El Cajon, CA 
Olive Glen Share
Uploaded By: Discette Hole #2 (Taken 1/2016)
3 / 285ft.   3 / 267ft.   3 / 255ft. Par / Distance:
Hole #2 Basket to Tee

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1    8/15/2012   8/16/2012
Review By: mashnut
Played: 828  Reviewed: 775  Exp: 15.7 Years
7 Helpful / 1 Not
Pros: The course plays through a small olive orchard. You'll need to contend with low ceilings and straight tunnels on most shots, the majority of the holes play down the rows of olive trees. There are two sets of tees marked, offering a little bit tougher length and line from some of the long tees and offering a way to change things up if you play multiple rounds. The course flows well, it's easy to follow and all baskets are visible from the tees.
Cons: This could be a cool piece of land for a course, but unfortunately 8 of the 9 shots were basically identical. A straight shot down a row of trees is cool, but a course full of them gets a bit repetitive, and doesn't test different line shaping skills. A little more creativity in the use of the trees and the tee and basket placement would go a long way.

The tees are raised mounds of soft dirt and woodchips, offering rutted and squishy footing that can be a little odd to throw from. There is no real signage, the baskets are numbered and the shorter tees have distances marked, but those distances are rarely all that close to the actual length of the hole. I rarely mind paying for a round of disc golf, but $5 for a short 9 hole course with bad tees, cheap baskets and no signage seems a little out of line with other pay to play courses I've seen. I can't imagine they'll get much traffic with the current price and layout.
Other Thoughts: Beginners can have a great time here, the holes are reasonable lengths and there are trees to avoid without much punishment for errant drives. More experienced players won't find a whole lot of challenge, if you can throw a straight putter shot you'll have birdie opportunities on every hole.

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