Disc Golf Course
In 2008, the College took the first step in re-establishing an outdoor program with the installation of an 18-hole disc golf course. Unlike regular golf, disc golf is played using flying discs thrown by the golfer. Much like
regular golf, the object of disc golf is to walk a course from beginning to end in the fewest number of throws of the disc.
Each of the holes on Lyon's course has a sign illustrating the layout at the tee box. Each hole is a Par 3 and can be played in six, nine or full 18-hole increments. The course is open year-round.
The Lyon College Disc Golf Course is free to play and open to the public.
According Lyon Associate Professor of Biology and disc golf enthusiast Tim Lindblom, disc golf is easy and relatively inexpensive to play. Basically, Lindblom says, one can play the game with just one disc or several discs.
Maps of the course, as well as a wide array of discs and specialty discs, are available in The Scot Shop and Lyon Education & Adventure Program Office. Charts describing the characteristics of each disc and its flight patterns are also available at the bookstore.