Zuca has been a sponsor of the Ledgestone event for several years, but has decided to increase their partnership with the Ledgestone team.
Three courses are being added to the schedule for the 2021 tournament, which will bring the total amount of courses to 11.
Northwood Park will officially have two courses available for play, including the original Northwood Course and Northwood Black.
Wildlife Prairie Park will be added back to the Course Schedule mix for the 2021 Discraft Ledgestone Insurance Open.
Discraft is happy to announce today that Ledgestone TD Nate Heinold will be taking over as the Tournament Director of the Discraft Great Lakes Open in 2021 on an initial three year deal.
This announcement is the 2nd in our series of announcements titled the Twelve Days of Ledgestone. GRIP6 and Zanfel will be returning as major sponsors of the 2021 Ledgestone event.
Paragon and ProActive Sports Disc Golf will be major sponsors for the 2021 Discraft Ledgestone Insurance Open.
Starting December 11th Discraft and Ledgestone Insurance are happy to announce the “Twelve Days of Ledgestone.”
Paul Ulibarri has signed on with Ledgestone to help represent the brand going forward.
The Ledgestone tournament is announcing today that they are exploring the feasibility of a minimum PDGA player rating in the MPO division of 950 starting with the 2021 event.
Tournament Director Nate Heinold is proud to announce the final professional payout amounts for the 2020 Ledgestone Insurance Open.
Tournament Director Nate Heinold is proud to announce the final amateur payout amounts for the 2020 Ledgestone Insurance Open.
Ledgestone TD Nate Heinold is announcing that the tournament’s added cash will increase $5,000 above and beyond the promised amount, which will push the total professional purse to nearly $110,000. Additionally Heinold is announcing that the tournament is aiming to raise $50,000 for St Jude.
Discraft Ledgestone Insurance Open Tournament Director Nate Heinold is excited to announce that this year’s event will feature unprecedented media coverage. The DGPT and the Ledgestone team have put together a massive team for the 2020 event, with the goal to showcase the event to more eyeballs than ever before.
On August 3rd the DGPT announced their updated Face Covering policy. The summary of the plan is listed below. The following guidance applies during DGPT rounds.
We are happy to announce that spectators will be allowed at this year’s Discraft Ledgestone Insurance Open presented by GRIPeq.
The 10th Annual Discraft Ledgestone Insurance Open presented by GRIPeq will proceed forward with the state of Illinois entering Phase 4 of their reopening guidelines effective 6/26/20.
Effective May 29th the PDGA has opened up sanctioning in the state of Illinois to coincide with the entire state moving to Phase 3 of the reopening guidelines.
Nate Heinold announced today that he will run for re-election for the PDGA Board of Directors. Heinold has served on the PDGA BOD since 2017 and is the current Secretary for the organization and is the chair of the PDGA’s Majors and NT Committee.
Dan "Stork" Roddick is PDGA member number #003. Beginning in 1975, he was the Director of the International Frisbee Association and later, the President of the World Flying Disc Federation. He is currently a consultant, serving as the Director of Special Projects for the PDGA. His competitive and organizational career in disc sports has been broad. He is a member of the Disc Golf, Freestyle, Ultimate and Frisbee Halls of Fame.
Next up in our Q & A series is an interview with Steve Dodge. Steve Dodge is a long time disc promoter and is the founder of the Disc Golf Pro Tour. Steve is currently working on a disc golf board game titled BIRDIE that will be released this year.
Next up in our Q & A Series is Paul McBeth. Paul is one of the most decorated players in the history of our sport and is a 5X PDGA World Champion, in addition to being a 2X Ledgestone Champion.
Next up in our Q & A Series is Elaine King. Elaine is a current PDGA BOD member, a member of the Disc Golf Hall of Fame, a 5X FPO World Champion and she has a PhD to boot.
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.