Shippensburg, PA 
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3 / 185ft. Par / Distance:
Hole #8 Tee

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 New Hopewell

5+    6/13/2016   6/14/2016
Review By: ShipDiscGolf
Played: 1  Reviewed: 1
Pros: The long wooded hole #4 is challenging. The grass/undergrowth is well maintained and it is hard to lose a disc. The whole course can be played in 45 minutes due to the close layout.
Cons: The course is entirely flat. Most of the wooded holes are very short and straight shots. More variety would be appreciated.
Other Thoughts: It is a good course to play without worrying about losing your discs.

 Ace Fest

1    5/4/2015   5/4/2015
Review By: HawaiiJack
Played: 19  Reviewed: 17
0 Helpful / 3 Not
Pros: Recently expanded from 9 to 18 holes.
Cons: Still under reconstruction or relocation as tees are missing at #2 and #9. Poor drainage, entire course is flat.
Other Thoughts: This plays like two distinct 9 hole courses. The front 9 is just a set of ace runs with mostly short holes in the woods. The rest of the course seems kind of random, just stick a tee here and a basket there in this great big field. Props to the designers for the effort in creating what variety they could with baskets placed near the creek, trying to add in some trees at #14, and the painted log tee signs on the woods holes.

I would have liked the woods holes more if they were longer and not so cramped together even if this meant having only 2 or 3 woods holes. I sense that variety was hard to come by here which could explain why #17 is a gimmick Par 2 and there are lots of Ace and Black Ace opportunities here. Maybe a basket could be placed on the big dirt mound that you play around on #9, or a tee could be placed on top of it?

Bonus Feature: You can try putting from tee 1 to basket 18 for the shortest black ace ever. Beware of the guys who count a black ace as two off your lifetime total of aces.

0 of 3 people found this review helpful.

 Good course to throw your discs

5+    8/27/2014   8/27/2014
Review By: big cat
Played: 24  Reviewed: 4  Exp: 6.1 Years
1 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: Open holes leave room for options in attacking the baskets.

Ace runs throughout the course.

Course is simple to navigate.

Although it is currently a 9-hole course, more baskets have been added.

Wooded holes make some shot shaping necessary.

Use of obstacles.
Cons: Lack of signage and distance can make disc choice difficult.

Open field holes are a bit redundant.

Soccer fields and playgrounds limit usage of certain holes.
Other Thoughts: All in all this is a good course to go out and throw your discs. There is plenty of room to throw everything in your bag, and to get some practice out of your discs. The original 9-holes are simple to follow, but the addition of new baskets is exciting by adding in a few wooden holes. This course will be much different once another 9 holes are put into play.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

 As of 9/14/13

1    9/14/2013   9/18/2013
Review By: swatso
Played: 528  Reviewed: 369  Exp: 9.2 Years
This review was updated on 9/19/2013
2 Helpful / 1 Not
Ace runs and birdy opportunities.

Signposts marking tee location.
Dead flat and primarily open.

Hole-8 plays across youth soccer fields.

Natural tees marked by signposts that contain information-less signs.
Other Thoughts:
Despite the lack of a map or signs, the course was simple enough to navigate - holes 1-6 clockwise around the edges of an open field, cross the parking lot for #7, diagonally across the soccer fields for #8, and back across drive for short #9, near tee-1.

No distance information, but based upon my typical distances, I'd suggest two (6,9) are 200'-225', five (2-5,7) are 250'-275', and two (1,8) are 400'-425'.

Designers tried to use what few obstacles were available:
#1 left-turn around mid-fairway building, basket in edge of treeline
#2 basket behind very large mound
#3-4 basket next to treeline on left, creek just beyond
#5 a small tree kinda near it
#6 an o.b. basketball court kinda near it
#7 small trees to miss early and late
#8 soccer nets 
#9 nuthin' - ace run city!

Have fun! But expect neither elevation change nor shot-shaping ...

2 of 3 people found this review helpful.

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