Colorado-Utah-New Mexico Courses

I just got back from a 2-week 51-course trip out in Colorado, Utah, Arizona and New Mexico. I played my 1000th course the third day of my trip at Ghost Town DGC in Russell Gulch, Colorado, and ended up playing 49 new courses total to put my new total courses at 1039. Other course highlights include Winter Park, Sunlight Mountain, Camenisch Park, Peak One, CMC Glenwood, Bailey and Beaver Ranch. I also thoroughly enjoyed Rim Rock and Old City Park in Utah and Lions Wilderness in New Mexico. And as if that wasn’t enough, I got an ace on the very last hole I played – it was hole 18 at Exposition Park in Aurora, Colorado:

  1. Green Valley Ranch DGC – Denver, CO
  2. Lakewood Dry Gulch – Denver, CO
  3. Red Rocks Campus – Arvada, CO
  4. Camenisch Park (Blair Witch Project DGC) – Federal Heights, CO
  5. Camenisch Park (Bandlands DGC) – Federal Heights, CO
  6. Westminster DGC – Westminster, CO
  7. East Interlocken Park – Broomfield, CO
  8. Harlow Platts Park – Boulder, CO
  9. Valmont Disc Park – Boulder, CO
  10. Bird’s Nest Disc Park – Arvada, CO
  11. Ghost Town DGC – Russell Gulch, CO
  12. Winter Park Resort – Winter Park, CO
  13. Grand Park – Fraser, CO
  14. Devil’s Thumb Ranch DGC – Tabernash, CO
  15. Snow Mountain Ranch YMCA – Tabernash, CO
  16. East Grand Middle School – Granby, CO
  17. Pioneer Park – Hot Sulphur Springs, CO
  18. Peak One DGC – Frisco, CO
  19. Copper Mountain Resort – Copper Mountain, CO
  20. Nottingham Park – Avon, CO
  21. Lake Creek Village Apartments – Edwards, CO
  22. Eagle County Fairgrounds – Eagle, CO
  23. Sunlight Mountain Resort – Glenwood Springs, CO
  24. Gianinetti Park – Carbondale, CO
  25. Colorado Mountain College (Glenwood) – Glenwood Springs, CO
  26. Fire Mountain DGC – New Castle, CO
  27. Powderhorn DGC – Mesa, CO
  28. Riverbend Park – Palisade, CO
  29. Matchett Park – Grand Junction, CO
  30. Watson Island DGC – Grand Junction, CO
  31. West Lake Park – Grand Junction, CO
  32. Little Salt Wash Park – Fruita, CO
  33. Fruita Riverside DGC – Fruita, CO
  34. Old City Park DGC – Moab, UT
  35. The Rim Rock DGC – Torrey, UT
  36. Mathis Park – St. George, UT
  37. Dixie State University DGC – St. George, UT
  38. Lions Wilderness DGC – Farmington, NM
  39. Majestic Enchantment DGC – Turley, NM
  40. Aspen Springs DGC – Aspen Springs, CO
  41. Cloman Park – Pagosa Springs, CO
  42. Reservoir Hill DGC – Pagosa Springs, CO
  43. Rio Grande River Retreat – Monte Vista, CO
  44. Alamosa DGC – Alamosa, CO
  45. Challenger Golf Course – Crestone, CO
  46. Poncha Springs – Poncha Springs, CO
  47. Buena Vista DGC – Buena Vista, CO
  48. Bailey DGC – Bailey, CO
  49. Beaver Ranch – Conifer, CO
  50. Fehringer Ranch – Littleton, CO
  51. Exposition Park – Aurora, CO

Arkansas-Missouri-Oklahoma Courses

I spent Labor Day weekend in Arkansas, Missouri and Oklahoma, where I not only visited my last 2 states to get to all 50 (AR and OK), I also played 25 more courses to put me at 990 and only 10 to go for 1,000. My favorite courses were Northshore DGC, Lake Bella Vista, McClelland Park, Eagle’s Nest and Alma Greens:

