disc golf


Definition of disc golf

: a game in which players attempt to toss a plastic disc into each of a succession of basketlike receptacles stationed along a course with the object being to reach each target in as few attempts as possible Disc golf is similiar to regular golf in that it has 18 holes and is played primarily by the same rules. But instead of hitting a ball into a hole in the ground, in disc golf, Frisbees are thrown into metal disc-trapping baskets on stationary poles.— Jean Bryant

called also Frisbee golf

Examples of disc golf in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The city has a variety of other activities, including golf, disc golf and boating along the Mississippi River. Bob Shaw, Twin Cities, "Woodbury and Cottage Grove to impose new lodging tax to fund tourism promotion," 20 Oct. 2019 Built on an old landfill, the 505-acre park features two splash zones, zip line, adventure course, a large dog park, 18-hole disc golf course and walking paths up a large hill — which is actually the top of the garbage pile. Richard A. Marini, ExpressNews.com, "San Antonio’s newest parks full of amenities like dog parks, skate parks, water parks and more," 10 Dec. 2019 Even at 32 years old, Anderson Valley Brewing is one of our spunkiest breweries, with a disc golf course at its Boonville taproom and branding that incorporates Boontling, the Anderson Valley’s local dialect. Esther Mobley, SFChronicle.com, "Independent brewery fans rejoice: Anderson Valley and Ballast Point sell, but keep craft ownership," 5 Dec. 2019 There is an archery range and opportunities for disc golf, fishing, boating and hunting. Briana Rice, Cincinnati.com, "Ohio's 5 most popular state park campgrounds," 17 June 2019 Campsites: 340 electric sites, 51 full hook-up sites, 160 non-electric sites Amenities: Lake Erie beach, boat launch, bike rentals, camp store, 18-hold disc golf course, walking trails. Laura Johnston, cleveland.com, "10 spots to camp on Lake Erie’s Ohio shores," 10 Sep. 2019 The woman, 36-year-old Raquel Perkes, was found just after 10 a.m. on Friday by workers clearing brush from a drainage ditch near Valmont City Park’s disc golf course, just east of Foothills Parkway, according to a Tweet by Boulder police that day. David Migoya, The Denver Post, "Officials identify Denver woman found in Boulder drainage ditch," 2 Sep. 2019 Guests also can get active with disc golf, kayak and paddleboard rentals, and 18 holes of golf. Carla Jean Whitley, al.com, "Plan your next weekend lake trip with this handy guide," 10 July 2019 There are trails, disc golf and plenty space for wildlife watching. Briana Rice, Cincinnati.com, "Ohio's 5 most popular state park campgrounds," 17 June 2019

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First Known Use of disc golf

1974, in the meaning defined above

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11 Feb 2020

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“Disc golf.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disc%20golf. Accessed 17 Feb. 2020.

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