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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DGA PowerDrive GumbPutt - Signature Line

The DGA PowerDrive GumbPutt - Signature Line is a straight pointed edge putter and approach disc that's like an'eraser' that will lower your score. With ergomatic quick release grip, it is the stickiest plastic of all DGA dis…

DGA Blunt GumbPutt - Signature Line

The DGA Blunt GumbPutt - Signature Line is a straight to slightly overstabe blunt edge putter and approach disc. It's like an 'eraser' that lowers your score. With ergomatic quick release grip, it is the stickiest plastic of …

DGA Blowfly II - Signature Line

The DGA Blowfly II - Signature Line is a straight putter and approach disc that has a more beveled (pointed) edge than the Blowfly I and is designed to fly with a tad more speed. Because of that, the Blowfly II is referred to…

DGA Blowfly I - Signature Line

The DGA Blowfly I - Signature Line is a putter and approach disc that is straight to slightly overstable. The Blowfly I has a blunt edge and it wraps its way around a set of chains. It will stick if it hits the ground if you …

Discmania MD1 - S Line

The Discmania MD1 - S Line was the first Discmania Golf Disc. It is a mid range driver and a stable flyer with good range and a predictable low speed fade. Stable and predictable mid range driver. Beginner friendly. Availa…

Discmania Maniac, P1 - S Line

The Discmania Maniac, P1 - S Line is a straight ideal putter and it works great as an approach disc. The P1 flight characteristic is very straight at high and low speeds. It is very soft and rubbery. This is one of the truest…

Discmania Fever TD2 - S Line

The Discmania Fever TD2 - S Line is an understable distance driver, the most understable (-4 high speed turn) disc in Discmania's line-up. It is a reinvention of the versatile Rush TD. The Fever is best suited for anyone seek…

Discmania Craze, CD - S Line

The Discmania Craze, CD - S Line is a straight distance driver.An all purpose control driver, it is Discmania's very first driver and has good range and great reliability in most wind conditions. It can be thrown to fly strai…

Innova Wahoo - R-Pro Star Stamped

The Innova R-Pro Wahoo is an understable long range distance driver that floats!!! It is a fast disc with a lot of glide and great grip. It flies similar to the Dragon but with increased speed and range. The Wahoo will give y…

Innova Wahoo - R-Pro

The Innova R-Pro Wahoo is an understable long range distance driver that floats!!! It is a fast disc with a lot of glide and great grip. It flies similar to the Dragon but with increased speed and range. The Wahoo will give y…

Innova Skeeter - R-Pro

The Innova R-Pro 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 …

Innova Polecat - R-Pro

The Innova R-Pro Polecat is a beginner friendly putt and approach disc that is straight. It is a straight and flat flying disc made in a comfortable, grippy plastic. This putter is great for short drives and approaches as it …

Innova Dart - R-Pro

The Innova R-Pro Dart is a putt and approach disc that is super straight. The Dart is a small diameter golf disc well suited for all players. The Dart is especially good for long range putts and go-for shots. It has a flight …

Innova Aviar Putter - R-Pro

The Innova R-Pro Aviar Putter is a great beginner friendly putt & approach disc that is straight. It is a soft gummier beadless model, a straight flier with a predictable finish. Versatile and dependable in all conditions…

Millennium Polaris LS - Quantum Stardust

The Millennium Quantum Polaris LS (Long Straight) is a long distance driver that is straight (stable). It is one of the most dependable straight drivers in the history of disc golf. It took the sport by storm when originally …

Millennium Orion LS - Quantum

The Millennium Quantum Orion LS (Long Straight) is a distance driver that is straight (stable). Unsurpassed combination of distance and accuracy in long straight shots. It will stay straight and long for all but the strongest…

Millennium Omega - Quantum Dyed (Q-Mega Dyed)

The Millennium Quantum Dyed Omega, Q-Mega for short, is a putt and approach disc that flies straight. It was designed for maximum control and has a firm feel for players who don't like a soft putter.The Q-Mega in Quantum pla…

Millennium Omega - Quantum (Q-Mega)

The Millennium Quantum Omega, Q-Mega for short, is a putt and approach disc that flies straight. It was designed for maximum control and has a firm feel for players who don't like a soft putter.The Q-Mega in Quantum plastic …

Millennium JLS - Quantum Stardust

The Millennium Quantum JLS is a distance driver - Straight - Stable. It was introduced in the summer of 1999 as an experimental run of just 2000 discs. Immediately, disc golf players realized that Millennium had reached a new…

