3 Helpful / 0 Not
Nice beginners Course
Pros: Played this new course with my two girls. This is a nice course for kids being rather short. As a beginner I found it challenging enough especially holes 5-8 in the woods. Nice concrete pads, new baskets and I like the practice putting basket. Plenty of parking and restrooms which are nice when you have kids.
Cons: Short course for advanced and more experienced players. Hole 4 basket sits in tall vegetation and stray shots can be hard to find. The holes in the woods are tight for novice players.
Other Thoughts: This park gets used a lot in Spring and Fall by Carmel Dads club soccer teams. Practices will start soon and it could interfere with the course. Especially since the parents tend to sit near the bank under the trees. If they do the will be directly in the path between tee to basket. Just be aware that if you want to play on a weekday you could run into a lot of people in the way.
3 of 3 people found this review helpful.
5 Helpful / 1 Not
Quick and Easy... but fun
Pros: Great tee pads.
Not heavily wooded but enough trees to make things interesting.
Plenty of ace runs (got my first ever ace on hole 3)
Plenty of Birdieable holes
A good warm up for nearby Dillon and VERY nearby Northview
Practice basket with distances marked out.
Restrooms nearby and a water playground for kids, three playscapes for kids to play on while you disc golf.
Cons: Very short, but being ADA approved and Kid friendly, not a big deal.
Easy to lose sight of discs long on hole 4 and in leaves on holes 5-8
Be weary of kids running between playgrounds
Other Thoughts: A fun little course, quick and easy to play. Good practice for "S" Curves and putter drives. always fun to play. Can be played in under half an hour, perfect for a quick round. Have fun!!
5 of 6 people found this review helpful.
5 Helpful / 0 Not
Neat little pitch and putt
Pros: -Very clean park. Looks well maintained. (Update: Parks department started to let this go this past summer. Watch the tall grass and bushes growing into #4, and the ground wasps got real bad on #6. Spit and polish means more than usual to me on such an intimate, purpose driven course. Gonna take half a disc for that )
-Trees in wooded area aren't very dense, but dense enough to get the point across.
-Bathrooms and water fountains are nearby, new and clean.
-Shelter on site with grills
-Every hole is aceable, but very few 'gimmes'. Each provides a touch of tricky elements.
Cons: -Trees need maturing, but that will come in time.
-Short holes, leaves you wanting to rip a drive, but there's no where to do it.
-Some tees are within shanking distance of the previous basket. Watch your back!
-Played twice in under 40 minutes. No alternate tees to spice things up.
Other Thoughts: Good place to practice approach shots and putter drives. Every hole is easily reached with a putter, leave the mids on up in the car.
Good course for the intent. While the holes are short, each provides a touch of tricky, well except 9.
The course manages to be short and entry level without feeling like a mini-golf course. No windmill gimmicks or shenanigans to be found. Neat little place to pitch and putt.
5 of 5 people found this review helpful.
7 Helpful / 0 Not
Roc, Putter, Scissors
Pros: A course for KIDDIES...and Mom & Dad starting to play the sport. Great layout in a kiddie park. No hole over 200' giving true new players a taste of disc golf and WANTING more.
Round 9 Putting game! that gets longer & tougher. 2 putts behind trees with a small incline.
Can very well be a "Warm-up" course played by the Adv./Pro player working on "Go for it" putts or mid-range shots before playing 1 of the other 3 near by 18 hole courses.
Perfect course for a Glow/1 Disc tourney.
Large concrete tees, very nice signage. Large paved parking lot. Clean bathrooms, outdoor shower, BBQ grills, Shelters, 3 Jungle Gyms & nature trails in the woods.
The Hamilton Disc Golf Union (TheHDGU.com) will be having the Annual Discraft Ace Race Fund Raising Event played here!
Cons: Flat, No water. But they are not needed, with near by Dillon & Northview.
No Alt. pin locations-yet!?
Other Thoughts: For players who need more distance, here's a Safari layout; warm-up on the round 9 putting game...#1 Tee to #2 DISCatcher, #3 Tee to #4 DISCatcher, #5 Tee to #6 DISCatcher, #7 Tee to (90° dogleg) #8 DISCatcher, #9 Tee as designed OR to #2 DISCatcher.
7 of 7 people found this review helpful.
4 Helpful / 0 Not
Short, sweet and sassy!
Pros: Brand new Innova DISCatchers, Houck design Gold Tee-signs and Course Overview sign. Extra practice basket with "Around 9" putting game sign and pavers. Good quality 5' x 10' concrete tee-pads, well graded. Holes 1-4 are in a flat, grassy area of the park with some mid sized trees for obstacles to shape throws. Holes 5-8 are in a small woods with some large and lots of small to medium trees which demand various lines of flight. The last hole is back out in the open plain area and finishes up by the excellent mini-splash park, restrooms tables and other amenities. This course is the perfect first course for kids and families. Experienced players will get to use their mids and putters for a birdie / ace run feast! The course even complies with ADA guidlines for accessability for golf courses, so special needs players will be able to use all or parts of this unique design, depending on their abilities! The course is in a great neigborhood, with other 18-hole courses, The Hill @ Northview and Dillon Park just a stones throw away. With the future addition of the championship layout at Hazel Landing, the area is becoming a disc golf mecca for all levels!
Cons: Shorter, mostly open course. Won't host the Pro Worlds any time soon. But then that's not the type of course it is!
Other Thoughts: Great beginner course or a place to practice your mid-to-short control game before playing a round or two at other nearby 18-hole courses. Excellent amenities at the park make it the perfect place for families and kids to be introduced to the sport!
4 of 4 people found this review helpful.
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