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Churchville, NY 
Churchville Park - Am. Worlds Layout Share
Uploaded By: timg Hole #12 (Taken 6/2011)
3 / 299ft.   3 / 299ft. Par / Distance:
Hole #12 Basket to Tee

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 grip and rip

2-4    10/26/2011   2/8/2012
Review By: GrEaTeRNaTeR
Played: 19  Reviewed: 19  Exp: 6.7 Years
0 Helpful / 2 Not
Pros: wide open fields with a handful of holes through some trees that will test your ability to grip and let'r rip, wasnt a whole lotta people most times ive gone, wasnt a sence of being rushed
Cons: a seasonal course which means some pins are pulled for the snowmobilers, walking from basket 15 to tee 16 is a haul having to cross an entire length of a soccer field
Other Thoughts: all times i was there not one tee pad had a sign showing what the holes or fairways looked like.... need more signs

0 of 2 people found this review helpful.

 A little boring

1    8/20/2011   1/3/2012
Review By: mashnut
Played: 828  Reviewed: 775  Exp: 15.2 Years
2 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: The course plays around the fringes of a large multi-use park. There is nicely mowed grass throughout and scattered mature trees. The front 9 is pretty open, while the end of the course has a few more trees to make you shape some lines. There are a few holes that call for some interesting left or right turning shots. There is a nice mix of hole lengths, with a handful of shorter holes and some nice long shots where you can air it out a little more. A couple holes play by the river, it's not a huge risk but it could potentially be in play. The baskets are in nice shape, and most of the new fly pads are flat and in good condition.
Cons: Navigation is a little tricky at times, especially with a couple longer walks and places where you have to cross the road. The online map is very useful, without it you'll have to do some wandering and searching to find some tees. Basic tee signs would go a long way here. The land is pretty boring, the design does a good job of using what's available but most of the park is flat, open and boring and that's how the course ends up feeling. The holes near the road could be a safety issue, there was enough traffic that an errant shot could easily end up hittli g a car.
Other Thoughts: Beginners will find many of the holes pretty long, but the lack of rough means errant shots are rarely punished. More experienced players will have a chance to work on some longer shots and wind game, but won't find too many interesting challenges or much variety. There are much more fun and interesting courses around the area that I would play again over this one.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful.

 Big improvements

1    10/29/2011   10/29/2011
Review By: prerube
Played: 243  Reviewed: 219  Exp: 9.9 Years
5 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: New layout is a clear improvement from the original pitch and putt. Distance has been added as well as a few new holes. Course is not heavily wooded, but has just enough trees to make you plan your lines carefully. For an Intermediate or advanced player this course is a smooth Par 3 with a few birdie opportunities that you have to earn, Beginners and Rec players can expect to throw a few 4's and 5's without experiencing a ton of frustration.
Discatchers are in pretty good shape and the new fly pads are a massive improvement from the tiny tiles in the ground.
Good use of water hazards around Black Creek.
Cons: Safety and flow need work.
There are some holes that still play near a busy road and I watched a rec player just miss a car travelling at 50 MPH. You also have to cross the road a few times while playing. Basket for seven is pretty close to the fairway for eight, if the course had a tournament that could be an issue.
Flow was a little odd, and there was a long walk through a soccer field from 15 to 16. A small peice of tape on the basket or an arrow to point the way on a few holes would have saved a lot of time.
Course was flooded and Fly pads were very slippery.
Holes 12 and 14 felt like the same hole.
There is a chance of disc loss in Black Creek, most discs are not going to be fished out.
Other Thoughts: No tee signs yet and there are no longer circles painted around the baskets.
I am not sure if the basket being tucked into a small semi circle of OB is a pro or con on hole 1. It makes your appraoch risky, but it is very close to the basket and seems gimmicky.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful.


2-4    7/29/2011   8/2/2011
Review By: idragon
Played: 15  Reviewed: 6
0 Helpful / 2 Not
Pros: Beginner friendly! Nice flat course, with large mature trees. Had a couple wooded holes, but mostly it is open for great drives!
Cons: The rubber tee pads are slippery, but still nice. The design isn't very creative, but it is a nice place to start.
Other Thoughts: Great course for kids!

0 of 2 people found this review helpful.

 liking the changes

2-4    6/26/2011   7/6/2011
Review By: jayman33
Played: 45  Reviewed: 17  Exp: 11.1 Years
This review was updated on 11/1/2011
4 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: redesign has created a longer, more challenging course by adding new holes and lengthening some of the old ones. new holes are much more enjoyable than the ones they replaced. the course still has some of the shorter birdie holes to maintain a mix of long and short.
completely new holes are: 1, 2, 16, 17, and 18. signature hole in my opinion is 18, a 350 something foot hole that has the basket somewhat fenced in by pines with high branches, leaving the basket positioned on the edge of a little hill that drops off quickly behind it.
new tee pads are sweet and have hole number and distance written on pad. love the pads.
beginner friendly. the course is mostly open and not as long as some other local courses.
Cons: lack of signs. signs will be coming soon, I'm sure, with the worlds approaching.
scenery. doesn't really bother me that the course is flat because it can't be helped, but I've heard several friends complain about it.
Other Thoughts: definitely recommend printing a map off of dgcr. course now begins in southern parking lot on left (west) side of CR 268/Main Street after crossing over bridge. 1, 2, 17, and 18 are now on the west side and 16 is in northwest corner on right side of the street.
thanks for the improvements and hard work!

4 of 4 people found this review helpful.

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