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August 2020

How the Peoria area’s biggest disc golf tournament got bigger, better amid COVID-19

Not even COVID-19 could stop Nate Heinold and the 2020 Ledgestone Insurance Open this month. via Cambridge Chronicle

August 2020

Ultimate Disc Golfers: Faces in the Crowd

With most competitive ultimate shut down for the year, many ultimate players have taken up disc golf as an alternative outlet. via Ultiworld

August 2020

XtractMor now a sponsor of pro disc golf tour

The sponsorship was introduced at the DGPT Ledgestone Insurance Open in Peoria, Illinois, last weekend. The event, hosted at the Lake Eureka course, was televised on the Disc Golf Network. via Rome News-Tribune

August 2020

Allen Gets Her Fifth

It’s been a couple of years, but Catrina Allen is back in the winner’s circle at the Ledgestone Insurance Open, and she earned her place after a convincing couple of days in Perkin. via Ultiworld Disc Golf

August 2020

Allen, Wysocki Grab Emotional Wins

Four days of competition ended in Peoria, Illinois with emotions running high on the 18th green for 2020 Ledgestone Insurance victors Catrina Allen and Ricky Wysocki. via PDGA

August 2020

10th Annual Ledgestone Insurance Open brings many across the nation to Central Illinois

A central Illinois tradition is back for its 10th year; the annual Ledgestone Insurance Open was played in Eureka Sunday afternoon despite COVID-19. via CIProud.com

August 2020

Ricky And The Rest

With two moving days and moving between courses, the Open field was wide open after one round, but after three, it’s one player in control at the Ledgestone Open. via Ultiworld Disc Golf

August 2020

Can Anyone Catch Catrina?

The sun may be setting on the competition as moving days at the Ledgestone Insurance Open belonged to one player. via Ultiworld Disc Golf

August 2020

KJUSA Only Player To Hit Double-Digits

The DGPT went straight from the Idlewild woods to more woods at the Ledgestone Insurance Open starting on the Northwood Gold course we first saw at the 2019 Pro Worlds. There’s potential for separation and a way to build up a cushion before heading over to Lake Eureka. via Ultiworld Disc Golf

August 2020

Round Two Recap

A second day is in the books for the four-day marathon called the Discraft Ledgestone Insurance Open presented by GripEq. The FPO field saw serious separation while the MPO field saw players jockeying for position on their final day at Northwoods. via DGPT

August 2020

Ledgestone Insurance Open World Championships Saturday

via Peoria Journal Star

August 2020

Round One Recap

The first round of Discraft’s Ledgestone Insurance Open presented by GripEq is in the books, and to say this week will be a grind for the players would be an understatement. On the FPO side, over one-third of the field is within three strokes of the lead. On the MPO side, players dealt with back-ups and challenging holes, which resulted in a five-hour average round time yesterday. via DGPT

August 2020

Allen, Van Dyken Out Front Early, Field Within One Stroke

The Open Women’s field returns to Illinois to take on a familiar foe in the Sunset Hills course. The converted ball golf track at the Ledgestone Insurance Open offers plenty of scoring opportunities, but the the sand traps and water does come into play. via Ultiworld Disc Golf

August 2020

Brian Earhart Withdraws From Ledgestone

After straining an abdominal muscle during practice for the Ledgestone Open on Tuesday, Brian Earhart withdrew from the event after finishing round 1. via Ultiworld Disc Golf

August 2020

Payout Brings Out The Big Fields

Will players be thinking about a Worlds redemption? via Ultiworld Disc Golf

August 2020

10th Annual Ledgestone Insurance Open a ‘hole-in-one’ for Peoria area

The 10th Annual Ledgestone Insurance Open takes place this weekend at multiple sites throughout the Peoria area. It’s an event that continues to be a hole-in-one for tournament officials and the area. via CIProud.com

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. via 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. via 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. via 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. via 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. via Quad-City Times

June 2019

Three Double-Digit Rounds Under Par Lead McBeth To Ledgestone Victory

Wysocki can't match record-setting second round via Ultiworld Disc Golf

June 2019

Pierce Gets First Ledgestone Win In Worlds Warm-Up

Catrina Allen has finished in first or second at all but one event in 2019 via Ultiworld Disc Golf

June 2019

Wysocki, Jones Close In On McBeth At Ledgestone

Wysocki leads field in C1X putting and greens in regulation via Ultiworld Disc Golf

June 2019

Pierce Sets Ledgestone Course Record, Allen Surpasses It

1000+ rated rounds have the duo on top of the leaderboard via Ultiworld Disc Golf

June 2019

Discraft's Ledgestone Insurance Open FPO Final Round Recap - A Tried and True Battle

?Discraft's Ledgestone Insurance Open is in the books for the FPO division. The players were able to avoid the impending weather once again. The lead card provided a tried and true battle between the best in the game: Catrina Allen and Paige Pierce. via DGPT

June 2019

FPO R2: DISCRAFT'S LEDGESTONE INSURANCE OPEN: Putting clinic activate

While weather threatened early, it held off and the women took advantage of the fantastic scoring conditions, specifically Catrina Allen and Paige Pierce, who lit the scorecard up with a torrent of birdie blue. via DGPT

