Rolla, MO 
Ber Juan Park Share
Uploaded By: odysseus81 Hole #8 (Taken 11/2009)
3 / 275ft.   3 / 271ft. Par / Distance:
Hole #8 Basket to Tee

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5+    2/4/2014   3/4/2014
Review By: dj3k
Played: 34  Reviewed: 11  Exp: 5.3 Years
2 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: Forgiving for beginners.
Not too challenging due to wide open and not many trees to navigate around - Again, good for beginners.
Cons: Multi-use park. Be careful of pedestrians and people that have no idea they are walking around on a disc golf course.
The tee pad on hole one is too short.
No other tee pads other than hole one.
Very susceptible to windy conditions due to being on a mostly open hillside.
Watch out for the disc-sucking lake that some into play on three or four holes.
Other Thoughts: Not a bad course. Play there one time for about every fifteen times (for a little variety) I play at LCDGC, the other course in town that is way better.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful.

 Ber Juan

5+    9/30/2012   10/1/2012
Review By: Bigben932
Played: 8  Reviewed: 6  Exp: 8.7 Years
0 Helpful / 1 Not
Pros: A reasonable course. Good layout with 9 varying holes. The centre offers maps w/ scorecard for free

Not to many trees
Cons: High edge baskets,
No concrete tee offs except for hole 1.

Stupid disc eating lake
Only hole 5 should be par 4
hole 3 trees I hate
Other Thoughts: 2 rating is for a reasonable course. If this course had proper tees and markers to follow this course would be a 3-4 rating.

Pro tees don't offer any additional challenge or distance more than 20 feet except for hole 5.

Haven't played on a windy day, but I am sure this would add a much greater challenge due to the amount of hills.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful.

 A good start

1    4/18/2010   4/18/2010
Review By: dragonhide
Played: 8  Reviewed: 2  Exp: 8.1 Years
1 Helpful / 2 Not
Pros: In a populated place, near a lot of activities- something for everybody!

Nice elevations

Nice map with aerial view- a MUST for first time!

Can buy discs at the store in the community center.

Disc Golf!
Cons: Tee points hard to find, just dirt spots with red spraypaint on the ground.

Hole #1 doesnt have a map/scorecard

Must go inside the community center and ask for a map

Other Thoughts: Be sure to go inside the community center right at hole #1 and ask for a map...

1 of 3 people found this review helpful.

I'm out of catchy review titles!

5+    11/15/2009   11/22/2009
Review By: Three Putt
Played: 132  Reviewed: 85  Exp: 22.9 Years
This review was updated on 5/29/2016
8 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: The park has a large hillside and a levee for a large pond, and the course uses these elevation changes well. There is one nice uphill shot, and a couple of elevated tees. There is nice use of the pond, a creek, and paved paths to create some OB danger. On the "fun" side there are a few flat-out ace runs and a big open shot where you can let it rip. All in all the course makes good use of what the park has to offer. It makes for a nice recreational course.
Cons: The course is very new, so there is no kiosk with a map and no tee signs. The tee areas are dirt and are marked with poles that have no distance markings. There is a map available in the community center if you think to go inside and look for one.
There are no directional signs to the next hole, and the hike between #1 and #2 is very long. There needs to be a marker there. There also could stand to be a directional sign between #5 and # 6. ***UPDATE - The basket and tee for # 2 have been moved. The new # 2 tee is up against the building around the corner from the tee for # 1. This forces you to backtrack across the footbridge after playing # 1 which is a bit of a flow problem but a major improvement over the original placement of that tee. The new hole # 3 plays from the old # 2 tee to the # 3 basket, which makes the hole longer but takes away the blow-by danger that the old # 2 placement had.*** ***Update 2 - The creek between #1 and #2 has been covered and runs underground, so the flow makes a little more sense there. You don't have to walk back and forth over the same bridge anymore. ***
There are a couple places where there needs to be a footbridge across the creek. You either have to jump in the creek or walk a long way around to get where you need to be. ***UPDATE - Two foot bridges have been installed. *** UPDATE 2 - The creek that ran in front of #1 has been covered and runs underground in a pipe, so there is no footbridge there. The other footbridge was removed by the bloddsucking terrorists that are the local utility company and was not replaced, so you get to hop over the creek again.***
# 4 plays very close to a playground. It is a longish uphill shot, but a dude with a cannon could hit the playground with a hyzer shot. I'd like to see a safety dogleg to force you to the right of the line of trees between the basket and the playground.
The baskets are Discatcher Sports, which are really temp baskets. They don't have the number marked on them, don't catch great and are already rusty.
Most of these things will be addressed and/or improved as funds become available. I'm expecting to change this review several times in the next few months as these things are addressed.
Other Thoughts: The best on this course is saved for last. Hole #9 is a really fun shot where you want to be right to have a look at the basket, but the pond is to your right. If you play it safe and end up left, you get no look at the basket. The basket itself is tucked up between some pine trees, so the placement of your approach is key. It's a nice ending to a nice course.

*** UPDATE - The course is approaching seven years old. Nothing has been done about establishing permanent tees. The fence posts that used to mark the tees have long been pulled up by vandals; the only tee markings are paint and little flags that often are washed out and missing. The baskets are not galvanized and have rusted out. The course looks abandoned even though it gets regular play and hosts a local league. The design of the course is solid and can be fun to play, but this course seriously needs some new baskets and tee signs,

8 of 8 people found this review helpful.

  First round

1    9/2/2009   9/5/2009
Review By: BerJuanDuffer
Played: 2  Reviewed: 1  Exp: 19.5 Years
Pros: Temporary tee markers are now placed. They are intended to mark the back side of a future tee pad. Flags point in the direction of the target (if you hold them out). Maps coming to the Centre in a few days.
Cons: Permanent tee markers and pads are still a few months away. Tee 2 is the most difficult to find if you are not familiar with the course. You must walk around the SE corner of the splash zone and find tee 2 near where the concrete paths meet.
Other Thoughts: Most targets are clearly visible from their tees. Exceptions: Target 4 is up the hill a few hundred feet and to the right about 40 feet. Target 8 is up on the dam.

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