Random Color-Infused Masterbatch Boosts Demand For Molded Mini Discs

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Zing Mini, an eight-year-old startup company in Fishers, Ind., headed by mini-disc golf enthusiast and seasoned plastics engineer Craig Myers, has expanded its lineup of injection molded mini discs to include not only more colorful ones but those for players who want something just for themselves.

Mini-disc golf is an offshoot of Disc Golf—with a size difference. The small discs require a much smaller course—two to three acres for nine holes, compared with the 40-50 acres required for a regular disc golf course. The rules are similar to golf: Instead of holes, the discs are thrown into 3-4  ft tall wire baskets. The typical hole length ranges from 150 to 700 ft, with different discs often used for drivers, mid-range play, and putting.

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