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 13 names in this directory beginning with the letter G.
greatest of all time

audience or group of spectators

Getting Skinny
when a disc flies through a tight gap unintentionally

Ghost Limb
a tree branch/limb invisible to the thrower until the disc inevitably hits it

the ability for the disc to stay in the air, to stay aloft

Glow Round
a night time round of golf where players play with discs that glow in the dark

accumulation of 3+ tombstones on one hole

putting area, typically the “circle”

shot type in which the disc is thrown upside down at a nearly vertical angle in order to go above the trees and drop straight down

Grip It and Rip It
phrase to grip hard and throw hard

Grip Lock
late release of the disc

Ground Play
the reaction of the disc once it hits the ground, typically in the form of a skip or curl

an obstacle in the fairway that blocks access to the green


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