Virginia Beach, VA 
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This Course Caught me off Guard

1    11/12/2017   11/12/2017
Review By: Freqe C
Played: 8  Reviewed: 5  Exp: 7.3 Years
Pros: Very technical, at least for a beginner like I am. There is a lot of variety in this course, and it is like 8 courses built into one. The trees make this a fun course and it taught me a lot. As far as I have seen, all of the players seemed to be really nice and courteous.
Cons: This park is very popular. Not too bad of a con since everyone is super nice here.
Other Thoughts: I really need to practice more, because this course really challenged me. I found a fun game look at all the "Next Tee" signs as some of them have things written on them that made made me laugh.

Fun time playing

1    9/10/2017   9/10/2017
Review By: PureAngus
Played: 7  Reviewed: 3
0 Helpful / 1 Not
Pros: -2 tees and 2 baskets for every hole
-Plenty of benches at trash cans
-Enough challenge to but fun, not frustrating
-The park itself is pretty small and they really make the most of the space they have.
Cons: - Each hole felt slightly similar as they are all mostly flat and moderately wooded. I only threw my drivers once or twice and would have liked at least one hole I could confidently bomb it down.
- Some large groups. Not as bad as what I expected based on reading past reviews, but I could see it getting congested easily.
Other Thoughts: I'm in town visiting and this course was really convenient to get to. Wawa close by and plenty of amenities in the park itself. Its certainly a popular course but I didn't have to do much waiting around on groups at early morning-noon on a Sunday. The course definitely makes you think about each shot you make and offers enough challenge with the trees to be fun but not overly difficult. I'll certainly make my way back here in the future.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful.

Yell "FOUR"

2-4    6/16/2017   6/16/2017
Review By: nickhead
Played: 48  Reviewed: 8  Exp: 22.9 Years
0 Helpful / 1 Not
Pros: Really enjoyed playing this tight city park course. It really has some dynamic holes to play and creates a multitude of possible paths as the trees are everywhere and nowhere all at the same time. It was very fun to play.
Cons: Way too many people. Disc are flying everywhere. The course is laid out well but can be confusing as some baskets site nea eachother. Play with a local. And don't forget to yell four....
Other Thoughts: Play the course. It is very nice and has a good vib. Don't forget to hit munden point too.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful.

Fun Course

5+    4/10/2017   4/19/2017
Review By: Prorider2themax
Played: 17  Reviewed: 4
0 Helpful / 1 Not
Pros: Good concrete tees
Multiple baskets
Good course layout

Cons: Very flat
Minimal geography
Heavily wooded for the most part
Can get pretty crowded on weekends
Other Thoughts: This is a fun course. The maintainence is on point. Not a lot of geography though and it gets somewhat monotonous

0 of 1 people found this review helpful.

Great place to play on that beach vacation

1    8/15/2016   8/15/2016
Review By: thirtydirtybirds
Played: 15  Reviewed: 10  Exp: 2.6 Years
3 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: Well marked tee pads with good signs.
2 tees, 2 baskets per hole, for 4 looks.
Plenty of benches and trash cans throughout the course, clean park.
A good variety of shots through some thin woods. You gotta bring out most of your shots here.
Hard packed sandy greens, makes approach accuracy important
Cons: Not many, it's pretty flat, but it's right on the coast so that is to be expected. It's really hot and humid in August, but again that's to be expected. There were some downed trees and branches that need to be cleaned up, but I'm sure that's not normal.
Other Thoughts: If you are going on vacation in Virginia Beach, or a local getting into the game this course is worth a visit. Every hole has at least a couple different lines to take. The trees are not thick like I'm used to in western Maryland, they are more spaced out, but the course is well designed in this environment. This course rewards a good gameplan and well placed shots. You can get skips for days on this hard sand.

Overall, I think it's a fun course. Clean, well maintained and well marked. Worth playing if you are in the area.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful.

A great fun place to play

2-4    6/20/2016   6/28/2016
Review By: xred54x
Played: 6  Reviewed: 4  Exp: 1.7 Years
0 Helpful / 3 Not
Pros: Great layout, flat course without major hazzards. A great place to practice and develop your shots.
Cons: Crowded on weekends.
Other Thoughts: Just wish I had this park close to my home. I would play here all the time if I lived closer. Park envy all the way from Connecticut.

0 of 3 people found this review helpful.

Better than 3 stars

5+    12/17/2015   12/17/2015
Review By: DgDamon
Played: 3  Reviewed: 3
0 Helpful / 3 Not
Pros: I started at Bayville nearly 15 years ago and after moving out of the area played it 5 times this week while visiting the area. The new layout is great and allows you to play 4 different courses.

