disc golf

noun
Updated on: 30 Nov 2017

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

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First Known Use of disc golf

1974


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