Ledgestone Insurance Open News and Articles

Course Schedule Announced

Two courses are being added to the 2022 course schedule, while all twelve courses from 2021 will return.

Zanfel Announced as Major Sponsor

Zanfel has been named as a major sponsor at each of the three major events the Ledgestone team is hosting in 2022: Combined Worlds, DGLO and Ledgestone. Zanfel has been an integral part to making Ledgestone a successful event.

Upper Park Disc Golf® announced as Major Sponsor for 2022 Events

The Ledgestone team is thrilled to be working with Upper Park for our 2022 events. One of their core values is to create legendary relationships, and that’s what we have always tried to do with our partners. We hope to do that with Upper Park.

Ledgestone LE Disc Schedule Announced

This year Ledgestone Limited Edition discs will be released over 4 different waves. The plan would call for approximate releases in December 2021, March, May, and July 2022.

Paragon Announced as Official Apparel Sponsor

Paragon has been named as the official apparel sponsor of the Ledgestone brand and will be a major sponsor at each of the three major events the Ledgestone team is hosting in 2022.

Twelve Days of Ledgestone Announced

Starting December 6th Discraft and Ledgestone are happy to announce the “Twelve Days of Ledgestone.”

"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.

2021 Ledgestone Insurance Open Round Three FPO Recap

Paige Pierce extended her Ledgestone FPO tournament lead to nine strokes with a -7 round Saturday morning at Sunset Hills DGC in Pekin.

2021 Ledgestone Insurance Open: Round Two FPO Recap

Once again, Paige Pierce led the way shooting a 996-rated seven-under-par round of 54 Friday morning at Sunset Hills DGC in Pekin to establish a seven-stroke lead over the field heading into Round 3.

2021 Ledgestone Insurance Open MPO Round Two Recap

The biggest moment of the day came from Calvin Heimburg on Hole 14. Heimburg entered the hole leading by three strokes, completely in control of both his round and the entire tournament. But eight throws later he left the hole in a three-way tie for first place.

2021 Ledgestone Insurance Open MPO Round One Recap

Ricky Wysocki and Drew Gibson both shot 11-under par opening rounds to sit atop the leaderboards.

The Organized Chaos of Am Check-in

Outside the Five Points Washington community center in Washington, Illinois, more than a thousand amateurs wait excitedly for their 2021 Ledgestone Insurance Open player packs.

2021 Round One Pro Women Recap

Paige Pierce carded a four-under-par 64, good for a 1010-rated round at the newly constructed Northwood Black course in Morton.

Historic Growth into a Must-Attend Event

The Ledgestone Insurance Open’s rise to greatness in just a decade has been nothing short of remarkable. The event has gone from unsanctioned fundraiser, to National Tour event, to a founding Disc Golf Pro Tour event, to the largest disc golf tournament in the world.

Pro Tips: What Ledgestone Pros Were Saying Tuesday at Northwood Black

Practice? Yeah, we’re talking practice! With a new course on the schedule this year in Northwood Black, Ledgestone pros were putting in plenty of practice rounds Tuesday.

Black and New: Defending Ledgestone Champ Wysocki talks learning Northwood Black

As Ricky Wysocki approached the treacherous canyon drive on Hole 8 at the newly constructed Northwood Black course in Morton, he made a spur-of-the-moment pronouncement.

Take Your Best Shot: Andrew Presnell CTP Challenge Entertains at Sunset

Team Ledgestone member Andrew Presnell was taking on all comers in a CTP competition on Hole 18 at Sunset Hills Wednesday afternoon.

2022 Champions

Missy Gannon
Ricky Wysocki


Ledgestone News
MPO Recap: Final Round

Aug 15 2022

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

Aug 14 2022

“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

Aug 14 2022

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

Aug 13 2022

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.

Highlights
Previous Champions
  • 2021: C Heimburg/R Wysocki, Paige Pierce
  • 2020: Catrina Allen, Ricky Wysocki
  • 2019: Paul McBeth, Paige Pierce
  • 2018: Nate Sexton, Jessica Weese
  • 2017: Josh Anthon, Valarie Jenkins
  • 2016: Catrina Allen, Paul McBeth
  • 2015: Catrina Allen, Simon Lizotte
  • 2014: Catrina Allen, Nikko Locastro
  • 2013: Catrina Allen, Devan Owens
  • 2012: Sarah Hokom, Nikko Locastro
  • 2011: Al Hermosillo
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