801.03 Artificial Devices - Official Rules and Regulations of Disc Golf
- During a round, a player shall not use any artificial device that may directly assist in making a throw, except those devices that reduce or control abrasion to the skin (such as gloves, tape, bandages, or gauze) and medical items (such as knee or ankle braces). Placing an object as a directional aid is not allowed. An item such as a towel or a pad may be placed on the lie as long as it is not greater than one centimeter in thickness when compressed.
- A device that is questioned by another player or an official is illegal unless it is subsequently approved by the Director.
- A player shall receive two penalty throws, without a warning, if observed at any time during a round to be using an illegal artificial device. A player who repeatedly uses an illegal device may be subject to disqualification in accordance with Section 3.3 of the PDGA Competition Manual.
Outline of Contents
Disc Golf Rules and Standards
- Official Rules of Disc Golf
- 800. Introduction
- 801. General
- 802. Basic Rules Of Play
- 803. The Lie
- 804. The Throw
- 805. Tournament Procedures
- 806. Discretionary Rules
- 807. Experimental Rules
- 808. Rules Q & A
- Competition Manual for Disc Golf Events
- Translated Rules of Disc Golf
- Doubles Rules and Formats
- Becoming a PDGA Certified Official
- Divisions, Ratings, and Points Factors
- Technical Standards
- Rules School
- Disc Golf Rules History