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Disc Golf Scoring 101

Keeping score in disc golf can be a little confusing at first, especially when it comes to tournament play. If you've played regular ball golf before, then many…
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What is Innova Halo Plastic?

The term 'Halo' does not refer to a distinct plastic type. Rather, Innova Halo Plastic refers to a unique 2-part injection molding production process. Halo Discs are made…
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A Parent’s Guide to Disc Golf for Kids

A Parent's Guide to Disc Golf for Kids This article is all about disc golf for kids! Looking for a fun way to get your kids active? Disc…
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Pile of Paper Scorecards
Keeping score in disc golf can be a little confusing at first, especially when it comes to tournament play. If you've played regular ball golf before, then many of the scoring terms in disc golf will seem very familiar. However, there are some different disc golf rules and standards that you will need to know…
Halo Star Plastic comes in a great range of colors
The term 'Halo' does not refer to a distinct plastic type. Rather, Innova Halo Plastic refers to a unique 2-part injection molding production process. Halo Discs are made using a combination of 2 different colors, which creates a distinctive 'halo' effect near the rim. The aesthetically pleasing transitions, bright colors, and seemingly endless color combinations…
A Parent's Guide to Disc Golf for Kids This article is all about disc golf for kids! Looking for a fun way to get your kids active? Disc Golf could be the perfect solution: It’s easy to learn, inexpensive, and a fantastic way to enjoy the outdoors together. We'll cover everything from their first throw…
Distance Driver of the Tee
Choosing between the best Distance Drivers in Disc golf is key to taking your game to the next level. Right behind the putt, there is no doubt that the drive is essential to scoring well. In this article we will recommend ten of the best distance drivers in disc golf for players of all skill…
Team Innova Captain Nate Sexton throwing a forehand drive.
Finding the best forehand discs is both a challenge and a necessity in disc golf. The forehand shot, a vital skill in the sport, can dramatically improve your game by unlocking new angles and opportunities. This guide is designed to recommend discs that cater to players of all skill levels, offering the top picks for…
Innova Proto Star Logo
The first time I ever saw an original Eagle/Aero was at La Mirada in 1983. Some guy in my casual group was holding one of these things and I thought… ’Awwww, what a cute little pink toy!’ Completely of the mind that it was just another novelty disc. Then he threw it!  At first I…
Learning how to throw Rollers is the perfect way to add a little more finesse to your disc golf game. But with so many options out there, finding the right disc can be daunting. That's why we're here to help! In this blog post, we'll delve into the characteristics of high-performance roller discs and explore…
Throw from your previous lie
As the sport of Disc Golf continues to grow many people have begun to wonder if there are any health benefits that come with playing it. There is no doubt that Disc golf has the capacity to attract folks from all ages and levels of fitness, making it an incredibly appealing activity to do. But…
playing disc golf at night
Have you ever played disc golf during the day and thought to yourself, “This would be so fun to play at night too!" Well, we have good news for you. Nighttime disc golf is most definitely a thing! Playing disc golf at night can add a whole new level of excitement and challenge to the…
Female disc golfer putting into basket.
If you are new to the sport of disc golf you are most likely wondering how much time does it really take to finish a round? Many things can impact a rounds length such as the course you're playing, the amount of people also playing at your location, the weather, and so much more. In…
Break through the disc golf language barrier with our comprehensive disc golf terms dictionary. We've done our best to cover every disc golf related word, term, and phrase. (*Each category is organized alphabetically) Disc Golf Throws There are many different throw types you can use to get a disc from the tee box and ultimately…
Picture of DX Leopard sitting on ground propped up against bush
Did you know that the lifespan of a disc golf disc can vary greatly? It's not uncommon for discs to wear out over time, leaving players wondering when it's time to retire them. So, how long do discs last exactly? Well, it depends. Factors such as frequency of use, throwing technique, disc type, plastic type, and…
Innova sponsored player Jeremy Koling (aka Big Jerm) attempting to throw over the lake at the USDGC
Disc golfers, have you ever had that moment when your disc glides through the air, hits the chains, and sits perfectly in the basket? If so then congratulations, because you have just hit an ace. For those who are new to the sport you may have many questions about aces. What are they, what should…
Innova DX Roc featuring the disc's flight numbers.
The flight numbers on a disc show you how a disc is designed to fly. Each disc is given a rating among four categories: Speed, Glide, Turn, and Fade. Learn more about each in this article.
Ultimate Frisbee 2013
Whether you're just starting out or you're an experienced player aiming to enhance your skills, this detailed guide covers everything you need to know about Ultimate Frisbee. We'll guide you through the sport's intriguing origins, essential rules, and the latest in gameplay tactics. In this blog, we'll first explore the rich history of Ultimate Frisbee,…
Stretching before and after a round of disc golf helps prevent injuries
With the surging popularity of disc golf, an increasing number of players are opting for carts on the course. These carts provide a seamless solution for transporting gear and essentials, amplifying the overall enjoyment of the game. Equipped with a wide array of accessories, a properly outfitted disc golf cart significantly enhances convenience and efficiency…
A disc golf disc being weighed on a digital scale.
Disc golf is a popular sport that requires skill, precision, and the right equipment. One essential aspect of your equipment is the weight of your disc golf discs. The weight of your discs can significantly influence your game, affecting factors such as stability and distance. Knowing the appropriate weight for your discs can help you…
Handshake Sponsorship agreement
Are you a passionate disc golfer who is looking to take their game to the next level? If so, have you ever thought about trying to earn yourself a disc golf sponsorship? A sponsorship in disc golf can provide you with various benefits such as free discs and other equipment, paid for tournament entry fees,…
James Conrad lays on ground after missing jump putt on hole seven at USDGC
Disc golf is a fun and ever-growing sport that combines the excitement of traditional golf with the accessibility of using discs instead of expensive clubs and balls. As the popularity of this outdoor game continues to rise, more players are looking to find ways to enhance their experience. One such improvement is the use of…
DISCatcher Pro 28 next to pond with sun rising in distance
So you got a Permanent Disc Golf Basket and you want to install it into the ground without screwing up the thing you just spent a bunch of money on. Well, you’ve come to the right place. Here at Disc Golf United and Innova Disc Golf, we’ve installed enough permanent baskets to make your head…