These discs are called beginner friendly because they are easy to learn, easier to control. But beginner golf discs are not just for beginners. Top pro players throw these discs too because some are indispensable and some are great for certain shots.

It's recommended that new players start with a standard plastic mid range disc that is light weight and understable.

  • Standard plastic because it is the least expensive in case you lose it and because it is more understable than higher quality plastics.
  • Mid range because they are easier to control than longer range drivers.
  • Light weight because they are easier to control than heavier discs. A lighter disc doesn't have as strong of a tendency to curve left or right.
  • Understable because they are the easiest to throw, most beginner friendly and fly further since they don't have as strong of a tendency to fade or curve left when thrown flat, straight and with average power for right handed back hand (RHBH) throws. Just the opposite for lefties.

Once you develop the control and feel for throwing, you can go for more distance and finesse with other mid and long range drivers. You can also experiment with heavier discs to find the weight that's right for your arm strength.

Read much more detailed Beginner Information. Then if you still have questions, contact us. We'll help you find discs right for you. We've been in the disc golf business since the mid '80s, throwing even longer and we love what we do!

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Discraft XL - Elite X

The Discraft Elite X XL is an extra long range driver with stability ratings of 0.0 to 1.5 (stable to moderately overstable). It is a terrific beginner friendly golf disc that flies straight with very little fade. It is easy …

Discraft Xpress - Elite X

The Discraft Elite X Xpress is an extra long turnover driver with stability rating of 0.0 (stable). It is an excellent choice when you need to throw a long slow anhyzer. The Xpress will hold that turnover line and keep on gli…

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 …

Vibram Ridge - X-LINK

The Vibram X-Link Ridge is a stable putt and approach disc golf disc. It excels at the finesse approach and can handle a power drive. It likes to hold the line and will fly true. As a putter, the ridge has a comfortable grip …

Vibram Sole - X-LINK

The Vibram Sole X-Link is a stable putter off the tee. It is designed with a slight dome, a more rounded shoulder, and is Vibram's first traditionally shaped putter with a bevel on the bottom of the wing. The Sole has a tad m…

Vibram Summit - X-LINK

The Summit X-Link is an understable putt and approach disc golf disc from Vibram. It compliments the overstable V.P. putter. The Summit flies straight at lower speeds. It is great for beginners as well as players looking for …

Vibram Trak - X-LINK

The Vibram X-Link Trak is a fairway driver and the stable complement to the Ascent. The Trak is suitable to slower arm speeds as well as the big arms. It flies straight and true right out of the box. Be prepared to be surpris…

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 Ridge - X-LINK Firm

The Vibram X-Link Firm Ridge is a stable putt and approach golf disc. It excels at the finesse approach and can handle a power drive. It likes to hold the line and will fly true. As a putter, the ridge has a comfortable grip…

Vibram Sole - X-LINK Firm

The Vibram Sole X-Link Firm is a stable putter off the tee. It is designed with a slight dome, a more rounded shoulder, and is Vibram's first traditionally shaped putter with a bevel on the bottom of the wing. The Sole has a …

Vibram Summit - X-LINK Firm

The Summit X-Link Firm is an understable putt and approach disc golf disc from Vibram. It compliments the overstable V.P. putter. The Summit flies straight at lower speeds. It is great for beginners as well as players looking…

Vibram Trak - X-LINK Firm

The Vibram X-Link Trak Firm is a fairway driver and the stable complement to the Ascent. The Trak is suitable to slower arm speeds as well as the big arms. It flies straight and true right out of the box. Be prepared to be su…

Vibram Ridge - X-LINK Soft

The Vibram X-Link Soft Ridge is a stable putt and approach disc golf disc. It excels at the finesse approach and can handle a power drive. It likes to hold the line and will fly true. As a putter, the ridge has a comfortable…

Vibram Sole - X-LINK Soft

The Vibram X-Link Soft Sole is a stable putter off the tee. It is designed with a slight dome, a more rounded shoulder, and is Vibram's first traditionally shaped putter with a bevel on the bottom of the wing. The Sole has a …

Vibram Summit - X-LINK Soft

The Summit X-Link Soft is an understable putt and approach disc golf disc from Vibram. It compliments the overstable V.P. putter. The Summit flies straight at lower speeds. It is great for beginners as well as players lookin…

Discraft Avenger SS - Elite Z

The Discraft Elite Z Avenger SS is a maximum distance driver with a Stability of 0.5 (straight to slightly overstable). Discraft took the best aspects of the Avenger, its speed and glide, and flatted the edge. The result is a…

Discraft Avenger SS - Elite Z Dyed

The Discraft Elite Z Dyed Avenger SS is a maximum distance driver with a Stability of 0.5 (slightly overstable). Discraft took the best aspects of the Avenger, its speed and glide, and flatted the edge. The result is a golf d…

Discraft Avenger SS - Elite Z Glo

The Discraft Elite Z Glo Avenger SS is a maximum distance driver with a Stability of 0.5 (slightly overstable). Discraft took the best aspects of the Avenger, its speed and glide, and flatted the edge. The result is a golf di…

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…

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 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 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 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 - 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 - 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 …