Team Ledgestone: Justin Jernigan

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Justin has been playing disc golf for more than 20 years and has been a force to deal with on the east coast the last 5 years. Justin recently moved to Peoria, IL and lives there with his wife Erin. Justin throws mostly backhand and is an extremely consistent putter in the circle.

Justin Jernigan

Home Town: Sanford, NC

PDGA Rating: Sanford, NC

Sponsors: Discraft

Started Playing: 1992

Day Job: HR at Caterpillar

Biggest Victory: 2004 Amatuer World Championship

Top 5 Courses: Winthrop Gold - SC; Maple Hill - MA; McNaughton Park- IL; New Quarter Park - VA; Walnut Ridge - IA

Career Aces: 37

In the Bag
ESP Predator, ESP Crank, ESP Nuke, Z Force, Z Stalker, Z XL, Z Buzzz, Z Buzzz OS, ESP Comet, ESP Meteor, X Stratus, X Wasp, D Challenger

Course Records: 48 - Buckhorn Park Longs; 45 - Morton Northwood Shorts (tied)

Advice for new players:
Learn how to throw slower under stable discs in the beginning, then work your way up to high speed drivers.  Start out with putters and midrange, which will help you learn to throw straight and accurate.  The distance will come!

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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