Provo, UT 
Bicentennial Park Share
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South grassy side of the course from the parking lot.

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 Basic course for beginner/intermediate.

5+    6/6/2015   6/19/2015
Review By: coledrobison
Played: 11  Reviewed: 5  Exp: 9.3 Years
This review was updated on 6/22/2015
1 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: -Good tee boxes. Map at beginning of course.
-Basket locations vary occasionally. Seems like about once a year someone will change the basket locations.
-Placed in a beautiful park at the base of the mountains.
-Most shots are long drives.
-Bathrooms during summer. (They're kind of nasty though. Maybe this should be a con.)
-Matches course map provided.
Cons: -Popular park, often there are a lot of people picnicking/playing with kites/playing volleyball who can interfere with play.
-Only 7 holes. (There used to be about 13 holes. The course continued through the area to the south and east of basket 3. Some kind of construction project wiped those out in 2010, leaving only the 7 remaining holes.)
-Not a big variety of holes. No real wooded shots/mandos. Pretty straightforward drive, mid, putt over and over.
-No signage at tee boxes (don't really need them, but it would be nice for first timers.)
-A bit out of the way. Basically as far south in Provo as you can go.
Other Thoughts: Fun park to play for beginners or intermediate who love to throw long. This is the course I first started playing on. If you have any kind of power in your arm, you can 2 or 3 each hole easy.
Not a good variety of shots. An advanced player will get bored of this park in a hurry.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

 Short Course with nice Elevations

5+    9/17/2011   9/20/2011
Review By: FHL88
Played: 4  Reviewed: 4
1 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: Course is fairly easy to follow, nice tee pads.

I particularly like the changes in elevation that let you soar a couple of really long shots.

Fairly close to another course down in Springville, if this one is not enough or too crowded.
Cons: Too short! (and I like short courses) Pity they lost the other holes.
Other Thoughts: The pavilions always seem to be occupied but haven't had trouble with pedestrians in the fairways.

This used to be the only course I knew about in Utah County. Glad a few more have sprung up. =)

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

 Construction woes

2-4    10/16/2010   12/4/2010
Review By: Wappy410
Played: 92  Reviewed: 2  Exp: 7.2 Years
1 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: A fairly easy course, great place to bring beginners. Most of the course is in the lower part of the park, which is grassy, making for a nice stroll. For someone with limited playing experience, I was able to make par on most of the holes, though putting difficulties often was an obstacle ;)
Cons: As other reviews have mentioned, the park can be quite busy during warmer months, and park-visitors can impede sometimes. See below for comments on the current status of the course:
Other Thoughts: The course is divided into several areas with baskets: The lower, grassy area has 6 baskets (1-3 and 7-9). Another 3 baskets (4-6) are in an upper area that has more of a grassland feel, i.e. tall grasses and weeds. They have begun some sort of development in the upper area (I believe that it is for sports fields related to the park), that entailed them removing all of the concrete tee-pads and the baskets from that area. They have also removed the basket for hole 3 and the basket for hole 7, which leaves only 4 playable holes in the park, as of this review.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

 My first DGC

1    9/29/2010   9/29/2010
Review By: AltitudeDiscGlf
Played: 6  Reviewed: 6
1 Helpful / 1 Not
Pros: Great course for beginners. Back in the day there was signage but it has since deteriorated and gone away. Pads are concrete, terrain is parklike surrounded by condos (used to be wilderness 7 years ago). Tees are relatively short. Even hole 4 at 500 ft is shorter than you think because it is a down hill shot. It is a great feeling though when you park it next to the pin on that one.
Cons: The problem with this course is that there are too many non disc golfers in the park that dont understand what the sport is or the dangers of getting nailed in the head with a driver. They will camp out in fairways or whatever. Weekends are the worst for this. To compensate, the course was redesigned a few years ago taking out some of the more technical shots (over a pond with a large ominous disc eating tree), and pushing the holes to the back of the course into what is left of the wilderness area (this is where the brush gets thick). The course lost its luster when they did these changes, but it is still playable.
Other Thoughts: Great course for beginners to teach them to play the sport, Pros will probably lose the feeling of challenge after a couple of times playing.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful.

 Watch that one...

2-4    6/26/2010   7/5/2010
Review By: Apothecary
Played: 66  Reviewed: 36  Exp: 20.4 Years
8 Helpful / 2 Not
Pros: -Concrete pads
-Both manicured, grassy fairways and rustic, natural terrain
-Elevation. This course uses what is has to the fullest extent. Hole 2 is a fun one with a touch of elevation loss across a large grassy bowl. Some radically uphill (and often blind) drives and one or two in which the elevation loss makes the thrower toy with the idea of discing down.
-Risk. A few holes play along a creekbed that is THICK with stinging nettle and other nasty plants and disc golfer-eating flies. Lots of places to lose plastic, even with a good drive.
-Plenty of parking
-Restrooms right by tee 1
-Friendly locals
Cons: -Lack of signage. I couldn't imagine navigating this course without a guide. A few blind baskets compound the issue.
-Weedy fairways. In the name of all things holy, get the local club together and a few weed-wackers and take care of that waist-high underbrush.
-18 holes playing to 16 baskets.
Other Thoughts: Neat layout requiring lots of three-dimensional planning. Friendly locals. Overall a fun course, but the constant searching for drives got old quick. I played with guides and I suggest you do the same as hole and course maps are hard to find (as are discs. Use spotters;)).

I found Bicentennial to be a great Provo option. It requires a lot of thought and has space to open up and rip it.

8 of 10 people found this review helpful.

 Beautiful Bicentennial

1    10/2/2009   10/4/2009
Review By: NothinButChing
Played: 27  Reviewed: 9  Exp: 8.5 Years
1 Helpful / 1 Not
Pros: Good mixture between Park and Mountain side.

Trees are basically the only hazards, except the few times that going between power poles in a mando!

Varying holes of distance, elevation, and hazards creates unique course with well placed holes.

Holes and pads for most part are in great condition.
Cons: Without our own map would have gotten lost, poorly marked.

The mountain side could be kept up a little better and guide players thru course better.
Other Thoughts: Good people up there, left my Firebird at practice basket (or 18 it depends) n got called within half hour.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful.

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