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The pond is OB... where exactly does it start?

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i know nothing but it doesn't look entirely surrounded by water and is in fact resting on land so wouldn't be o.b. ........but again i say i know nothing
no o.b here
I'd take the one stroke penalty rather than lay my foot in that giant turd! : )
I wouldn't say its OB, but I would certainly call an unplayable lie.
I'd say In Bounds and take my one meter relief from the nearby waterline for my stance. This is the sort of watery area where a string line would serve well in a tourney situation.
It is In Bounds in the Pro Grandmaster division.. :)

In the Open division, let's see: who threw it? who is in the group?

Out-of-Bounds lines are determined, not by the PDGA Rules of Play but by the Tournament Director. Assuming that body of water is Out-of-Bounds (again, as ruled by the TD, not the Rules. Water is not automatically OB.) then the question is where the OB line rests.

In the picture we see water, we see land and we see the muddy, sloppy transitional area. If the TD declared the water OB, then it looks to me that the disc (or at least part of it) is in the muddy area. All of the disc must be OB for it to be ruled OB.
I would say that unless you can find a continuous strip of land back to shore then it is completely surrounded by water and indeed OB. In the picture I don't see such a strip of land so therefore it is OB. Loose debris does not count as land.
As of this year the rule on OB is that if any part of the disc is touching the "line" the disc is considered OB. In this case I would say that the disc is OB on the fact it is in contact with water. I would say that the "line" is were the water starts and stays in contact with the pond.



Maybe this angle will help. The guy that chucked it here never takes relief for some strange reason.
I would say you would have to play it
Still completely surrounded by water.
That's how we played it. It is not entirely surrounded by water as you can tell from the picture.

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