Millennium JLS - Quantum

The Millennium Quantum JLS is a distance driver - Straight - Stable. It was introduced in the summer of 1999 as an experimental run of just 2000 discs. Immediately, disc golf players realized that Millennium had reached a new…

Millennium Aurora MS - Quantum Dyed (QMS Dyed)

The Millennium Quantum Dyed Aurora MS is a mid range driver - Straight - Stable, and possibly the truest flying disc ever made. It has no rollover, virtually no fade, and surprising distance for a midrange driver. All you hav…

Millennium Aurora MS - Quantum (QMS)

The Millennium Quantum Aurora MS is a mid range driver - Straight - Stable, and possibly the truest flying disc ever made. It has no rollover, virtually no fade, and surprising distance for a midrange driver. All you have to …

Millennium Astra X - Quantum

The Millennium Quantum Astra-X (Xtra-Overstable) is a Limited Edition variation of the Quantum Astra. Unique conditions during production caused these discs to form with a slightly taller dome and a less steep inner wing wall…

Millennium Astra - Quantum Stardust

The Millennium Quantum Astra is an ultra long range driver - Long Drift - understable. This wide rim disc is an easy golf disc for beginners to throw. Experienced players will enjoy it as a great specialty driver or roller. B…

MVP Anode, Soft - Proton Eclipse

The MVP Anode Soft Proton Eclipse is a beadless putter. It has less fade on putts, yet is stable enough for long straight drives. It is also great for holding long smooth anhyzer lines. The Anode is a straight flyer, making …

MVP Axis - Proton

The MVP Proton Axis is a midrange driver with a straight, neutral flight. Due to MVP's GYRO Technology, it exhibits substantial glide. It is great for holding long, accurate lines. The Eclipse Axis has a glow in the dark r…

DGA Undertow - ProLine

The DGA Undertow - ProLine is an understable fairway driver that was designed for increased control. The Undertow is a complement to it's over stable cousin, the Tsunami, and can be used for an assortment of different shots! …

DGA Squall - ProLine

The DGA Squall - ProLine is a revolutionary midrange driver that is slightly understable. It features a driver-like grip, smooth release, super grippy and super durable ProLine plastic as well as incredible control for hyzer,…

DGA AfterShock - ProLine

The DGA AfterShock - ProLine is a midrange driver golf disc. It is a less overstable variation of the DGA Shockwave. The main features of the AfterShock are good glide and control It holds straight lines and turnover lines on…

Innova Vulcan - Pro

The Innova Pro Vulcan is an understable distance driver that was designed with the less powerful disc golf players in mind. The Vulcan flies similarly to the Katana with less low speed fade. (The Katana is less understable or…

Innova Valkyrie - Pro

The Innova Pro Valkyrie is a distance driver that is straight and has great glide. It is an easy to learn disc, and in lighter weights will give newer players extra distance. Lighter weights also give players extreme range wh…

Innova Nova - Pro

The Innova Pro Nova is a unique putter designed with overmold technology.  The rim uses a grippy putter Pro plastic, which is fused to a stiff, firm Pro center section.  The Nova has a stable flight that is amazingl…

Innova Leopard - Pro

The Innova Pro Leopard is a great beginner friendly fairway driver that is understable. It should be everyone’s first driver as it is easy to throw straight and far and has excellent glide. The Leopard is a great turnover dis…

Innova Beast - Pro

The Innova Pro Beast is a maximum distance driver that is straight. It glides long to a predictable finish. Its high glide, high speed, and high speed turn all combine to give big distance. It is suitable for beginners and pr…

Ching Legacy - Power ON SALE $5.75!

The Ching Legacy - Power is a mid range disc. This retro traditional ‘smooth top’ model satisfies a range of stability demands with exceptional control and respectable glide. An excellent choice for anyone that just can’t see…

ABC Flying Squirrel - Platinum Line

The ABC Flying Squirrel- Platinum is an understable mid range driver. It is one of the easiest discs to throw. This disc will effortlessly go 250 feet by giving it some hyzer with a 3/4 throw. Excellent glide. Beginner friend…

Discmania Craze, CD - P Line

The Discmania Craze, CD - P Line is a straight distance driver.An all purpose control driver, it is Discmania's very first driver and has good range and great reliability in most wind conditions. It can be thrown to fly strai…

Latitude Vision - Opto

The Latitude 64 Vision - Opto is a distance driver that was developed to suit beginner and amateur disc golf players. It has an understable flight path and good glide. It can also be used as a roller by more advanced players.…

