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John Deere Classic Announces Four Stellar Young Sponsor Exemptions By Micaela Booth | 30 May, 2017


Consistent with its tradition of offering promising young players the opportunity to compete against the best, the John Deere Classic today announced it has awarded sponsor exemptions to four of the game’s most accomplished amateurs, including two from the University of Illinois.Those who...

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Ryan Moore set to defend at the 2017 John Deere Classic By Micaela Booth | 23 May, 2017


Ryan Moore, whose two-shot victory at last year’s John Deere Classic helped him earn the final captain’s pick for the U.S. Ryder Cup team, will defend his title, July 10-16, at TPC Deere Run.The 34-year-old Las Vegas resident shot 22-under par at Deere Run last year with rounds of...

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Country Music Star Cole Swindell to Appear at John Deere Classic Charity Concert By Micaela Booth | 20 April, 2017


Country music star Cole Swindell will perform at the John Deere Classic’s second annual charity concert on Wednesday, July 12, at the Waterfront Convention Center in Bettendorf, Iowa.Tickets to see the Platinum-selling country music hit-maker in this intimate setting are priced at $100, with...

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John Deere Classic Birdies for Charity Program Kicks Off 2017 Fundraising Drive By Micaela Booth | 9 April, 2017


Lexus of the Quad Cities to Provide 2017 Lexus NX to a Lucky WinnerThe John Deere Classic’s Birdies for Charity program on Monday officially kicked off its annual drive at John Deere World Headquarters to help raise donations for some 500 area charities.“We are very excited to kick...

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John Deere Classic Marks 20 Year Anniversary of Title Sponsorship Agreement By Micaela Booth | 1 April, 2017


Twenty years ago today, John Deere and the PGA TOUR signed a ground-breaking sponsorship agreement that provided the John Deere Classic with such a firm foundation that the Quad Cities’ tournament now boasts the third-longest title sponsor relationship on Tour.In marking today’s 20th...

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2017 Birdies for Charity Kickoff By Micaela Booth | 21 March, 2017


Join us as we kickoff the 2017 Birdies for Charity program!Monday, April 10thJohn Deere World HeadquartersDisplay FloorOne John Deere Place, Moline, ILPress conference: 11 AMPledge form pickup: 11:30 AM - 1 PMIf you are unable to attend kickoff, you will be able to pick up pledge cards at...

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John Deere Classic wins Tournament of the Year By Micaela Booth | 7 December, 2016


Also Wins for Most Engaged Community and Best Social Media Activation The 2016 John Deere Classic was named the PGA TOUR’s 2016 Tournament of the Year on Wednesday (Dec. 7) at this year’s annual Tournament Meetings. The 46th annual John Deere Classic also received first...

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Jake Owen, John Deere Classic 2016 Charity Concert headliner, wins Golf Digest’s Arnie Award By Micaela Booth | 6 December, 2016


In 2016, the John Deere Classic had it's first-ever Charity Concert on the Wednesday night of tournament week (August 10th). Country music star and avid golfer, Jake Owen headlined the event and had also participated in the Wednesday Pro-Am. All proceeds of that event and his appearance at the...

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2016 John Deere Classic raises a record $10.5 Million for local and regional charities By Micaela Booth | 30 October, 2016


John Deere Classic officials announced Monday that the 2016 John Deere Classic helped raise a record $10.5 Million for 491 local and regional Quad Cities charities, ranking it among the top three in charitable giving on the PGA TOUR.The total is nearly $1.8 million more than the previous...

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2016 Birdies for Charity Check Distribution By Micaela Booth | 25 October, 2016


Join us Monday, October 31st as we announce our 2016 Charity total and hold the annual car giveaway for the 5 individuals who guessed the correct number of birdies in the 2016 John Deere Classic!NEW THIS YEAR: 3 Charities who are present for the 11 AM announcement will have their charity names...

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Final Round Recap By Micaela Booth | 14 August, 2016


By RICK BROWNJohn Deere Classic CorrespondentSILVIS, Ill. – Ryan Moore came to the John Deere Classic with his game on an uptick. He left as a champion. And that was the plan.“I played pretty well last week, and I came here to win a golf tournament,” saidMoore, 33, after a...

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Round 3 Recap By Micaela Booth | 13 August, 2016


By RICK BROWNJohn Deere Classic CorrespondentSILVIS, ILL. –  Before every round, Ryan Moore consults with his 3-year-old son, Tucker, for a target score. “My son keeps telling me the amount of birdies I need to make in the round,” Moore said after a third...

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Round 2 Recap By Micaela Booth | 12 August, 2016


By RICK BROWNJohn Deere Classic CorrespondentSILVIS, ILL. – Ryan Moore shot a 6-under-par 65 Saturday morning to join Wesley Bryan as the second-round leader at the John Deere Classic.Moore, who also opened with a 65 Thursday, didn’t play a hole Friday because of the...

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Second Round Under WayBy RICK BROWNJohn Deere Classic CorrespondentThere’s a familiar name at the top of the leaderboard after the first round of the John Deere Classic at TPC Deere Run.Tom Gillis, who lost on the second hole of a sudden-playoff to Jordan Spieth here last year, shot an...

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Friday Recap: John Deere Classic By Micaela Booth | 11 August, 2016


By RICK BROWNJohn Deere Classic CorrespondentSILVIS, Ill. – Wesley Bryan is making the most of his PGA Tour debut.Appearing at the John Deere Classic after winning three times on the Tour this season, an achievement that earned him an automatic promotion to the PGA Tour, Bryan...

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