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The 2019 John Deere Classic helped raise a record $13.82 million for 542 local and regional charities, tournament officials announced Thursday at John Deere World Headquarters.

Tournament officials also announced that each participating charity will receive a 7.25 percent bonus in addition to the money raised through the Birdies for Charity program, 50 percent more than the tournament’s guaranteed five percent bonus.

CHARITY SPOTLIGHT: Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center

Micaela Booth News

January is National Blood Donor month. Click the button below to learn more about the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center. Please consider helping support your local blood center save lives by donation blood today. There is a critical need for all blood types, especially Type O and AB Universal Donors.

Sunday Recap 2018

Micaela Booth News

By RICK BROWN, John Deere Classic CorrespondentWhen Michael Kim added to his five-shot lead with birdies on the first three holes Sunday, he sucked the suspense out of the John Deere Classic. At least until he reached the 18th green.There, Michael was surprised to find his parents, Sun...

Friday Recap

Micaela Booth News

By RICK BROWN, John Deere Classic ReporterMichael Kim was part of a talented high school class of 2011. This new wave of talent has taken the PGA Tour by storm.Guys like Jordan Spieth, Justin Thomas, Daniel Berger and Xander Schauffele.“The list goes on and on,” Kim said.All four...

Saturday Recap

Micaela Booth News

By RICK BROWN, John Deere Classic CorrespondentMichael Kim turned 25 years old Saturday. And he’s made a total of 25 birdies through the first three rounds of the John Deere Classic.“Coming into the day I told myself, “It’s your birthday, try to have as stress-free a day...

Weather Delays & Updates

Micaela Booth News

Play was suspended Friday, July 13th due to weather. Round 2 play will resume at 8 AM. After play is completed, the cut will be made and Round 3 is scheduled to begin at approximately 9:15 AM.Volunteer parking has been changed to River Bend Industrial Center, located at 1300 19th Street in East...

John Deere Classic 2018 Preview

Micaela Booth News

By: Rick Brown, John Deere Classic CorrespondentSteve Stricker is 51 years old, but acting his age has never been a requirement.“I don’t feel like I’m in my 50s,” Stricker said. “I preface that by saying when I wake up, I do. But then as I get going I feel okay. I...

Wheatcroft Leads After Round 1 of the John Deere Classic

Micaela Booth News

By Rick Brown, John Deere Classic CorrespondentSteve Wheatcroft had mastered the screwball.That’s fine if you’re a pitcher, not so good if you’re trying to make your livelihood on the PGA Tour.“I’d hit one or two screwballs a round that cost me a bogey or double...

The First Tee CEO Keith Dawkins to Attend 2018 John Deere Classic

Micaela Booth News

Keith Dawkins, new CEO of The First Tee, and three John Deere scholarship winners from The First Tee, will participate in a variety of activities at this year’s John Deere Classic, including playing in the Wednesday Pro-Am.Dawkins, who officially took over leadership of The First Tee...

The John Deere Classic Announces Four Elite Young Sponsor Exemptions

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The John Deere Classic’s long tradition of affording playing opportunities to promising young stars continued today as the tournament announced its first four sponsor exemptions for the event, July 9-15, at TPC Deere Run.“In the past we’ve given sponsor exemptions to some elite...

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