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2019 JOHN DEERE CLASSIC HELPS RAISE A RECORD $13.82 MILLION FOR 542 LOCAL AND REGIONAL CHARITIES By Ashley Hansen | 1 November, 2019

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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.

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John Deere Classic Birdies for Charity Program Kicks off 2019 Fundraising Drive By Ashley Hansen | 15 April, 2019

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CHARITY SPOTLIGHT: Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center By Micaela Booth | 22 January, 2019

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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.

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John Deere Classic earns “Best Of” award at PGA TOUR Tournament Meetings By Micaela Booth | 4 January, 2019

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PGA TOUR event honored for “Best Title Sponsor Integration” in 2018 The John Deere Classic (Silvis, Illinois) was honored by the PGA TOUR at the TOUR’s Tournament Meetings on December 6. The John Deere Classic earned an award for “Best Title Sponsor Integration”...

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CHARITY SPOTLIGHT: The Bonus Fund donation equates to 42,372 Meals at River Bend Foodbank By Micaela Booth | 13 November, 2018

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Welcome to the first of our bi-monthly installments featuring the incredible local and regional charities that participate in our Charity Spotlight program. The John Deere Classic offers all participating Birdies for Charity organizations the opportunity to put their mission in front of tens of...

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2018 JOHN DEERE CLASSIC HELPS RAISE A RECORD $13.45 MILLION FOR 534 LOCAL AND REGIONAL CHARITIES By Micaela Booth | 30 October, 2018

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Lexus of Quad Cities Donates 2-Year Lease to Lucky Winner The 2018 John Deere Classic helped raise a record $13.45 million for 534 local and regional charities, an increase of $1.18 million over the previous year, tournament officials announced Wednesday at John Deere World Headquarters....

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Sunday Recap 2018 By Micaela Booth | 14 July, 2018

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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...

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Friday Recap By Micaela Booth | 13 July, 2018

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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...

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Saturday Recap By Micaela Booth | 13 July, 2018

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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...

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Weather Delays & Updates By Micaela Booth | 12 July, 2018

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...

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John Deere Classic 2018 Preview By Micaela Booth | 11 July, 2018

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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...

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Wheatcroft Leads After Round 1 of the John Deere Classic By Micaela Booth | 11 July, 2018

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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...

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The First Tee CEO Keith Dawkins to Attend 2018 John Deere Classic By Micaela Booth | 24 June, 2018

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...

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DeCHAMBEAU HIGHLIGHTS FIELD OF PAST CHAMPS, FAN FAVORITES AND RISING STARS AT ‘18 JOHN DEERE CLASSIC By Micaela Booth | 18 June, 2018

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With defending champion Bryson DeChambeau as the focus, this year’s John Deere Classic field will feature current and future Hall of Famers, up-and-coming stars, past champions and fan favorites.DeChambeau, winner of Jack Nicklaus’ Memorial Tournament earlier this month, will be joined...

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The John Deere Classic Announces Four Elite Young Sponsor Exemptions By Micaela Booth | 30 May, 2018

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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