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Deer Lakes DGC at
Deer Lakes Park

Sponsored by: DGA

Course Designers: J. Gary Dropcho, Tom Moeller, Dan Sauers

Opened in 2006, Deer Lakes Disc Golf Course takes its name from the three fishing lakes and a healthy deer herd in this 1,180 acre regional Allegheny County park. The disc golf course features a front and back nine layout that loop from the Blue Gill parking lot. Two practice baskets, bathrooms, a water splash park, playgrounds, outdoor exercise equipment, bike and hike trails, and pavilions are among the park facilities available to disc golfers.

This challenging course will test even the most seasoned disc golfers ability to shape shots, with high-risk, high-reward shot opportunities available on nearly every hole. Gullies, water hazards, and long, thin, wooded fairways are accompanied by more open, hilly, and green fairways, providing some respite from the challenge.

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Course Information

Tees: All three tee levels feature concrete teepads - Red (Recreational, 850 rating), White (Intermediate, 925 rating), and Blue (Advanced, 975 rating) 

 

Par: 66

Targets: DGA Mach X, with three pin locations on each hole

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Directions

From the PA Turnpike I-76: Take the Harmar exit (48) toward Cheswick/ Springdale on Freeport Road. Turn left at the Pearl Ave. traffic light, the drive up the hill 1.3 miles. Go straight through 4-way intersection, then travel 3.1 miles on Little Deer Creek Road through the one lane tunnel, then an additional 2.2 miles into Russellton, then turn right at the First Commonwealth Bank. After a quick .1 mile, you will pass under a railroad bridge, then turn left into Deer Lakes Park's main entrance. Follow the road .5 miles, then turn right into Entrance #1. Park in upper end of Blue Gill parking lot to be close to the first teepad.

 

From Rt. 28: Take exit 12 (Cheswick/ Springdale), then turn right, then right onto Russellton/Little Deer Creek Road. Travel 3.1 miles through the one lane tunnel, then 2.2 miles into Russellton, then turn right at First Commonwealth Bank. After a quick .1 mile, you will pass under a railroad bridge, then turn left into Deer Lakes Park's main entrance. Follow the road .5 miles, then turn right into Entrance #1. Park in upper end of Blue Gill parking lot to be close to the first teepad.

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Course Promoters

B.J. Reiher

Lenny Mancinelli

Mike Vasey

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Course Records

MPO

Blue Tees: 51 - Paul McBeth

2015 Pro Disc Golf World Championships

 

White Tees: 50 - Jeremiah Libby, 8/19/19

Deer Lakes PDGA League

 

Red Tees: 52 - Matt Rosier, 4/4/16

52 - Cody Winget, 4/11/16

52 - B.J. Reiher, 4/9/18

Deer Lakes Singles League

 

FPO

Blue Tees: 63 - Paige Pierce

2011 Scholl's Pittsburgh Flying Disc Open

 

White Tees: 64 - Mel Martin

2009 The Hunt at Deer Lakes

 

Red Tees: 72 - January Talarico

2011 Scholl's Pittsburgh Flying Disc Open

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