With the amazing spring weather on the horizon, you may be looking for fun activities to enjoy outside. Disc golf is an interesting alternative to the regular game of golf and is a great way to incorporate exercise into your outdoor leisure. If you’ve considered playing disc golf for fun or joining a team, here are a few courses around the CSRA to explore:
International Disc Golf Center, 3828 Dogwood Lane, Appling, Georgia
This is one of the most prominent disc golf locations in the area. With three different courses to choose from, you get the choice of how much of a challenge you want your game to be. The Steady Ed Headrick Memorial Disc Golf Course boasts 18 holes, 6 of them along the beautiful Clarks Hill Lake. The area is mostly wooded with a mixture of flat and hilly spots.
WR Jackson Memorial Disc Golf Course is the longest and most challenging of the 3 with a mostly hilly area and semi-open large holes.
Jim Warner Memorial Disc Golf Course is heavily wooded with higher elevation, yet has a few wonderful lake views. It is the only complete short layout course in the International Disc Golf Center area.
The Players Course at Lake Olmstead, 2220 Broad Street, Augusta, Georgia
Large shade trees and rolling terrain cover this short and technical course. You can catch scenic views of Lake Olmstead and may even spot jumping fish or ducklings on a good day.
Patriots Park Disc Golf Course, 5445 Columbia Road, Evans, Georgia
The diverse layout on a rolling terrain is challenging, yet fun. There is a winding creek mixed in on 4 of the holes out of this 6,030 foot course.
Riverview Park, 100 Riverview Park Drive, North Augusta, South Carolina
The front 9 holes of this course are short and tight with significant changes in elevation. Expect longer, more wide open holes on the back 9.
Grab friends and family today to take a look at some of these local hot spots for disc golf. It will help everyone stay physically engaged and can be challenging, so don’t forget to hydrate!