Hamburger Icon

Nova Politte

"Six Four"

Meet the tallest female disc golfer in the world, at 6’4″ (1,93m) tall.

I’m a year-round competitive disc golf player, podcast co-host and segment contributor on The Ladies of the Chains women’s disc golf podcast, YouTube commentator, video producer, and when I can find the time, a stinky pond diver, returning lost discs to grateful owners!

Check out my YouTube channel here: YouTube channel.

I keep a public archive of Coach Nova’s Red-Hot Tip-Top Tips (as featured on the Ladies of the Chains Podcast) here: CNRHTTT archive.

I’m a life-long athlete, and have always been involved in some organized competitive sport or another, including baseball and softball, basketball, soccer, track (mile and two mile), cross-country running (5k), fencing (where I learned to be a coach), road running, USMS swimming, and tennis.

Most recently I set aside competitive tennis playing and started playing disc golf in the spring of 2015. By that November I had already gone pro, solely motivated by the desire to compete in Pro Masters Worlds the following summer in nearby Emporia, Kansas.

From the start, previously-learned athletic skills paid big dividends in disc golf. I hit the ground running, already fit, and armed with a good understanding of graceful and explosive footwork, the backhand throwing motion, and the importance of following through.

  • PUTTING PUTTER: Electron Anode
  • THROWING PUTTER: Neutron Particle (mostly), also Neutron Proxy, and Neutron Anode.
  • MIDRANGE: Neutron and Electron Matrix
  • FAIRWAY: Proton Crave, Neutron Servo, Neutron Resistor
  • DRIVER: Neutron Trace
  • ROLLER: Plasma Catalyst
  • YOLO MAXIMUM YEET DRIVER: Plasma Octane
  • OTHER GREAT DISCS: Deflector, Lift, Fireball, Tesla

  • First Name Nova
  • Last Name Politte
  • PDGA Number 74995
  • Player Division FPO
  • Handedness Right
  • Throwing Styles Backhand, Forehand, Roller, Thumber
  • Job Title "Coach Nova"
  • Year Started in Disc Golf 2015
  • Year Started Throwing GYRO 2015
  • Max Golf Distance (ft) 400
  • Max Field Distance (ft) 430
  • Favorite Course Waterworks, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Favorite Event Glass Blown Open
  • Shoe Size US 14 (EUR 46.5, 30.5 cm)
Forcefield Rainfly

This is my usual bag line-up. For particularly windy days I might add an overstable control driver such as a Plasma Motion. Otherwise I usually leave the Motion at home. I bag multiple Traces (3), Matrices (2), Anodes (2), and Craves (2), because they are the backbone of my game in 95% of all situations.

Most Used For Winning.
Color Blue

Discs

  • Anode
    2.5
    3
    0
    0.5
    Weight 175g
    Condition Seasoned
    Optimal Range 0-66'
    Shots Putt
  • Anode
    2.5
    3
    0
    0.5
    Weight 175g
    Condition Seasoned
    Optimal Range 1-150'
    Shots Approach
  • Proxy
    3
    3
    -1
    0.5
    Weight 173g
    Condition Seasoned
    Optimal Range 1-225'
    Shots Drive, Approach
  • Particle
    3
    3
    0
    2.5
    Weight 175g
    Condition Seasoned
    Optimal Range 1-200'
    Shots Drive, Approach
  • Matrix
    5
    4
    -1
    2
    Weight 179g
    Condition New
    Optimal Range 1-300'
    Shots Drive, Sky Anny, Tunnel Shot
  • Matrix
    5
    4
    -1
    2
    Weight 175g
    Condition Seasoned
    Optimal Range 1-300'
    Shots Drive, Tunnel Shot
  • Deflector
    5
    3.5
    0
    4
    Weight 176g
    Condition New
    Optimal Range 1-200'
    Shots Approach, Utility, Thumber
  • Crave
    6.5
    5
    -1
    1
    Weight 165g
    Condition Seasoned
    Optimal Range 1-350'
    Shots Drive
  • Crave
    6.5
    5
    -1
    1
    Weight 167g
    Condition Seasoned
    Optimal Range 1-350'
    Shots Drive
  • Servo
    6.5
    5
    -1
    2
    Weight 165g
    Condition New
    Optimal Range 1-350'
    Shots Drive
  • Resistor
    6.5
    4
    0
    3.5
    Weight 165g
    Condition Seasoned
    Optimal Range 1-350'
    Shots Drive, Sky Hyzer
  • Volt
    8
    5
    -0.5
    2
    Weight 165g
    Condition New
    Optimal Range 1-350'
    Shots Drive, Tunnel Shot, Turnover
  • Lift
    9
    5
    -2
    1.5
    Weight 166g
    Condition New
    Optimal Range 1-375'
    Shots Drive, Sky Anny, Turnover
  • Tesla
    9
    5
    -1
    2
    Weight 165g
    Condition New
    Optimal Range 350'
    Shots Drive
  • Fireball
    9
    3.5
    0
    3.5
    Weight 154g
    Condition Seasoned
    Optimal Range 1-300'
    Shots Forehand
  • Motion
    9
    3.5
    0
    4
    Weight 166g
    Condition New
    Optimal Range 350'
    Shots Drive
  • Wave
    11
    5
    -2
    2
    Weight 165g
    Condition New
    Optimal Range 1-400'
    Shots Drive
  • Trace
    11
    5
    -1
    2
    Weight 165g
    Condition New
    Optimal Range 1-375'
    Shots Drive, Forehand
  • Trace
    11
    5
    -1
    2
    Weight 167g
    Condition Seasoned
    Optimal Range 1-375'
    Shots Drive, Forehand
  • Trace
    11
    5
    -1
    2
    Weight 167g
    Condition Seasoned
    Optimal Range 1-375'
    Shots Drive, Forehand
  • Catalyst
    13
    5.5
    -2
    2
    Weight 165g
    Condition Seasoned
    Optimal Range 1-425'
    Shots Roller
  • Octane
    13
    5
    -1
    2
    Weight 167g
    Condition Seasoned
    Optimal Range 1-425'
    Shots Drive, Max Distance
  • Energy
    13
    4
    0
    4
    Weight 167g
    Condition New
    Optimal Range 1-300'
    Shots Utility