hard because the wind seems to fly straight at you and gusts.
Hole 2. A nice short mid range shot for both LH/RH some small trees to limit hyzer approaches.
Hole 3. This hole can push throws because of the wind be careful. Trees line both sides of the fairway. LH/RH have the options of a straight decent length drive or a big hyzer around the trees.
Hole 4. Good length and just enough trees to make you aim your 350ft park attempt.
Hole 5. A dead straight mid range that can be troublesome in the wind, putts can be somewhat difficult because of the mound the basket sits on.
Hole 6. A 420' hyzer route for RH, and a tricky straight to anny for LH. Your biggest worry is the massive hill the basket sits on.
Hole 7. Unless your just playing the front 9 you play through the small gap in the trees. This shot allows for some creativity in your approach for both RH/LH and the basket sits on a small hill again.
Hole 8. A dead straight fairway lined very closely with trees. This can be a nice little ace run for LH's and RH's have a chance as well. Nothing but dead straight and low will get you a 2.
Hole 9. In the woods and requires RH to drive with some right turn before working back to the left. LH's have an even tougher turnover line to work.
Hole 10. 400' with forest and over hanging trees up the entire right hand side. LH's can throw a big bomb drive with RH's have to throw a long anny and stay out of the woods. There are just enough random trees to the left of the tee to mess up a good shot.
Hole 11. Nicknamed the "face eater" for good reason. 410' of tight tree lined snaking S shape madness. A 3 is a great score for most all players on this hole.
Hole 12. Has 2 routes you can take and requires you to clear a snaking small creek. RH's have a hard hyzer route to manage while LH's have to do it with an anny.
Hole 13. Plays the opposite of 12 but more open and larger fairway to manage.
Hole 14. A very tight anny for RH, and hyzer for LH, plays longer than you imagine and is one of the tighter holes to manage with trees right off of the tee.
Hole 15. Is another RH hyzer, anny for LH be careful of the skip in this fairway this hole has been known to claim a lot of discs.
Hole 16. 2 routes to follow and allows a lot of options.
Hole 17. Only the straight tee is really playable. 280' of tightly lined slightly diagonal to the left mayhem.
Hole 18. 600' cannon arm awesomeness. Walking path is OB so be careful.

8 of 9 people found this review helpful.


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