Ledgestone Insurance Open News and Articles

Ledgestone By the Numbers

Bigger payouts. More players. Floods of spectators. Larger crew of Ledgestone staff. More discs produced than ever before.

Ledgestone 2022: Our Analyst's Picks for MPO Champion

Predictions can be tough, but we’ve analyzed the stats, examined the skill sets, and reviewed past performances to project who you can expect to see at the top of the leaderboards come Sunday.

Ledgestone 2022: Our Analyst Takes a Shot at Predicting the FPO Champion

Predictions can be tough, but we’ve analyzed the stats, examined the skill sets, and reviewed past performances to project who you can expect to see at the top of the leaderboards come Sunday.

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.

Merrell announced as Major Sponsor for 2022 Events

For over 40 years, Merrell has been the global leader in outdoor active footwear with a focus on merging performance, styling, and comfort to empower all people to confidently explore the outdoors.

DGLO Details Announced, GRIP6 Partnership

This year’s DGLO will see the addition of two new courses for the AM side, additional added cash into the MPO/FPO fields, the release of a special 40 year logo with DGLO merchandise and a marquis item added to the DGLO player packs for the 2022 event.

GRIP6 and Sportsack announced as Sponsors for 2022 Events

The Ledgestone team is thrilled to be working with GRIP6 and Sportsack Grip Co for our 2022 events.

Events Schedule Announced

The 2022 events schedule includes a lot of returning events and some new and exciting events.

Zuca announced as Major Sponsor for 2022 Ledgestone

The Ledgestone team is thrilled to be working with Zuca for the 2022 event in an expanded role.

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.

2023 Champions

Missy Gannon
Cole Redalen


Ledgestone News
Ledgestone and DGLO Players Pack & Added Cash Announced

Dec 20 2023

This year the tournament will add a Ledgestone record $90,000 of added cash while providing a top level player’s pack to amateur players.

2024 Pro Worlds Logo and Event Details Released

Dec 19 2023

Ledgestone Disc Golf, in coordination with the PDGA, is happy to release the 2024 PDGA Pro Worlds logo and details about the 2024 event.

GRIPeq Back as Presenting Sponsor for Ledgestone

Dec 18 2023

GRIPeq is back as the presenting sponsor for Ledgestone for the 2024 event.

Bushnell Back for 2024

Dec 17 2023

Bushnell’s products provide the data players need to get the most out of their time in the practice field and on the course.

Highlights
Previous Champions
  • 2022: Missy Gannon, Richard Wysocki
  • 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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