Ledgestone Insurance Open News and Articles

May 2 2020

Question & Answer Series: Wilbur Wallis

Next up in our Q & A Series is Wilbur Wallis. Wilbur is a long time Central Illinois resident and is the son of PDGA Volunteer legends Mom and Old Man Wallis. Wilbur is a volunteer legend in his own right as he has worked or volunteered at nearly 35 PDGA Majors. Wilbur is the current President of the Champaign County Disc Golf Club and has been a Course TD at the Ledgestone for the last several years. Wilbur has also designed many courses in the Central Illinois area.

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May 1 2020

Question & Answer Series: Alan Barker

Up next in our Q & A Series is Alan Barker, President of Infinite Discs. Infinite Discs has been an integral partner of Ledgestone for the last several years and Infinite is the official vendor of the 2020 Ledgestone event.

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Apr 30 2020

Ledgestone Statement on COVID-19

Planning work continues on the 2020 Discraft Ledgestone Insurance Open presented by GRIPeq. Ledgestone TD and his staff are fully planning on hosting the event in August

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Apr 30 2020

Question & Answer Series: Mike Krupicka

Our first interview in our Q & A series comes from Mike Krupicka. Mike has been the IL state coordinator since 2012, is the Chair of the PDGA Rules Committee, currently heads up the Illinois Open Series, and has been the Assistant TD of Ledgestone the last several years.

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Mar 26 2020

Ledgestone prepared for August; Additional Spots Added; Course Schedule Update

Ledgestone TD Nate Heinold is happy to announce that additional spots have been added to the event and the event’s team is fully prepared to host the event in August.

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Feb 26 2020

New Products added to Ledgestone Retail Store

Last month we launched the Ledgestone retail website with great fanfare. We are happy to announce our next batch of products will be dropping tonight.

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Jan 23 2020

Ledgestone Retail Site Opens

We are happy to announce that we have opened a Ledgestone retail website.

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Dec 22 2019

Ten Year Logo Released

Ledgestone TD Nate Heinold is happy to release the new 10 year logo for the 2020 Discraft Ledgestone Insurance Open presented by GRIPeq.

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Dec 19 2019

GRIPeq Announced as Presenting Sponsor

GRIPeq has come on board as the Presenting Sponsor of the event with a two year agreement. The official name of the event will be the Discraft Ledgestone Insurance Open Powered by GRIPeq.

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Dec 19 2019

Ledgestone LE Disc Schedule Announced

We are happy to announce the molds that will be released to vendors for the 2020 Ledgestone LE schedule. This year we are releasing 31 molds, including 2 DGA Molds (and then 2 additional special Discraft molds at the event).

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Dec 18 2019

Ledgestone Payout Announced

The tournament will once again boast a Pro payout north of $100,000 on the professional side assuming a full field of players.

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Dec 17 2019

GRIP6 announced as Major Sponsor for 2020 Ledgestone

The tournament is also happy to announce that every AM player will receive a special GRIP6 belt in their player packs.

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Dec 16 2019

DGA To Come on Board as Northwood Course Sponsor

DGA is coming on board as the Northwood Course Sponsor and a Major Sponsor of the Discraft Ledgestone Insurance Open in 2020.

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Dec 15 2019

Paragon and Zanfel Announced as Major Sponsors for 2020 Ledgestone

Paragon and Zanfel will be major sponsors for the 2020 Discraft Ledgestone Insurance Open. Both companies have been an integral part to making Ledgestone a successful event, and both companies have decided to step up to increase their partnership with Ledgestone for the 10th annual event.

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Dec 14 2019

2020 Events Schedule Announced

The 2020 events schedule includes a lot of returning events and some new and exciting events.

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Dec 13 2019

2020 Course Schedule Announced

The 2020 schedule includes some major changes, including all AM divisions playing three courses. "We did extensive research after the 2018 and 2019 Ledgestone events to gauge how many courses amateur players truly wanted to play."

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Dec 12 2019

New Course Added to Ledgestone Mix

Kennel Lake will be added back to the Course Schedule mix for the 2020 Discraft Ledgestone Insurance Open.

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Dec 11 2019

Lake Eureka Permanent Course back in the Mix for 2020 Ledgestone

The permanent course at Lake Eureka is being added back to the course rotation for the 2020 Discraft Ledgestone Insurance Open and is going through a massive transformation.

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Dec 10 2019

Ten Days of Ledgestone Announced

To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Discraft Ledgestone Insurance Open, we will be making one new announcement each day from December 11th through December 20th.

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Jun 23 2019

2019 Final Payout Announcement

Here are the final payouts for the 2019 Ledgestone Insurance Open presented by Discraft. Amateur and professional payouts will be available Sunday at Lake Eureka Park in Eureka, Illinois. We hope you are enjoying your experience in Central Illinois!

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Apr 23 2019

Ten Questions Series – Catrina Allen

Next up in our ten questions series is Catrina Allen. Catrina is a former World Champion and is a 4 time Ledgestone Champion. We appreciate her support and her willingness to answer some questions for us!

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Mar 18 2019

Ten Questions Series – Cale Leiviska

Next up in our ten questions series is Cale Leiviska, 2016 Ledgestone Runner-up. Cale was gracious enough to answer some questions on what he’s been up to and all things Ledgestone.

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Mar 13 2019

Ten Questions Series – Ricky Wysocki

Next up in our ten questions series is Ricky Wysocki, two time World Champion. Ricky was gracious enough to answer some questions regarding his switch to Innova Champion Discs and his thoughts on all things Ledgestone.

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Jan 22 2019

Ten Questions about Ledgestone with Paul McBeth

We were able to catch up with Paul McBeth to get his take on Eureka and all things Ledgestone.

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Ledgestone News
Twelve Days of Ledgestone Announced

Dec 2 2021

Starting December 6th Discraft and Ledgestone are happy to announce the “Twelve Days of Ledgestone.”

Ledgestone Looking for Summer 2022 Interns

Dec 2 2021

The Ledgestone team is looking to hire several interns for the 2022 Summer disc golf season.

"The Toughest Course on Tour"

Sep 14 2021

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

Aug 11 2021

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.

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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