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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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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…

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 Stratus - Elite X

The Discraft Elite X Stratus a long range driver with a stability of -1.0 (understable). It is great for beginners as well as pros. Easy to throw, it will fly straight and hold a line at low to mid speeds, or fade to an anhyz…

Discraft Putt'r - Elite X

The Discraft Elite X Putt'r is an excellent turnover approach putter with stability of 0.0, stable. It goes super straight, and feels great in your hand. It holds anhyzers particularly well. Great in all conditions. The Putt'…

Discraft Focus, Soft - Elite X

The Discraft Elite X Soft Focus is a putter with a stability rating of 0.5 (slightly overstable). It was the 2009 Ace Race proto. This versatile bullet-nosed brute fills a gap in Discraft's putter line up, being their only 0.…

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 APX Soft - Elite X

The Discraft Elite X Soft APX is a putter with a stability rating of 0.0 (stable). It is made with a special elite plastic that allows for consistent releases on crucial putts. It's just tacky enough for a perfect grip, and s…

Westside Hatchet - VIP

The Westside VIP Hatchet is a distance driver. Speed 9, Glide 6, Turn -2, Fade 2. Official specifications Max weight 176.8 gram. Diameter 21.3 cm. Height 2.0 cm. Rim depth 1.2 cm. Rim thickness 1.9 cm. Inside rim …

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…

Westside Hatchet - Tournament

The Westside Tournament Hatchet is a distance driver. Speed 9, Glide 6, Turn -2, Fade 2. Official specifications Max weight 176.8 gram. Diameter 21.3 cm. Height 2.0 cm. Rim depth 1.2 cm. Rim thickness 1.9 cm. Insi…

Discraft Nuke SS - Titanium

The Discraft Titanium NUKE SS is a maximum distance driver 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 developing pl…

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…