Oakland University

Rochester, Michigan     1 course · 18 holes     Driving directions
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Mark Jankowski    September 15, 2015 at 8:56pm

Found this article. Says the course is completed and also says where to park. Looks like the course starts in a different area. https://www.oakland.edu/view_news.aspx?sid=34&nid=12400

Andy Bawol   September 15, 2015 at 9:12pm

Looks like it starts on old 4. Parking is in the same lot as before (P11). Nice.

David Tomlinson   September 15, 2015 at 9:21pm

Do you know if all the signs are up?

Tony Turner    September 14, 2015 at 4:39pm

Walked the course, and all 18 baskets are in again. Different layout, and not really sure just how it goes yet. Maybe basket/tee numbers to come? Also, not sure where to park - can park in the previous location, but a decent walk to even get to hole 16(?) and no real opening. Previous hole 4 looks to be hole 1 now? Course has been mowed, so possible to play. Let us know if you get more info.

Andy Bawol   September 14, 2015 at 2:33pm

This is excellent news. Please post anything you find out about layout/hole numbers/parking. Very excited to have this course back!

Jeff Novak   September 14, 2015 at 11:44pm


Ben Jackson   September 17, 2015 at 8:39am

Supposedly parking is the same as before. I'm going to check it out today

Miles smilez Campbell    September 8, 2015 at 5:03pm

Thanks whoever lost my disc That i lost at river bends. Someone honest found it and called me about it. Douche


Matt London    August 14, 2015 at 12:13am

Any new updates on this one? Pretty close to home for me. I'd like to check it out if open. Thanks

Eric McCahill   August 13, 2015 at 10:21pm

Hey Matt, 14 / 18 baskets are in. Mowed and playable but officially "unfinished". No signs of where final 4(?) holes are going. Me and a couple other guys have played the course on lunch break a few times in the last month or so since it was cut.

Tony Turner   August 18, 2015 at 1:04pm

Just walked the course. Been mowed maybe once or twice this summer. Tee pads for 15 and 16 are gone, so looks like they're rerouting some holes to get back to 18? Supposed to be done by "mid- to late-summer 2015." I'll probably get there at lunch soon.

Jon Londer    July 21, 2015 at 1:04am

Is this course playable yet ? Anyone know?

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Jeff Novak   July 22, 2015 at 1:18pm


Eric McCahill   July 22, 2015 at 2:35pm

Confirmed today: The same 13 or 14(?) holes are there - no new holes yet or signs of where the new ones will be..

Jeff Novak   July 22, 2015 at 4:38pm

Roger that. I was going to check it out today but will wait for the other 5 to go in. Hope it doesn't take too long.

Eric McCahill    June 18, 2015 at 1:31am

Course update as of 6-12-15: Most baskets are in at OU. Someone at the school said they are working on 5 holes that are not ready yet. Course is open but not very playable as of 6-12-15 due to being extremely overgrown. Grass is knee / waist-high through the whole course. Tee pads look phenomenal - they're rubberized with running track material and in very good shape. Baskets are A+, newer Chainstars(?), ready to get smashed as soon as the school cuts the grass and makes the course playable. Can't wait...

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Tony Turner   June 18, 2015 at 8:49am

Thanks for the update, Eric. Looking forward to some lunchtime discing.

Eric McCahill   June 18, 2015 at 10:29am

You know it!!

Miles Lawrence   June 19, 2015 at 4:12pm

I walked the course yesterday. (didnt know you made this post). Holes 1-3, 17&18 are no longer there. Hole 4s tee pad is about mid way down the fairway of what was the old layout. Hole 5s basket was removed but i draged an extra one laying on the ground over, hole is shorter now. Hole 6s tee pad ... more

Tony Turner    June 17, 2015 at 5:57pm

Have they mowed the course yet this year?

Eric McCahill   June 17, 2015 at 9:27pm

Not as of Friday last week..

Eric McCahill   June 17, 2015 at 9:32pm

Course update as of 6-12-15: Most baskets are in at OU. Someone at the school said they are working on 5 holes that are not ready yet. Course is open but not very playable as of 6-12-15 due to being extremely overgrown. Grass is knee / waist-high through the whole course. Tee pads look phenomenal - ... more

Marcus VanPoppelen    June 17, 2015 at 4:44pm

So is this course actually up yet? and where is located now, last summer I would drive around campus not seeing anything and always was told to go back into this dead end past a huge open field/hill that seemed to be under construction.

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Eric McCahill   June 17, 2015 at 10:32pm

From the tennis courts on the Upper Fields, head towards the big shot put net (?) and into the woods. You'll see a basket from the hill before you go down there, not cemented yet. I'm not sure where the course starts..

