Disc Golf has been around since the 60s with prominent players playing all around the united states and world. You might be new to the sport, or you’re a pro who has been around a few times in the PDGA. Whoever you are we have picked 4 courses that we are sure you will love. The Disc Golf courses in Colorado, Utah, Michigan and Oregon are sure to have something for the amateur and pro to enjoy. 

Snowmass Mountain Aspen, CO

Located in the beautiful ski resort and hiking area of Aspen Colorado, Snowmass is a scenic Disc Golf course located on the top of Snowmass Mountain. From a scenic standpoint this course is absolutely gorgeous. It is surrounded by wildflowers and users have to take a beautiful ski lift ride up the mountain to get to the course. 

Snowmass Village holds an 18-hole disc golf course. Disc golf is usually available daily starting in the middle of June and running all the way through Labor Day. This course is very kid friendly, making it an excellent course for beginners and families to try their hands at disc golf. The pros may find the course a bit wanting as it does not have an exceptional layout. While hole placement will probably be appreciated by families, pros may find this course to be slightly less challenging. 

Courses change every season, and information can be found on the course changes at the Elk Camp Gondola.

Basecamp Moab, UT

Moab Utah’s Basecamp disc golf course is an 18-hole course that is sure to please the pros. It has very challenging terrain spanning canyons, cliff faces, and boulder fields. While novices can enjoy the gorgeous sites, be prepared for a challenge. The tough terrain is also tough on discs meaning less experienced players may have to cut their game short if the disc breaks. Pros will see this as an added challenge to hit par.

While staying at this course, players can find room and board for around $100 per night. Camping is around $5. Players will also definitely want to bring water as the course is very hot. Staying hydrated is key to performing well on this course. 

Hudson Mills Metropark, MI

Hudson Mill Metropark is a massive golf course with 2 full sized courses inside of the park with a combination of 24 holes each. The two courses at this park are referred to as the original course and the monster course. 

The original course was created in 1992. The original course costs $10 per day for vehicle entry. You could also purchase a pass that costs $35 for a year. There is also an additional Pay to Play fee of $3 per day, or you could purchase a $55 annual bag tag. This price drops to $35 for Juniors and Seniors. 

The original course is beautiful with with brush and trees lining the course. The course also sees frequent usage so it is well manicured.

The Monster course was created in 1996. The course costs the same as the original course to visit. This course was designed with pro disc golf players in mind. Many folks who have been to this course mention how much fun it is to actually play. The various holes offer winding challenges not found on many other courses. 

Whistler’s Bend Roseburg, OR

Whistler’s Bend is located on Oregon’s beautiful Umqua River. This course sports 27 holes with quite a bit of distance between each hole. Families and novices will appreciate the ambience and beauty of the local area while pros will appreciate the added challenge the wooded area possesses. 

The pros may want a bit more information on the layout of this course. The first 6 holes have been noted to be wooded and technical. The holes that appear after are going to be a mixture of technical holes and longer distance between holes. Par is set at around 270 currently. The tee type is also distinct as tees are concrete. 

What About Disc Golf Courses Near Me?

You might not be able to make it to Oregon, Colorado, or Utah and may be wondering “What Disc Golf Courses are near me?” Well, luckily, there are a few different options you can use to locate Disc Golf courses near you. The Disc Golf Scene has a tool that you can use to enter your zip code. Once you enter your zip code the website will search for Disc Golf courses near you. Alternatively, you can use official PGDA golf course search tool. This tool conveniently shows you a map where you can even turn on satellite view and terrain view to get a feel for the layout of the land. 

Remember to Enjoy Yourself

The Disc Golf Courses we reviewed offer some interesting challenges, but also provide some incredible views. While some pros will enjoy the intensity that courses can provide, families may want to opt for easier courses with a more scenic view. The most important aspect of all of this is to have fun. If you are going to a Disc Golf Course location that is further away from where you live, try to make a trip out of it.  

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