New Hampshire-Vermont Courses

I was up in New Hampshire and Vermont this past weekend, where I played 9 new courses, including #800 at Mount Sunapee Resort in Newbury, New Hampshire. Along with that course, my other favorites were Top O’ The Hill DGC, The Maples at Okemo, and the brand new Otter Brook DGC:

 

  1. Top O’ The Hill DGC – Canterbury, NH
  2. Mount Sunapee Resort – Newbury, NH
  3. Pinnacle – Newport, NH
  4. Tilton Park – Sunapee, NH
  5. Singing Hills – Plainfield, NH
  6. Foster’s Meadow – Hartland, VT
  7. The Maples at Okemo – Ludlow, VT
  8. Austine DGC – Brattleboro, VT
  9. Otter Brook DGC – Keene, NH

Illinois courses

I went to Illinois and Chicago for the first time, where I hit 14 new courses to bring my total to 798 courses. I enjoyed all the courses, but my favorites were Katherine Legge Memorial Park, Madison Meadow Park and the ball golf course at Edgebrook:

  1. Illinois Institute of Tech DGC – Chicago, IL
  2. Summit Park – Summit, IL
  3. Katherine Legge Memorial Park – Hinsdale, IL
  4. Mayfair Park – Westchester, IL
  5. Central Park – Oak Brook, IL
  6. Maryknoll Park – Glen Ellyn, IL
  7. Madison Meadow Park – Lombard, IL
  8. Lombard Commons Park – Lombard, IL
  9. Foxdale Park – Addison, IL
  10. Clark Park – Elk Grove Village, IL
  11. North Salk Park DGC – Rolling Meadows, IL
  12. Community Park West DGC – Glenview, IL
  13. Edgebrook DGC – Chicago, IL
  14. North Shore Channel Trail DGC – Lincolnwood, IL

Wisconsin-Minnesota courses

I hit 8 new courses up in Wisconsin this past weekend (actually 7 in Wisconsin, 1 in Minnesota) – I’m now up to 784 courses. Unfortunately, no course really stood out, but I enjoyed the Fiddler’s Creek, Spooner and River Falls courses the most:

 

  1. Ashland School Playground – Ashland, WI
  2. Telemark Resort DGC – Cable, WI
  3. Fiddler’s Creek Golf Center – Hayward, WI
  4. Spooner DGC – Spooner, WI
  5. Cumberland High School – Cumberland, WI
  6. Vaughn Monson Memorial DGC- Reeve, WI
  7. River Falls DGC – River Falls, WI
  8. Highland Park – St. Paul, MN

MO-KS-NE-IA Courses

I spent Labor Day weekend out in the Midwest for the first time, where I played 24 new courses in Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska and Iowa. My favorites were Water Works Park in Kansas City, MO, Jackson Park in Atchison, KS and the three courses at Paradise Pointe in Smithville, MO. Along the way, I hit my 775th course at William Jewell DGC in Liberty, MO:

  1. Water Works Park – Kansas City, MO
  2. Old Pike Country Club – Gladstone, MO
  3. English Landing Park – Parkville, MO
  4. University of St. Mary – Leavenworth, KS
  5. Riverview Park – Platte City, MO
  6. Jackson Park – 18 – Atchison, KS
  7. Jackson Park – 9 – Atchison, KS
  8. Missouri Western State University – St. Joseph, MO
  9. Duncan Park – Savannah, MO
  10. Sabetha DGC – Sabetha, KS
  11. Ox Bow Trail DGC – Ashland, NE
  12. Eugene T. Mahoney State Park – Ashland, NE
  13. Oak Hollow DGC – Plattsmouth, NE
  14. McComb Park – Shenandoah, IA
  15. Clarinda Lied Center DGC – Clarinda, IA
  16. Lake of Three Fires Park – Bedford, IA
  17. NW Missouri State University – Maryville, MO
  18. Camp Branch DGC – Smithville, MO
  19. Paradise Pointe – Woodhenge – Smithville, MO
  20. Paradise Pointe – Beaver Creek – Smithville, MO
  21. Paradise Pointe – Blackthorn – Smithville, MO
  22. Jesse James DGC – Kearney, MO
  23. William Jewell DGC – Liberty, MO
  24. Fox Hill Flyer DGC – Kansas City, MO

VA-PA-MD-WV courses

I flew up to Winchester, Virginia for a family reunion on Saturday, where I also got to play the courses in Winchester (got my 58th ace on hole 4) and Stephens City. I then spent Sunday hitting 7 courses (6 new) in 4 different states – Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia and Virginia:

 

  1. Sherando Park – Stephens City, VA
  2. Jim Barnett Park – Winchester, VA
  3. New Hopewell DGC – Shippensburg, PA
  4. Papa Jack’s DGC – Shippensburg, PA
  5. Wilson College DGC – Chambersburg, PA
  6. Whispering Falls DGC – Greencastle, PA
  7. Ditto Farms DGC – Hagerstown, MD
  8. Poor House Farm DGC – Martinsburg, WV
  9. Franklin Park – Purcellville, VA

New Florida courses

I drove over to the west coast of Florida for the day, where I played all the courses in Sarasota and Venice, including the new Sarasota course at Sun-N-Fun RV Resort and the fun Bird Bay Golf Course in Venice:

 

 

  1. North Water Tower Park – Sarasota, FL
  2. Payne Park – Sarasota, FL
  3. Sun-N-Fun RV Resort – Sarasota, FL
  4. Lakeview Park – Sarasota, FL
  5. Pinebrook Park – Venice, FL
  6. Bird Bay Golf Course – Venice, FL

Minnesota courses

I took a 5-day trip up to Duluth, Minnesota, playing 29 courses in and around the area, including a few just over the border in Superior, Wisconsin. My favorites were Giants Ridge in Biwabik, and the three courses at Mont du Lac in Superior. I also got my 57th ace at Side Lake DGC on my birthday:

  1. Cove Point DGC – Beaver Bay, MN
  2. Lutsen Resort – Lutsen, MN
  3. Adventure Games DGC – Lutsen, MN
  4. Cascade 9 – Lutsen, MN
  5. Babbitt DGC – Babbitt, MN
  6. Giants Ridge DGC – Biwabik, MN
  7. Side Lake DGC – Side Lake, MN
  8. North Hibbing DG Park – Hibbing, MN
  9. Northern Lights Community DGC – Warba, MN
  10. Legion Park – Grand Rapids, MN
  11. Itasca Community College DGC – Grand Rapids, MN
  12. Crosslake Community Center – Crosslake, MN
  13. Aitkin City Park – Aitkin, MN
  14. Lusk Park – Ironton, MN
  15. Lum Park – Brainerd, MN
  16. Central Lakes College – Brainerd, MN
  17. St. Mathias DGC – St. Mathias, MN
  18. Windy Pines – Little Falls, MN
  19. Belle Prairie Park – Little Falls, MN
  20. Carlton Disc Golf Sanctuary – Carlton, MN
  21. Mont du Lac – Eagle’s Peak – Superior, WI
  22. Mont du Lac – White Cedar – Superior, WI
  23. Mont du Lac – Ace Run – Superior, WI
  24. University of Minnesota – Duluth, MN
  25. College of St. Scholastica – Duluth, MN
  26. Miller Creek DGC – Duluth, MN
  27. Lincoln Park DGC – Duluth, MN
  28. Morgan Park Middle School – Duluth, MN
  29. Central Park – Superior, WI