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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Innova Eagle - Star

The Innova Star Eagle is a fairway driver that is straight. As Innova's original, professional level golf disc, it ushered in a new era for distance and reliability. The Eagle’s superior speed and predictable flight character…

Innova Foxbat - Star Proto Star-Stamp

The Innova Star Foxbat is a mid-range driver that is stable. Less experienced players will find it easy to throw straight, while experienced players will be able to throw long turnover approach shots that stay turned over. …

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…

Innova Leopard - Champion Dyed

The Innova Champion Dyed 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 tu…

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 Leopard - Star

The Innova 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 turnover di…

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 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 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 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 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 Mamba - Star

The Innova Star Mamba is a beginner friendly distance driver that is understable. It was designed to give maximum distance for minimal effort. The Mamba has more high speed turn than any other Innova long range driver. Throwi…

Innova Monarch - Champion Dyed

The Innova Champion Dyed Monarch is a great beginner friendly distance driver that is understable. It has significant high speed turn making the Monarch a good choice for beginning disc golf players and those with slower arm …

Innova Roadrunner - Champion Dyed

The Innova Champion Dyed 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 l…

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 Roadrunner - Star

The Innova Star 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 turno…

Innova Roadrunner - StarLite

The Innova StarLite Roadrunner is a straight to slightly 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 lon…

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 Sidewinder - Champion Dyed

The Innova Champion Dyed 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 usefu…

Innova Sidewinder - Star

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 Sidewinder - StarLite

The Innova GStar 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 th…

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 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 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 Tern - Champion Dyed

The Innova Champion Dyed 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 u…

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 Tern - Star

The Innova 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 understabl…

Innova Valkyrie - Champion Dyed

The Innova Champion Dyed 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 extrem…

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 Valkyrie - Star

The Innova Star 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 w…

Innova Valkyrie - StarLite

The Innova StarLite 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 ran…

Innova Vulcan - Star

The Innova Star 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 o…

Innova Wedge - Star

The Innova Star Wedge is an understable putt and approach disc. Actually, it is 'wedged' between a putter and a mid range driver. Smaller hands and those preferring a low profile straight flying putter will find the Wedge eas…

Millennium Aurora MS - Sirius

The Millennium Sirius 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 d…

Millennium JLS - Sirius

The Millennium Sirius 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 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 Orion LS - Sirius

The Millennium Sirius 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 Polaris LS - Sirius

The Millennium Sirius 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 …

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…

Innova Mako - Champion Glow

The Innova Champion Glow 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 t…

Innova Roadrunner - Champion Glow

The Innova Champion Glow 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 l…

Innova Sidewinder - Champion Glow

The Innova Champion Glow 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 usefu…

Innova Valkryie - Champion Glow

The Innova Champion Glow Valkyrie is 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 …

DGA AfterShock - SP Line

The DGA SP Line Aftershock is a midrange driver golf disc that is the less stable compliment to the Shockwave mid-range disc. The SP Line Aftershock can handle huge anhyzer lines and still produce a significant amount of fade…

DGA Reef - SP Line

The DGA Reef - SP Line is aslightly understable putter and approachthat evolved from the revolutionary Discraft APX mold. It has a slow, straight flying, controllable flight path with consistent fade. It can keep your putts c…

DGA Squall - SP Line

The DGA Squall - SP Line is a revolutionary mid-range disc that is slightly understable. It has a driver like grip and incredible speed. One of the fastest mid-range discs on the market, you can use this disc to drive short h…

Discraft Avenger SS - Titanium

The Discraft Titanium 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 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…

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…

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…