Ledgestone Disc Golf Open 2022

Welcome to the Ledgestone Open

About the Open

Ledgestone Open was started in 2011 by Nate Heinold. By 2015, the event grew into the largest payout in disc golf history. See more about the history of the LIS Open.

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Tee Off Thursday, August 11th, 2022

Central Illinois

Event Info

Behind the Scenes

What goes into running a Pro Tour event? Hannah McBeth takes us behind the scenes of the 2020 Ledgestone Open with TD Nate Heinhold as they navigate storms, the pandemic, and 1,200+ disc golfers.

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The Ledgestone Open, with the enormous support of Discraft, is proud to continue to work with St Jude Children's Research Hospital. Their monumental efforts to end childhood cancer are incredibly necessary. Consider donating and supporting them today!

Total Contribution Since 2014


Recent News

Ledgestone: A Prominent Event Attracting Players from Around the World

Players representing 11 countries will take part in the 2022 Discraft Ledgestone Insurance Open, more than doubling the previous high from 2019.

A Labor of Love: the Mild-Mannered Guy Behind Northwood Black

Kip Taufer is virtually unknown outside the Peoria area, but his design expertise is near unmatched.

Bushnell: Driving Disc Golf Data

The data-driven approach of Bushnell brings a high-end product and new details to an ever-growing sport and taps into a market on the hunt for more stats and professionalism.

2022 Ledgestone Event Schedule

The Ledgestone Open isn’t just a Disc Golf Pro Tour stop and it’s not just a regular amateur tournament. It’s an entire event. The festivities begin almost a full week in advance.

Results of Latest Course Work: Black Delivers Even Better Play in 2022

Northwood Black continues to reign as the hardest course on the Disc Golf Pro tour.

A Deeper Impact: Ledgestone’s Charity Partners

In 2021, Ledgestone made a $200,000 donation to charities including St. Jude and the Paul McBeth Foundation. It is still the largest ever donation from a disc golf event.

Players Pack & Added Cash Announced

Ledgestone TD Nate Heinold is excited to finally announce the 2022 Ledgestone AM player’s pack, along with this year’s added cash.

Bushnell announced as Ledgestone Presenting Sponsor

Bushnell will become the presenting sponsor for the 2022 Ledgestone event. The tournament is happy to release the 2022 logo for the Discraft Ledgestone Open presented by Bushnell.

About the Ledgestone Shop

One of the most common questions we got in the last few years was, “Where can we buy Ledgestone discs and apparel?”

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The Ledgestone Open, with the enormous support of Discraft, is proud to support disc golf and the local community.

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Ledgestone In The News

August 2022

Nate Heinold talks about running two events and how worlds ended up in Peoria

Nate Heinold chatted for a bit after the 2019 Ledgestone Insurance Open.

Read more at Johnny Discgolf »

July 2022

Tourism, festival grant money going to Morton, Washington events

Events in Morton and Washington are getting a slice of $26 million in first-round funding for supporting recovery efforts in the tourism industry.

Read more at ABC News »

July 2022

The Upshot: DGLO preview, Nate Heinold Interview

Josh and Charlie take some listener mail before talking with Nate Heinold, president of the PDGA board of directors and tournament director for the Ledgestone Open and DGLO.

Read more at The Upshot »

January 2022

Florida Panhandle disc golf team looking to explode onto the scene

Meet Team Funk. The name is fitting, as the players excel at one of the more obscure sports out there, disc golf. These four teenagers from Northwest Florida make up one of the world's brightest foursomes, which is why they'll be headed to Peoria, Illinois, this summer to compete in the Ledgestone Insurance Open.

Read more at Pensacola News Journal »

August 2021

Discraft Ledgestone Tournament Attracts Several Local Disc Golf Players

One of the biggest disc golf tournaments of the year, the Discraft Ledgestone Insurance Open, was held this past weekend in the Peoria, Pekin and Eureka areas

Read more at X Radio »

August 2021

Ledgestone Increases Commitment to PMF’s Colombia Project After Successful 2021 Event

The Ledgestone Insurance Open wrapped up in dramatic fashion last weekend, as the final round in the MPO division was canceled due to inclement weather, leaving a rare co-championship for the title. The tournament also boasted the most players and one of the biggest payouts in PDGA history.

Read more at Paul McBeth Foundation »

August 2021

Tournament Talk: Northwood Challenges And Stifles

The Ledgestone Insurance Open has long been one of the biggest, most talked about, and sometimes controversial tournaments of the touring season and this year was no different.

Read more at Ultiworld Disc Golf »

August 2021

The Upshot: Ledgestone Recap, Northwood Black Review

Charlie Eisenhood and Josh Mansfield break down all things Ledgestone Insurance Open, including a look at the new Northwood Black, the cancellation of the final MPO round, Paige Pierce's dominance, and the tie between Ricky and Calvin.

Read more at iHeartRadio »

August 2021

Discraft Ledgestone Insurance Open presented by Grip EQ Adds Record Amount of Added Cash and Charitable Donations

The Discraft Ledgestone Insurance Open presented by Grip EQ, a Disc Golf Pro Tour Elite Series Event, added a record amount of added cash to the tournament purse and significant donations to several charities. $75,000 of added cash was added to the purse, which is the largest amount in tournament history and $200,000 was donated to charities.

Read more at DGPT »

August 2021

Professional Disc Golf Tournament Ledgestone Insurance Open wraps up Sunday

Players from all over the world competed at courses across the area, the men at Lake Eureka Disc Golf Course, and the women at Northwood Park in Morton.

Read more at CIProud.com »

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