New England Courses

I played 6 more new courses as I did another weekend up in Connecticut, but this time also played in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. I really enjoyed the Brooklyn course in Connecticut along with the 2 new courses in Rhode Island:

  1. Brooklyn DGC – Brooklyn, CT
  2. Dacey Fields – Franklin, MA
  3. World War I Park – North Attleboro, MA
  4. Willow Valley – Richmond, RI
  5. South Kingstown DGC – Wakefield, RI
  6. Millwood Creek DGC – Groton, CT

Northern California Courses

I just did a 4-day California trip up to the San Francisco-Oakland-Napa Valley area, where I played 13 new (and very scenic) courses. The standouts were Lagoon Valley, Skyline Wilderness Park, Crane Creek, and the amazing Stafford Lake Park:

  1. Chabot Park – San Leandro, CA
  2. Livermore DGC – Livermore, CA
  3. Old Ranch Park – San Ramon, CA
  4. Moraga Commons Park – Moraga, CA
  5. Walden Park – Walnut Creek, CA
  6. Benicia Community Park – Benicia, CA
  7. Lagoon Valley DGC – Vacaville, CA
  8. Skyline Wilderness Park – Napa, CA
  9. Taylor Mountain DGC – Santa Rosa, CA
  10. Crane Creek DGC – Rohnert Park, CA
  11. Lucchesi Park – Petaluma, CA
  12. Aquatic Park – Berkeley, CA
  13. Stafford Lake County Park – Novato, CA

West Virginia Courses

I spent the weekend up in frigid but beautiful West Virginia, playing 7 new courses, including Redeemer Park (course #1100), the Coopenheimer (in the snow), and the 2 great courses at Rotary Park:

  1. Wine Cellar DGC – Dunbar, WV
  2. Little Creek Park – South Charleston, WV
  3. Redeemer Park – Charleston, WV
  4. Ravens Ridge DGC – Lansing, WV
  5. The Coopenheimer – Flat Top, WV
  6. Indian Rock DGC – Huntington, WV
  7. Rotary Park – Huntington, WV

Course #1100 – Redeemer Park in Charleston, West Virginia

I played course #1100 today at Redeemer Park in Charleston, West Virginia. The course was fantastic, with some really cool and creative holes. The teepads were also pretty cool, and I even got to meet the course designer, Steve. Hard to believe that just over a month ago, I hit #1000 – it seems so lon ago!

New England Courses

I was up in the New England area for 4 days, where I played 11 new courses in New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Vermont. My favorites were Bousquet Ski Area, The Highlands of Conway, Central Park and Joralemon Park:

  1. Stonykill DGC – Chatham, NY
  2. Bousquet Ski Area – Pittsfield, MA
  3. Sunrise Park – Suffield, CT
  4. The Highlands of Conway – Conway, MA
  5. Willow Park – Bennington, VT
  6. Hunter Park – Manchester, VT
  7. Central Park – Schenectady, NY
  8. Blatnick Park – Niskayuna, NY
  9. Colonial Acres – Glenmont, NY
  10. Joralemon Park – Coeymans, NY
  11. Mohonk Mountain House – New Paltz, NY

Illinois Courses

I spent a 3-day weekend up in Illinois, where I played 24 new courses between Chicago and St. Charles. My favorites included Kress Creek Farms, Wheeler Park, Lewis University, The Canyons, Highland Park and 50 Acre Park:

  1. O’Brien Park – Downers Grove, IL
  2. Castaldo Park – Woodridge, IL
  3. Four Lakes Recreation Area – Lisle, IL
  4. Kress Creek Farms – West Chicago, IL
  5. Sunrise Park – Bartlett, IL
  6. Village Center DGC – South Elgin, IL
  7. The Links at Wheeler Park – Geneva, IL
  8. Campton Hills DGC – Saint Charles, IL
  9. Kaneland High School – Maple Park, IL
  10. West Main Park – Batavia, IL
  11. Fox Hill DGC – Yorkville, IL
  12. Jericho Lake DGC – Aurora, IL
  13. Knoch Knolls Park – Naperville, IL
  14. Eagle Ridge/Civic Center- Oswego, IL
  15. Avery Preserve – Plainfield, IL
  16. Volunteer Park – Romeoville, IL
  17. Lewis University DGC – Romeoville, IL
  18. The Canyons – Lockport, IL
  19. Trinity Links – Lockport, IL
  20. Highland Park – Joliet, IL
  21. Haines Wayside Park – New Lenox, IL
  22. Doogan Park – Orland Park, IL
  23. Community Park – Palos Heights, IL
  24. 50 Acre Park – Evergreen Park, IL

Canadian Courses

I spent this past weekend up in Quebec and Ontario, Canada, where I managed to play a couple new courses while up there. I had more courses planned but time and weather didn’t permit the extra ones. However, I thoroughly enjoyed the Ile Charron in Quebec, my first course in that province:

  1. Rideau Acres – Kingston, Ontario
  2. Parcours Ile Charron – Longueuil, Quebec

Connecticut-Massachusetts Courses

I was up in the Northeast the last three days playing disc golf in Connecticut and Massachusetts. Not only did I play 20 new courses, I also played one of the top courses in the country at the incredible Maple Hill DGC in Leicester, Massachusetts. I also played several other great courses, including Pyramids, Hyland Orchard, Newton Hill, Crane Hill, Barre Falls and West Thompson Lake:

  1. Vernon DGC – Vernon, CT
  2. Cross Farms – Tolland, CT
  3. Pomfret Recreation DGC – Pomfret Center, CT
  4. West Thompson Lake – North Grosvenor Dale, CT
  5. Webster Fish and Game Club – Webster, MA
  6. Hodges Village Dam DGC – Oxford, MA
  7. Buffumville Lake – Charlton, MA
  8. Luther Hill Park – Spencer, MA
  9. Barre Falls DGC – Barre, MA
  10. Goodnow Park – Princeton, MA
  11. Newton Hill DGC – Worcester, MA
  12. Maple Hill DGC – Leicester, MA
  13. Pyramids DGC – Leicester, MA
  14. Pyramids Pink DGC – Leicester, MA
  15. Hyland Orchard & Brewery DGC – Fiskdale, MA
  16. Crane Hill DGC – Wilbraham, MA
  17. School Street Park – Agawam, MA
  18. HCC DGC – Holyoke, MA
  19. Northampton State Hospital – Northampton, MA
  20. Orchard Hill DGC – Amherst, MA

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