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Official Rules of Disc Golf

802.03 Excessive Time

Last updated: Sunday, December 31, 2023 - 18:11

  1. A player has taken excessive time if they are present and have not thrown within 30 seconds:
    1. After the previous player has thrown; and,
    2. After they have had a reasonable amount of time to arrive at and determine the lie; and,
    3. After they are next in the throwing order; and,
    4. During which the playing area remains clear.
  2. A player who takes excessive time receives a warning for the first violation. A player who takes excessive time after having been warned for it during the round receives one penalty throw. See 811.F.5 for a player who is absent when it is their turn to throw.
  3. A player may request extra time from the group to take a bathroom break. If the player does not return in a reasonable time, the player is considered missing for the hole and receives a score of par plus four on the hole.