Ledgestone Insurance Open News and Articles

May 16 2017

Ledgestone by the Numbers

Take a look at what is in store for 2017

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May 1 2017

New Hampshire Putting League Raises Bar

A new trend has emerged in Disc Golf over the last few years. It’s a trend that doesn’t seem to be fading out any time soon, unless of course it’s Disc Golf season. I’m talking about the emergence of the Winter Putting League.

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Apr 30 2017

$10,000 Hole-in-one Contest

The Ledgestone Insurance Open is happy to announce a $10,000 hole-in-one contest.

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Mar 7 2017

Preparing for a high level disc golf event

With the Ledgestone Insurance Open presented by Discraft approaching, the greatest Disc Golfer's from around the globe will converge in Peoria, Illinois to compete in a tournament that is quickly gaining a reputation as the most lucrative, not to mention prestigious event of the year.

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Feb 20 2017

Ledgestone Announces $100,000 Professional Payout

For the sixth time in PDGA history, a disc golf event will have a $100,000 professional payout.

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Feb 16 2017

Marshall Street is Official Vendor of Ledgestone

Being the official vendor means that Marshall Street will have the largest supply of special Ledgestone Discs. Every year the tournament creates thousands of Limited Edition discs through Discraft. After this year the tournament will have released over 50 Limited Edition versions of discs through the event. The

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Feb 8 2017

$80,000 AM Payout Announced

The Ledgestone tournament staff is excited to announce the projected AM payout for the 2017 event, sponsored by Discraft.

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Feb 8 2017

The History of Ledgestone

If there is a sentiment that encompasses a disc golf event such as the Ledgestone Insurance Open presented by Discraft, "tradition" is word that easily comes to mind.

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Feb 4 2017

First 400 AMS to Signup Get Special Jawbreaker Nuke

First 400 Amateur players to register will receive a Very Limited Edition Jawbreaker Nuke

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Jan 18 2017

Are you ready for Ledgestone?

With every great tradition there is a moment when you feel your heart skip a beat, the air around you begins to change, and your decisions guide you toward the greatest moment of your life. On August 3rd through 6th, that tradition continues with the 7th annual Ledgestone Insurance Open presented by Discraft in Peoria, IL.

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Jan 9 2017

Ledgestone 2017 Registration

Registration for the 2017 Ledgestone Insurance Open presented by Discraft is upon us! Our hole sponsors will get first crack at registering on February 1s.

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Jan 7 2017

Sponsors Wanted for 2017

We are now looking for sponsors for the 2017 event. We have reduced prices for vending opportunities while the rest of our opportunities are similarly priced to last year.

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Aug 20 2016

2016 Final Payout Announcement

Here are the final payouts for the record setting 2016 Ledgestone Insurance Open presented by Discraft. Amateur and professional payouts will be available Sunday at Lake Eureka Park in Eureka, Illinois. The Disc Golf Festival will also take place Sunday at Lake Eureka. We hope you are enjoying your experience in Central Illinois!

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Aug 15 2016

DUDE Steps up to Help St. Jude

In an effort to help the tournament get to the $30,000 mark, tournament staff decided to offer up the final spot on the day 1 feature card.

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Jun 30 2016

Tournament Approaches 850 Registrations

With less than 50 days to go until the event, the Ledgestone Insurance Open presented by Discraft is on its way to 850 registrations. "Everything is ramping up and we are preparing for 1000 players," said Tournament Director Nate Heinold.

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Feb 17 2016

Ledgestone Insurance Open Announces AM Player Packs

The player’s pack for this year’s event will have a value of over $250.

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Feb 8 2016

Course Designs Announced for Northwood and Lake Eureka

New PDGA guidelines and their influence on the 2016 Ledgestone Insurance Open course layouts.

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Jan 23 2016

Course Schedule Announced

The staff of the Ledgestone Insurance Open, on behalf of Tournament Director Nate Heinold, is happy to announce the course schedule for the 2016 event.

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Jan 13 2016

The Disc Golf Festival

One of the newest aspects of the Ledgestone Insurance Open presented by Discraft is the addition of one of disc golf’s newest pro tours, the Disc Golf Pro Tour (DGPT).

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2022 Ledgestone Event Schedule

Aug 5 2022

The Ledgestone Open isn’t just a Disc Golf Pro Tour stop and it’s not just a regular amateur tournament. It’s an entire event. The festivities begin almost a full week in advance.

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.

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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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