Latitude Striker - Opto

The Latitude 64 Striker - Opto is a stable fairway driver golf disc that is perfect disc for accurate drives. The excellent balance makes it suitable for most players. It is not too overstable and not too understable, making …

Latitude Ruby - Opto

The Latitude 64 Ruby - Opto is an understable putter and approach disc with a small grip and a neutral flight path. It is in the Easy-to-use series of discs from Latitude 64° that started out with the Diamond. Beginner friend…

Latitude River - Opto

The Latitude 64 River - Opto is a stable fairway control driver with exceptionally good glide and control. It´s easy to throw and fits most players' power and skill levels. With small fade and amazing glide, you can really le…

Latitude Pearl - Opto

The Latitude 64 Pearl - Opto is an understable midrange driver with a small grip and a neutral flight path. It is the second disc in the Easy-to-use series of discs from Latitude 64° that started out with the Diamond. The …

Latitude 64 Diamond - Opto Moonshine

The Latitude 64 Opto Moonshine Diamond is a multi purpose driver or fairway driver. It has an understable flight path with good glide and small fade. It is available in the Light Line which is a new line of discs (n…

Latitude Jade - Opto

The Latitude 64 Opto Jade is a fairway driver in the very popular ”Easy To Use” line of discs from Latitude 64°. The Diamond has been one of the most sold discs of any kind from Latitude 64° simply because it suits both men a…

Latitude Fuse - Opto

The Latitude 64 Fuse is a very versatile understable midrange driver. It has been co-designed with pro, Jesper Lundmark. The Fuse has a stable, predictable flight pattern up to 90 meters (300 ft) and it can hold curves with m…

Latitude Diamond - Opto

The Latitude 64 Diamond - Opto is a multi purpose driver or fairway driver. It has an understable flight path with good glide and small fade. It is available in the Light Line which is a new line of discs (now called the E…

Latitude Bolt - Opto and Opto Air

The Latitude 64 Bolt - Opto and Opto Air is an understable distance driver. The flight of the Bolt is like an understable Halo. It goes very fast and has an understable flight path with good glide. It will fit the player that…

Discraft Nuke SS - Elite Z Glo

The Discraft Elite Z Glow NUKE SS is a maximum distance driver nbsp;with a stability of 1.0. The moderately overstable disc delivers virtually effortless distance for newer players with lower arm speed. The Nuke SS gives deve…

Millennium Omega - Sirius

The Millennium Sirius Omega putt and approach disc is straight and combines the greatness of the putter with durability and grippiness of Sirius plastic. The Omega makes a great putter and approach disc because it gives …

Millennium Polaris LS - Standard Dyed

The Millennium Standard Dyed Polaris LS (Long Straight) is a long distance driver that is straight (stable). It is one of the most dependable straight drivers in the history of disc golf. It took the sport by storm when origi…

Millennium Polaris LS - Standard

The MillenniumStandard Polaris LS (Long Straight) is a long distance driver that is straight (stable). It is one of the most dependable straight drivers in the history of disc golf. It took the sport by storm when originally …

Millennium Orion LS - Standard

The Millennium Standard Orion LS (Long Straight) is a distance driver that is straight (stable). Unsurpassed combination of distance and accuracy in long straight shots. It will stay straight and long for all but the stronges…

Millennium Omega SuperSoft - Big Bead

The Millennium Standard Omega SuperSoft-Big Bead putter flies straight and is all about touch. It's super soft great grip and chain-grabbing stickiness have made it a favorite among disc golf players of all skill levels. The …

Millennium Omega SuperSoft - SuperSoft plastic

The Millennium Standard Omega SuperSoft putter flies straight and is all about touch. It's super soft great grip and chain-grabbing stickiness have made it a favorite among disc golf players of all skill levels. The Omega Sup…

Millennium Omega AP - Standard

The Millennium Standard Omega AP is a putt and approach disc that flies straight. Compared to the Millennium Omega SS, it is made from stiffer, super grip material for when you want to lay up to the basket. Made to improve yo…

Millennium JLS - Standard Dyed

The Millennium Standard Dyed JLS is a distance driver - Straight - Stable. It was introduced in the summer of 1999 as an experimental run of just 2000 discs. Immediately, disc golf players realized that Millennium had reached…

