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.
2021 Ledgestone Insurance Open course preview: Northwood Black DGC
2021 Ledgestone Insurance Open course preview: Sunset Hills DGC
2021 Ledgestone Insurance Open course preview: Eureka Temp
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.
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.
2021 Ledgestone Insurance Open course preview: Northwood Blue DGC
2021 Ledgestone Insurance Open course preview: Bradley Park DGC
2021 Ledgestone Insurance Open course preview: McNaughton Park DGC
2021 Ledgestone Insurance Open course preview: Kennel Lake Sportsmen's Club
2021 Ledgestone Insurance Open course preview: Lake Eureka Permanent
2021 Ledgestone Insurance Open course preview: Washington Park DGC
Everything happens at double speed in the hours before the Wave 4 drop for the 2021 Ledgestone Insurance Open.
2021 Ledgestone Insurance Open course preview: Camp Kearney DGC
2021 Ledgestone Insurance Open course preview: Megiddo DGC at Westwood Park
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).
The Ledgestone team is happy to announce that Camp Kearney DGC has joined the course schedule for the 2021 event.
This year we are releasing every single mold that Discraft has available. These discs will be released over 3 different waves.
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.
The 2021 events schedule includes a lot of returning events and some new and exciting events.
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.
The official name of the event will be the Discraft Ledgestone Insurance Open Powered by GRIPeq.
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.
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."
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.
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.