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The 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

Local time: 12:53 PM

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

$400,000

Recent News

MPO Recap: Final Round

Hole 9 was the tipping point for Wysocki to take control of the round. Anthony Barela and Gannon Buhr threw out-of-bounds off the tee and Wysocki calmly laid his 354-foot drive just left of the basket for a drop in birdie.

FPO Recap: Final Round

“This is a tournament I've wanted for so long," Gannon said. "I always felt like this was one I could get, and to finally take it down is a huge accomplishment."

MPO Recap: Round 3

The course record was broken today by Calvin Heimburg. He birdied 11 of the 18 holes to climb up 40 spots and into the top 15.

FPO Recap: Round 3

The wind was clearly a factor in Round 3. After the course averaged 0.4-under par in Round 2, the wind was the prime culprit in raising that average an entire stroke to 0.4-over par.

MPO Recap: Round 2

Day 1 had four aces. Day 2 only had one and it belonged to Dan Schlitter on hole 7. The Illinois native threaded the needle on the tightly wooded, 325-foot par 3 and smashed chains.

FPO Recap: Round 2

After a grueling first round at Northwood Black where the field averaged 4.38-over-par, Sunset Hills gave the players a chance to relax and attack for some birdies.

MPO Recap: Round 1

The Day 1 gallery presence changed everything. Players teeing off later in the day were welcomed by a sizable crowd compared to those playing in the morning.

FPO Recap: Round 1

“I was throwing the disc very well, but I had some trouble with my putting. I really like this course and I like the shot-shaping here. It really fits my game and I feel really comfortable out here.”

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Total Charitable Contributions Since 2014

$532,000

Ledgestone In The News

October 2022

Legacy Co-op Disc Golf Tour wraps up with Yorkton event

When the results of the three events were added together the 2022 Legacy Coop Champion Champ is Gage McKay. He took home a Ledgestone Insurance Open Grip BX2 bag.

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August 2022

The Top 10 Storylines of the 2022 Discraft Ledgestone Open

And there, as the smoke clears—from the ashes of a disc golf news firestorm—rises a solitary water tower. These are the top 10 storylines of the 2022 Ledgestone Open.

Read more at Ultiworld Disc Golf »

August 2022

Strong Showing for Team Innova at the 2022 Ledgestone Insurance Open

The 2022 Ledgestone Insurance Open was a weekend of intense competition, challenging courses, and huge payouts. Team Innova saw epic highlights and strong finishes.

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August 2022

Inside The Numbers: 2022 Ledgestone Open

Ricky is the first to three wins this season; FPO now has seven unique Elite Series winners.

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August 2022

2022 Ledgestone Open comes to a close

The largest disc golf event in the world came to a close on Sunday.

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August 2022

2022 Ledgestone Open Preview: Big Woods, Big Money

The biggest event payout on the DGPT regular season slate.

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August 2022

This Illinois disc golf tournament has grown into one of the year's biggest events

The 2022 Ledgestone Open is underway, taking over more than a dozen disc golf courses around central Illinois and bringing elite players from all over the world.

Read more at Golfweek »

August 2022

What to watch as 2022 Ledgestone Open draws disc golf's top pros to the Peoria area

Tournament founder Nate Heinold — the Ledgestone tournament director and now president of the Professional Disc Golf Association board of directors — has grown this event into a week-long celebration of the sport via competition on the courses, big prize money, public meet-and-greets of players, skills clinics, live music, food and more.

Read more at Peoria Journal Star »

August 2022

2022 Ledgestone Open attracting thousands to Central Illinois

2,200 disc golfers have made their way to the Tri-County region for the largest disc golf tournament in the world, the 2022 Ledgestone Open.

Read more at CIProud.com »

August 2022

News & Notes from the Ledgestone Open Press Conference

Ahead of the Discraft Ledgestone Open, pros, tournament staff, and a disc golf hall of famer spoke on Disc Golf Network. Here’s what we learned…

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