Ledgestone Insurance Open News and Articles

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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Aug 5 2017

Legends in the Making: MPO Round 2

One thing is a definite; Josh Anthon played extraordinary disc golf on the first day of the Ledgestone Insurance Open presented by Discraft.

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Aug 5 2017

The Competition Heats Up: FPO Round 2

For the second round of the Ledgestone Insurance Open presented by Discraft the temperature dropped and the winds blew even harder than the day before.

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Aug 4 2017

The Battle Begins: MPO Round 1

This year the Ledgestone Insurance Open presented by Discraft, features 162 players in the pro men’s division (MPO) from around the world, but when it’s all said and done there can be only one winner crowned champion for 2017.

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Aug 4 2017

Ladies Launch at the Ledgestone: FPO Round 1

The start of the 2017 Ledgestone Insurance Open presented by Discraft began yesterday for the FPO, women’s division, and the action was spectacular! The first round of any tournament is crucial to set the pace and more importantly lay the groundwork for the rest of the week.

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Aug 1 2017

Tee Times

Tee times have been posted for the 2017 Ledgestone Insurance Open presented by Discraft.

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Jul 31 2017

A Preview of the 2017 Ledgestone Insurance Open

This week, beginning August 3rd through 6th, the 2017 Ledgestone Insurance Open presented by Discraft will be returning for what promises to be one of the most explosive stops on the Disc Golf Pro Tour this year. Both the professional men and women will travel from across the globe to battle for the largest pro payout in disc golf history, $100,000 and the right to be called the 2017 Ledgestone Insurance Open Champion.

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Jul 10 2017

Activities Maps and Schedule Information Released

The tournament is pleased to announce the schedule of events for tourney week. Here are the activities maps for Eureka and Sunset and the full schedule of events. We have a full week of events planned for the tournament. Don't miss out on all of the fun. We are looking forward to a great week of disc golf and fun!

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Jun 30 2017

Heinold Running for PDGA Board

With two seats on the PDGA Board of Directors up for grabs this year and the sport growing stronger than it ever has, the opportunity for its members to make a difference and speak with their votes. Election voting begins July 1st and ends July 31st. Make sure to cast your vote!

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Aug 5 2022

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Results of Latest Course Work: Black Delivers Even Better Play in 2022

Aug 5 2022

Northwood Black continues to reign as the hardest course on the Disc Golf Pro tour.

A Deeper Impact: Ledgestone’s Charity Partners

Aug 3 2022

In 2021, Ledgestone made a $200,000 donation to charities including St. Jude and the Paul McBeth Foundation. It is still the largest ever donation from a disc golf event.

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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