New Orleans, LA 
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Uploaded By: Discette Hole #15 (Taken 12/2017)
3 / 144ft.   3 / 233ft.   3 / 275ft. Par / Distance:
Hole #15 Red Tee

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 Like Mardi Gras, much better with a cocktail

5+    9/25/2015   9/28/2015
Review By: MikeK
Played: 319  Reviewed: 122  Exp: 27 Years
This review was updated on 3/22/2020
15 Helpful / 1 Not
Pros: +a few holes on the back nine are often lit at night next to the softball fields
+Innova Pro 28 baskets (a couple with extra sleeves/pin placements)
+three sets of tees; middle red tees are big concrete tee pads
+in the heart of New Orleans, only four miles from Bourbon Street
+no ticks, few if any other bugs (watch for red ants though)
+fairly open, a great place to take new players to learn
+elevated basket on #17
+nice oak trees on #1-4,11-12, pine trees on #8-10,17-18
+ Free to play, and 100% designed, built, and purchased by volunteers & donations
+sidewalk OB to help make a few holes more interesting
+drains halfway decent, built on an old ball golf course
+excellent tee signs
Cons: -the park tends to get behind on its grass cutting schedule in the summer months
-in the fall, some afternoons or mornings the course is closed because of cross-country meets
-no water fountain or rest rooms
Other Thoughts: City Park DGC is a little rough around the edges, but it definitely has its moments. The course is a decent, entertaining and sometimes challenging experience. With short, medium, and long sets of tees, there's 54 different shots to play.

While City Park has had a permanent disc golf course since 2010, this current location has only been installed since March 2015. The course equipment (baskets & tee signs) was purchased and installed by the local disc golf club (NO Team), and new tee signs were made and installed in 2016. A new course map was installed by hole 1. It's not that difficult to navigate City Park DGC without a map though, as there isn't a whole lot of walking in between each hole.

There's several benches to sit on around the middle concrete tees.

You'll beg for a breeze in the steamy New Orleans summer, and the wind in the cooler months gives this course a bit more teeth. The middle tees have a lot of variety and they're all a little tricky to birdie, so you won't be bored after a couple rounds. The long tees are not as varied, but should benefit in the future from several trees planted by the club.

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