Top Discs of 2016–Q2

Well, it’s that time of year again! Time to look back on the top selling discs of the past three months. April-June is a good quarter (as well as the third) to analyze and really see what people are actively throwing during disc golf season. There were a few surprises, but for the most part we see a lot of familiar names in new places, however we do see a pretty big mix up in the top three!

Top 10 Overall

  1. Innova Destroyer
  2. Dynamic Discs Judge
  3. Discraft Buzzz
  4. Innova TeeBird
  5. Gateway Wizard
  6. Latitude 64 Saint
  7. Innova Aviar
  8. Innova Roc3
  9. Innova Wraith
  10. Innova Valkyrie


Last quarter, we were pretty shocked to see the Discraft Buzzz, which had been a long time number 2 overall, drop to number 7. But this time, the Buzzz bumped back into the top three, dropping the Innova TeeBird to number 4. Meanwhile, the Dynamic Discs Judge climbed up to number 2, while the Innova Destroyer held its long time spot at the top slot. How long will it be before the Judge, Buzzz, or any other disc model dethrones the Destroyer?



Top Distance Drivers

  1. Innova Destroyer
  2. Innova Wraith
  3. Innova Valkyrie
  4. Innova Boss
  5. Innova Tern
  6. Innova Beast
  7. Legacy Outlaw
  8. Innova Firebird
  9. Westside Destiny
  10. Discmania DDX


Innova still controls the Distance Driver category with 7 of the top spots, but believe it or not, their hold actually isn’t as strong as it was last quarter with 8 molds. The Wraith and Valkyrie made pretty big jumps from 8 and 7 last quarter to round out this quarter’s top 3. Also at the bottom of the list we see two new releases–the Westside Destiny and the Discmania DDX. As always, new releases always seem to make a splash on these charts, so only time will tell if they maintain their hold at the top of the charts (which reminds me, last quarter’s number 2 the Innova Colossus dropped to 14 for this quarter for those who were wondering).



Top Control/Fairway Drivers

  1. Innova Teebird
  2. Latitude 64 Saint
  3. Innova Leopard
  4. Latitude 64 River
  5. Discmania FD Jackal
  6. Innova Thunderbird
  7. Discraft Undertaker
  8. Latitude 64 Diamond
  9. Latitude 64 Saint Pro
  10. Dynamic Discs Felon


The Control Driver category looks pretty similar to last quarter with a few notable shifts. The Innova TeeBird held its spot at number one while the Innova Leopard made a jump into the top 3. Trilogy brands seem to be moving into a good position in this category by holding half of the top 10 spots. Perhaps the biggest shifts from last quarter would be the Dynamic Discs Escape dropping out of the top 10 when it was 6 last quarter, and the Discmania FD Jackal jumping up to number 5 after being number 10 last quarter. Also we see the newly released Discraft Undertaker bumped into the top 10 at number 7.


Top Midrange Discs

  1. Discraft Buzzz
  2. Innova Roc3
  3. Innova Roc
  4. Dynamic Discs EMac Truth
  5. Innova Mako3
  6. Latitude 64 Compass
  7. Discmania MD3
  8. Discraft Buzzz OS
  9. Dynamic Discs Truth
  10. Discraft Buzzz SS


The Midrange category continues to be dominated by the Discraft Buzzz, and the top 3 look identical to last quarter. But the middle of this pack is where things get interesting. Number 4 goes to the newly released EMac Truth. Will it fall with time? Maybe not when you look at the Latitude 64 Compass. The Compass was a newly released midrange that reached number 4 last quarter, and it hung on to stay at the number 6 spot. So it will be interesting to watch and see if this disc can follow the path of its Trilogy brother in staying on the charts. Also at number 7 we see another new name–the Discmania MD3. This disc is not a new release, but got a lot of attention this quarter with new plastic releases (Glow Eagle Signature and Metal Flake). The Midrange category will be a very interesting one to watch for next quarter to see how all these play out together.


Top Putt and Approach Discs

  1. Dynamic Discs Judge
  2. Gateway Wizard
  3. Innova Aviar
  4. Latitude 64 Pure
  5. Westside Harp
  6. Discmania P2 Psycho
  7. Dynamic Discs Warden
  8. Innova Nova
  9. MVP Ion
  10. Innova KC Pro Aviar


The Dynamic Discs Judge continues its reign as the top putter for the third straight quarter, while the Innova Aviar jumped two spots to crack into the top 3. After running the report for this article, what may have surprised me the most was seeing the Westside Harp at the number 5 putter spot. The Harp has consistently been a popular putt and approach disc, but it wasn’t even on the chart last quarter. This goes back to what I said earlier–I believe this quarter really is a better indication of what players are actually throwing, while last quarter might be a better indicator of what disc golfers were collecting or thinking they would be throwing once the snow melted.

So a few takeaways? It looks like Innova just needs to keep doing what its been doing in the Distance Driver category. They did give up one spot though, and only time will tell if that is a sign of things to come. Also this quarter was a very impressive one from the Discmania camp. For the first time ever they had one disc in the top 10 of every category. They must be doing something right, as we have seen their sales grow consistently over the last few quarters. And lets not forget about the Trilogy. The Latitude 64 Compass held its ground in the top 10 after its initial release. For Dynamic Discs they have to be happy with the EMac Truth‘s spot and the Judge‘s continued dominance. Not to mention they’re hosting the PDGA Pro Worlds this year in Emporia, and they will surely hope that this exposure will only help their sales numbers. And while Westside had no discs in any of the top 10 last quarter, the Destiny and the Harp were both able to jump onto the charts this time around. How will things shake up next quarter? Only time will tell.


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