What is Disc Golf?
Disc Golf uses the same principals of play as regular golf, but instead of using clubs and golf balls, the player throws a disc from a tee pad to a basket on a pole. The score is based on the number of throws it takes to get the disc to land in the basket.
Do you need special equipment?
No, you can use a regular disc to play. Audubon Recreation Center has a set of weighted discs available for checkout with a driver's license or refundable deposit.
Are reservations needed?
The Audubon Park Disc Golf Course is open to the public daily on a first-come, first-serve basis, free of charge during park hours, 6 a.m. to 12 midnight. The course may be occasionally closed for tournament play.
Basic Rules of Scoring
Each throw counts as one point. The object is to acquire the lowest total score. Each hole has a par score, the number of throws expected to get the disc in the basket.
- Tee throws:
Throws must be completed within the tee area.
- Fairway throws:
Fairway throws must be made with both feet no closer to the hole than where the disc last landed.
- Putt throws:
Putt throws are made within 10 yards of the pole, falling or jumping putts are not allowed.
Out of bounds:
A throw that lands out of bounds must be played from the point where the disc went out of bounds, and a one-point penalty is incurred. Water hazards and public roads are always out of bounds.
What happens if a disc goes over the fence of the GP&L substation near Hole #1?
If a disc goes over the fence of the GP&L substation near Hole #1, please call 972-205-3000 to report it. GP&L staff will retrieve the disc and leave it at Audubon Recreation Center. Do not climb the fence to retrieve the disc as this area is very dangerous and can cause severe injury or even death.