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 28 names in this directory beginning with the letter T.
Taco
a disc that is folded in half, resembling a taco

Tailwind
a wind blowing from behind

Take Your Medicine
refers to throwing a shot that is not fun; examples: laying up in front of a death putt or pitching back out into the fairway from thick rough

Tap-in (Gimme)
a very short range putt

TD
tournament director

Tee (Teebox/Teepad)
starting point for a hole, typically a concrete rectangle

The Turn
after the 9th hole, the halfway point on a course, where you 'turn' for home

Threasy
an easy three

Three-putt
when a player putts three times on the same hole

Throw-in
a throw (not a putt) in which the disc settles in the basket

Throwler
an attempted throw that accidentally turns into a roller

Thumber
overhand throw in which the thumb is placed inside the rim and all other fingers are on the flight plate; flight: flips, pans out, and will straight down

ToeMez
a failed attempt at Disc Golf media innovation

Tomahawk
overhand disc golf throw in the grip is similar to the forehand

Tombstone (Land Shark)
a disc lodged into the ground at a spike hyzer angle, resembles a shark fin and a tombstone

Top of the World
a hole where the teepad is located very high above the basket as if you were teeing off from the top of the world

Touch (Finesse) Shot
a floaty, short shot used for accuracy in tricky circumstances

Touring Pro
a professional disc golf player that tours the country (or nearby states) playing many tournaments along the way

Tournament Central
main hub in which to find scorecard, information, etc. related to the tournament

Tree-direction
when a disc hits a tree and changes course

Tree-love
when you get a favorable kick from a tree

Tree-nied
when a tree denies an otherwise excellent shot

True Par
a par that is a true test to attain

Turbo Putt
a putt in which the disc is held like a pizza (thumb underneath and fingers along the rim)

Turkey
three birdies in a row

Turn
propensity for the disc to turn to the right or turnover (RHBH); high-speed stability

Turnover
flight shape in which the disc curves in the opposite direction it naturally wants to curve (fade), ex: RHBH throw naturally curves left, a turnover is when it curves right

Tweener
a hole that plays somewhere between two different pars, whether between a par 3 or par 4, or between a par 4 and a par 5, etc.

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