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JDC Announces Inaugural “Giving Week” to Boost Bonus Fund By Ashley Hansen | 27 May, 2018

The John Deere Classic today announced it will conduct its first-ever “Giving Week,” June 17-23, to raise money for the Birdies for Charity Bonus Fund.Tournament staff and others will participate in a variety of activities aimed at raising money for the Bonus Fund, culminating with a...

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DeChambeau to Defend his Title at 2018 John Deere Classic By Ashley Hansen | 22 May, 2018

Bryson DeChambeau, who won his first PGA TOUR title at last year’s John Deere Classic, will be back to defend it the week of July 9-15.DeChambeau holed a clutch 14-foot putt on the 18th hole to shoot a 6-under par 65 in the final round, including a 30 on the back nine, to win in...

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Under the Radar Changes at TPC Deere Run By Ashley Hansen | 22 May, 2018

Three holes at TPC Deere Run have undergone subtle changes in advance of this year’s John Deere Classic, July 9-15.Golf Course Superintendent Alex Stuedemann said the alterations were done at the request of the PGA TOUR with an eye toward constantly improving competitive conditions at the...

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JOHN DEERE CLASSIC BIRDIES FOR CHARITY PROGRAM KICKS OFF 2018 FUNDRAISING DRIVE By Ashley Hansen | 8 April, 2018

In Its 48th Year, Tournament Looks to Surpass $100M Charity Total Lexus of the Quad Cities to Provide 2018 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...

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PGA TOUR Gives Back: Boys & Girls Club of the Mississippi Valley By Ashley Hansen | 7 January, 2018

This is the story of  John, a Club kid. He is just one of the many who are a part of the PGA TOUR’s record donation to charity of over $180 Million in 2017 and the John Deere Classic’s impact on the local community. John, age 14, has been a member of the Boys & Girls...

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PGA TOUR Gives Back: American Red Cross By Ashley Hansen | 5 January, 2018

This is the story of American Red Cross volunteer Pete Schlicksup. He is just one of the many who are a part of the PGA TOUR’s record donation to charity and the John Deere Classic's impact on the local community. Pete Schlicksup serves in a volunteer leadership role with...

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Chuck Austin of the John Deere Classic recognized posthumously as PGA TOUR Volunteer of the Year By Ashley Hansen | 11 December, 2017

Tournament Wins First Place for Most Engaged Community and Best Social Media ActivationJohn Deere Classic volunteer Charles “Chuck” Austin, who died tragically three days before this year’s tournament, was honored posthumously as PGA TOUR Volunteer of the Year at the Tour’s...

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Birdies for Charity Sets $5,000 Goal for 2017 #GivingTuesday By Ashley Hansen | 19 November, 2017

Did you know...The John Deere Foundation matches donations to the Birdies for Charity Bonus Fund! We need your help to maximize that match this #GivingTuesday.Our goal is to raise $5,000 by November 30th this year and your donation will be doubled with the John Deere Foundation's match,...

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2017 John Deere Classic helps raise a record $12.27 Million for 521 local and regional charities By Ashley Hansen | 30 October, 2017

Lexus of the Quad Cities Donates 2-Year Lease to Lucky Winner The John Deere Classic charity machine has done it again.Tournament officials announced Monday that the 2017 John Deere Classic helped raise a record $12.27 million for 521 local and regional charities that participated in the Birdies...

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PGA TOUR RELEASES 2017-18 SEASON LINE UP OF 49 FEDEXCUP EVENTS By Ashley Hansen | 18 September, 2017

The John Deere Classic 2018 Dates: July 9-15The PGA TOUR today released the full 2017-18 Season schedule of 49 FedExCup tournaments, representing an increase of two events with the previously announced additions of THE CJ CUP @ NINE BRIDGES at Jeju Island, Korea, and the elevation of the Web.com...

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John Deere Classic to donate to Hurricane Harvey Flood Relief By Ashley Hansen | 29 August, 2017

Tournament Acts in Support of Reigning Champion Bryson DeChambeauThe John Deere Classic will donate up to $10,000 to Hurricane Harvey Flood Relief via the American Red Cross, tournament officials announced today.The announcement came in support of the tournament’s 2017 champion, Bryson...

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BRYSON DeCHAMBEAU WINS JOHN DEERE CLASSIC By Ashley Hansen | 15 July, 2017

By RICK BROWNBryson DeChambeau got a history lesson Sunday. And it turned him into an emotional wreck.The newest John Deere Classic champion had no idea that one of his idols, Payne Stewart, won his first PGA Tour event in the Quad Cities in 1982. DeChambeau wears the same Ben Hogan-style hat...

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Patrick Rodgers leads by 2 headed into Sunday By Ashley Hansen | 14 July, 2017

By RICK BROWNPatrick Rodgers feels right at home at the John Deere Classic.He played in his first PGA Tour event here in 2012. He was in contention in a tour event for the first time at TPC Deere Run, in 2013. This was even the first tour event he attended as a spectator.And now, it could be...

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Patrick Rodgers takes the lead headed into Saturday By Ashley Hansen | 13 July, 2017

By Rick BrownPatrick Rodgers first came to the John Deere Classic in 2012 as a college star, playing on a sponsor’s exemption.The Stanford all-American missed the cut, but got another exemption in 2013 and opened some eyes. Including his own. Rodgers held the lead for a brief spell in the...

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Hadley Maintains Form on Friday Morning After Regaining PGA TOUR Status By Ashley Hansen | 13 July, 2017

Chesson Hadley is making the most of his second chance through two rounds of the John Deere Classic.Hadley shot a bogey-free 7-under-par 64 Friday to share the early second-round lead with Chad Campbell, who posted a 68. Both players are at 9-under par and in the lead with the afternoon half of...

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