Canton, MI 
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 good for beginners

5+    5/13/2011   5/17/2011
Review By: otherguy14
Played: 10  Reviewed: 9
0 Helpful / 1 Not
Pros: good for beginners
decent course design
holes are not to far but not to close from tee
concrete tee pads
that are numbered
most of the signs are still there
good fairways
Cons: in a park with lil kids
lots of people
not alot of wooded area
not alot of obsicles
when it floods IT FLOODS
only 9 holes
hole 9 is missing and it dosent seem like the city is gonna relpace it anytime soon
can be played in half an hour
dont really wana play it more than once
Other Thoughts: for a small course its pritty cool, like i said though definaty for beginners.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful.

 Solid local 9, short but scenic.

5+    12/5/2010   12/5/2010
Review By: AKormendi
Played: 65  Reviewed: 27  Exp: 19.2 Years
This review was updated on 7/5/2011
1 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: -Nice tee pads. Smooth grippy concrete.
-Well maintained clean fairways.
-Variety in shots, a few open, a few with some serious trees to bend around.
-Scenic in a suburban park sort of way.
Cons: -Hole 5 appears to have had most of the obstacle trees of the right side of the fairway trimmed down. What appears on the map to be a fierce dogleg has an easy route straight to the basket over some low brush.
-No big distance.
-Navigation can be a little confusing with the missing signs. Not too bad, though.
Other Thoughts: This course is nothing special but it has enough of everything to make it an enjoyable round. It's conveniently located near freeways and the outstanding Cass-Benton course. Quick enough and short enough to be played multiple times in a single visit, and enough variety in play to keep your interest.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.


2-4    9/28/2010   10/11/2010
Review By: Viper124
Played: 14  Reviewed: 5  Exp: 10.7 Years
2 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: - Nice and clean
- A good challenge for a short 9-hole
- Quick to play
Cons: - All shots less than 300 ft.
- Local youth
- Oblivious dog walkers/joggers/etc.
- Thick plant life in some areas
Other Thoughts: So this course is a nice place to go when you want to get a quick round in. It's smack dab in the middle of a nice quiet neighborhood and the park itself seems to be quite active.

Most, if not all, teepads have a number embedded into them.

This isn't quite the beginner course. I consider this more of a course to go to work on different shots. You will definitely have to dig into your bag of tricks (four is perfect for working on your helix shot).

The plant life has become pretty thick on some holes. My friend lost a disc as it came down into one of these thick areas, but that's just the nature of things. Fall will deal with that.

Like I stated in my cons, there's nothing beyond 300 ft, but I have seen people shooting from the parking lot at different baskets (in my opinion, it's not the smartest or safest idea with how busy the park can get).

Disc golfers aren't the only people on the course. I have seen joggers, walkers, and dog walkers come through.

Shooting on three is ridiculous. On more than one occasion, I have had to wait for hordes of teenagers who were walking through the fairway on three. Apparently there's a picnic table in the middle of the course that the local youth like to go to to engage in certain smoking activities.

All in all, it's a decent place to play. Just go before school lets out. It's pretty empty then.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful.

 Time for a Quicky

1    10/11/2010   10/11/2010
Review By: rortopan
Played: 11  Reviewed: 4  Exp: 7.2 Years
0 Helpful / 1 Not
Pros: -Well maintained landscape
-Concrete tee pads
-low traffic
Cons: -Missing pad signs
-broken pads
-broken baskets
-poor markings for next hole
Other Thoughts: This course was good for a quick round, but its just a practice course compared to some of the nicer ones in the area. Par is easily obtained. The blind holes are the only real challenge to it and a lot of Ace opportunities. The broken baskets and signs are unfortunate because the park itself is nice.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful.

 Quick and Easy

5+    9/10/2010   9/21/2010
Review By: ZanierRules
Played: 6  Reviewed: 2  Exp: 8.4 Years
0 Helpful / 1 Not
Pros: - Short holes, opportunity for aces abound
- Obvious fairways without many obstacles
- Easy course for beginners
- Outhouses available for use, and of course the rest of the park
- Hole numbers engrained on teepads, makes navigating a bit easier
Cons: - Most of the signs have been taken or vandalised
- Bugs
Other Thoughts: It's a short, easily navigated course that's fairly fun. There aren't many obstacles like hills, water, or trees, so the course is pretty bland.

