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?

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There are 15 names in this directory beginning with the letter D.
Death Putt
a putt in which there is OB, hazard, or natural OB directly behind the basket

DeLa’ed
the occurrence of a disc hitting the basket and rolling very far away, particulary at the famous De LaVeaga Disc Golf Course

DFL
dead “fudging” last, this is the absolute worst that a player could finish in their particular division at a tournament. technically, someone has to finish DFL, but DO NOT be this person in your group of friends. they will never let you forget it!

DGPT
Disc Golf Pro Tour

Disc
a frisbee made specifically for disc golf

Disc Down (Club Down)
to throw a slower speed disc instead of a higher speed, typically for greater accuracy

Disc Golf
a game where the objective is to throw a disc golf disc into a disc golf basket, maneuvering through the trees

Disc Golf (Frisbee Golf)
the sport we love; a game where the objective is to throw a disc golf disc into a disc golf basket, maneuvering through the trees

Distance Driver
high-speed (>10) discs with potential to fly furthest

Distance Line
a line that is for maximum distance at the expense of accuracy

DNF
did not finish

Dogleg
a turn in the fairway that when viewed from above looks like a dog’s leg

Domey
dome-like shape of a disc flight plate as opposed to flat

Drive (Tee)
first shot from the tee

Drop Zone (Drop/DZ)
a lie, designated by the TD, from which the player must throw after having missed a mando or gone out-of-bounds in certain circumstances

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