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New course in Clinton, KS - Bloomington Park, Clinton Lake
« on: March 21, 2016, 11:19:36 am »
Same ranger that installed the Longview Course at Perry Lake is installing a new course at Bloomington Park on the west side of Clinton Lake west of Lawrence.  Technically, this is Clinton, KS.  Kent Bryan helped lay out the course itself.

Should be open mid-summer?

Tee pads have been poured. Some clearing has been done. This course is more open and less maintenance then Longview is. Very nice tee pads. From what I could tell, some wooded holes, some wide open holes, good use of elevation. Easily accessible to other park features like camping, etc., so I think it will be used more by people just getting into the game.





From what I can tell, several holes will be in this area.  I'm certain the grass will be mowed down. 

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Re: New course in Clinton, KS - Bloomington Park, Clinton Lake
« Reply #1 on: March 21, 2016, 11:21:28 am »
I was told the baskets will be powder coated Mach IIIs
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Re: New course in Clinton, KS - Bloomington Park, Clinton Lake
« Reply #2 on: March 21, 2016, 08:24:47 pm »
If this is anywhere near as good as Longview I can't wait.

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Re: New course in Clinton, KS - Bloomington Park, Clinton Lake
« Reply #3 on: March 21, 2016, 08:52:42 pm »
Great to hear of another new course.  Ty for sharing.  I hope its a sister of Longview too.

And, psst, don't tell anyone but there's yet another one, forth-coming.

Unlike any course here too.  And some of ya'll thought Eagle was "ripping cool?"

Ohhhhhh....just wait.  Better.  Wayyyyyy better.  Stay tuned...

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Re: New course in Clinton, KS - Bloomington Park, Clinton Lake
« Reply #4 on: March 21, 2016, 09:51:02 pm »
If this is anywhere near as good as Longview I can't wait.

I think it may be a bit tamer than Longview from what I could tell. Although it is vey very early in process.
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Re: New course in Clinton, KS - Bloomington Park, Clinton Lake
« Reply #5 on: March 24, 2016, 09:25:31 am »
The (Topeka) club will be having a workday April 16th for the Clinton lake course in the Bloomington Park area. We Will meet at the Lake Shawnee disc golf parking lot at 8:30 so we can be at the course around 9:00 to work. We will need chainsaws, rakes and if anybody has a pole saw, work gloves and boots. We will be cleaning up holes that are close to being done and removing trees from holes that need cleared. I would love to see the number of workers to be many so we can get this course completed and in the ground so we can enjoy our work. Any questions can be directed to me Kent Bryan at 785-249-0803 or post on this page and I will try to address issues. If you don't have the tools come any way we need the man power or directions if you can't make it at 9:00. Thanks Kent dawn to dusk disc club pres.
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Re: New course in Clinton, KS - Bloomington Park, Clinton Lake
« Reply #6 on: May 29, 2016, 08:32:41 pm »
Took a drive out to Bloomington park today. Checked out the course thats going in there. Tee pads are in from what i could tell. Looking like at least three basket placements per hole ( seen three poles being white, red and blue  in each fairway).  No baskets are placed yet.    Looks like a mix of open and wooded holes. Also looks to be a little smaller than Perry lakes course. I'll definite be playing this when its open and playable. 
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Re: New course in Clinton, KS - Bloomington Park, Clinton Lake
« Reply #7 on: May 29, 2016, 08:50:14 pm »
Speaking with Kent Bryan from Topeka who is working on this course a lot, their intention is to make it more maintenance friendly.  Longview is very maintenance intense.
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Re: New course in Clinton, KS - Bloomington Park, Clinton Lake
« Reply #8 on: June 17, 2016, 11:58:26 am »
Any updates on when this course will be completed?
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Re: New course in Clinton, KS - Bloomington Park, Clinton Lake
« Reply #9 on: June 20, 2016, 08:49:58 am »
I personally have not heard when it will be completed.
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