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 Good Practice Spot

2-4    2/12/2014   3/9/2014
Review By: Fishfood
Played: 25  Reviewed: 9  Exp: 16.6 Years
1 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: Good local spot to get in some practice. Open field school course. Very short holes, wide open, very little to challenge the avg. disc golfer, but an excellent quick stop to get some discing in. Great sign board at the beginning of the course, good info and course map.
Basic 9 holes, good putter/midrange course to work on your upshot accuracy. Good to know there is a practice in central Monmouth Co.
Cons: So many baskets within each tee...short course. Uninteresting to play as designed. I mix up the tees/holes to make it challenging. When school is in progress, unplayable. As it is on weekends when the ball field are being used.
Other Thoughts: Nice to see a highschool working to promote the sport. I like the option that this course provides to get in some practice when I'm in the Freehold area. Now....will Turkey Swamp pick up the ball and lay down a disc golf course, now that Ocean County Park has put in a new 9 holes...soon to be 18.holes. Perfect spot for an 18 holes!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

 Great for Beginners & Practice

2-4    8/9/2013   8/9/2013
Review By: weencycle
Played: 21  Reviewed: 7  Exp: 4.6 Years
1 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: This course is good for what it's worth, and that's a nice open course for beginner's to learn and practice the game. It's got nice signage, nice baskets, an flowing layout, and it's short.
Cons: It's not very challenging, and it's only 9 holes. Also, there is a lot of geese shit. And, it's unplayable when the fields are being used (by students, I might add. It is a high school, so high schoolers should get preference, but I've played there when there were a bunch of elder soft ballers there.)
Other Thoughts: Having no other courses in Monmouth County, this is your only/ best bet. If you're there, and there is no one else there, you can make up your own, more challenging holes.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

 Ace Run High

1    7/20/2013   7/22/2013
Review By: jblough
Played: 85  Reviewed: 85  Exp: 8.5 Years
2 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: - Tons of ace run opportunities.
- Great for driving putters & midranges
- Beginner friendly
- One hole has a decent (320'+) length which allows you to air out a driver
- Nice signage on each hole as well as a good info kiosk. Arrows on the baskets point you to the next tee.
- Quick round if you're pressed for time.
Cons: Holes are really short. Even with the alt tees (which I couldn't find), they weren't very challenging. Most of them hold a straight line, which can be achieved with virtually any throw.

- Doesn't utilize any of the wooded area nearby. Not sure if this belongs to the HS, but it would have been a nice terrain balance to the monotonous open air holes.

- Since the baskets are peppered all around a bunch of fields, there's some fairway crossing issues. This is especially true with holes #2 and 9.

- There's a lot of equipment that can get into the way of your throws: batting cages, soccer nets, football fields, etc. Obviously this course would be unplayable if any athletic event or practice was going on.
Other Thoughts: Definitely your typical high school disc golf course: baskets weave around football/soccer fields, all holes are short and wide open, and poses no real challenge.

I get that this course isn't designed for the touring pro, or even the 800 rated player for that matter. It's a nice recreational opportunity for locals in Freehold. I also love how it is designed for introducing high schoolers to disc golf! Must be a great phys. ed class!

Come for the ace runs but don't make a major destination out of it.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful.

  Great place to start

2-4    8/21/2011   8/21/2011
Review By: Puertodorian
Played: 1  Reviewed: 1
2 Helpful / 1 Not
Pros: Clean, great disc catchers. Great for beginners and to sharpen up skills

Cons: Not great if you need a challenge. Very fast course time
Other Thoughts: I am a total rookie to the sport. So far so FUN! This course is 15 mins from my house and I frequent this place. It's extra clean great disc catchers. A great place to hone skills. If kids are using the baseball fields it might be difficult to play.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful.

 a good way to kill time if you're only 15 minutes away

1    6/3/2011   6/3/2011
Review By: skier
Played: 3  Reviewed: 3
1 Helpful / 3 Not
Pros: If you're in the area, I'd recommend giving it a try. There isn't much exciting here, but it isn't a bad course. There are holes that vary from 160ish feet up to around 280 feet.
Cons: The fields behind the school where the course is look pretty dumpy and there is a fair amount of trash in the woods.
Other Thoughts: I wouldn't drive more than 15 minutes to play this course.

1 of 4 people found this review helpful.

 It is what it is

1    8/5/2010   8/5/2010
Review By: Noaceyet
Played: 3  Reviewed: 3  Exp: 19.2 Years
2 Helpful / 1 Not
Pros: It is what it is....and it is a course meant for school kids. I think it would be more appropriate for middle schoolers than high schoolers, to be quite honest. It is great for groups of kids, like scouts to get introduced to the game and to have a group instruction. And I applaud the effort to get a course into a school athletic grounds. I would have loved to have that as a kid for sure.
Cons: If you compare disc golf to golf....this would be a mini golf course. If you played disc golf before and you consider yourself a decent player, there is no need to bring more than 1 putter.
Other Thoughts: Go and play there if you live close by and you have little or no experience playing disc golf.

Go there is you want to improve your short game and putting.

Do not go there if you have to drive a long distance - you may be disappointed.

Do not go there thinking that it will be a challenging round.

It is what it is. And for that I will give it a rating of 1.5.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful.

A Dream Realized

5+    6/26/2010   6/26/2010
Review By: RamsFan1
Played: 73  Reviewed: 73  Exp: 7.1 Years
This review was updated on 11/25/2015
5 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: This 9 hole course with brand new Innova baskets was installed in June, 2010 for the purpose of teaching high school students the sport of disc golf. A nice welcome board was constructed and installed by hole #1. Brand new paver tee pads were recently installed by an Eagle Scout and numerous volunteers. Log benches- made from the downed trees caused by Hurricane Sandy exist at 8 of the holes.There is a little variety- a downhill shot (hole #1), a nice winding hyzer (hole #2), a short shot across a gully to an elevated basket (hole #3), a neat little shot around a batting cage (hole #7), the obligatory bomb (hole #8) and an uphill shot to finish (hole #9). Hand made "next tee" signs attached to each basket make navigation simple. Permanent tee locations are marked with painted wooden 6 x 6 posts with small signs listing hole number, par and distance; professional grade signs will be installed in 2016. There is space at six of the holes to lengthen the distance if a greater challenge is desired. The grounds are well maintained, and this course serves as both a great training location for those learning the game and a fun little area to play recreationally or to work on your short game.
Cons: This is not a course designed with the advanced or professional player in mind. Limitations with surrounding athletic fields and the need to supervise classes playing the course limited what could be done when designing the layout. Public use is restricted to weekends, off school hours and when athletic fields are not being used. Holes 5 and 6 are repetitive in design. Goose and deer droppings sometimes present on areas of the course.
Other Thoughts: Freehold Township High School has the proud distinction of being the first high school in New Jersey to have a permanent disc golf course installed on its property, the vision of Physical Education Teacher Frank Gualtieri, Supervisor Pat McEvoy and Principal Elizabeth Higley. Its purpose is to implement the game into the P.E. curriculum and introduce students to this fun sport. A lot has been done aesthetically to make the FTHS course a nice, recreational playing experience. This course is a training facility- not a course for challenging rounds among advanced players- and must be taken for what it is. It's unfortunate the vast wooded property couldn't be incorporated into the layout. Consider playing this course along with the 9 hole course at the Manalapan Rec. Center 15 min. away then head to Thompson Park in Jamesburg for a more challenging 18 hole course!

5 of 5 people found this review helpful.

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