Go Back   Disc Golf Course Review > Equipment > Discs

Thread Tools
Old 08-16-2015, 02:23 AM
Whirlwind Disc Golf Whirlwind Disc Golf is offline
Bogey Member
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Hayward, CA
Years Playing: 38.2
Courses Played: 100
Throwing Style: RHBH
Posts: 66
Niced 1 Time in 1 Post
Default Do the most popular discs vary from region to region?

If retailers listed their top sellers, would the lists be pretty much the same no matter where the retailer is located (in the US)? If there's significance various, why -- prominent sponsored player or event, availability of certain brands at retail outlets, proximity of mfg itself...?

For example, what would be the California top 5 for each power drivers, control drivers, mid-range, and putters -- for mid-level players, let's say? Would it match Texas or Michigan or North Carolina?
Sponsored Links
Reply With Quote
Old 08-16-2015, 07:02 AM
pjhayes7 pjhayes7 is offline
Double Eagle Member
Join Date: Feb 2014
Location: Marietta, Ga
Years Playing: 6
Courses Played: 18
Throwing Style: RHBH
Posts: 1,621
Niced 548 Times in 316 Posts


Maybe the best answer will be found at those links, specifically the last link that breaks sales down by region. Other responses will be mostly speculation although I am pretty sure regions do skew a little more toward certain manufacturers, but probably only slightly.
Reply With Quote
Old 08-16-2015, 07:24 AM
KenanFlagler01 KenanFlagler01 is offline
Par Member
Join Date: Apr 2015
Years Playing: 9.3
Courses Played: 142
Throwing Style: RHBH
Posts: 219
Niced 55 Times in 22 Posts

Awesome map. Really interesting.
Reply With Quote
Old 08-16-2015, 08:22 AM
Stable's Avatar
Stable Stable is offline
* Ace Member *
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: NC
Years Playing: 15.1
Courses Played: 32
Posts: 2,674
Niced 453 Times in 277 Posts

Infinite is doing a cool thing with these graphs and charts. I really like seeing these statistics. It's clear that (Beyond Innova's dominance) manufacturers do have their place in different regions. Discraft is really strong in the midwest and north, Legacy is selling well out west and Prodigy in Tennessee (Schusterick).

I'm surprised to see Latitude have such a showing in North Carolina as the second best retailer past Innova. I see a lot of people throwing Prodigy and Discraft.
Reply With Quote
Old 08-16-2015, 08:51 AM
SonicGuy's Avatar
SonicGuy SonicGuy is online now
Double Eagle Member
Join Date: Oct 2014
Posts: 1,675
Niced 385 Times in 213 Posts

I know that Discraft has a very strong following in AZ for two reasons: the memorial (by discraft) and the buzzz. The buzzz flat out performs better than the roc in the dry slightly high altitude of Phoenix.
Reply With Quote
Old 08-16-2015, 09:19 PM
ncgamedog ncgamedog is offline
Birdie Member
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Charlotte, NC
Courses Played: 43
Posts: 376
Niced 1 Time in 1 Post

I see tons of Trilogy on the courses around the Queen City.
Reply With Quote
Old 08-16-2015, 09:43 PM
Moose33 Moose33 is offline
Salient/Yikun Groupie
Join Date: Feb 2014
Location: Atlanta, GA
Years Playing: 7.5
Courses Played: 72
Throwing Style: RHFH
Posts: 5,041
Niced 930 Times in 614 Posts

It's funny that Prodigy is high in Ga, I know they are based here but I don't see them all that much anymore.

Way more trilogy, but I think that's heavy on Lat64.

MVP is getting more popular and most of my friends bag some Salient or Yikun but mostly that Justus because of how cheap I can sell them to them. and they are often the discs I have for players packs and such.
Reply With Quote
Old 08-16-2015, 10:45 PM
Brodysseus's Avatar
Brodysseus Brodysseus is offline
* Ace Member *
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: IL
Years Playing: 7.1
Courses Played: 13
Throwing Style: RHBH
Posts: 2,384
Niced 87 Times in 43 Posts

Innova dominated, good bit of Discraft, and Vibram and Trilogy are the only two brands you see more than a random disc of in my area.
Reply With Quote
Old 08-17-2015, 12:03 PM
money 21 money 21 is offline
Double Eagle Member
Join Date: Dec 2011
Years Playing: 16.5
Courses Played: 1
Throwing Style: RHBH
Posts: 1,033
Niced 141 Times in 99 Posts

innova is king for most people in my area. what is interesting though is that the xd and monster are super popular here ( I don't throw either ). when I travel for tourneys out side the area I never see these 2.
Reply With Quote

Old 08-17-2015, 12:24 PM
PMantle's Avatar
PMantle PMantle is offline
* Ace Member *
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Alexandria, La.
Years Playing: 7
Courses Played: 48
Throwing Style: RHBH
Posts: 4,941
Niced 756 Times in 522 Posts

Innova and Discraft are the only brands that can be purchased locally here, so I see more of those than anything else. With the guys that order, MVP and Trilogy come next. A couple of guys are liking Prodigy drivers.
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
any glow in baltimore region? cheddapig General Disc Golf Chat 6 02-02-2013 10:44 PM
Best Region droppedthenuke General Disc Golf Chat 46 05-27-2010 09:36 PM
What region has the most DGCR members? Smelvis General Disc Golf Chat 72 11-29-2009 10:55 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:42 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.10
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.