Distance Drivers

Disc golf discs are considered distance drivers when they have an aerodynamic contour and wide rims. Most distance drivers have a rim width (wing length) between 2 and 2.5 centimeters. Just because a disc is classified as a distance driver does not necessarily mean that it will provide you with more distance, especially for beginners. For new disc golfers understable fairway drivers will likely provide the most distance.

Prodigy X-Series Distance Drivers – An Overview

While the Prodigy X1 was approved by the PDGA in 2014 as a beefy, super-overstable distance driver, it eventually sold out and vanished. It became a hard-to-find collectible and the “X” discs were not mentioned again for a while until 2017 when the rest of the “X Series” disc were launched by Prodigy. These discs …

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Four Lesser-Known Distance Driver Bombers

When it comes to distance drivers, there are certain discs that get all of the attention. Whether it be because of professional endorsement and high-profile use in tournaments, new release hype, or just word of mouth, you’ll see top-selling discs like the Innova Destroyer, Discmania DDX, Dynamic Discs Sheriff, and MVP Catalyst popping up in …

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Two Favorite Drivers for Summer 2017

The spring season usually brings a slew of new disc releases for the disc golf market, gearing up for more frequent summer play. Though it is true that there isn’t a lot in the world of disc molds that hasn’t been touched upon already, there is still something about new discs that gets players excited, …

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Introducing Streamline Discs – Trace and Pilot

MVP Disc Sports came onto the disc golf manufacturing scene with a new approach to discs. They introduced the Gyro Overmold technology which they declared would improve the disc’s linear momentum in flight, making it superior to single-mold discs. The outer rim on the overmold discs is more dense than the plate and thus would increase …

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The First 2017 New Disc Releases from Latitude 64

Latitude 64 was one of the first disc brands to unleash new discs in 2017, pulling out the stops to introduce a new putter, a new mid-range, and a new driver, all at once in the end of January. The three releases followed a similar theme, with all leaning toward the overstable side of the …

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Best-Selling Disc Golf Drivers of 2016

Now that we’ve reached the end of 2016, it is time to take a look at the year’s top-selling drivers. These sales figures are taken from the online retailer, INFINITE DISCS and the disc molds are ranked according to their total sales in all available plastic types.  This list puts the distance drivers and fairway drivers together, so …

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Disc Golf Distance Driver Comparison and Reviews

Without attempting to completely cover the ever-growing arsenal of distance drivers that are being released into the disc golf market, this article will pull together a respectable cross-section of popular distance drivers from several different manufacturers and look at how they fly.  We will focus on a few respective “bombers” that are available for your extra long drives, …

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