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 similar 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 McGuinness, 47, was found May 31 in the lake in Taylor Park, which is adjacent to a disc golf course. CBS News, 10 June 2022 Police believe McGuinness was looking for Frisbees and other flying discs to sell and was known to regularly visit Taylor Park, which is home to a disc golf course, according to the AP. Abigail Adams, PEOPLE.com, 1 June 2022 In June 2020, a man was bitten in the face by an alligator while in waist-deep water in Taylor Lake near the disc golf course, WTSP reported. CBS News, 1 June 2022 The lake where McGuinness’s body was discovered is near a disc golf course in John S. Taylor Park. Lindsey Bever, Washington Post, 1 June 2022 The park is home to a disc golf course where flying discs are thrown into baskets. David K. Li, NBC News, 31 May 2022 The caption with a photo of professional disc-golf player Catrina Allen that appeared Saturday with an Exchange article about the business of disc golf incorrectly identified her as Paige Pierce. WSJ, 29 Mar. 2022 There’s also a cliff where visitors with a permit can rock climb, a disc golf course, and canoeing and fishing available on Bear Creek and Haynes Lake. Outside Online, 7 Mar. 2022 The park's 361 acres are great for picnicking, meeting a new dog friend or two, disc golf, hiking, biking, and even paddling. Amanda Ogle, Travel + Leisure, 5 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of disc golf

1974, in the meaning defined above

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21 Jun 2022

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“Disc golf.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disc%20golf. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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