Marcus VanPoppelen   June 18, 2015 at 11:24am

Great, thanks for all the information!

Eric McCahill   June 18, 2015 at 10:32pm

No problem!

Lawrence Leonardi essentialdiscs.com    June 11, 2015 at 9:20pm

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Tony Turner    June 11, 2015 at 4:28pm

Just checked, and the Oakland U website states "Disc Golf Course: closed due for course redesign and development until Mid to Late Summer 2015". So it looks like we should get this little gem back yet this year! I work close by, and so play a round during lunch sometimes. Shoot me a line if you want to meet up for a round.

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Eric McCahill   June 17, 2015 at 9:26pm

Update as of 6-12-15: Most baskets are in at OU. Someone at the school said they are working on 5 holes that are not ready yet. Course is open but not very playable as of 6-12-15 due to being extremely overgrown. Grass is knee / waist-high through the whole course. Tee pads look phenomenal - they� ... more

Eric McCahill   June 17, 2015 at 9:27pm

And I'm up there with Tony and Brian a few days a week at Civic Center, come join us!

Matt London   June 20, 2015 at 4:55pm

Awesome! Thanks for all the updates!

Matt London    June 8, 2015 at 12:50pm

Playable yet?

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Miles Lawrence   June 8, 2015 at 10:00pm

I'm not sure what their plans are for the baskets but I know they can be used elsewhere. Civic Center could also use new baskets and it's right around the corner. We have also been working on remolding that course.

Jeff Novak   June 8, 2015 at 10:25pm

Josh Hewitt posted a quote from the director back in March that the course should be back up by mid-summer. You can read it on Oakland U. course page under comments. I'll stay hopeful.

Miles Lawrence   June 8, 2015 at 11:04pm

I just wish I could play hole 4 again, or the original hole 18, or hole 5, and 7. Oh hell who am I kidding I loved that course. Hope it comes back too.

Just The Tim    May 11, 2015 at 10:30pm

Anyone have any updates on the course?


Dwayne Kay    January 5, 2015 at 9:59pm

Any update on the status of this course?

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Josh Hewitt   March 11, 2015 at 12:06pm

"We will be relocating the 5 holes displaced by the construction. Hopefully by mid-summer." - Gregory T. Jordan - Director Department of Campus Recreation

Nicholas Lalko   March 12, 2015 at 12:01pm

Mannn I miss this course

Brain Evans   March 17, 2015 at 6:45am

Looking for something to do on my lunch break, are there any playable holes?

Ben Jackson    October 22, 2014 at 7:40pm

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terry m    August 28, 2014 at 12:19am

Ok its all most september. When can i play????

Andrew Myers   August 27, 2014 at 8:33pm

seriously tho. I miss this course

Eric Dusten   September 24, 2014 at 1:15pm

I agree!!! any word anyone? have they broke ground??

Josh Hewitt   September 30, 2014 at 3:30pm

I went out and walked the course last weekend... It does not look like this course will be back until spring of next year at the earliest :( They might have to create 3-4 new holes just to accommodate the amount of land that was taken up by the new sports fields they installed.

Neil Duffey    July 2, 2014 at 1:46am

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Eric Dusten    April 9, 2014 at 3:26pm

Anyone know who is putting this course back together? I'd like to volunteer to help clean up or anything to help. Loved this course because of the convenience of where it is at in relation to where I live. So I want to help if needed. Any information please pass it on.
There is tons of land around they could make this course amazing with proper placement of holes. Hole 10 was my favorite!!! This courses signature hole. I hope they keep it.


Up In The Air Disc Golf    October 30, 2013 at 7:52pm

This Sunday Nov. 3rd will be the last chance to join us on the Belle Isle DGC! http://www.discgolfscene.com/tournaments/Belle_Isle_Fall_Final_2013


Miles Lawrence    October 28, 2013 at 6:27pm

Join the Murder Mitten DGC at Seymour Lake for Seymour Maddness.

$20 entry fee, $2 ace pool, $2 CTP 100% payouts

Tee off @ 11am, 1 round of 30 holes

Random draw triples, 3 discs per person, No OB penalty strokes.

After the tournament there will be extra games and events for cash and plastic prizes.

Miles Lawrence   October 28, 2013 at 2:30pm

Tournament is on Sunday November 10th.

Miles Lawrence   October 28, 2013 at 4:10pm

The date and time of Seymour Maddness is being changed from Sunday November 10th @ 11am to Saturday November 9th @ 10am due to a schedule conflict. Everything else about the tournament will remain the same. Sorry for any inconvenience.