Fun to try and get a few aces on open holes like 1, 3, and 4.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful.

 Swampy Neighborhood Course

2-4    8/1/2010   9/17/2010
Review By: Aceswild
Played: 5  Reviewed: 4  Exp: 26.2 Years
Pros: Some great ace opportunities exist in what will surely be a quick round for any and all who play this neighborhood course in Canton.
Cons: Nine holes just fly by as you run for your life from the Deet resistant bugs in this swampy course with way too many blind throws into what will surely be a patch of poison ivy or a pack of teenage vandals.
Other Thoughts: I've never played this course in the fall, but I would bet it would be at least a star better. Or you could just drive to the better nearby course at Lakeshore or Rolling Hills.


5+    8/27/2010   8/29/2010
Review By: WaldosBeard
Played: 3  Reviewed: 1
0 Helpful / 1 Not
Pros: Simple course with a few challenges. Nice when you don't have time for 18. Nice course to start out on. Good for practice.
Cons: Turns into a total swamp after it rains and takes a while to dry up. bugs can be a bother.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful.

 ‘A’ for Effort… ‘C’ for Execution

5+    6/26/2010   7/16/2010
Review By: BogeyNoMore
Played: 242  Reviewed: 150  Exp: 13.4 Years
This review was updated on 5/14/2013
2 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: Pleasant setting in a quiet neighborhood park that's clean and well maintained.

Concrete pads with brass hole # imbedded in the tee pad (adds a nice touch) + tee signs w/distance and hole layout. Baskets in good condition.

Passable for beginners or a quick round if you're in the area. Short holes with little walking between them = quick rounds. Don't play here often, but I've never had to wait for a tee.

Fairly good shot variety for 9 holes - all look and feel different.
Cons: A couple of fairways seem tight for such brushy borders. Tight, often illogical fairways, with fairly thick brush mean lots of time spent looking for discs - more than I feel is acceptable for a short course like this.

Course can be very swampy messy, with lots of bugs.

Brush surprisingly thick in areas for this little neighborhood park - wouldn't be surprised if you lose (or find) a disc here.

Is there a course anywhere with intact tee signs?
Other Thoughts: Call me the "Bad Guy," but the bottom line is this course looks a lot better than it plays. Seems inviting and friendly, but playing here can be frustrating. I like the idea of bringing disc golf into the heart of this quiet community, but it simply wasn't executed well. Risk/reward ratio doesn't make sense here. I don't mind throwing annies , forehand, or touch shots, but the lines here don't seem very executable. Because of this, I can't consider this truly a good beginner course - I simply don't think this course helps you develop a good understanding of how discs behave or sharpen the skills you need for more challenging courses.

I return here every so often to see if my opinion will change - it hasn't. Kind of a shame, because if it were laid out differently, this course could have been a lot more fun to play.

Too many other good courses nearby that I can't recommend this to anyone who has to drive more than 10-15 min to get here.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful.

 Freedom Park

5+    7/9/2010   7/10/2010
Review By: mcnal1sp
Played: 7  Reviewed: 7  Exp: 15.6 Years
This review was updated on 8/16/2010
0 Helpful / 2 Not
Pros: Clean, well-maintained park with nice variety of open and wooded holes. To me, this allows for plenty of chances to rip it, as well as challenging yourself when presented with doglegs and blind shots. It's also free and close, so I don't have to break the bank just to play. Seriously, $5 park fee and 2$ disc golf fee? (looking at you, Hudson Mills)
Cons: There are A LOT of mosquitoes and, especially in the spring, stagnant water--while a nice hazard to challenge players--will become annoying. Also, there are no scorecards present. While it's unrealistic to comment on the length, I will say that I wish there were more than nine holes.
Other Thoughts: All in all a good course with a great variety of holes for every type of player to have fun with. I've played tournaments here in the past and have had a blast doing so. Hopefully more will be scheduled in the future.

0 of 2 people found this review helpful.

 Good practice/beginner course

2-4    7/6/2010   7/6/2010
Review By: mdarket
Played: 14  Reviewed: 7  Exp: 8.4 Years
0 Helpful / 1 Not
Pros: Well maintained. Variety of shots - dogleg right, then left. Some narrow fairways
Cons: Very short. Markers are pulled or vandalized. Mosquitos are everywhere.
Other Thoughts: Good for beginners or to practice mid range. I shot -3 and I have only played for a year.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful.

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