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Friday Recap: John Deere Classic By Ashley Hansen | 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 Web.com Tour this season, an achievement that earned him an automatic promotion to the PGA Tour, Bryan...

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LOUPE, GILLIS LEAD AFTER COMPLETING THEIR FIRST ROUNDS ON FRIDAY MORNING By Ashley Hansen | 11 August, 2016

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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Thursday at the John Deere Classic By Ashley Hansen | 10 August, 2016

By RICK BROWNJohn Deere Classic CorrespondentSILVIS, Ill. – TPC Deere Run and the John Deere Classic hold a special place in Patrick Rodgers’ heart. He got a sponsor’s exemption here twice when he was a collegian at Stanford, and two more as a professional. “This...

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STRICKER GIVES COURSE CONDITIONS A THUMBS UP By Ashley Hansen | 10 August, 2016

The John Deere Classic is being played a month later than usual because of the Olympics. Three-time champion Steve Stricker said players will be playing a course is better shape than it’s been in July. “The course is in unbelieveable shape,” Stricker said Wednesday. “I...

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LAST YEAR’S NEAR DEERE MOTIVATED OPEN CHAMPION By Ashley Hansen | 10 August, 2016

When Zach Johnson boarded the non-stop jet from the Quad Cities to Scotland last July, he was not in a positive frame of mind. “I was upset,” Johnson said. “I was still upset on Tuesday at St. Andrews.” Johnson had finished in a tie for third at the Deere, a...

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SUMMERHAYS SAVORS ANOTHER SHOT AT JOHN DEERE CLASSIC TITLE By Ashley Hansen | 10 August, 2016

Jordan Spieth’s first PGA TOUR victory came as a teenager, at the 2013 John Deere Classic. Daniel Summerhays knows that history could have told a completely different story. “Jordan probably won’t say it, but I kind of gave a kick-start to his career,” Summerhays said...

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Magic Awaits at the 2016 John Deere Classic By Ashley Hansen | 8 August, 2016

By Rick BrownSpecial Correspondent Magic happens here. That’s become the John Deere Classic motto, and it stands the test of time. It started back in 2009, when Steve Stricker won the first of three straight Deere titles. It continued in 2012, when Zach Johnson ended...

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Third time is charm for Wesley Bryan who will compete in the John Deere Classic By Ashley Hansen | 7 August, 2016

Wesley Bryan earned a “battlefield” promotion Sunday and his first challenge will be to compete at the John Deere Classic this week against his new co-workers: members of the regular PGA TOUR.Bryan, 26, earned his third victory of the season on the Web.com Tour, when he survived a...

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Sponsor Exemptions Awarded to Three More Aspiring PGA TOUR Players By Ashley Hansen | 2 August, 2016

The John Deere Classic today announced it has awarded sponsor exemptions to three more accomplished young players who aspire to the heights of the PGA TOUR as well as four Tour veterans. The “young gun” contingent consists of Robby Shelton, Brian Bullington and Austin Connelly....

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PGA Championship Players Headed to John Deere Classic By Ashley Hansen | 1 August, 2016

More than 20 players who competed in last week’s PGA Championship have committed to play in next week’s $4.8 million John Deere Classic at TPC Deere Run.The latest commitments comes from PGA TOUR veteran Kevin Na, who finished T-22 at Baltusrol Golf Club in New Jersey, and European...

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Zach Johnson, Steve Stricker lead the field at the 2016 John Deere Classic By Ashley Hansen | 17 July, 2016

Defending British Open champion Zach Johnson and Steve Stricker - two of the John Deere Classic’s most beloved and enduring stars - are among the players who have officially committed to compete in the PGA TOUR’s 46th annual edition of Midwestern magic on the links. Both...

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John Deere Classic Enhances Fan Experience By Ashley Hansen | 17 July, 2016

The John Deere Classic has been busy upgrading the fan experience for this year’s tournament, Aug. 8-14, at TPC Deere Run.  This year’s focus has been on the Family Zone, an air-conditioned facility where parents can take their children for some interactivity and off-course...

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John Deere Classic Awards Sponsor Exemptions to NCAA Champion and Five Top-10 Amateurs By Ashley Hansen | 1 June, 2016

The John Deere Classic today announced it has awarded sponsor exemptions to the 2016 NCAA individual champion and five other elite college players currently ranked among the top 10 amateurs in the world.NCAA champion Aaron Wise, a 19-year-old Oregon sophomore, won the 72-hole individual...

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John Deere Classic Birdies for Charity Program Kicks Off 2016 Fundraising Drive By Ashley Hansen | 10 April, 2016

Lexus of the Quad Cities to Provide 2016 Lexus NX to One Lucky WinnerThe John Deere Classic’s Birdies for Charity program today officially kicked off its annual drive to help raise donations for some 500 area charities, at the John Deere World Headquarters.The organization also announced...

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JOHN DEERE CLASSIC-AFFILIATED CHARITY RECEIVES $5,000 DONATION FROM PGA TOUR By Ashley Hansen | 9 December, 2015

Quad Cities-Based Jason's Box Named a Top-3 PGA TOUR CharityJason’s Box - a Moline-based charity founded in memory of a local soldier killed in Iraq – will receive a $5,000 donation from the PGA TOUR after it recently was named one of the TOUR’s top three charities for 2015....

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