Ledgestone Insurance Open News and Articles

Aug 7 2021

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.

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Aug 7 2021

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.

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Aug 7 2021

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.

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Aug 7 2021

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.

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Aug 6 2021

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.

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Aug 6 2021

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.

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Aug 6 2021

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.

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Aug 5 2021

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.

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Aug 5 2021

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.

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Aug 5 2021

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.

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Aug 5 2021

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.

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Aug 4 2021

Northwood Black Difficulty

The Black layout at Northwood Park in Morton, Illinois has been in development since 2017, and each step since its inception has been calculated in an effort to create the highest-level disc golf course.

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Aug 4 2021

Course Preview: Northwood Black DGC

2021 Ledgestone Insurance Open course preview: Northwood Black DGC

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Aug 4 2021

Course Preview: Sunset Hills DGC

2021 Ledgestone Insurance Open course preview: Sunset Hills DGC

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Aug 4 2021

Course Preview: Eureka Temp

2021 Ledgestone Insurance Open course preview: Eureka Temp

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Aug 2 2021

Learning the Ropes

It turns out laying a few miles of out-of-bounds markers for the championship-level course is trickier than it looks. And like the rest of Eureka Temp’s setup, it has to happen fast.

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Aug 2 2021

Ledgestone Staff's Monday by the Numbers

With over 1,900 players, 74 staff members, and an army of volunteers, it’s evident that putting on the Ledgestone Insurance Open involves big numbers. Here are some other stats behind preparation for the tournament on the first day of Ledgestone Week.

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Aug 2 2021

Course Preview: Northwood Blue DGC

2021 Ledgestone Insurance Open course preview: Northwood Blue DGC

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Aug 2 2021

Course Preview: Bradley Park DGC

2021 Ledgestone Insurance Open course preview: Bradley Park DGC

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Aug 2 2021

Course Preview: McNaughton Park DGC

2021 Ledgestone Insurance Open course preview: McNaughton Park DGC

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Aug 1 2021

Course Preview: Kennel Lake Sportsmen's Club

2021 Ledgestone Insurance Open course preview: Kennel Lake Sportsmen's Club

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Jul 31 2021

Course Preview: Lake Eureka Permanent

2021 Ledgestone Insurance Open course preview: Lake Eureka Permanent

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Jul 31 2021

Course Preview: Wildlife Prairie Park DGC

2021 Ledgestone Insurance Open course preview: Washington Park DGC

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2022 Ledgestone Event Schedule

Aug 5 2022

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

Aug 5 2022

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

A Deeper Impact: Ledgestone’s Charity Partners

Aug 3 2022

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.

Highlights
Previous Champions
  • 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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