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 10 names in this directory beginning with the letter L.
Landing Zone
area in which the player attempts to land for the best angle into the green, typically on par 4s and greater

Lay-up (Pitch-up)
short throw to the basket in the face of a death putt or an improbable throw-in

Lead card
group of players leading the tournament

left hand backhand throw, mirrors RHBH

left hand forehand throw, mirrors RHFH

spot in which the disc comes to rest

shape of flight-path

Local Pro
a professional disc golf player who generally plays tournaments in their local area

Local Route
a line to the basket that only local’s know, usually one off the intended fairway

sight at the basket; opportunity to make a putt


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