Mid range drivers are thicker than fairway and distance drivers, but not as thick as putt and approach discs. The edges or profiles of mid range drivers are less sharp than distance drivers. They don't fly as fast but they are easier to control than longer range drivers and that is why they are recommend for beginners.

Mid range drivers make great multi-purpose discs which means you can play the entire course with just one disc!

Light weight understable standard plastic discs are recommended for beginners. Lighter weight discs are easier to control and won't have as strong of a tendency to fade or curve. Understable discs are the most beginner friendly. Standard plastic discs are not only less expensive if you lose them, but they are more understable than the same models made with higher quality plastics.

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Discraft Comet - Elite Z Glo

The Discraft Elite Z Glo Comet is a super accurate, straight flying approach disc with stability of 0.0 (stable). It holds whatever line you throw it on. Great fun for night disc golf. The Comet was crucial to Ron Russell's P…

Discraft Comet - Elite Z

The Discraft Elite Z Comet is a super accurate, straight flying approach disc with stability of 0.0 (stable). It holds whatever line you throw it on. The Comet was crucial to Ron Russell's Pro Worlds disc golf victory. Great …

Discraft Buzzz - Elite Z CryZtal Fundraiser for DU Open

The Discraft Elite Z CryZtal Buzzz is a midrange driver with a stability of 0.5 (straight/slightly overstable). In comparison the Pro D has a stability of 0.0 (stable). The Buzzz has quickly become one of the most popular dis…

Discraft Buzzz - Elite Z Glo

The Discraft Elite Z Glo Buzzz is a straight flying midrange driver with a stability of 0.5 (slightly overstable). In comparison, the Pro D has a stability of 0.0 (stable). It has quickly become one of the most popular discs …

Discraft Buzzz - Elite Z Super Color Fundraiser for Pro Worlds 06

The Discraft Elite Z Super Color Buzzz is a straight flying midrange driver with a stability of 0.5 (slightly overstable). The Pro D has a stability of 0.0 (stable). It has quickly become one of the most popular discs of all …

Discraft Buzzz - Elite Z Super Color

The Discraft Elite Z Super Color Buzzz is a straight flying midrange driver with a stability of 0.5 (straight to slightly overstable). In comparison, the Pro D has a stability of 0.0 (stable). It has quickly become one of the…

Discraft Buzzz SS - Elite Z Dyed

The Discraft Elite Z Dyed Buzzz SS midrange driver with a stability of 0.0 (stable) flies like a well-seasoned Buzzz right out of the box! Use it to hit pinpoint gaps, and take advantage of its nice glide for super smooth, bu…

Discraft Buzzz SS - Elite Z

The Discraft Elite Z Buzzz SS midrange driver with a stability of 0.0 (stable) flies like a well-seasoned Buzzz right out of the box! Use it to hit pinpoint gaps, and take advantage of its nice glide for super smooth, buttery…

Discraft Buzzz OS - Elite Z

The Discraft Elite Z Buzzz OS is a midrange driver with a stability of 1.7 (overstable). Players have depended upon the ever popular, dependable, consistent, controllable and accurate Buzzz for a wide range of shots. But the …

Discraft Buzzz - Elite Z Dyed

The Discraft Elite Z Dyed Buzzz is a straight flying midrange driver with a stability of 0.5 (slightly overstable). In comparison, the Pro D has a stability of 0.0 (stable). It has quickly become one of the most popular discs…

Discraft Buzzz - Elite Z

The Discraft Elite Z Buzzz is a straight flying midrange driver with a stability of 0.5 (stable to slightly overstable). It quickly became one of the most popular discs of all time. This workhorse is the golf disc that you'll…

Vibram Ascent - X-LINK Firm

The Vibram X-Link Firm Ascent is a stable to over-stable fairway driver and the first driver made by Vibram. It is designed for disc golfers with good arm speed that are looking for a consistent fairway driver that combines g…

Vibram Ascent - X-LINK

The Vibram X-Link Ascent is a stable to over-stable fairway driver and the first driver made by Vibram. It is designed for disc golfers with good arm speed that are looking for a consistent fairway driver that combines great …

Discraft Comet - Elite X

The Discraft Elite X Comet is a super accurate, straight flying approach disc with stability of 0.0 (stable). It holds whatever line you throw it on. The Comet™ was crucial to Ron Russell's Pro Worlds disc golf victory. Great…

Discraft Buzzz - Elite X Dyed Fundraiser for Great Lakes Open '03

The Discraft Elite X Dyed Buzzz is a straight flying midrange driver with a stability of 0.5 (slightly overstable). It has quickly become one of the most popular discs of all time. This workhorse is the golf disc that you'll …

Discraft Buzzz - Elite X

The Discraft Elite X Buzzz is a straight flying midrange driver with a stability of 0.5 (stable to slightly overstable). In comparison, the Pro-D has a stability rating of 0.0 (stable). It has quickly become one of the most p…

Discraft Buzzz - USADGC Commemorative Glo/Dye Edition

The Discraft Elite Z Glo/Dye USADGC Commemorative Edition Buzzz supports the 2014 United States Amateur Disc Golf Championships, held June 6-8. Only 2,000 were made, so this is a very limited run. This unique edition features…

Discraft Buzzz - Titanium

The Discraft Titanium Buzzz is a straight flying midrange driver with a stability of 0.5 (stable/slightly overstable). In comparison, the Pro D has a stability of 0.0 (stable). It has quickly become one of the most popular di…

Innova Stingray - Star

The Innova Star Stingray is a large diameter, understable, mid range driver that has a very predictable turn and excellent glide. It has a shallow rim that makes it easy to grip for smaller hands and allows for a smooth consi…

Innova Skeeter - Star

The Innova Star Skeeter is a mid range driver golf disc that is straight. It has a slight but dependable fade. This disc and the Shark are Innova's best all around, multi purpose golf discs. The Skeeter is easy to throw and m…

Innova Mako3 - Star

The Innova Star Mako3 is a mid range driver that is straight. It is the perfect solution for anyone wanting a straight flyer with very limited fade. Players will like the Mako3's glide for added distance. The smooth and comfo…

Innova Mako - Star Bottom-Stamp

The Innova Star Bottom-Stamp Mako is a mid range driver that is straight. It is a large diameter disc and Innova's straightest flying and straightest finishing mid range driver. It has the flight characteristic of a putter wi…

Innova Mako - Star

The Innova Star Mako is a mid range driver that is straight. It is a large diameter disc and Innova's straightest flying and straightest finishing mid range driver. It has the flight characteristic of a putter with the glide …

Innova Lycan - Star

The Innova Star Lycan golf disc is a predictably straight midrange driver with a stable finish. A relative of the Mako, the Lycan has a beefy rim that is easy to grip, feels good in the hand and releases clean. The Lycan has …

Innova Kite - Star

The Innova Star Kite is a beginner friendly mid range driver that is understable. It is a great precision, small diameter golf disc that has good glide. It makes a great first roller. Beginners will find this is an easy-to-th…