Welcome to the Ledgestone Insurance Open

About the LIS Open

Ledgestone Insurance 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.

2021 Ledgestone Insurance Open Logo

Tee Off Thursday, August 5th, 2021

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 Insurance Open with TD Nate Heinhold as they navigate storms, the pandemic, and 1,200+ disc golfers.

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The Ledgestone Insurance 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

$302,000

Recent News

"The Toughest Course on Tour"

We've broken down the entire tour schedule and examined exactly how difficult Northwood Black plays compared to the other challenges disc golfers face around the country.

Record-Breaking Donation to Charity

The 2021 Ledgestone Insurance Open blew its previous events out of the water - in total players, added cash, and payouts. But the most impressive record of all was the $200,000 raised for charity.

Ledgestone charitable efforts help locally and globally

Disc golf has grown almost exponentially over the past year. But the sport's popularity with the staff and volunteer community of St. Jude Children’s Hospital in Peoria got a head start several years ago when the charity began partnering with the Ledgestone Insurance Open.

2021 MPO Co-Champions: Ricky Wysocki and Calvin Heimburg

Congrats to Calvin Heimburg and Ricky Wysocki for taking down the 2021 Ledgestone title and being named co-champions.

2021 Ledgestone Insurance Open MPO Round Four Recap

Reports of nearby lightning at 3:59 p.m. Central Time halted play. Continuous storms rolled through Eureka, Illinois and play never resumed, resulting in a termination of the final round.

Pierce claims 2021 Ledgestone FPO Title

Paige Pierce led wire-to-wire to claim the 2021 Ledgestone FPO title.

2021 Ledgestone Insurance Open MPO Round Three Recap

Kyle Klein shot the hot round at 7-under par, vaulting him up 10 spots and into sixth place.

FPO Final Round Preview

Sure, she’s got a nine-stroke lead on the field at -18 heading into the final round. But Paige Pierce doesn’t feel like she has the 2021 Ledgestone FPO title locked up just yet.

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

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Total Charitable Contributions Since 2014

$382,000

Ledgestone In The News

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 »

August 2021

The Upshot: Ledgestone Preview, Nate Heinold, Mailbag

Charlie Eisenhood and Josh Mansfield get you ready for the Ledgestone Insurance Open and have a conversation with TD Nate Heinold about the changes to the Northwoods course, this year’s added cash, and the growth of the tournament.

Read more at Ultiworld Disc Golf »

August 2021

The world's biggest pro disc golf tournament returns to the Peoria area. What to know

The Disc Golf Pro Tour's Ledgestone is bigger than ever in other ways, too. The prize money for the Men's and Women's Pro divisions is $130,000 — the biggest purse in the history of the sport.

Read more at Peoria Journal Star »

August 2021

2021 Ledgestone Insurance Open Preview: Unlocking A New Level

Ledgestone Insurance Open Tournament Director Nate Heinold has created a force in Peoria.

Read more at Ultiworld Disc Golf »

August 2021

Disc Golf Tournament Profiles: The Ledgestone Insurance Open

The biggest disc golf tournament in the world, a giant pro purse, a record donation to charity, and the most difficult course on tour.

Read more at UDisc »

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