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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Westside Swan - BT Soft

The Westside BT Swan is a straight putter that has a very low fade and made with BT Soft plastic (formerly Eco1). PDGA approved. BT soft plastics properties: This soft plastic is used for Westside putters only. It is fi…

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 …

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…

Westside Harp - BT Soft

The Westside BT Harp is a straight putter made with BT Soft plastic (formerly Eco1). BT soft plastics properties: This soft plastic is used for Westside putters only. It is firm in your hand, yet tacky which makes it grea…

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 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 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 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

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 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 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

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 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 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

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 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 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 …

Prodigy F3 - 400 Series

The Prodigy F3 - 400 Series is a stable fairway driver for long and controllable flights with a mild finish. It is a great disc for all skill levels. It features our “Easy Release Technology”. Available in 400 Series Weig…

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 …

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…

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 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 …

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 - 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 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…

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 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 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 SuperSoft - Big Bead

The Millennium Standard Omega SuperSoft Big Bead is a putter that flies straight. It features a large bead around the rim which offers a little bit more fade than the beadless or small "micro" bead that is featured on the ori…

Millennium Omega AP Standard - Big Bead

The Millennium Standard Omega AP Big Bead is a putt and approach disc that flies straight. Compared to the SuperSoft Omega the "AP" is made of Millennium plastic which is a more firm and still a bit sicky. Use it to improve y…

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 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 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 - 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 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 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 - 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 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 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 - 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 …

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 - 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…

Millennium Aries - Sirius

The Millennium Sirius Aries is a moderately high speed long range turn driver suitable for all skill levels. Beginners will find that it exhibits enough glide in order to increase their distances, and experienced players will…

Lightning Upshot - Standard

The Lightning Standard Upshot is a putt and approach disc. It is great for straight line approach shots and for putting. It's a must of the critical short game. The Upshot is stable and easy to learn. Great for beginners! …

Lightning Upshot #2 - Standard

The Lightning Standard #2 Upshot is a putt and approach disc. It is a predictable putter and mid range driver. It is good for over 100 yards and still stable as a straight line approach shot. Great beginner disc. Weight ra…

Lightning Slice #3 - Standard

The Lightning Slice #3 - Standard is a midrange driver. It is a verstile, understable disc that is great for a controlled turnover. It will hold a slice for 90% of its flight saving right handers on left handed holes and vice…

Lightning Slice #2 - Standard

The Lightning Slice #2 - Standard is a long range driver. It is essential for the starter package! The #2 Slice is easy to throw and control. It's good for mid to long range drives. It flies long and straingt but can be turne…

Lightning Slice #1 - Standard

The Lightning Slice #1 - Standard is a maximum distance driver. It has a fast and slightly understable flight path. Lighter and mid weights have the ability to hold a slice or trunover. Weight range 160-187 gms. Discs u…

Lightning Roller #2 - Standard

The Lightning Roller #2 - Standard is a long range driver. At 9.25" diameter, it is the largest disc in the Lightning line. Inside grip rings make it an awesome forehand roller. Weight range 175-195 gms. Discs uner 183 …

Lightning Flyer #3 - Standard

The Lightning Flyer #3 - Standard is a long range driver that is perfect for mid to long range straight line drives. It is stable and very predictable. A favorite with advanced players. Weight range 160-185 gm. Discs un…

Lightning Flyer #1 - Standard

The Lightning Flyer #1 - Standard is a maximum distance straight line driver. A variation of the #1 Driver, the slightly broader leading edge lets it fly longer with a tailwind. Lighter weights are great for beginners. Wei…

Lightning Driver #3 - Standard

The Lightning Driver #3 - Standard is a very fast long range flyer with a long straight line glide. It is absolutely awesome with a tailwind. Easy to learn. Weight range about 136-186 gms. Discs under 150 grams float in…

Lightning Driver #1 - Standard

The Lightning Driver #1 - Standard is a very fast maximum distance flyer, maybe even the best overall disc on the market. Lighter weights recommended for beginners. The #1 seller. Weight range 132-177 gms. Discs under 1…

Latitude Vision - Zero

The Latitude 64 Vision - Zero 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 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 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 - 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 - Zero

The Latitude 64 Bolt - Zero 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 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…

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 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…

Innova Zephyr - DX

The Innova DX Zephyr is a Specialty disc - throw and catch disc as well as a disc golf disc approved for Super Class tournament play. It has long been a favorite for the Overall events of Discathon and Accuracy (160 grams). T…

Innova XT Nova - Pro

The Innova Pro XT 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 amazi…

Innova XD Plus - DX

The Innova DX XD Plus is a putt & approach disc that is straight. It has a low profile and thin rim which promotes a secure grip and an easy, natural release. These features combined with straight flight characteristics m…

Innova XD - DX

The Innova DX XD is a putt & approach disc that is straight. It has a low profile and thin rim which promotes a secure grip and an easy, natural release. These features combined with straight flight characteristics make t…

Innova Wolf - DX

The Innova DX Wolf is an understable mid range driver designed for making medium range straight and turnover shots. It features the patented INNOVA Thumtrac for added grip and reliability. The Wolf allows any player to learn …

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…

Innova Wedge - DX

The Innova DX 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 easie…

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 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…

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 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 Vulcan - Champion

The Innova Champion 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 understab…

Innova Vulcan - Blizzard Champion

The Innova Blizzard Champion 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 …

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 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 - 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 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 - DX

The Innova DX 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 whe…

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 - Champion

The Innova Champion 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 Valkryie - Echo Star

The Innova Echo Star 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 rang…

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 …