Ledgestone Insurance Open News and Articles

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

AM Payout Announced

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

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.

Infinite Discs Announced as Official Vendor

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

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.

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.

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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