Millennium JLS - Standard

The Millennium Standard JLS is a distance driver - Straight - Stable. It was introduced in the summer of 1999 as an experimental run of just 2000 discs. Immediately, disc golf players realized that Millennium had reached a ne…

Millennium Aurora MS - Standard

The Millennium Standard Aurora MS is a mid range driver - Straight - Stable, and possibly the truest flying disc ever made. It has no rollover, virtually no fade, and surprising distance for a midrange driver. All you have to…

Millennium Astra - Standard

The Millennium Standard Astra is an ultra long range driver - Long Drift - understable. This wide rim disc is an easy golf disc for beginners to throw. Beginners and slower arm speed throwers will find success in releasing it…

Millennium Astra - Standard M-Color Tie-Dye

The Millennium Standard M-Color Astra is an ultra long range driver - Long Drift - understable. This wide rim disc is an easy golf disc for beginners to throw. Experienced players will enjoy it as a great specialty driver or …

Millennium Astra - Standard M-Color Sunset

The Millennium Standard M-Color Astra is an ultra long range driver - Long Drift - understable. This wide rim disc is an easy golf disc for beginners to throw. Experienced players will enjoy it as a great specialty driver or …

Discraft Buzzz - Elite Z 10 Year Midnight

The Discraft Midnight Buzzz with the original Wasp tooling on the inside rim was produced to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Buzzz. Only 1,000 were made. Discraft is donating their proceeds to the non-profit Disc Golf F…

Innova Mako - Echo Star

The Innova Echo 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 g…

Dynamic Discs Witness - Lucid

The Dynamic Discs Lucid Witness is a fairway driver great for players with lower arm speed. An understable flight path and tremendous glide make the Witness an excellent choice for players looking to gain distance without sac…

Innova Leopard - Echo Star

The Innova Echo Star Leopard is a great beginner friendly fairway driver that is understable. It should be everyone’s first driver as it is easy to throw straight and far and has excellent glide. The Leopard is a great turnov…

Innova Kite - Echo Star

The Innova Echo 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-…

Innova Valkyrie - GStar

The Innova GStar Valkyrie is a distance driver that is straight and has great glide. It is an easy to learn disc, and in lighter weights will give newer players extra distance. The GStar offers flexibility and even more grip.…

Innova Tern - GStar

The Innova GStar Tern is a distance driver that is slightly understable. The GStar offers flexibility and even more grip. It has an opaque color like Star with a pearlescent sheen players love. The Tern has excellent speed an…

Innova Skeeter - GStar

The Innova GStar 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. GStar offers flexibility and even…

Innova Sidewinder - GStar

The Innova Star Sidewinder is a fast beginner friendly understable distance driver golf disc with a predictable high speed turn and lots of glide. This disc can add distance to anyone’s drive, but is especially useful for tho…

Innova Shark - GStar

The Innova GStar Shark is a time tested accurate mid range driver, straight to slightly overstable, for players of all skill levels. GStar offers even more flexibility than the Star plastic. The GStar Shark is a very accurate…

Innova Roadrunner - GStar

The Innova GStar Roadrunner is a beginner friendly understable long-range distance driver golf disc with lots of glide. It makes an excellent finesse driver or long range roller. Power throwers can use this disc for long turn…

Innova Mamba - GStar

The Innova GStar Mamba is a beginner friendly distance driver that is understable. It was designed to give maximum distance for minimal effort. The GStar offers flexibility and even more grip. If has an opaque finish like Sta…

Innova Leopard - GStar

The Innova GStar Leopard is a great beginner friendly fairway driver that is understable. It should be everyone’s first driver as it is easy to throw straight and far and has excellent glide. GStar offers flexibility and even…

Innova Dart - GStar

The Innova GStar Dart is a putt and approach disc that is super straight. It is very flexible with even more grip. The GStar offers flexibility and even more grip. It has an opaque color like Star with a pearlescent sheen pla…

Innova Daedalus - GStar

The Innova GStar Daedalus is a distance driver. The Daedalus is a new maximum downwind distance driver that is crafted for less powerful players. This disc will double as a long distance roller for more advanced players. T…

Innova Beast - GStar

The Innova GStar Beast is a maximum distance driver that is straight. It glides long to a predictable finish. Its high glide, high speed, and high speed turn all combine to give big distance. It is suitable for beginners and …

Latitude Vision - Gold

The Latitude 64 Vision - Gold is a distance driver that was developed to suit beginner and amateur disc golf players. It has an understable flight path and good glide. It can also be used as a roller by more advanced players.…

