Burchfield Park

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Matt Rinker    May 18, 2012 at 7:28pm

17 was moved because the long basket was too close to 15s fairway and with the hole an island green, players are now forced to play a placement shot rather than just throwing it past the short pin (into 15s fairway) and laying up for an easy 3.

Overall, it's a better more strategic hole. And it also gave us another basket for the new course.



There will be more changes occurring on the original park over the summer, all for safety and playability reasons, of course :)

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Harold Fernando    May 18, 2012 at 11:19am

Oh Davis and Q...it's a figure of speech guys. Sheesh ;)

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Davis _    May 18, 2012 at 11:17am

I'm pretty sure a disc golf hole doesn't have a gender in the first place

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Q .    May 18, 2012 at 7:47am

I am sure that hole has no sexual preference :)

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Wayne Rolison    May 18, 2012 at 7:31am

Yea. This hole is extremely gay now...why the change?

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Justin Abram    May 18, 2012 at 12:08am

Wait... the sand is safe and the grass is O.B.?? Whelp - I took a 6 there today thinking you had to pitch up to the rocks and putt over the sand. Guess I shoulda read that sign!

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Matt Rinker    May 17, 2012 at 11:33pm

FYI.... the long basket on 17 has been removed and the short relocated in the sandtrap, which now plays as an island green :)

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Justin Abram    April 29, 2012 at 9:00pm

Thanks Erin, I'm sure that's a relief for many!

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philip balger    April 29, 2012 at 8:54am

The fact that this course is rated an A- is about the biggest joke on tDGS. C'mon people, give Devil's Den it's due. Solid A+, top 5 Michigan course wo a doubt -fee or not!

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philip balger    April 29, 2012 at 8:13am

Don't know if it's official but playing the "ghost" rock boundary seems only logical as a shot can easily roll into the sandy area that remains without a wall now; i have seen it happen.

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Lawrence Leonardi essentialdiscs.com    April 26, 2012 at 8:48pm

Anyone that plans on playing in the state championships, if you don't have a Michigan Bag Tag you are missing out on potentially getting your registration cash back as well as other prizes!

If you want to learn how to play better tags are a great way to challenge others better then you so that you can learn from them.

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Erin Oakley    April 26, 2012 at 4:49pm

yes, the bunker shape has changed

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Justin Abram    April 26, 2012 at 9:09am

I noticed rocks in a vaguely pac-man ghost formation in the sand trap behind long 13 - is this a change in the OB boundries for this bunker?

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Wayne Rolison    March 16, 2012 at 4:02pm

As a suggestion, we definitely need more picnic tables at the tees. I think I remember seeing one and it was on hole 16 Long tee. Few more trash cans will hopefully help stop some of the locals from littering as well. Otherwise, great course and can't wait to play on the new one!

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Joe Wander    February 28, 2012 at 6:29pm

Here's some video from Burchfield, captured during last summer's CCR Open:



http://www.discgolfscene.com/video/141609

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Matt Rinker    November 18, 2011 at 2:56pm

if you see any park staff around, they are always willing to help, maybe by getting you a scorecard if there are none there.

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Matt Rinker    November 18, 2011 at 2:55pm

Baskest, chainstar... map, there is a box near the parking lot that has scorecards with maps... if there are none in there, the course isn't too bad to follow. There are directional signs leading to baskets and pads on a lot of holes... I'll try to find a score card and scan the map and upload it to the Scene for you... so check back here before you head to the course. and have fun!

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Rick Davis    November 18, 2011 at 1:49pm

What kind of baskets?

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Rick Davis    November 18, 2011 at 1:43pm

Okay finaly making the trip up from dc, excited to play what sounds like a championship caliber course, I'm shooting for wed (thanksgiving eve) my dad has played the course once and said he had a little trouble navigating it, he could blind for all I know, is there a map downloadable anywhere?

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Nat Hooper    November 13, 2011 at 3:54pm

Does anybody know if they will be shoveling and icing the pads? I also heard from a friend that they are considering putting another 18 in this next year, which would be really awesome.

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