Ledgestone Insurance Open News and Articles

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.

Course Preview: Northwood Black DGC

2021 Ledgestone Insurance Open course preview: Northwood Black DGC

Course Preview: Sunset Hills DGC

2021 Ledgestone Insurance Open course preview: Sunset Hills DGC

Course Preview: Eureka Temp

2021 Ledgestone Insurance Open course preview: Eureka Temp

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.

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.

Course Preview: Northwood Blue DGC

2021 Ledgestone Insurance Open course preview: Northwood Blue DGC

Course Preview: Bradley Park DGC

2021 Ledgestone Insurance Open course preview: Bradley Park DGC

Course Preview: McNaughton Park DGC

2021 Ledgestone Insurance Open course preview: McNaughton Park DGC

Course Preview: Kennel Lake Sportsmen's Club

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

Course Preview: Lake Eureka Permanent

2021 Ledgestone Insurance Open course preview: Lake Eureka Permanent

Course Preview: Wildlife Prairie Park DGC

2021 Ledgestone Insurance Open course preview: Washington Park DGC

2021 Ledgestone Wave 4 Drop

Everything happens at double speed in the hours before the Wave 4 drop for the 2021 Ledgestone Insurance Open.

Course Preview: Washington Park DGC

2021 Ledgestone Insurance Open course preview: Washington Park DGC

Course Preview: Camp Kearney DGC

2021 Ledgestone Insurance Open course preview: Camp Kearney DGC

Course Preview: Megiddo DGC at Westwood Park

2021 Ledgestone Insurance Open course preview: Megiddo DGC at Westwood Park

Ledgestone Announces Wave 4 and Strives for Record Charitable Giving

For 2021, the Ledgestone Insurance Open aims to raise $150,000 for charity. Additionally, Wave 4 will launch online this coming Thursday evening (7/29/21).

Camp Kearney DGC Added to 2021 Course Schedule

The Ledgestone team is happy to announce that Camp Kearney DGC has joined the course schedule for the 2021 event.

Ledgestone LE Disc Schedule Announced

This year we are releasing every single mold that Discraft has available. These discs will be released over 3 different waves.

Players Pack & Added Cash Announced

This year the tournament will add a Ledgestone record $70,000 of added cash while providing an insane player’s pack to amateur players. The tournament also plans on giving a record donation to St Jude, which would surpass 2020’s $60,000 donation.

Events Schedule Announced

The 2021 events schedule includes a lot of returning events and some new and exciting events.

Ledgestone Signs 10 Year Deal with Discraft

Ledgestone and Discraft are happy to announce today that they have inked a ten year deal that makes Discraft the title sponsor of Ledgestone through at least 2030.

GRIPeq Back on Board as Presenting Sponsor

The official name of the event will be the Discraft Ledgestone Insurance Open Powered by GRIPeq.

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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