Learn the basics of disc golf, including throwing, putting, stances, driving and more in this free video series on disc golf.
So it's your first time playing disc golf. You haven't had any good throw all day. Everything you throw is going up, over, left, way up in the air and it's only going about 5 feet. That's understandable. The main thing when you are first starting out disc golfing, is to just have fun. Most parks you can bring a couple of beers along. It is good to go with buddies. I would recommend the first couple of times you play, don't keep score. Just go out there to have fun, walk in the park. That's the main thing, don't get frustrated and keep it fun and active but a few things to help clear up those troubles pretty much everybody has. When you first start out, you throw up and it goes right, left. You feel like it's not going anywhere. The main thing you've got to explain with the drive and just to reiterate this is a crucial, crucial thing is starting up here, back up high and ending down low. Like you are trying to get it curve that way. It is crucial. If you don't do that, every time you throw it is is going to go left so you have to try to get it to go right and it will end up some where in the middle just where you start. All those other opponents will come along later. Just understanding your own throw and how you throw it and like when you see really good players out there, watch them and watch how they throw. But don't get mad because it looks easy. It's just the Frisbee and you are just throwing it. It is a little more complicated. It will all come. I promise. Just get out to the courses once or twice a week and you will pick it up really quick. You will be amazed how fun it starts to be. So starting up high and ending down low. Just want to reiterate that because that is a crucial step to having a really good time on the disc golf course.