Mechanicsburg, PA 
Monroe Township Park Share
Uploaded By: Crooow Hole #5 (Taken 6/2018)
4 / 648ft. Par / Distance:
Hole #5 Tee



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Long but short

1    6/13/2018   6/13/2018
Review By: Crooow
Played: 206  Reviewed: 37  Exp: 31.4 Years
Pros: Brand new DISCatcher baskets with numbers, two rows of chains and bright yellow bands; excellent tee signs; no risk of disc loss; plenty of parking. Easy to navigate once you find the first tee. Good use of elevation change.
Cons: Only six holes and one tee spot on each; mostly open; location of first tee is not obvious (need map or sign); mostly open; last hole plays near bench where park users sit; first hole plays around soccer field. #2 & #3 play along walking path.
Other Thoughts: Make sure you go to the park not the community center next door to it (which also has a baseball field behind it). Course plays clockwise round the perimeter of the park (until the end). Tees are natural and have six-foot wooden posts next to them with the tee sign (see photos I uploaded for examples).

To find the first tee, face the road and then follow the path to the left down to a pair of wooden posts. One has disc golf rules and the other has the tee sign for hole #1. The first hole plays as a dogleg right around a soccer field. The basket is at the far end of the field and the field itself is OB. Obviously a problem if the field is in use but easy to avoid the OB in general.

Hole #2 plays down a hill to a basket tucked to the right behind a couple of evergreens. A short fun attractive hole.

Hole #3 plays up the hill along the walking path to a basket tucked behind the trees on the right.

Hole #4 is 928 and is listed as a par 7. It is probably the easiest 900 foot hole I have ever played - it is open with a mix of flats with gentle downslopes. The basket is tucked in some trees but I was putting for eagle (I missed).

Hole #5 plays up a hill and has lots of trees on the first portion. The tee sign shows the baseball field as OB but since I couldn't see the field from the tee, I assumed the fencing I saw was the outfield fence (it wasn't) and I aimed much farther to the right than I should have. The baseball field doesn't have an outfield fence which you see when you climb the hill. This is 648 feet long.

Hole #6 plays slightly downhill back toward the concession stand and has a bench in the middle of the fairway close to the basket where people might be sitting.

This course is fine but it wasn't really fun. I liked holes #2 and #4 just fine and #1 was okay. It could use a second set of tee pad locations or even a third so you could play 12 or 18. There must be a lot of big arm players in the Carlisle area because they sure love long open holes on their course. This course has holes of length 214, 367, 397, 477, 648 and 928 feet. And the 367 and 648 footers have uphill on them as well. I watched a couple of guys at Coyote Hills throwing 500 foot practice throws so I figure there are some young big arm players in the area. The 7 is hilarious as a par on hole #4; I'm sure the locals play it as par 4 ('5' would be appropriate for me).


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