Partner Program

The Partner Program is for those generous people (donations of $1,500 and above) who don’t necessarily want to be in the contest, but still want to support their favorite charities, and the tournament. There are great benefits for both the charity and the donor. Partner Program donations now account for over two thirds of the overall dollars collected through the Birdies for Charity program.

If you are a donor:

Your generosity is rewarded three-fold through a Partner Program donation. First, you are guaranteed that 100 cents of every dollar you donate gets to that charity thanks to the John Deere Foundation paying all administrative costs. Second, you are providing extra support to your charity because every dollar they receive qualifies for at least a 5% bonus payment after the tournament is over. Finally, with no goods or services provided, 100% of Partner donations may be tax deductible. 

While Partner packages no longer include tickets to the tournament, Partner level donations of $1,500 or more to the Bonus Fund, Bird #1041 (also called the Platinum Tee Club) continue to include tickets to the John Deere Classic! Please consider including the Bonus Fund in your pledges so that your contributions can have TWICE the impact for our community and participating charities. 

Another benefit of the Partner program is that it offers donors tax-savvy ways to give including:  

NOTE: Pledges and payments without charity designation and donor detail will be applied to the Birdies for Charity Bonus Fund benefiting all participating organizations.

Reach out to Micaela Booth for more information at [email protected] or (309) 762-4653.



  • On-Course Recognition

$3,000 DONATION 

  • On-Course Recognition

$5,000 DONATION 

  • On-Course Recognition

$10,000+ DONATION 

  • On-Course Recognition



2021 Partner Program Donors

Diamond Partner ($10,000 and above)Gold Partner ($5,000)
Doug & Brenda Alkema 
Samuel & Marsha Allen 
Steve & Jan Bahls 
BITCO Insurance Companies 
Linda Bowers 
Dr. Aaron & Ada Christopher 
Melissa & Nate Clark 
Jason & Brittany Daly 
Clarence A. & Lili B. Darrow
Deere Employees Credit Union 
Don Doucette & Lynn Drazinski 
Mara & Mike Downing 
Michael & Linda Duffy
Alex & Brian Duffy 
Elanders Americas 
Dave & Linda Emrick 
Enterprise Holdings 
Kristin & Jonathan Esche
Chad & Caroline Everitt 
Jim & Jayne Field 
David & Lori Gilmore 
Michael & Monique Gorsline 
Shaun & Victoria Graves 
GreenState Credit Union 
Group O 
Dustin & Rebecca Guinn 
Marie-Catherine & Pierre Guyot 
Stephen & Kelly Hamborg 
Hunt & Diane Harris Charitable Giving Fund 
Marc & Gma Howze
Hubbell Waterman Foundation 
Dean & Rosemary Huisingh 
Nancy & Doug Hultquist 
HyVee Stores 
David & Margaret Iglehart 
J & J Real Estate 
Matt & Mary Jones 
Joseph & Patricia Judge 
Rajesh & Subha Kalathur
Dick Kleine
Kenneth R. Koupal 
Zack & Deanna Kovar 
Richard & Judy Kreiter 
Kwik Trip / Kwik Star 
Sue & John Lawson 
Lee Enterprises 
PB Leiner 
Carol Lewis 
Carolyn & Joe Martin 
John & Cheryl May 
Jim McCabe 
Jeff & Lisa McCraw 
The Moline Foundation 
Morency Family Foundation 
Bridget & Kevin Murphy 
Linda Newborn 
Ron & Amy Nimmer 
Northwest Bank & Trust Company 
Bob & Blenda Ontiveros 
Tom & Susan M. Parker 
Per Mar Security Services 
Barbara Polios 
Brian & Jennifer Preston 
Quad City Bank & Trust 
Sue & Bill Rector 
Cory & Heather Reed
Regional Development Authority 
Republic Companies 
R.I.A. Federal Credit Union 
Donald & Jacqueline Ruggles 
Ruhl & Ruhl Realtors 
Caitlin Russell & Nic Brandt
James & Michelle Russell 
Salzman International, Inc. 
Sears Seating 
The Sedona Group 
SENB Bank 
Deb & Randy Sergesketter 
Robin & Ambika Singh
Wesley Sowers 
Michael Steffenson 
Dave & Jana Steil 
John & Jodie Stone 
Aaron & Ashley Tennant 
Stuart Thoms 
Thomas W. Thoms 
David & Kristin Thorne 
The Tinsman Families 
Scott & Beth Tinsman
Jeff & Pepper Trahan 
Treiber Construction Co., Inc. 
Tri-City Electric Co 
Jeff & Sue Tunberg 
Jon & Michelle Tunberg 
Von Maur 
Mike & Joanie Vonderhaar 
Jay & Collette Vonderhaar 
C. Dana & Faye Waterman 
Aaron Wetzel 
Whitey's Ice Cream
Wallace Wiggins 
Mark & Dana Wilkinson 
Martin & Celeste Wilkinson 
Zimmerman Honda 
AGFA Healthcare 
Alera Group 
Ralph & Sandy Anderson 
Kim & Peter Benson 
John & Elodie Betzle 
Tom & Debbie Bracke 
Paul & Jill Brown & Family 
Lisa & Jim Charnitz 
Climate Engineers 
Davenport Eye Group 
Chris & Heather Davison 
Brian Duffy 
Exelon Quad Cities Women in Nuclear 
Eye Surgeon Associates 
Gregory Farley 
J.H. Findorff & Son
Dan & Julie Fitzpatrick 
Siva & Malathi Ganesh 
Terry & Mary Jo Goerdt 
Leslee & Barry Hager 
Marty Hannig
Than Hartsock 
Holmes, Murphy & Assoc 
IH Mississippi Valley Credit Union 
Ganesh Jayaram 
Janki & Deepak Joshi 
Kar Mart / Village Auto 
Koehler Electric 
Robert & Karla Larsen 
James & Hillary Leach 
Stacy Litchfield 
Lohman Companies 
Steve McCann & Heidi Parkhurst 
Medix Dental IT 
Ryan & Irene Melloy
Gordon & Nancy Miller 
Derek & Dorothy Murphy 
Pappas Wright, P.C. 
Parr Instruments 
Jerred Pauwels 
Adrian & Debra Rantilla 
Jeff & Martha Reynolds 
Russell Construction Company 
Alejandro Sayago 
Paul & Emily Scranton 
Cosette Shrader 
Todd & Rebecca Signer 
Steve Sinner 
Micah Steele 
Sterling Commercial Roofing
Patrick & Pamela Thornton 
Maggie Tinsman 
USI Insurance Services LLC 
John Vaaler 
Eduardo Viera 
David Weigle & Mark Yacko 
Jonathan & Holly Weigle 
Randy & Barbara Westerdale 

