Disc Golf Dictionary

Have you heard some terms in a disc golf video that you didn’t know what they meant? What about just playing a round with a buddy and they said something that you’re not sure is completely made up?

We’ve got you covered with this Comprehensive Disc Golf Dictionary.

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There are 23 names in this directory beginning with the letter C.
local tournament

bottom part of the basket that holds the disc when it settles

group of players playing together

(to cash) when a player shoots well and earns actual money in a tournament

Casual Relief
relief with no penalty stroke

Catch Cam
camera used to catch the end of the disc flight

the maximum height at which a disc can fly due to course obstacles

Central Coast Disc Golf (CCDG)
archnemesis and post production rival of JomezPro. the yin to our yang. the Jack in the Box to our Whataburger. the Team Iceland to our Mighty Ducks. our team has made a vow to stop at nothing until there remains only ONE SUPREME LEADER IN DISC GOLF COVERAGE! jk..we love and respect the hell out of those guys and totally eat at Jack in the Box pretty regularly

Chase Card
card behind the lead card, attempting to chase down the lead card

10-meter (33 ft) circle around the basket, indicates the putting area in which the disc must come to rest before the player can move beyond their mark

Circle 1
see circle

Circle 2
10 to 20-meter (33 to 66ft) circle around the basket

Circle 3 (any number)
pertains to a circle on the scorecard, indicates a penalty on the hole; some players indicate penalties with a “p” as well

Circle’s Edge
edge of circle 1

a putt in which the player has gone long of the basket and has to “come back,” typically after a missed putt

four under par

an area set aside and prepared for disc golf, typically 18 holes

Course Maintenance
when your disc hits a tree branch so hard that you knock it down and effectively create a bigger gap for other players

a wind blowing across one’s direction of travel

Crush (Smash OR Full Send)
a far throw with a great deal of mustard on it; to throw far

Crush Boys
the pair of Simon Lizotte and Eagle McMahon


Cut Roller
a roller with a sharp angle in which it veers to the left (RHBH)


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