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 R.
Raptor Legs
Ricky Wysocki’s famous run-in

to tease playfully for special, informal tournaments or between close friends; considered a courtesy violation during normal tournament play and may cost you an additional stroke

the act of reaching back

marking of a new lie which is farther from the target that is on the line of play, farther from the target, at the nearest point of relief; no penalty stroke for relief if relief is taken following a penalty stroke taken for a disc out-of-bounds or other special circumstances, penalty stroke incurred otherwise

right hand backhand throw

right hand forehand throw

balancing the risk versus the reward for a certain shot, example: going for the island… risk: losing your disc, reward: a birdie putt

Rocking to Brock
tribute song to pterodactyls by artist Unique Syntax. also known as a Disc Golf anthem that was popularized by the CCDG YouTube channel before greed and corruption eroded the heart and sole of their operation. (JK! …but not really)

disc thrown with the intention to roll on its edge

Rough (Cabbage)
area off the fairway

the activity of playing a course

when your body comes between the disc and the line of play preventing a straight pull; a rounded pull

set of movements before a shot that help the player get in the right state-of-mind and execute


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