Match Play Rules


Singles

The USAMPC – Singles will adopt the match play rules as set forth by the PDGA (which includes following all standard PDGA rules of play unless superseded by the specific match play rules):

https://www.pdga.com/rules/official-rules-disc-golf/appendix-a

There are two exceptions/clarifications to these rules:

A.01.c.
A pair of opponents plays in a group with at least one other pair, or an Official.
Exception: During USAMPC matches, another pair or official is not required.

A.06.b.
If a pair of players is all square at the end of the round, the match is tied. The Director decides if and how ties are to be broken.
Breaking Ties: USAMPC matches that end up all square after 18 holes will begin a sudden death play-off starting on the first hole that they had began their round on.

Doubles

The USAMPC – Doubles event will also adopt the doubles play rules as set forth by the PDGA (which includes following all standard PDGA rules of play unless superseded by the Match Play rules described above or the Doubles Play rules).

https://www.pdga.com/rules/official-rules-disc-golf/appendix-b

There are two exceptions/clarifications to these rules:

B.03.b.
Any throw which cannot possibly improve a team’s score is an extra throw. A team whose member has made an extra throw receives a warning for the first violation, and a penalty throw for each subsequent violation by any member of the team.
Exception: Once a hole has been completed, teams will not be penalized for throwing additional practice putts.

B.05
The rules for Best Throw (B.05.a) will be used. All other rules in section B.05 can be ignored.