Platinum Tee Club


The Platinum Tee Club is designed for those interested in supporting all the Birdies for Charity organizations as well as the tournament’s continued improvement.  A Platinum Tee Club donation is just a Partner Program donation that goes directly to the Birdies for Charity Bonus Fund.  That frees up capital for spectator improvements while ensuring charities get the high end of the bonus promise.  As a 501 (C) (3) organization, donations made here have the same tax advantages as any other donation made to one of our participating organizations.

Twice the impact – The John Deere Foundation believes strongly enough in this initiative that it has set aside a matching fund to provide a dollar for dollar match for any donation made through the program up to $325,000.

"We hope our promise to match your donation dollar for dollar underscores how strongly we feel about the future of the John Deere Classic and all the benefits it annually delivers to our region. I’d like to personally extend an invitation to partner with us to make the John Deere Classic a continued success." 

- Sam Allen, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Deere & Company

"As a small business owner we make donations to many local charities. We also, however, say no to many others since there are only so many dollars to go around. By designating a portion of our Partner donation to the Birdies for Charity Fund, we are able to support hundreds of charities at the same time."

- Mike Vonderhaar, President, Miller Container

Friends

$750 Donation ($360 Value)

  • On-course recognition

  • (8) Any day tickets

  • (4) One day VIP parking passes

Bronze

$1,500 Donation ($494 Value)

  • On-course recognition
  • (6) One day Clubhouse tickets
  • (10) Any day tickets
  • (5) One day VIP parking passes
Silver

$3,000 Donation ($1,278 Value)

  • On-course recognition
  • (2) Invitations to Meet and Greet Experience and Concert with Country Star, Cole Swindell (July 12)
  • (12) One day Clubhouse tickets
  • (30) Any day tickets
  • (5) One day VIP parking passes
Gold

$5,000 Donation ($2,816 Value)

  • On-course recognition
  • (1) Tee marker signed by current champion
  • (2) Invitations to Meet and Greet Experience and concert with country star, Cole Swindell (July 12)
  • (1) Honorary observer spot inside the ropes experience
  • (24) One day clubhouse tickets
  • (50) Any day tickets
  • (10) One day VIP parking passes
Platinum

$7,500 Donation ($4,600 Value)

  • On-course recognition
  • (1) Tee marker signed by current champion
  • (2) Invitations to Meet and Greet Experience and concert with country star, Cole Swindell (July 12)
  • (2) Honorary observer spots Inside the Ropes experience
  • (2) Thursday - Sunday 17th green Trophy Suite Passes, food & beverage included
  • (10) One day Clubhouse tickets
  • (25) Any day tickets
  • (10) One day VIP parking passes

2016 Platinum Tee Club Donors

Platinum ($7,500 and above) Gold ($5,000)
Cobham
Dennis & LeeAnn Docherty
Chad & Caroline Everitt*
The Feldman Family*
EPIC Stone
Jim & Jayne Field*
Roofing Technology
Sinclair Tractor
The Bechtel Trusts
Jay & Collette Vonderhaar
Mike & Joanie Vonderhaar*
Act II Transportation*
Bart & Denise Baker*
First State Bank - Lee Garlach*
Todd & Lori Gipple - Quad City Bank & Trust
Jumer's Casino & Hotel
Miller Container Corporation*
Paul & Emily Scranton* 
Tri-City Electric Co.*
Steve & Rori Vondemore*
XPAC*
Silver ($3,000) Bronze ($1,500)
Tate Featherstone of Arthur J. Gallagher Insurance
Jon & Sharon Nelson*
David & Joyce Nuernberger*
Kevin & Colleen Rafferty - Rafferty Funeral Home*
The Renkiewicz Family
David & Jana Steil*
Total Solutions
Jim Bellig*
Bettendorf Chiropractic Wellness Center
John & Sheri Bradley*
Tony & Cheryl Carpita*
Kelly & Leigh Coffield*
Tim & Maureen Conrad*
Mike & Mara Downing*
Laura 'Divot' Ekizian*
Joe & Tricia Judge*
Dan & Diana Kueter*
Robert & Karla Larsen*
Heidi Parkhurst & Steve McCann*
Missman, Inc.*
William & Mary Beth Mortier
Paragon Commercial Interiors, Inc.*
Clair Peterson*
Decker & Jayne Ploehn*
Sue & Bill Rector*
RICOH
Thomas & Jennifer Rowe*
Paul & Leah Rumler*
Rick & Nancy Seidler*
Mike & Pat Shouse*
Mark & Mary Sifrit*
Ted & Cosette Thoms*
Vortman Farms - Mark & Andrew Vortman
                                                                            * Denotes Past/Current John Deere Classic Board Member
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