June 2019

Four Stroke Cushion For McBeth At Ledgestone

Eagle McMahon withdrew during the round via Ultiworld Disc Golf

June 2019

Allen Looking For Fifth Ledgestone Title

Allen out early, Pierce back one via Ultiworld Disc Golf

June 2019

Staff Picks: 2019 Ledgestone Insurance Open

Who are we missing? Who is in your top three? via Ultiworld Disc Golf

June 2019

Eagle Mcmahon withdraws from Ledgestone: Shoulder Injury

Eagle McMahon withdrew from the Ledgestone Insurance Open presented by Discraft today. He came into the day with a slight injury to his shoulder. Early in the round, he aggravated it and tried to play through it. After pausing on the tee of hole 15 because he was not comfortable with his normal drive he attempted a roller recognizing that he would not be able to complete the round. He then withdrew in an attempt to give his shoulder time to recover for the upcoming European swing and to make sure he was in a good place for Worlds. via DGPT

June 2019

DISCRAFT'S LEDGESTONE INSURANCE OPEN MPO ROUND ONE - McBeth vs Nature vs The Field - Round 1 Goes to McBeth

Holes 8, 9, 13 and 14. The field averaged two strokes over par. McBeth birdied all four of them and the three holes in between for good measure. via DGPT

June 2019

Discraft's Ledgestone Insurance Open FPO Round One - Catrina Continues Competitive Streak

Round one of Discraft's Ledgestone Insurance Open is in the books for the FPO division. The women were able to narrowly avoid the rain and enjoy cool weather for excellent scoring conditions. via DGPT

June 2019

Eagle McMahon Withdraws From Ledgestone Insurance Open

Eagle McMahon withdrew from the Ledgestone Insurance Open with a right shoulder injury on the tee of hole 16 during round one. via Ultiworld Disc Golf

June 2019

Ledgestone Insurance Open Preview: The Midwest Midway Point

With Worlds two months away, pros will try to set a tone in Peoria for the rest of the season via Ultiworld Disc Golf

June 2019

Discraft's Ledgestone Insurance Open: A Worlds Preview for the Ages

In disc golf, it is not uncommon for there to be a Worlds preview event on the courses where the World Championships will take place in the current year. What is out of character is for the event to be an Elite Tour stop less than two months before Worlds. via DGPT

June 2019

Discraft's Ledgestone Insurance Open: A Worlds Preview for the Ages

In disc golf, it is not uncommon for there to be a Worlds preview event on the courses where the World Championships will take place in the current year. What is out of character is for the event to be an Elite Tour stop less than two months before Worlds. via DGPT

June 2019

Ledgestone Insurance Open brings one thousand disc golf players to the area

The main tournament starts Friday, but some events started Sunday for amateur players. The events span eight days across the area, giving players of all levels a chance to compete. via CentralIllinoisProud.com

June 2019

Ledgestone Insurance Open

Nate Heinold joined Donnie this morning to talk about the upcoming Ledgestone Insurance Open Disc Golf Tournament. via Heart of Illinois ABC

May 2019

What to do in west-central Illinois this year

All day, June 16-23. Location: Eureka, Morton, Pekin, Peoria. Most lucrative disc golf event in the world! Visit lisopen.com for more info. via Daily Review Atlas

May 2019

Disc Debut: Hannibal’s CJ Krigbaum Prepares for Disc Golf Pro Tour Debut (Plus Sunday’s Area Scores)

After being convinced by his friend to kill a day in the park playing, Krigbaum is busy as ever preparing for his pro debut next month at the Ledgestone Insurance Open in Peoria. via WGEM News

August 2018

The Upshot: Ledgestone, New Faces, Jessica Weese

via The Upshot (Ultiworld Disc Golf)

August 2018

Highlight Reel: Best Of The Ledgestone Insurance Open

via Ultiworld Disc Golf

August 2018

Let's Recap 2018's Ledgestone Open

via Dude Disc Golf

August 2018

Ledgestone Championship

What an incredible time meeting some of the best disc golf players in the world today. Today proved to me that this sport is legit. This sport really brings a lot of noise to Central Illinois. via Matt Sheehan WMBD


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Aug 16 2020

2020 Final Pro Payouts Announced

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Aug 15 2020

2020 Final Amateur Payouts Announced

Tournament Director Nate Heinold is proud to announce the final amateur payout amounts for the 2020 Ledgestone Insurance Open.

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Aug 10 2020

Ledgestone Increases Added Cash; Aims to Raise $50,000 for St Jude

Ledgestone TD Nate Heinold is announcing that the tournament’s added cash will increase $5,000 above and beyond the promised amount, which will push the total professional purse to nearly $110,000. Additionally Heinold is announcing that the tournament is aiming to raise $50,000 for St Jude.

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Aug 5 2020

Media Team Announced

Discraft Ledgestone Insurance Open Tournament Director Nate Heinold is excited to announce that this year’s event will feature unprecedented media coverage. The DGPT and the Ledgestone team have put together a massive team for the 2020 event, with the goal to showcase the event to more eyeballs than ever before.

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Previous Champions

2020: Paul McBeth, Paige Pierce

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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