Declan Finucane. By

Revealed March 1, 2022 at 5:23 pm

Disc golf is rising in reputation, and may be performed year-round. (Picture: Ontario Park)

Appears like an odd suggestion from Mississauga metropolis officers this time of 12 months, however they’re encouraging residents to get exterior and play a spherical or two of golf.

However you will not want a set of golf golf equipment or open a pockets to pay any inexperienced charges for this recreation.

They’re speaking about disc golf, which requires little or no time and gear.

In response to the rising reputation of the comparatively new sport, which has grown to the purpose the place the US-based Professional Tour hosts mass occasions, Mississauga final 12 months established its first two everlasting disc golf programs which are open year-round.

“The disc golf programs at Dalewood Park and Spruce Park are open year-round! They’re designed as a community-minded, all-inclusive sport for novices and households alike,” the town of Mississauga stated in a current Twitter publish. “It is an effective way to remain energetic exterior throughout the winter.”

Disc golf is just like conventional golf in some respects, solely gamers throw a disc from the “tee-off” space right into a metallic basket that’s secured into the bottom.

As with actual golf, the objective is to cowl every “gap” in as few throws as doable.

Each Mississauga programs have layouts designed for novices. Dalewood Park has a six-hole structure and takes roughly 25 to half-hour to play.

Spruce Park presents a four-hole structure, with an extended distance from the “tee-off” space to the basket. It takes round 20 to 25 minutes to finish.

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