Disc golf is a fun and social sport that's enjoyed by people of all ages and skill levels. But like any other activity, there are certain rules and expectations that should be followed to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone. In this blog, we'll explore some dos and don'ts of disc golf etiquette on the course.


  1. Wait your turn: Just like in traditional golf, players should take turns throwing their disc. The person with the least amount of strokes on the last hole tees off first. Then after tee offs, the person farthest away from the hole throws first. 

  2. Be respectful: Respect other players and their equipment. Don't touch or move someone else's disc without their permission, and don't litter on the course.

  3. Keep quiet: Avoid making noise or talking during someone's throw. Wait until they're finished before engaging in conversation. Don't play loud music that will annoy your card-mates or other players.

  4. Move efficiently: Keep the pace of play moving by moving efficiently from hole to hole. Don't linger unnecessarily or take too long to make a throw.

  5. Call out your throws: If your disc goes off course and there's a chance it may hit another player or their equipment, call out "fore!" to give them warning. 


  1. Interrupt others: Avoid walking through another player's throwing line, as this can be distracting and disrespectful.

  2. Play out of turn: Don't throw your disc out of turn, as this can disrupt the flow of play and lead to confusion.

  3. Leave trash on the course: Disc golf courses are often located in natural settings, so it's important to leave the area clean and free of litter.

  4. Play too aggressively: Be mindful of other players' safety and avoid throwing your disc too aggressively, especially near crowded areas or near other players. Never let your disc hit a bystander as it makes the sport look bad to the general public.

By following these simple dos and don'ts of disc golf etiquette, you can ensure a fun and enjoyable experience for everyone on the course. Remember to be respectful, keep the pace of play moving, and prioritize safety at all times. With good etiquette, disc golf can be a rewarding and social sport for players of all levels.

March 22, 2023 — Auguste Smith