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John Deere Classic Contestants Invade England’s Royal Lytham & St. Annes By Micaela Booth | 17 July, 2012

A total of 25 John Deere Classic contestants are playing in the British Open this week, including 2012 champion Zach Johnson and 2009-11 champion Steve Stricker.  Twenty-three of the 25 flew on the John Deere Classic charter Sunday night non-stop to Manchester, England from Quad City...

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Zach Johnson Wins the John Deere Classic; Stricker Just Misses Making History By Micaela Booth | 14 July, 2012

When he won the 2007 Masters, he introduced himself in the Augusta National media center by saying, "I'm Zach Johnson from Cedar Rapids, Iowa. That's about it. I'm a normal guy." Zach needed no such introduction Sunday, when he won the John Deere Classic on the second hole of a...

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Stricker in Position to Win Fourth Straight John Deere Classic By Micaela Booth | 13 July, 2012

Steve Stricker's historic quest to win this week's John Deere Classic for the fourth consecutive time finally has morphed from pre-tournament promotional theme into final-round potential reality. Stricker made four straight birdies on the back nine Saturday to shoot 5-under 66, moving himself...

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Stricker Lurking with Two Rounds to Play By Micaela Booth | 12 July, 2012

After two rounds at the 2012 John Deere Classic, only three strokes and six players stood between Steve Stricker and the lead in a tournament he is trying to win for an historic fourth consecutive time. Stricker, who trailed leader Troy Matteson by four shots at the start of his day, shot a...

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Deere & Company to Donate $175 per Birdie on the Weekend By Micaela Booth | 12 July, 2012

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Stricker Off to a Good Start in Quest for Four By Micaela Booth | 11 July, 2012

The start of his first round was less than ideal. But by the time it was over Steve Stricker was still in the hunt for his fourth straight victory at the John Deere Classic.   After shooting an even par 35 on the front nine, Stricker blitzed the back nine with a 6-under par 30 to finish...

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Feherty’s Focus Brings Shining Moments to Wounded Warriors By Micaela Booth | 10 July, 2012

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Stricker Defense Begins Thursday By Micaela Booth | 10 July, 2012

On Thursday, Steve Stricker begins his historic quest to become only the fifth player in championship golf history to win the same event four consecutive times. Last week at the Greenbrier Classic, he played in the same group with the only living member that exclusive club: Tiger Woods. "I...

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Though Young, Rodgers Has a History at the John Deere Classic By Micaela Booth | 9 July, 2012

When 19-year-old Stanford sophomore Patrick Rodgers tees it up with the PGA Tour pros on Thursday, it won't be his first competitive round at TPC Deere Run. Just three years ago, the Avon, Indiana native tied for second in the American Junior Golf Association's John Deere Classic Junior Open....

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Potter Prevails Over Kelly in Playoff; Both to Play in John Deere Classic By Micaela Booth | 7 July, 2012

Congratulations to Ted Potter, Jr., who defeated Troy Kelly on the third hole of a sudden-death playoff Sunday to win the Greenbrier Classic and record his first PGA Tour victory. The 28-year-old left-hander from Ocala, Fla. made a four-foot birdie putt on par 3 18th hole on Greenbrier's Old...

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Stricker to Face Formidable Field in Quest for Fourth By Micaela Booth | 5 July, 2012

The challenge for three-time defending champion Steve Stricker increased a bit more Friday, as the John Deere Classic officially added two more major champions to an already formidable field. Stricker's quest to become only the fifth man in the history of championship golf to win a tournament...

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Steve Stricker Truly Arrives: They Made Him a Bobblehead! By Micaela Booth | 4 July, 2012

One way to know you've truly arrived is that someone has created a bobblehead in your honor. That's the case with Steve Stricker, three-time defending champion at the John Deere Classic.  Stricker fans will have two opportunities over the next few days to get his...

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Stricker’s Wife to Caddy for Him at Greenbrier By Micaela Booth | 3 July, 2012

It's back to the future this week for Steve Stricker and wife Nicki. Nicki will caddie for her husband at the Greenbrier Classic in West Virginia, according to a report by veteran golf scribe Gary D'Amato of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.  Nicki was Steve's regular looper from 1994-'98...

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More Fun Than Ever at the John Deere Classic By Micaela Booth | 1 July, 2012

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Tiger Wins AT&T National, His Third Victory By Micaela Booth | 30 June, 2012

Tiger Woods on Sunday served his critics and doubters another helping of crow. This time, he made them choke down a boiled version of the loud and distasteful bird as he recorded his third victory of the year at the AT&T National tournament - his tournament - at sweltering...

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