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A game in which a Frisbee is thrown into each of a series of metal baskets on an outdoor course, the object being to complete the course using the fewest possible throws:‘guests of all ages can play Frisbee golf’Also called disc golf
- ‘We headed up to the park to play a round of frisbee golf.’
- ‘If you have ever thrown a Frisbee, you just have to experience playing Frisbee golf.’
- ‘Baldy is the only destination in Canada where one can play Frisbee golf in the winter months.’
- ‘The closest this judge ever came to extreme sports was a game of Frisbee golf that got entirely out of hand.’
- ‘Try your hand at Frisbee golf on the deluxe, 18-basket course.’
- ‘They were playing frisbee golf and goofing off on his B.C. farm.’
- ‘She was also seen happily playing frisbee golf with her driver and security guard.’
- ‘It's a fair bet many business readers won't have heard of the sport of Frisbee golf.’
- ‘He would insist she play Frisbee golf in the rain.’
- ‘Those intrepid souls who endeavor in Frisbee golf say the sport has given purpose to the Frisbee.’
1960s: from Frisbee (a proprietary name) and golf.
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