Silver Partner ($3,000)Bronze Partner ($1,500)
Richard & Carole Bondi 
ComEd / Exelon 
Brad & Laura Donovan 
Grand Canyon University 
Dave Howell 
Davenport Noon Optimist Club
Iowa American Water 
Angela Johanningmeier 
Mike & Barb Johnson 
Mack, Jansen, Keeney & Associates 
Performance Foodservice TPC 
Phoenix Packaging 
Prairie Farms 
Quad City Federation of Labor 
Ritu Raj 
Ruhl & Ruhl Commerical Company 
Mark & Mary Sifrit 
Smiles on Main - Drs. Atienza & Gehl 
TransAmerica Retirement 
Tri-City Building 
Valley Construction Co. 
Laura Zimmerman 
Allied Construction Services 
American Prosthetics, Inc 
Steve & Rosemary Barton 
Seneca & Terry Black 
Build to Suit 
Cobham Mission Systems 
Nancy & Kent Cornish 
Dohrn Transfer Company 
Megan & Brendon Duffy 
Laura "Divot" Ekizian 
Emergency Care & Health OR (ECHO)
Gary & Kimberly Fox 
Genesis Systems IPG Photonics Company
Ralph & Norma Grotelueschen 
Jack & Heather Herring
Graham & Patty Hinch 
Lisa Holst 
HUB International 
ILLOWA Construction Labor & Management Council 
Beth & Jonathan Ketz 
Steven & Mary Korrect 
Mark & Brianna Lane 
Mary Lind 
Gregg Malicki 
James & Jeralee Mannhardt
Dave & Ciony Metz 
Doug Moeller & Amy Watters-Moeller 
ORA Orthopedics, PC 
Josh Orr 
Quad City Labor Management NECA 
RK Dixon 
Thomas Spitzfaden 
Brooke & Thomas Terronez
Tettens Grain Inc. 
UAW Local 865
Mike & Eileen Wendt Family 
Xenotronics Co. 

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