Greece, NY 
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Short, technical course that's rough around the edges

2-4    7/16/2020   7/16/2020
Review By: NoFoxDG
Played: 10  Reviewed: 7  Exp: 1.7 Years
4 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: - Not a terribly unfair course.
- Technical course favors accuracy over distance
- Almost never over-crowded or busy
- Quick course to complete if short on time
Cons: - VERY rough course with little in the way of 'structure'
- Some holes are not very clear on where to drive from
- Some areas make disc loss a real possibility
- No real tee-pads, just dirt patches
- Some tee-off areas full of roots
Other Thoughts: Honestly, this course has a special place in my hear, but it's the same way a Boglin holds a special place in one's heart. If you enjoy hikes through the woods, and tight, technical lines that aren't very forgiving, this course will give you a challenge and a great hike. If you're looking for a more structured, 'pretty' course, this isn't it.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful.

 Very relaxing course

5+    10/25/2017   10/25/2017
Review By: joenlinda
Played: 25  Reviewed: 12  Exp: 5.3 Years
This review was updated on 12/26/2017
6 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: You have the whole course to yourself, nobody is ever throwing there.
Short but very technical holes through woods.
Nice and quiet.
You won't need to lug your whole bag, leave your drivers behind.
Each hole now has a tee sign with the footage to each basket.
All holes except #1, #2 and #4 have a nice big stump at the tee area to rest your bag on or sit on.
Holes #2, #3, #4 and #6 have been cleaned up and are much more beginner friendly while also opening up possible ace runs.
Many of the low hanging branches near the basket on #3 have been removed. Hole #3 also has a new sign next to Hole #2 basket which allows for a safer tee box throw towards basket #3 if you don't want to throw over the water from the regular tee.
Hole #4 has been extensively reworked and now has a Hyzer line so you don't HAVE to throw through that tiny gap of two trees over the creek.
Hole #6 has been cleaned up and you can now try an Anny, go straight or throw a Hyzer line.
If you are in a hurry you could easily play 9 holes in about 20 minutes.
Cons: Can be kinda muddy at the bottom of Hole #5 at times.
Lots of dog walkers around dinner time.
Other Thoughts: Personally, I love this course. No one is ever playing there so it's very relaxing. No need to rush like when you're at Basil because there's always somebody behind you there it seems. The only way to get a good score is to really make some technical shots which will only help your game when you play other wooded courses. Selfishly I kind of hope it stays a hidden gem.

6 of 6 people found this review helpful.

  North Greece Hidden Gem

5+    7/20/2017   7/23/2017
Review By: Sweetbaby_Showupguy
Played: 1  Reviewed: 1
2 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: - Unique basket placements
- Good use of elevation
- Good offering of risk/reward
- Playable for beginners but still offers a challenge for experienced players
- Alternate tee pads for playing 18
- Smooth tee pads
- Good signage
- Challenging throw over a playground
Cons: - The water is a disc eater
- Sometimes random people/dogs wander through the area
- Muddy after rain
Other Thoughts: This special nook is located not far from Basil. It's a scenic trail that offers the chance to play a serene round. The sound of the babbling brook and the chirping of birds will help you escape the city. While not as good as Parma and maybe slightly worse than Basil, it's definitely worth the drive to check out.

Hole 9 is a bit of a "top of the world" shot. The kind of hole you empty your bag on.

There is a nice park for kids to play at and some good dining across the street. Bring out the family and spend the evening, you wont regret it!

2 of 2 people found this review helpful.


1    12/4/2014   12/5/2014
Review By: Hector Chain
Played: 196  Reviewed: 190  Exp: 12.5 Years
2 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: Good use is made of a park that isn't huge. It begins by playing through a grove of tall firs, and I wish there was more than one hole that did. Two more holes are on the park side of the creek before crossing into the woods on the other side.

Some skill is definitely needed to negotiate the fairways. They aren't generous lines, but aren't unfair either.

Navigation was easy with good simple directional signs. The park doesn't seem to have much activity other than dog walkers, but I was there on a winter day during the week.

There are alternate tee pads (or tee areas) marked 10-18. I didn't play them, but they looked generally longer than the regular tees.
Cons: No tee pads, and it wasn't always clear exactly where you were teeing off from (particularly on hole 9, where a few feet in either direction made a difference.

