Ledgestone Insurance Open News and Articles

Jan 21 2019

Ten Questions about Ledgestone with Paul McBeth (Joke)

Enjoy this in depth look into Paul’s thoughts in regards to one of the biggest tournaments of the year.

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Jan 16 2019

Simon Lizotte and Eagle McMahon to return to Ledgestone

For the first time in 4 years, the crush brothers will be returning to the Discraft Ledgestone Insurance Open.

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Jan 3 2019

Northwood Gold to be used for 2019 Ledgestone

This year’s Discraft Ledgestone Insurance Open will feature the newest championship layout in the Central Illinois Area, Ledgestone TD Nate Heinold announced today.

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Oct 31 2018

Ledgestone Announces Super Color/Full Foil Collection

Ledgestone tournament director Nate Heinold has made a habit of releasing Limited Edition runs to support the tournament. The 2019 event will be no exception. Since the inception of the tournament’s relationship with Discraft, the tournament has released over 80,000 discs to support the event. The tournament, in coordination with Discraft and designers Les White and Marnie Peters, are happy to announce the newest collectible item: The Ledgestone Super Color Full Foil Buzzz Collection.

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Aug 11 2018

2018 Final Payout Announcement

Here are the final payouts for the 2018 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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Jun 22 2018

7th Les White Ledgestone Bee Released

Tournament Director Nate Heinold is happy to announce the 7th and final Les White Bee from the Ledgestone 2018 Bee Collection: the Franklin’s Bumblebee.

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May 16 2018

Schedule Adjusted

The course schedule has been modified for a few divisions. Sometimes changes to the schedule are necessary with a tournament this size. This change was made to accommodate more players in the MA3 division, which is already full, and to make the course schedule for Pool D more suitable.

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Apr 4 2018

Zanfel Announced as Major Sponsor

Ledgestone TD Nate Heinold is happy to announce that Zanfel has come on board as a major sponsor for the Discraft Ledgestone Insurance Open.

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Mar 20 2018

Ledgestone LE Discs Release Date

To date Ledgestone has released a whopping 65,000 limited edition discs, with another 15,000 or so planned for 2018.

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Mar 12 2018

Richest Tournament in Disc Golf Returns

The Discraft Ledgestone Insurance Open will return to Central Illinois for the 8th consecutive year. This year’s event will take place August 9th through the 12th on some of the best courses in Illinois.

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Feb 8 2018

Ten Questions Answered by Ledgestone TD Nate Heinold

Nate recently took the time to answer fan questions from Facebook. Nate is the tournament director and founder of the Discraft Ledgestone Insurance Open. Enjoy the answers! Registration for the Discraft Ledgestone Insurance Open began 2/1 exclusively at Disc Golf Scene.

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Feb 3 2018

Ledgestone Announces Spectator Badge for 2018 Event

The tournament is happy to announce that they will be offering 100 special Spectator Badges for the 2018 Discraft Ledgestone Insurance Open.

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Feb 2 2018

Changes Announced to Lake Eureka

The caddy guide has been released for this year’s Lake Eureka Temp course that will be featured in the 2018 Discraft Ledgestone Insurance Open. There are changes to this year’s layout that players will surely appreciate.

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Jan 24 2018

AM Payout Announced

The Ledgestone is unique in that it includes large AM player packs with the largest AM payouts in the country.

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Jan 22 2018

Ledgestone Announces $55,000 Added Cash

For the fourth time in tournament history the Discraft Ledgestone Insurance Open will boast more than $50,000 of added cash to the pro divisions.

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Jan 11 2018

Infinite Discs Announced as Official Vendor

Infinite Discs has agreed to be the official vendor of the 2018 Discraft Ledgestone Insurance Open.

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Sep 6 2017

Was Lake Eureka Too Penal Against Left Handers?

Some of the feedback that tournament staff heard a few times was that the course was too penal to left handed players at Lake Eureka. Was that correct? Let’s find out.

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Aug 7 2017

A Man on Fire: Ledgestone MPO Finals

The Final round of the Ledgestone Insurance Open presented by Discraft may have looked like a victory lap for Josh Anthon but much more was at stake.

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Aug 7 2017

Valarie's Victorious: FPO Final Round

The Professional women (FPO) of disc golf have fought, grinded, and battled their way through three rounds to get here to the final day of the 2017 Ledgestone Open presented by Discraft.

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Aug 6 2017

2017 Final Payout Announcement

Here are the final payouts for the record setting 2017 Ledgestone Insurance Open presented by Discraft.

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Aug 6 2017

Weese Wages War: FPO Round 3

It was “Moving Day” round three at the Ledgestone Insurance Open presented by Discraft.

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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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