What Is Disc Golf?


Quick Answer

Disc golf is similar to regular golf; however, it uses a flying disc or Frisbee instead of a ball and clubs. The sport became official in the 1970s, and the objective is to complete each hole in the fewest strokes, or throws.

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The hole is a target, typically an elevated metal basket on a pole. A player throws from a tee area toward the hole, and each following throw is made from where the disc landed last. A hole is completed when the disc lands in the basket. Disc golf courses have obstacles such as shrubs, trees and changes in terrain.

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