Nice day in the Park
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Pros: Wide variety of shots
Short and long holes
Open and tight shots
Tee signs (or posts) left on most of the holes
Map of the course available here or at the visitors center
Cons: Grass tee pads
Most of the tee signs are un readable.
Hole 14 now has Yurts on the fairway
Land on the fairway or your in deep dodo on some of the back holes.
Other Thoughts: Front 9 are the original course first laid out. The course goes around the manicured part of the park.
From the front parking area, you have a nice longer hole throwing up to the NW corner of the park.
Hole 2 tee only has a poll left, but it is a nice short shot, just don't turn it over into the tent camping area.
Hole 3, pretty wide open birdie shot
Hole 4 is a nice turnover (for right hand back handed shot) down and slighting back up a hill.
Hole 5 is another little birdie shot up a hill
Hole 6 is ace run central, just don't overthrow to the right or behind the basket.
Hole 7, the hanging basket is NOT your basket, that is 18's basket. (Yea, I landed right under it thinking it was #7) The basket is actually past and to the left of the hanging basket.
Hole 8 is a low ceiling off the tee, up the hill along the parking lot.
Hole 9 is across the large parking lot, it is a true two shot hole, you want to land in the clearing to get a decent up shot. back up to the info center.
The back 9 were added later, that is why if you play the course in order, you go back past #7 basket and up the dirt road.
#10 throws up a dirt road, nice tunnel shot.
#11 is a little turnover shot with trouble all around
#12 throws into the woods, another ace run hole
#13 big turnover shot around the woods.
#14 The lady at the front told me this hole had been removed. The tee box ground marker is still there and the basket is still in place you "can" play it, however, the fairway is no longer playable as they are installing Yurts up here. I was told the original course designer is coming out to redesign the course and make new tee signs.
#15, follow the mowed area, long hole with major briers in the high grass, trust me, don't throw into the tall grass.
#16 is a simple downhill shot, perfect for my hyzer.
#17 Could not figure out the best shot for this hole. I don't think the barbed wire fence was here when the course was designed. I landed on the other side of the fence and it is not easy for a 50 year old guy to clime over. The hole is a big dog leg left, there is a small hole, but if you miss it, your in trouble.
#18 Sweet straight downhill shot to a hanging basket (on #7's fairway)
In general, this is a decent course with a wide selection of shots. I parked by basket #8 and played #9 to 7, then 10 to 18 and finished on hole 8. Made for a fun round.
The lady working was extremely nice and made sure I had a map of the course, she told me about the numbering and even told me they had someone coming out to revise the course (#14 needs to be moved) and renumber the holes.
Oh, I never said anything about the baskets. They are tired. Meaning they are tires turned into baskets. I have played on these a few times including Robbers Cave and Poli Poli in Hawaii, I don't have a problem with them other than I always seem to smack the tire baskets.
Would I play here again?
yes I would, I might put it back on my agenda after it gets updated.
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Pros: It is located in a beautiful park. The baskets are brand new re-tire. The design is very good. Each basket has an arrow pointing the direcion to the next hole.
Cons: On 17 you must avoid going over barb wire fence. On 15 and 16 the grass and weeds are shin high to knee high and it is easy to lose disc. The 10th hole tee box is not close to the 9th hole basket. When teeing off of 7 you will see the 18th hanging basket and you must look left of 18 to see the 7th basket.
Other Thoughts: This course is a lot of fun. The park staff is very friendly. The visitor center has a map of the course. The best way to play the course is to play 1 through 7 first and then 10 through18. When you finish 18 you will be near the 7 basket and then you can finish by playing 8 and 9 and be near the visitor center where you started. After you play 7 go across creek and to the top of the dirt road and you will find the tee box for the 10th hole.
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