Disc golf fans know the Ledgestone Insurance Open as one of the largest pro tournaments in the world. It's also been a successful fundraiser for charity. Since the start of the event in 2011, the Ledgestone Insurance Open has donated over $400,000 to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Now, the Ledgestone Insurance Open is gearing up for its 10th annual event.
This weekend, the Ledgestone Insurance Open will take place in greater Peoria, Illinois. It will be a 72-hole tournament over four days. The tournament is expected to have more than 2,200 players and volunteers from across the country and around the world. The field includes professional, amateur, and age protected divisions. The prize money for the Men's and Women's Pro divisions is $130,000. Spectators can purchase tickets online. During the event, live streaming will be available from Disc Golf Network and the MPO feature card. The Ledgestone Insurance Open will be held at several locations throughout the Peoria area.
This year's event will feature a world-class lineup of top pros and amateurs from across the globe. It's expected to draw the biggest purse in disc golf history. In 2022, the Ledgestone will pay out more than $117,000 in pro prizes, including the first ever $25,000 for an Open. The Ledgestone is part of the Disc Golf Pro Tour and features a large number of age-protected divisions.
The Pro division has paid out over $245,000, and the Amateur division has earned more than $20,000. The Ledgestone has provided big payouts for countless professional players and has continued to support St. Jude. As part of its partnership with the hospital, the Ledgestone will donate $182,000 to the hospital through the 2020 season. The Ledgestone is expected to give $150,000 to the hospital in 2021.
The Ledgestone Insurance Open is a tournament that attracts hundreds of disc golfers from all over the world. It is a fundraiser for local charities. It is held on twelve courses within the Peoria area. The Ledgestone Open has evolved to include more than 3,000 volunteers and staff members. It has a professional and amateur division, and it is a fundraiser for St. Jude.
The Ledgestone Insurance Open has grown from its early beginnings, when it was an unsanctioned event. It has also evolved into a full-scale A-tier tournament. In fact, the tournament has become so popular that it was one of six events on the inaugural Disc Golf Pro Tour in 2016. In addition to the massive purse, the event has also provided a growing amateur scene. The Ledgestone Open is now considered one of the must-play stops on the PDGA National Tour.
In the 2021 Ledgestone Insurance Open, 1,975 players participated in the event. During the event, Rick Wysocki and Sarah Hokom shared the podium for the first time. Other notables included Paul McBeth, who had finished runner-up at the World Championships in Utah in late June. He has $555,000 in career earnings. Other top pros who competed in the event included Joel Freeman, who was second in the Fairway Hit percentage.

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