Tees: Concrete, all in great shape
Signage: Excellent, easy to understand
Baskets: Also great

The holes are challenging but not impossible. The two practice baskets plus benches and trashcans on every hole help this smaller course bat above it's length.
Cons: It can get crowded on weekends. The primary crowd is a little rougher around the edges than other courses I've played. The leaves are an issue in the Fall but there could be snow so leaves are a small price to pay.
Other Thoughts: While there's not a huge grassy bomb on this course it has everything else you'd want, even a guy selling discs in the parking lot.

0 of 3 people found this review helpful.

 Great play while in VA beach

1    7/9/2015   7/12/2015
Review By: jbrian24
Played: 39  Reviewed: 14  Exp: 5.5 Years
4 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: -Very nice signage at each tee complete with bag hangers for those who like to use them.

-Two well marked tee pads and baskets for every hole.

-While most holes are wooded, they do require a different mix of shots.

-Thank you for not going crazy with mandos. The couple that are present are well placed. Some courses get way to gimmicky with mandos.

-Great next tee singage. This was my first time playing and I never had to consult the course map on my phone. Kudos for this!

Course is well maintained. As I was playing there was a guy going around with a blower and making sure all tees were clear of debris.

-Lots of trash cans and benches
Cons: -Would be nice if they had the area to throw in a couple open holes for more mix.
Other Thoughts: I played this course around 7:00 a.m. on a Thursday morning and had the disc golf course to myself the entire time. There were a few walkers and joggers, but they never came into play. Large parking area and nice course information board are what you are greeted with. Nice practice basket with plenty of room to warm up located next to parking area. Two tees and baskets for each hole. Both tees have their own signage, which was really nice. I personally played the red tees to the yellow baskets, which gave you a tougher tee shot and shorter basket location. This course is clean and well maintained and provides a lot of shade for those hot summer days. If you are in the VA beach area and looking for a nice round, then don't hesitate to stop by this park.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful.


5+    5/27/2015   5/29/2015
Review By: dg_morgan
Played: 15  Reviewed: 8
2 Helpful / 1 Not
Pros: -This course has a cute use of the space. The park itself is relatively small, but none of the fairways really interfere with one another.

-It's free!

-There is a good variety in hole length and design, with some shots being a bit more open and others being a bit more technical. It has a few unique holes which are fun to experience. (I like throwing to the basket on top of the hill!)

-Lots of trash cans and several benches are placed throughout the park. (Some older reviews mention a lack of these things but the remodel has progressed since then and the amenities have indeed been added.) Also, almost the entire course is in the shade.

-Very entertaining layout with nice tees and two tees/pin positions at every hole.
Cons: -As the only park in the area, it tends to get busy during peak hours.

-This course is towards the tail end of a redesign. While hole #1 has the new prototype sign posted (it is a very nice quality sign and I am excited for them to be implemented at every hole), the rest of the course is still operating under the system of spray painted numbers on trash cans. Once the signs are finished, the park probably deserves to be bumped up to a 3.5 rating.
Other Thoughts: -Because of the soil composition, our discs skip an awful lot at this park!

-This is a really great casual park to play at for your daily round. I enjoy playing here a lot as it has challenging holes without being demoralizing. (It's entertaining for skilled and amateur players alike.) It's very good quality and fun, making a great home course and is definitely worth the stop for people passing through.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful.

 Good course lots of leaves

5+    11/22/2014   11/23/2014
Review By: liverbuzzz
Played: 15  Reviewed: 3  Exp: 7.6 Years
1 Helpful / 3 Not
Pros: I really enjoy playing this course especially after the redesign that happened this year. Every hole has at least 2 cement tee pads and several holes have a red and yellow basket so it makes for a great variety of shots and holes. The lines are pretty clear even though it is heavily wooded but still very doable to make it to each basket without hitting trees (no impossible holes).

The course is well maintained and is very user friendly so it was just enjoyable. It also plays quickly and I was able to get in 4 rounds in an afternoon.

One last thing is the nice variety of shots both right and left dog legs, tunnel shots, straight a head and various others.
Cons: Since the redesign the course does not have updated signage. Even though it is usually clearly marked where the next hole is it still took a little time searching during our first round to find each tee pad. Also the course map is now obsolete.

This is more of a seasonal thing but there were a ton of leaves so finding discs was not always easy.

1 of 4 people found this review helpful.

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