Find some people to play with and learn from. There are doubles leagues all over where experienced players get partnered up with inexperienced players and compete as a team, using whichever throw is the best from the two throws of the team members. No matter how new you are, it's likely that in 18 holes one or two of your throws will be used. And it's generally in the experienced player's interest for you to get better, so they're eager to give you advice.
And, I don't know about elsewhere, but in Ann Arbor, our club has a summer league which plays at Rolling Hills on Monday and Hudson Mills on Wednesday. Those are both good times to hang out and just ask other players if there is room for a newbie to join them for a round. Unless a group of four or more has planned to be together, people are usually willing to accommodate. Just last Monday, Sheila and I were joined by a couple of recent high school graduates who are just learning. It was fun, for us at least, and I know they learned a few things.
I just looked at your profile where you report that you do not have any discs.
So take the bold step of purchasing a disc. Or if you have friends who play disc golf then borrow a disc. Then find a disc golf course. If you do not know where they are at go to PDGA.com and click on the course directory. Punch in your zip code and it will list courses based on their geographic proximity to you.
If you do not know where to get a disc from then drive to the course closest to you and look for the closest party store to that course. That party store will magically have discs. The safest choice is anything that feels good to you and is labeled " putter". A putter is the easiest disc to learn and throws almost as far as a driver disc.
Go to the disc golf course. Fool around trying to make your disc fly for a bit. Find someone who has a bag full of discs of otherwise seems to know how to throw and ask for a few pointers.
If you are like me and many of the folks on this site you might be hooked within the first few minutes. If this doesn't happen then wait until you throw your first good shot. If you don't get a feeling of joy from watching your good shot then you might be immune. Oh well, there are always TV re-runs to watch.
A great website is discgolfreview. It has Info on almost all the discs out there as well as direct links to the disc companies. It will give you an idea of the good beginer discs. It also has some good instructional stuff. Youtube also has some instuctional video's. Theres this one from Discraft that has some dude on there. Name escapes me... I think it's Park Trellis or something close to that ;o) Joking aside. He has some very good videos
Buy used discs. Cheap ones. It will not matter what you throw at first.
Buy the book Disc Golf: All You Need to Know About the Game You Want to Play, by Michael Steven Gregory.
Go to your local library and get some Scott Stokely videos. If they do not have them, try a library search. Your librarians will show you how. Scott also has a book, if you can find it. It can be pretty expensive, so, again, do a library search and have it sent to you.
Lastly, the internet is a wealth of information--99.9% of which is blatantly false--but try it out anyway and see what you can glean from it.
You're in Belpre OH, not too far from me. Closest courses around here would be Forked Run State Park, Marietta OH's Broughton Nature Preserve & Mountwood Monster at the Mountwood Park 12 miles outside of Parkersburg WV just off of Rt. 50.
You can purchase decent starter discs at Marietta's Broughton Nature Preserve office. Most of them are Lightning discs. Other place to purchase discs at would be Reedsville OH's "Reed's Country Store" on State Route 124 on the way to Forked Run State Park. There's a Mid-Ohio Valley Disc Golf Club in the area with a good-sized number of local players from Parkersburg/Vienna WV area, Ripley WV, Reedsville/Long Bottom OH, Athens/Nelsonville OH area that comes down to play in our weekly doubles on Sundays. It takes place at Forked Run & we usually start around 2-2:30pm on most Sundays. If you're there, you can also purchase some discs from Scott Vanmeter. He's our club president and sells discs out of his car.
i have only been playing about 8 months and i found that the dvd put out by Ken Climo and Dave Feldberg called Learn to Play the Champions way has really helped me a lot. I watch it over and over to try and get down the techniques they are presenting.