What makes a disc illegal in disc golf?
A disc which is cracked or has a hole in it is illegal. A disc that is questioned by another player or an Official is illegal unless it is subsequently approved by the Director. A player who throws an illegal disc during play receives two penalty throws.
Can you Rethrow in disc golf?
One rule that you can utilize as needed is the option to rethrow from your previous lie with with a one-stroke penalty. This is known as the “Abandoned Throw” rule (809.01). You always have this option available to you, whether you are on the tee pad, fairway or putting green.
What is an etiquette rule for disc golf?
Sometimes people or groups unaware of the disc golf course sit or play other games in fairways. When this occurs, engage the person/group politely, explain what you’re doing, and ask if they can briefly move to a safe location while you throw. If they won’t, stay polite and skip the hole.
Are factory second discs PDGA approved?
Yes. They are legal for PDGA play as long as they also meet the overall restrictions (weight, rim sharpness, flexibility, etc) as outlined by the PDGA Technical Standards document.
Are Frisbees legal in disc golf?
Yes, you can play disc golf with a frisbee. You cannot play competitively, but you can use regular frisbees to practice on the course to improve your accuracy and your distance.
Are junior discs PDGA approved?
As long as your mini meets the specifications for a mini disc in the PDGA Technical Standards, it can legally be used as a marker. While the Mini Buzzz is legal as a marker, it is not a legal disc to throw in PDGA-sanctioned competition.
What is the +1 for that hole called in disc golf?
Ace – A ‘hole-in-one’. Throwing the disc into the basket from the tee box in one throw.
Can you move branches in disc golf?
A player may move casual obstacles that are on the playing surface where a supporting point may be placed when taking a stance. A casual obstacle is any item or collection of loose debris (such as stones, leaves, twigs, or unconnected branches), or any item as designated by the Director.
What are 5 rules of playing disc golf?
Basic Rules of Disc Golf
- Safety First. Never throw when other players or people are within range.
- Tee Throws. Each hole begins with a tee throw.
- Throwing Order.
- Fairway Throws.
- Unplayable Lie.
- Out Of Bounds.
- Completion Of Hole.
Are junior discs PDGA legal?
What is a factory second disc?
Factory Second, or F2, discs are cosmetically flawed discs, which do not meet the requirements of regular production. The flaws do not effect the flight characteristics or durability of the discs. Seize the opportunity and get yourself a special version of your favorite disc!