The other cons are mainly due to how un-rec-friendly this course is. Despite having most of the holes under 200 feet, most fairly new players wouldn't enjoy this. Hole 3 is a shot along and across the creek, and I don't see anyway a fairly green player (especially a RHBH) could negotiate this throw without ending up in the creek, which is 20+ feet wide and several feet deep. Hole 4 has a pretty narrow gap to hit just on the other side of the creek, which is a design feature I hate. Even a good player is going to get shanked into the creek on a regular basis.

As mentioned above, the lines to the basket are pretty narrow.
Other Thoughts: If you are a fairly accomplished player looking for a short course that emphasizes pinpoint accuracy, I suppose this is your place. But I played here in early December and probably would not return in cold weather again. A fairly good drive on hole 7 nicked a tree on the right side of the fairway and skipped into the creek. Not the way you want to spend a chilly afternoon.

This is right down the street from Basil Marella if you are looking to knock out two courses.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful.

 Not sure what it wants to be

1    5/31/2014   5/31/2014
Review By: Timeetyo
Played: 41  Reviewed: 33  Exp: 6.7 Years
3 Helpful / 2 Not
Pros: - Pavilions and bathrooms on site
- Interesting use of the creek and a bit of elevation changes
- Even with the creek in play, low chance of lost discs
- Lots of tight lines require some shot shaping
- Short, short 9 holes
Cons: - dirt tees
- no tee signs
- most tees are marked with signs on trees, most you are guessing as to where the end of the tee is
- navigation isn't too bad but I needed a few glances at the map
Other Thoughts: When it is all said and done - I did have a good time on my round....but even though I had the time to spare I didn't choose to take another lap. I am not quite sure what this course is trying to "be". It has tight, technical lines that are too challenging for kids / complete beginners. It is too short to be much of a challenge to an experienced player. Even with its short holes there aren't a ton of ace runs because of the lines required. I think this course would be much better served if it was opened up quite a bit to make a very family / beginner friendly course. With basil around the corner I just don't see the point of stopping by as it is.

3 of 5 people found this review helpful.

 Interesting par 3's

2-4    9/28/2013   9/30/2013
Review By: Schmankster
Played: 15  Reviewed: 8  Exp: 8.4 Years
4 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: -A beautiful 9 hole course around a park. The park has a pavilion, playground, restrooms, and walking trails. It would be perfect to have a disc golf themed BBQ!
-A lot of variety on the course. Water shots, wooded, and doglegs make it interesting. A lot of tight shots are required
Cons: -Be sure to print out a map before you play. It can get confusing. Natural tee pads. Watch for the spray painted numbers/arrows on trees.
-There's not a single bench on the course. Not a big deal, I just like to sit and relax every so often.
-A few of the holes put you right next to the play/party areas. Watch for innocent bystanders!
-Thick woods. Trees/scrub everywhere. A little trimming back would help a lot.
Other Thoughts: -Great course to kill an hour with. My 11 yo Son loves it!

-1 Trees on the left. Trees/playground on the right. Straight ahead through all this mess.
-2 Basket is back on the left of the fairway. trees everywhere!
-3 My favorite! I am a leftie - throw over the water to the left, curves perfectly! Thick trees on the right. Good luck righties!
-4 I'm not a big fan of this hole. Throw through a mess of trees, slightly to the left, and over water. This hole is right next to the pavilion and the bathrooms.
-5 Nasty wooded uphill hole. Tomahawk/thumber?
-6 Another nasty wooded hole! Kinda reminds me of a baby Basil Marella. Thonk Thonk $#@#@# Thonk Clang!
-7 A great leftie hole. Curves to the right. Watch out for the creek on the left!
-8 Yet another nasty wooded shot. Straight ahead.
-9 Curves to the left through thick trees. Watch out for the creek/bridge/people at the bottom of the trail.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful.

