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 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…

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 …

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…

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 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 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 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.…

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 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 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…

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…

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 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

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 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 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

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 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 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

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 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 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…

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 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…

Millennium Orion LS - Sirius Dyed

The Millennium Sirius Dyed 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 stron…

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…

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…

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 …

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 …

Innova Aviar, InnColor - Star (DU Open Fundraiser)

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

Innova Vulcan - Star, Proto Star Stamped

The Innova Proto Star Stamped 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…

Discraft Starter Set - 3-disc Set (No Bag)

The Discraft beginner 3-piece disc golf set includes a Pro D Avenger SS Distance Driver, Pro D Buzzz Midrange Driver and Elite X Soft APX Putt and Approach Disc. Colors vary. …

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 - 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…

Innova 3 PC Boxed Golf Set - DX

The Innova DX 3pc Set includes 150 gram discs. DX Leopard Distance Driver DX Shark Midrange Driver DX Aviar Putt and Approach Disc …

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 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 4 PC Starter Set - Discs and Disc Golf Bag

This Innova Disc Golf Starter Set begins with the Innova Starter Bag and three Innova DX Discs including a driver, midrange and putter. The Innova Starter Bag features: * Holds up to 12 golf discs * Water resistant w…

Discraft Starter Set - Bag and 3 Pro D Discs

The Discraft Disc Golf Starter Set begins with the Discraft Starter Bag and three Discraft Pro-D Discs including a driver, midrange and putter. $34 The Discraft Starter Bag features: * hold up to 10 discs * about 9 "…

Millennium Starter Set - Disc Golf Bag and Discs

The Millennium Disc Golf Starter Set begins with the Fade Gear Lite Bag and three Millennium Golf Discs including a driver, midrange and putter. The Fade Lite Bag features: * hold up to 12 discs * about 10" long (not…

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…