The Ledgestone Insurance Open

Ledgestone Insurance Open was started in 2011 by Nate Heinold. By 2015, the event grew into the largest payout in disc golf history. See more about the history of the LIS Open.

Recent Updates

May 29 2020

PDGA Sanctioning Reopens in IL

Effective May 29th the PDGA has opened up sanctioning in the state of Illinois to coincide with the entire state moving to Phase 3 of the reopening guidelines.

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May 28 2020

Heinold Announces he will run for re-election for PDGA BOD

Nate Heinold announced today that he will run for re-election for the PDGA Board of Directors. Heinold has served on the PDGA BOD since 2017 and is the current Secretary for the organization and is the chair of the PDGA’s Majors and NT Committee.

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May 12 2020

Question & Answer Series: Dan "Stork" Roddick

Dan "Stork" Roddick is PDGA member number #003. Beginning in 1975, he was the Director of the International Frisbee Association and later, the President of the World Flying Disc Federation. He is currently a consultant, serving as the Director of Special Projects for the PDGA. His competitive and organizational career in disc sports has been broad. He is a member of the Disc Golf, Freestyle, Ultimate and Frisbee Halls of Fame.

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May 9 2020

Question & Answer Series: Steve Dodge

Next up in our Q & A series is an interview with Steve Dodge. Steve Dodge is a long time disc promoter and is the founder of the Disc Golf Pro Tour. Steve is currently working on a disc golf board game titled BIRDIE that will be released this year.

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May 8 2020

Question & Answer Series: Paul McBeth

Next up in our Q & A Series is Paul McBeth. Paul is one of the most decorated players in the history of our sport and is a 5X PDGA World Champion, in addition to being a 2X Ledgestone Champion.

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May 7 2020

Question & Answer Series: Elaine King

Next up in our Q & A Series is Elaine King. Elaine is a current PDGA BOD member, a member of the Disc Golf Hall of Fame, a 5X FPO World Champion and she has a PhD to boot.

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May 6 2020

Question & Answer Series: Paige Pierce

Next up in our Q & A Series is an interview with Paige Pierce. Paige is a 5X FPO World Champion and is the 2019 Ledgestone champion.

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May 5 2020

Question & Answer Series: Kip Taufer

Next up in our Q & A interview series is Kip Taufer. Kip Taufer is the brainchild/designer/builder of Megiddo at Westwood and is one of the co-designers of Northwood Gold. Kip is also the co-designer with Nate Heinold of the new course in Morton, Kennel Lake, that will debut at this year’s Ledgestone Insurance Open.

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May 4 2020

Question & Answer Series: Greg Nettles

Next up in our Q & A Series is Greg Nettles. Greg is the designer of the original Northwood course, the redesigned course in 2012, and the co-designer of Northwood Gold. He has designed and built several other courses in the area and is a past President of the Peoria Frisbee Club.

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May 3 2020

Question & Answer Series: Dr. Justin Menickelli

Next up in our Q & A Series is Dr. Justin Menickelli. Justin is the PDGA Board of Directors President and is a Professor at Western Carolina University. Justin is the co-author of the Definitive Guide to Disc Golf.

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About the Ledgestone Shop

One of the most common questions we got in the last few years was, “Where can we buy Ledgestone discs and apparel?”

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Ledgestone In The News

August 2019

Disc Golf World Championships Playing in Peoria

The Professional Disc Golf Association’s World Championships are taking place this week at courses in Northwood Park in Morton; Sunset Hills in Pekin; and Lake Eureka.

Read more at Peoria Public Radio »

August 2019

PDGA Worlds: Illinois hosts state’s first World Championships. What took so long?

Nate Heinhold yielded most of the time during the Professional Disc Golf Association World Championships press conference to six of the best players in the world, seated to his left and his right.

Read more at Washington Times-Reporter »

August 2019

Disc golf world championship comes to central Illinois for the first time

The annual Ledgestone Insurance Open tournament is helping to make a name for Peoria in the sport.

Read more at CentralIllinoisProud.com »

August 2019

Tazewell County courses host Professional Disc Golf World Championships

The PDGA Professional Disc Golf World Championships will begin on Saturday, Aug. 10 and continue until the following Saturday, Aug. 17 at three disc golf courses in the Peoria area, including Washington High School, Northwood Park Disc Golf Course in Morton and Sunset Hills Disc Golf Course in Pekin.

Read more at Pekin Times »

June 2019

After a year away, Casas enjoying recent disc golf success

Casas is on an impressive run of disc golf wins, winning four straight amateur tournaments this season, including the Discraft Ledgestone Insurance Open two weeks ago in Eureka, Illinois.

Read more at Quad-City Times »

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2019 Champions

Paige Pierce
Paul McBeth


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Recently Published

May 29 2020

PDGA Sanctioning Reopens in IL

Effective May 29th the PDGA has opened up sanctioning in the state of Illinois to coincide with the entire state moving to Phase 3 of the reopening guidelines.

Read more »

May 28 2020

Heinold Announces he will run for re-election for PDGA BOD

Nate Heinold announced today that he will run for re-election for the PDGA Board of Directors. Heinold has served on the PDGA BOD since 2017 and is the current Secretary for the organization and is the chair of the PDGA’s Majors and NT Committee.

Read more »

May 12 2020

Question & Answer Series: Dan "Stork" Roddick

Dan "Stork" Roddick is PDGA member number #003. Beginning in 1975, he was the Director of the International Frisbee Association and later, the President of the World Flying Disc Federation. He is currently a consultant, serving as the Director of Special Projects for the PDGA. His competitive and organizational career in disc sports has been broad. He is a member of the Disc Golf, Freestyle, Ultimate and Frisbee Halls of Fame.

Read more »

May 9 2020

Question & Answer Series: Steve Dodge

Next up in our Q & A series is an interview with Steve Dodge. Steve Dodge is a long time disc promoter and is the founder of the Disc Golf Pro Tour. Steve is currently working on a disc golf board game titled BIRDIE that will be released this year.

Read more »


Highlights


Previous Champions

2019: Paul McBeth, Paige Pierce

2018: Nate Sexton, Jessica Weese

2017: Josh Anthon, Valarie Jenkins

2016: Paul McBeth, Catrina Allen

2015: Simon Lizotte, Catrina Allen

2014: Nikko Locastro, Catrina Allen

2013: Devan Owens, Catrina Allen

2012: Nikko Locastro, Sarah Hokom

2011: Al Hermosillo


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