  1. JCF DGC – Springdale, Arkansas
  2. Harp Elementary School – Springdale, Arkansas
  3. J.O. Kelly Middle School DGC – Springdale, Arkansas
  4. Northshore DGC – Fayetteville, Arkansas
  5. Sports Life DGC – Springdale, Arkansas
  6. Har-Ber Meadows DGC – Springdale, Arkansas
  7. JB Hunt Park – Springdale, Arkansas
  8. Twin Creeks DGC – Rogers, Arkansas
  9. Cross Hollow DGC – Rogers, Arkansas
  10. Avoca City Park – Avoca, Arkansas
  11. Lake Bella Vista – Bentonville, Arkansas
  12. Morse Park North – Neosho, Missouri
  13. Kellogg Lake DGC – Carthage, Missouri
  14. Ozark Christian College – Joplin, Missouri
  15. Dover Hill Park – Joplin, Missouri
  16. McClelland Park – Joplin, Missouri
  17. George E. Francis Riverview Park – Miami, Oklahoma
  18. High’s DGC – Fairland, Oklahoma
  19. Natural Falls State Park – West Siloam Springs, Oklahoma
  20. Diamondhead Resort – Tahlequah, Oklahoma
  21. Tahlequah High School – Tahlequah, Oklahoma
  22. Cherokee Landing State Park – Park Hill, Oklahoma
  23. Eagle’s Nest DGC – Van Buren, Arkansas
  24. Alma Middle School – Alma, Arkansas
  25. Alma Greens DGC – Alma, Arkansas

Virginia-Maryland Courses

I just spent a 4-day weekend up in the Richmond, Virginia area where I played 11 courses, 6 of which were new and raising my total courses to 964. I also celebrated my 20th anniversary of playing disc golf by going back to the course where it all started – Gillies Creek Park in Richmond:

  1. Tides Inn DGC – Irvington, Virginia
  2. Loriella Park – Fredericksburg, Virginia
  3. Turkey Hill Park – LaPlata, Maryland
  4. Brookland Middle School DGC – Richmond, Virginia
  5. The Monster @ Fighting Creek – Powhatan, Virginia
  6. Fort Lee Rec. Park – Fort Lee, Virginia
  7. Pharaoh’s Tomb – Colonial Heights, Virginia
  8. Goyne Park – Chester, Virginia
  9. University of Richmond – Richmond, Virginia
  10. Bryan Park – Richmond, Virginia
  11. Gillies Creek Park – Richmond, Virginia

Maryland-Delaware Courses

I was up in the Maryland-Delaware area over the weekend, where I only played 4 courses, but 2 of them were new, putting me at 958 courses. I also go to play the Sunday doubles league at Calvert Road Park for the first time in about 10 years:

  1. Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay DCG – Cambridge, Maryland
  2. Tony Silicato Memorial Park – Milford, Delaware
  3. Kinder Farm Park – Millersville, Maryland
  4. Calvert Road Park – College Park, Maryland

Pennsylvania Courses

I spent this past weekend up in Maryland and Pennsylvania, where I played 7 new courses, all in PA. I also hit course #950 at Samuel S. Lewis State Park, which was a great course, just like the 2 Pinchot State Park courses:

  1. Samuel S. Lewis State Park – York, Pennsylvania
  2. Red Land High School – Lewisberry, Pennsylvania
  3. Messiah Village DGC – Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
  4. Spring Meadows Park – Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania
  5. Messiah College – Grantham, Pennsylvania
  6. Pinchot State Park (Boulder Woods) – Lewisberry, Pennsylvania
  7. Pinchot State Park (Quaker’s Challenge) – Lewisberry, Pennsylvania
  8. Codorus State Park (Blue Course) – Hanover, Pennsylvania
  9. Codorus State Park (Red Course) – Hanover, Pennsylvania

North Carolina Courses

I was up in Wilmington, North Carolina this past weekend, where I played 9 courses, 5 of which were new. My current total courses is 948. The favorite new ones were Creekside Park in New Bern and the short and fun Arrowhead Park in Wilmington, where I aced 2 holes in my round:

  1. Cougar Country DGC – Boiling Springs Lakes, NC
  2. Bill Smith Park – Oak Island, NC
  3. Joe Eakes Park – Kure Beach, NC
  4. Arrowhead Park – Wilmington, NC
  5. Castle Hayne Park – Wilmington, NC
  6. Northeast Creek Park – Jacksonville, NC
  7. White Oak River Campground – Maysville, NC
  8. Creekside Park – New Bern, NC
  9. Richlands-Steed Park – Richlands, NC

Winnipeg, Canada Courses

I spent a 4-day weekend in Winnipeg, Manitoba in Canada, where I played 10 new courses. My favorite courses were Kilcona Park (The Lakes) and Happyland Park. My new total courses is 943:

  1. Kilcona Park (The Outback) – Winnipeg, MB
  2. Kilcona Park (The Lakes) – Winnipeg, MB
  3. Happyland Park – Winnipeg, MB
  4. Lion’s Riverbend Park – Neepawa, MB
  5. Parkland Park – Winkler, MB
  6. Providence College – Otterburne, MB
  7. Sir George-Etienne Cartier Park – Ste. Agathe, MB
  8. Scurfield Park – Winnipeg, MB
  9. Bruce Park – Winnipeg, MB
  10. University of Manitoba – Winnipeg, MB