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Pros: Baskets are Mach 5 I believe (very nice). There is a practice basket located near the first tee. The course offers a variety of holes and many obstacles. There are not to many great things about this course other than the fact that it can be fun if you're just out to have a fun round.
Cons: There are really no designated tee areas, well there are, but you really have to play with someone who knows the course or use a map and use your best guess. This course was designed for and used by mostly college students, however, it is open for anyone to play. In addition, navigation can be difficult.
Cars, students, parking lots, buildings, students, faculty/staff, more cars and more students...these objects come into play on nearly every hole. You many have to wait for long periods of time to throw if you are playing in between classes, or you may have to make the decision to lay up rather than trying to go for the throw over the parking lot.
Your plastic may take a beating at this course as it plays over many parking lots, roads, sidewalks, and around/between buildings. Don't be surprised to see a chunk of your disc missing if you hit a building.
Lastly, hole 9 ends quite a bit away from tee 1, so you'll have a decently long walk back to your car after you finish your round.
Other Thoughts: This course is fun, it has an interesting layout with a decent variety of holes. It can be fun if you go in with the right mind-set.
There will be many shots where you will have to decide to go for it or lay-up. Parking lots and roads are considered out of bounds and a drop should be taken to the nearest point in bounds. Sidewalks are considered sand traps and you are supposed to (according to the scorecard "rules") play from there using your opposite hand. I have never done this, but it would make for some interesting throws.
Students and cars are everywhere, especially between classes. The best time to play this course is during the summer, while class is in session, or on the weekends. If you play during passing time or near dinner time, you will encounter long waits.
Scorecards with a map and distances are available in the HUB building which is near basket 8 (in the middle of campus). I will try to post a scanned version here on the links page. You will really need a guide or map to play this course.
The course can be fun, and not much more than that. Don't expect to be playing a "real" course with teepads and signs. You just need to find the "tee areas" (some are marked by a yellow flimsy stake in the ground) near most of the previous holes' baskets. The baskets are awesome, and the atmosphere is awesome, so if you decide to play this course, keep all of this in mind;)
Concrete tees have been added for most holes within the last few years. Some holes still use sidewalk as tee area (hole 4, maybe 5?). Basket for hole 1 has also been moved so you do not have to throw across a parking lot. This course still has many buildings, parking lots, and people that come into play. The tee pads are a nice addition, but it does not change my rating.
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