Latitude Striker - Gold

The Latitude 64 Striker - Gold is a stable fairway driver golf disc that is perfect disc for accurate drives. The excellent balance makes it suitable for most players. It is not too overstable and not too understable, making …

Latitude River - Gold

The Latitude 64 River - Gold is a stable fairway control driver with exceptionally good glide and control. It´s easy to throw and fits most players' power and skill levels. With small fade and amazing glide, you can really le…

Latitude Fuse - Gold

The Latitude 64 Fuse - Gold is a very versatile understable midrange driver. It has been co-designed with pro, Jesper Lundmark. The Fuse has a stable, predictable flight pattern up to 90 meters (300 ft) and it can hold curves…

Latitude Bolt - Gold

The Latitude 64 Bolt - Gold is an understable distance driver. The flight of the Bolt is like an understable Halo. It goes very fast and has an understable flight path with good glide. It will fit the player that does not hav…

ABC Secret Weapon - Gold Line

The ABC Secret Weapon - Gold is an understable long range driver. It does what only a broken in golf disc will do. Perfect for those left to right shots and carving your way through the woods. Give this understable disc some …

ABC Money Putter - Gold Line

The ABC Money Putter - Gold is the quality putter you need to make money on the tour or take it from your friends. No other disc will take as many strokes off your game as the Money. Get a stack of these precious discs and pr…

ABC Flying Squirrel - Gold Line

The ABC Flying Squirrel - Gold is an understable mid range driver. It is one of the easiest discs to throw. This disc will effortlessly go 250 feet by giving it some hyzer with a 3/4 throw. Excellent glide. Beginner friendly.…

Discraft XL - FLX

The Discraft FLX XL is an extra long range driver with stability ratings of 0.0 to 1.5 (stable to moderately overstable). The Pro-D XL is a terrific beginner friendly golf disc that files straight with very little fade. It is…

Discraft Nuke SS - FLX

The Discraft FLX NUKE SS is a maximum distance driverwith a stability of 1.1. The moderately overstable disc delivers virtually effortless distance for newer players with lower arm speed. The Nuke SS gives developing players …

Discraft Buzzz - FLX

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

Discraft Avenger SS - FLX

The Discraft FLX 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 disc that …

Discraft XL - ESP

The Discraft ESP XL is an extra long range driver with stability ratings of 0.0 to 1.5 (stable to moderately overstable). The Pro-D XL is a terrific beginner friendly golf disc that files straight with very little fade. It is…

Discraft Meteor - ESP

The Discraft ESP Meteor is a midrange driver. with a stability rating of -0.5, understable. The Meteor fits nicely into Discraft's midrange golf disc lineup next to the Comet. It delivers steady, controlled turnovers with a l…

Discraft Impact - ESP

The Discraft ESP Impact is a long range driver with a stability rating of 0.0 which means it flies straight. It is easy to throw and control by all players, Ams to Pros. The Impact will help you to stay in the fairway and low…

Discraft Comet - ESP

The Discraft ESP Comet is a super accurate, straight flying approach disc with stability of 0.0 (stable). It holds whatever line you throw it on. Great for all players in all conditions and super accurate from any distance. G…

Discraft Buzzz - ESP Super Color Fundraiser for DU Open 2011

The Discraft ESP Super Color 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 of 0.0 (stable). It has quickly become one of the most p…

Discraft Buzzz - ESP Super Color Fundraiser for DU Open 2009

The Discraft ESP Super Color 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 of 0.0 (stable). It has quickly become one of the most …

Discraft Buzzz - ESP

The Discraft ESP 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 of 0.0 (stable). It has quickly become one of the most popular discs…

Discraft Avenger SS - ESP

The Discraft Elite ESP 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 disc…

Discraft Meteor - Elite Z

The Discraft Elite Z Meteor is a midrange driver. with a stability rating of -0.5, understable. It is Discraft's most popular understable midrange, and delivers incredible glide. The Meteor fits nicely into Discraft's midrang…

Discraft Buzzz - Elite Z 10 year Anniversary Edition

The Discraft Elite Z 10 year Anniversary Edition Buzzz celebrates a decade of one of the world's most popular golf discs. Only 10,000 were made so don't miss out on one of the most collectible discs of the decade! The Disc…

Innova Tern - Echo Star

The Innova Echo Star Tern is a distance driver that is slightly understable. The Tern has excellent speed and a flight path that maximizes glide over the entire flight. Similar to the Archon, the Tern is a fast slightly under…