- Discuss safety on the disc golf course. Explain the importance of each of the following.
- Throw in designated areas; they have been specifically located for reasons of safety and challenge.
- Be sure the fairway is clear before throwing. Pedestrians have the right of way. Yell “fore” if a thrown disc is approaching a pedestrian.
- Do not hit lamp posts; impact can damage bulbs.
- Avoid throwing on or across streets.
- Avoid throwing near parked or moving vehicles.
- Avoid throwing near windows or other fixtures that could be damaged by a disc.
- Play only during daylight hours.
- Do not play if you can see lightning or hear thunder.
- SPECIAL RULES: During the Coronavirus pandemic, maintain social distancing of at least 6 feet between people, avoid touching other players’ discs or equipment, cover coughs and sneezes, keep your hands away from your face, and wash hands thoroughly after playing.
- Discuss disc golf etiquette.
- Show that you understand basic disc golf terminology including: ace, approach, backhand, birdie, bogie, drive, fairway, forehand, mando, out of bounds or OB, overhead, par, putt, roller, stable, tee, and thumb.
- Tell about your understanding of the Disc Golf United system of performance scoring (handicapping).
- Do the following:
- Discuss vocational opportunities related to disc golf.
- Do the following:
- Tell how disc golf can contribute to a healthy lifestyle, mentally and physically.
- Tell how a disc golf exercise plan can help you play better. Show two exercises that would improve your game.
- Show the following:
i. Drive from the tee.
ii. A long-distance fairway shot.
iii. An approach shot.
iv. A shot through or around obstacles.
v. A sound putting technique.
- Play a minimum of two nine-hole rounds or one 18-hole round of disc golf with another golfer about your age and an adult approved by your parent or guardian. Do the following:
- Follow the “Rules of Disc Golf”.
- Practice good disc golf etiquette.
- Show respect to fellow disc golfers, officials and observers.