Team Ledgestone: Justin Jernigan

Sponsored by Ledgestone Insurance Group

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!

2017 Champion

Josh Anthon


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2015 Winner: Simon Lizotte

2014 Winner: Nikko Locastro

2013 Winner: Devan Owens

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