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

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