It’s finally 2021! Yep, I’ll drink to that. Because 2020 was, for lack of a better word, terrible. We had to deal with Covid, quarantine, protests, politics, hate, and the worst one, cancelled disc golf. But disc golf is back on, stores are getting restocked with more discs, and everything is slowly getting back to normal.
2021 is shaping up to be something much better than the year we just had. And I’m definitely going to play more disc golf. But we need some new discs this year. I know I’m going to get at least a couple new discs and a decent mid-range is high on my list.
Now I’ve been researching quite a bit and I’ve come up with this list of the 7 best disc golf mid-range discs in 2021. Not all of the discs on this list are new. I’ve simply put together a list of the absolute best mid-range discs in the game right now (and threw a couple of rookie discs in with them). My research list helped me decide which new disc I’m getting this year. Hopefully, this list can help you, too!
7 Best Disc Golf Mid-range in 2021
The Buzzz is, and probably always will be, my #1 pick for posts about best mid-range anything. Even though it’s a classic disc, it’s still the best overall mid-range disc. It deserves to have this #1 spot. Here’s why:
It flies super straight: that’s one thing that I love about this disc. If you release this Buzzz straight and level, you will see very little turn and fade.
Any line: further, if you put this disc on a hyzer or an anhyzer, it will hit that line you were looking for…every time.
With all that, consistency and reliability: both of those previous short paragraphs only show how consistent and reliable the Buzzz has been for years now.
Overall, the Buzzz is just a great disc golf mid-range.
Here’s what Discraft has to say about the Buzzz: “the Buzzz is an ultra-dependable, straight flying midrange that you’ll reach for again and again. Throw it hard and versatile Buzzz™ will hold any line you put it on. Discraft’s 30-year reputation for consistency means that if you lose it, just pull out a new one and you’re back in business.”
Check out Paige Pierce and the Buzzz in the video below ⬇️.
The Inca has been a really solid addition to the Infinite Discs line in 2020. Up to 2021, this mid-range has been very popular in the #discgolfcommunity. With flight ratings of 5, 5, 0, 3, this disc can really replace any upshot disc in your bag with a super reliable fade.
Here’s what InfiniteDiscs.com has to say: “The Inca is the quintessential mid-range with a beaded rim and a dependable fade at the end of flight. It is designed to handle power, so you can give it some heat off the tee or across the fairway.”
The M4 is one of those Buzzz-like discs. It’s been available for years and has become a staple disc for A LOT of players. Though the M4 is one of those fairly underrated discs that has a small, hardcore following. It’s really a great mid-range that can be a fantastic addition to your bag this year. If you want something like the Buzzz with even MORE glide, the M4 can be that disc for you. Get one here on InfiniteDiscs.com.
This brand new disc from Innova has definitely peaked my interest. It’s been out of stock for most of its release so I haven’t been able to grab one yet. But I’ve heard a couple of great reviews so far. The Avatar has flight ratings of 5, 4, 0, 2, so yet another decent overstable mid-range to try out. Grab one here on InfiniteDiscs.com.
The Reactor is the brand new mid-range from MVP that took the place of a couple of older discontinued mids in their lineup. Out of the old comes the new: a slightly overstable, highly-controllable mid-range that aims to replace your current go-to mid.
MVP says: “the Reactor is a workhorse midrange, designed to follow any line and fill any slot in the bag. It will handle big hyzers as well as big turnovers. Tell it where to go, and it will listen. The Reactor has a “modern” midrange rim, and is the first in MVP’s Next Generation of midrange discs.”
Infinite Discs is definitely taking over disc golf with their Egyptian-themed disc lineup. They continue this with the popular Anubis. The Anubis is a relatively new disc from Infinite Discs and has already become one of my favorite discs. So far, the Anubis has been very workable, easily controllable, extremely straight-flying, and has held just about every line I’ve put it on. Plus, if you want a ridiculously straight flight, try this disc.
Here’s what Infinite Discs has to say: “The Anubis is a straight-flying, all-purpose, precision mid-range disc that will fit into the bags of both novice and professional players. Every player can count on the Anubis to hold the line whether thrown for shorter approaches or for longer distances off the tee. The Anubis will help players to fine-tune their throwing skills by flying precisely in accordance with the release from the hand.”
Paul McBeth’s Malta is the 4th disc in his new Discraft lineup. This overstable mid-range has a strong, controllable flight similar to thr popular Discraft Zone. Overall, the Malta is an interesting disc because it was made out to be very overstable and it isn’t quite as stable as many were expecting. If you are looking for a Roc3 type disc then this could be a great disc for you in 2021. Grab one here on InfiniteDiscs.com.
Approved 12-5-2019 as a prototype and “super straight mid-range” according to DZDiscs.com. The Bounty was Introduced as a 2020 Trilogy Challenge disc. The Bounty was released right at the end of 2020 on 11/05/2020 and looks to be a great new disc for Dynamic.
Here’s what Trilogychallenge.com has to say: with flight ratings of 4, 5, -1.5, 0.5, “the Bounty brings a different feel to the Dynamic Discs midrange lineup. With a shallow rim and bead, the Bounty is a slightly understable midrange that acts like a slower Maverick. At shorter distances and slower speeds, the Bounty will fly very straight with good glide and minimal fade. When thrown with more speed, the Bounty will slowly move to the right without burning into the ground. Use the Bounty to shape shots in the open or in the woods, and you’ll love the control you gain!”
Don’t forget to check out the book!
Before you go, don’t forget to check out the best beginner disc golf book on the planet, “The Disc Golf Player’s Manual.”“The Disc Golf Player’s Manual.” This ebook is packed with over 200+ pages of the best tips, tricks, and advice for new players