Ledgestone Insurance Open News and Articles

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.

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.

2022 Champions

Missy Gannon
Cole Redalen

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Discraft Disc Equivalents

Feb 21 2023

Discraft has a disc that can fill every slot in your bag.

Ledgestone Wave 1 Preview

Feb 16 2023

For Wave 1 we have 15 molds available with several highlights to note from the most vibrant Discraft swirls, to first time plastic runs, to out-of-production cult favorites.

Choosing the best disc golf bag for your game

Feb 14 2023

These specialized disc carriers come in a variety of designs, sizes and shapes, but the best products have three key elements: comfort, durability and capacity.

Top 10 Things to do in Peoria

Feb 10 2023

We’ve compiled a list of the Top 10 things to do in Peoria so you can stay entertained and enjoy your time in Central Illinois, both on and off the disc golf course.

Previous Champions
  • 2022: Richard Wysocki, Missy Gannon
  • 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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