PGA TOUR Gives Back: Boys & Girls Club of the Mississippi Valley
By AHansen | January 08 2018
This is the story of John, a Club kid. He is just one of the many who are a part of the PGA TOUR’s record donation to charity of over $180 Million in 2017 and the John Deere Classic’s impact on the local community.
John, age 14, has been a member of the Boys & Girls...
PGA TOUR Gives Back: American Red Cross
By AHansen | January 06 2018
This is the story of American Red Cross volunteer Pete Schlicksup. He is just one of the many who are a part of the PGA TOUR’s record donation to charity and the John Deere Classic's impact on the local community.
Pete Schlicksup serves in a volunteer leadership role with...
Chuck Austin of the John Deere Classic recognized posthumously as PGA TOUR Volunteer of the Year
By AHansen | December 12 2017
Tournament Wins First Place for Most Engaged Community and Best Social Media Activation
John Deere Classic volunteer Charles “Chuck” Austin, who died tragically three days before this year’s tournament, was honored posthumously as PGA TOUR Volunteer of the Year at the Tour’s...
Birdies for Charity Sets $5,000 Goal for 2017 #GivingTuesday
By AHansen | November 20 2017
Did you know...
The John Deere Foundation matches donations to the Birdies for Charity Bonus Fund! We need your help to maximize that match this #GivingTuesday.
Our goal is to raise $5,000 by November 30th this year and your donation will be doubled with the John Deere Foundation's match,...
2017 John Deere Classic helps raise a record $12.27 Million for 521 local and regional charities
By AHansen | October 31 2017
Lexus of the Quad Cities Donates 2-Year Lease to Lucky Winner
The John Deere Classic charity machine has done it again.
Tournament officials announced Monday that the 2017 John Deere Classic helped raise a record $12.27 million for 521 local and regional charities that participated in the Birdies...
PGA TOUR RELEASES 2017-18 SEASON LINE UP OF 49 FEDEXCUP EVENTS
By AHansen | September 19 2017
The John Deere Classic 2018 Dates: July 9-15
The PGA TOUR today released the full 2017-18 Season schedule of 49 FedExCup tournaments, representing an increase of two events with the previously announced additions of THE CJ CUP @ NINE BRIDGES at Jeju Island, Korea, and the elevation of the Web.com...
John Deere Classic to donate to Hurricane Harvey Flood Relief
By AHansen | August 30 2017
Tournament Acts in Support of Reigning Champion Bryson DeChambeau
The John Deere Classic will donate up to $10,000 to Hurricane Harvey Flood Relief via the American Red Cross, tournament officials announced today.
The announcement came in support of the tournament’s 2017 champion, Bryson...
BRYSON DeCHAMBEAU WINS JOHN DEERE CLASSIC
By AHansen | July 16 2017
By RICK BROWN
Bryson DeChambeau got a history lesson Sunday. And it turned him into an emotional wreck.
The newest John Deere Classic champion had no idea that one of his idols, Payne Stewart, won his first PGA Tour event in the Quad Cities in 1982. DeChambeau wears the same Ben Hogan-style hat...
Patrick Rodgers leads by 2 headed into Sunday
By AHansen | July 15 2017
By RICK BROWN
Patrick Rodgers feels right at home at the John Deere Classic.
He played in his first PGA Tour event here in 2012. He was in contention in a tour event for the first time at TPC Deere Run, in 2013. This was even the first tour event he attended as a spectator.
And now, it could be...
Patrick Rodgers takes the lead headed into Saturday
By AHansen | July 14 2017
By Rick Brown
Patrick Rodgers first came to the John Deere Classic in 2012 as a college star, playing on a sponsor’s exemption.
The Stanford all-American missed the cut, but got another exemption in 2013 and opened some eyes. Including his own. Rodgers held the lead for a brief spell in the...
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