Originally Posted by Disc Golf Live
Flighted play is something worth trying for Ams. Ball golf events have used flighted play for years.
Number of flights determined by number of participants and optimal flight-size expectations. 60 Ams, for example, might = 3 flights. Top third plus ties, mid third, remainder. Bigger/smaller field, more/fewer flights. Prizes weighted to top flights, less lower down. Purposeful bagging is difficult as players don't know where the flight lines will be drawn, or how far up/down a particular flight they might end up in.
That's what I'd try if I ran the zoo.
Been waiting for someone to bring this up.
Flights seem like an excellent alternative, and it seems to work well for ball golf. I would have more than 3 flights for 60 players...more like 5 if it's going to be all about the ratings (without age and gender distinctions).