 Good for recreational play

2-4    5/5/2013   5/5/2013
Review By: lcra0825
Played: 132  Reviewed: 36  Exp: 14.2 Years
2 Helpful / 3 Not
Pros: - tees marked usually on trees
- hole number marked on basket
- I could navigate the course pretty easily only checking the map once or twice
- lots of directional signs towards next basket
- even though the holes are short good use of the trees and creek as obstacles
- location near picnic area if you want to have lunch
- great for recreational players who just want to have fun
- even though the park is busy, the disc golf course avoids the people
- can be played quickly if you are in a hurry
- the woods and creek add a little character to the course
- some nice risk and rewards opportunities
Cons: - very short and not reasonable for a serious disc golf round
- no tee pads although the footing is not too bad on the tees
- no official signs but not a big deal because all the baskets are visible from the tees
Other Thoughts: This course is not a destination course but quite fun if you are in the are and want to have a picnic with the family. The course is pretty decent for children because of the short holes but might be a little difficult because of the trees and creek. I especially enjoyed this course when I carried just one disc (Roc) and didn't have to lug all my discs around. Note on the rating- I would only give a 9 hole course a max rating of 2.5 since it only has half the baskets and I not as critical on tee pads and signage as long as its fairly easy to navigate because I think nine hole courses are more for relaxing. I am looking for how fun the course is and the layout more in the rating and this course was enjoyable to play.

2 of 5 people found this review helpful.

 So So

2-4    4/8/2012   4/6/2012
Review By: jkanick38
Played: 13  Reviewed: 11  Exp: 10.5 Years
This review was updated on 5/17/2013
0 Helpful / 1 Not
Pros: Great for beginers due to the short and generaly straight holes, has a mix of forest and open hole with some water, the stream is not deep enough to loose a disc.( update ) has been cleared out a bit
Cons: not well taken care of, and has alot of flaws, mostly overgrown with poorly lables tees and directions on what way to throw picnic area close to tee 4 not everyone is DG friendly
Other Thoughts: could be a nice nine hole course just needs some work done to it, just feels like ur playing through wood thats someone set baskets up in. will play again to see if they improved this year

0 of 1 people found this review helpful.

 better than i thought

5+    3/18/2012   3/18/2012
Review By: GrEaTeRNaTeR
Played: 19  Reviewed: 19  Exp: 10.2 Years
3 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: This course was alot better than i had pictured. it also deserves more respect than others have givin it. A short 9 hole course that requires a bit of focus to warm up the short game for a round at Basil (which is right around the corner)
Also has alternate tees set up further back from front nine tees to make same holes longer for a back 9
Cons: -could use better directional ( just arrows painted on trees.)
-right next to a playground (watch for the little ones)
Other Thoughts: worth the quick round while in the area

3 of 3 people found this review helpful.

 short 9. needs help

5+    8/19/2011   8/19/2011
Review By: jayman33
Played: 46  Reviewed: 17  Exp: 14.7 Years
This review was updated on 9/4/2013
2 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: - description: short 9 hole course heavily wooded with a stream in play on several of the holes.
- time: fastest course i've ever played. took around 20 minutes.
- difficulty: easy. i put this as a pro because it can be a quick warm-up course if you're looking to play basil (a nice wooded course only a few minutes away) or if you just want to work on your midrange and putting.
- signature hole: would have to be hole 7. tee off standing along the stream, up and over a tiny hill. two fairways available, a backhand one that takes you closer to the edge of the woods or a sidearm shot that flirts with the stream.
Cons: - tees and signs: poor. signs are simply numbers on white boards and tees are dirt. no directional arrow from one hole to the next.
- hole maintenance: needs some clearing out in different places and more clarity of where the tees are meant to be. for instance, hole 9. where the sign is actually placed, there is NO fairway to the basket because it's all literally overgrown with branches, leaving you the only option of teeing off 5-10 feet to the right of the sign and skipping an overstable disc down a walking path.
- hole designs: i think a little tinkering in length and fairways could be done, but the space may be too small for drastic changes
- children/playground: watch out. kids could become obstacles at any second or decide to retrieve a thrown disc for you :)
Other Thoughts: - short on time and like woods, stop on by for a round or two. have fun creating alternate tees, too.
- examples of alternate tees: coolest one i could find is for hole 9. continue on walking path along stream past basket 9 and away from the parking lot. at around 200 feet, by a big tree next to the stream, turn back around and face basket 9. this could be a fun hole 10, leaving you a fairway either out over the stream (pretty gutsy because of overhanging branches) or out over land with a tree or two to navigate.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful.

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