What is is the John Deere classic?
The John Deere Classic is a professional golf tournament on the PGA Tour!
In the 1970s, a group of nine USGA golf professionals and one USGA official met at the Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia to discuss a new tournament. Golf in America was not in a good place. When they decided on a new event, they wanted it to be unlike anything that had been seen before.
The John Deere Classic is annual PGA Tour event held June 29-July 1 in Silvis, Illinois at TPC Deere Run.
The tournament is played on the Donald Ross-designed course and has grown from an event with only three sponsors when it first started to an event that now boasts 14 sponsors.