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2008 John Deere Classic Looks to be an Exciting Week Featuring Top Players By Micaela Booth | 3 July, 2008

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Baddeley, Campbell, Villegas Commit to 2008 John Deere Classic By Micaela Booth | 1 July, 2008

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Calcaveccia, Duval To Play 2008 John Deere Classic By Micaela Booth | 24 June, 2008

Five Open Champions Give Midwest Tourney a British Accent Former British Open champions Mark Calcavecchia and David Duval have committed to play in the upcoming John Deere Classic, July 7-13, at Tournament Players Club Deere Run in Silvis, Ill., tournament officials announced today. Calcavecchia...

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John Deere Classic Seeks Volunteer Hole Marshals By Micaela Booth | 19 June, 2008

John Deere Classic officials today announced they are seeking upwards of 100 volunteers to serve as hole marshals during the upcoming tournament, July 10-13, at the Tournament Players Club Deere Run in Silvis. Those interested in volunteering may get more information at johndeereclassic.com. Click...

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John Deere Classic Announces Four Sponsor Exemptions By Micaela Booth | 18 May, 2008

The John Deere Classic today announced it has awarded sponsor exemptions to four up-and-coming young players, two collegians and two professionals.The two college players are Jamie Lovemark, a sophomore at USC who won both the NCAA individual championship and the prestigious Western Amateur in 2007,...

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Commitments Keep on Coming for 2008 John Deere Classic By Micaela Booth | 18 May, 2008

The John Deere Classic continues to attract a solid field of players for this year's tournament, recently receiving commitments from such well-known PGA Tour veterans as Chris DiMarco, Brett Wetterich, Carl Petterson, Peter Lonard, and Heath Slocum.In addition, John Deere Classic tournament director...

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As Jet Fuels Field, Byrd Set to Defend at 2008 John Deere Classic By Micaela Booth | 14 April, 2008

Jonathan Byrd will defend his title at the 2008 John Deere Classic against an enhanced field of players, some of whom have been attracted by the tournaments offer of a private charter flight direct to the British Open.Five major champions have committed so far, including local heroes Zach Johnson...

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Birdies for Charity Sets Sights on Another Record-Breaking Year By Micaela Booth | 2 April, 2008

The John Deere Classic Birdies for Charity Program will be trying to outdo itself again this year - a tall order to say the least.The program, which helped raise $4 million for some 500 charities in 2007, will officially kick off its annual fundraising drive with a news conference at 2 p.m. Monday,...

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John Deere Classic to Offer its Contestants Hassle-Free Charter Flight to British Open By Micaela Booth | 25 November, 2007

In it continuing effort to improve the quality of its field, the John Deere Classic will offer eligible contestants a direct flight on a charter jet from Moline to the British Open following next year's event, tournament director Clair Peterson announced today.The 65-passenger first-class jet would...

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2007 John Deere Classic Raises $4.6M for Charity in 2007 By Micaela Booth | 11 November, 2007

Total Represents an Increase of $700,000John Deere Classic officials today announced that this year's edition of the Quad City-based PGA Tour event helped raise $4.6 million for 600 area charities, an increase of $700,000 over last year.Significantly, this was the first time since the inception of...

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Byrd Wins John Deere Classic By Micaela Booth | 14 July, 2007

Jonathan Byrd overcame a four-shot deficit Sunday to post a one-stroke victory at the 2007 John Deere Classic at the Tournament Players Club Deere Run.With the victory, Byrd earned a spot in this week's British Open at Carnoustie Golf Links in Scotland and will receive an invitation to next spring's...

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Johnson, Daly Headline Field at 2007 John Deere Classic By Micaela Booth | 5 July, 2007

Reigning Masters champion Zach Johnson and popular long hitter John Daly will headline the field at the 2007 John Deere Classic, July 12-15, at the Tournament Players Club Deere Run in Silvis, Ill.2006 John Deere Classic champion John Senden will mount his title defense against 155 formidable...

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John Daly Commits to Play in 2007 John Deere Classic By Micaela Booth | 1 July, 2007

John Daly is coming to the John Deere Classic.Tournament director Clair Peterson made the announcement today after Daly recorded his best finish of the year Sunday at the Buick Open in Michigan, where he shot 11-under par 69-70-69-69-277 and finished tied for 16th place.The blond bomber who last...

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Mahan, Williamson Join John Deere Field By Micaela Booth | 25 June, 2007

Hunter Mahan and Jay Williamson, who engaged in a cross-generational sudden death playoff last Sunday in Hartford, will compete in this year's John Deere Classic, July 12-15, at the Tournament Players Club Deere Run in Silvis, Ill. Australia's John Senden is defending champion.Mahan, 25, who won the...

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