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Quad Cities USA - Guide to Davenport & Bettendorf Iowa and Rock Island & Moline Illinois
 

John Deere Classic Hits The Tees This Week!

July 11th, 2019

The revered and lauded local golf tournament drawing fans and sportsmen from around the world, the John Deere Classic, runs at Moline’s Deere Run course Thursday through Sunday. Competitors began teeing off today, with a wide-range of events and promotions surrounding the event. Favorites for the trophy this year include Vegas odds favorite Collin Morikawa. The 160-player field battles it out for a $6 million purse, with the winner getting $1.044 million. Various charities are also winners as, last year, 521 participating charities received $12.27 million.  This year, the tournament is expected... Read More

Who’s Going To Win The John Deere Classic? The Answer Will Surprise You!

July 10th, 2019

Who’s going to win the John Deere Classic, running at Deere Run Thursday through Sunday this week? Will it be favorite Collin Morikawa, who is on top of the Vegas odds board at 14-1? Nope. Not according to a computer simulation run at the controversial website Sportsline.com, well known for its computer simulations and predictions on huge sporting events. No, Sportsline barely has Morikawa finishing in the top 10. Instead, they’ve got Kevin Streelman, a 25-1 long shot, making a strong run at the title. He has a much better chance to win it all than his odds imply, so he’s a target for... Read More

John Deere Classic Returns to the Quad Cities!

July 5th, 2019

Calling all golf aficionados and enthusiasts! The most exciting event to hit the Quad Cities is right around the corner. The 49th John Deere Classic is next in line on the PGA Tour and is happening right here in the Quad Cities at TPC Deere Run (3100 Heather Knoll Silvis) from Monday Jul 8 through Sunday Jul 14. The John Deere Classic was honored to be named the 2016 Tournament of the Year by the PGA TOUR and has a long history of providing some of the most magical and memorable finishes in golf. Many recall Steve Stricker’s three-peat of championships from 2009 – 2011. Cedar Rapids native,... Read More

Looking For A Great Beer After Some Golf At The John Deere?

July 13th, 2018

There’s nothing quite as refreshing and fun on a summer day than hitting the links and having a few beverage afterwards, and for those playing and watching during the John Deere Classic, running through Sunday at Deere Run Golf Course in Moline, there are plenty of great options to check out local brew pubs. Here are a few to grab a couple of beverages at after hitting the greens: Bent River, 1413 5th Ave., Moline, is right in the middle of the vibrant downtown Moline scene, which offers a great array of fine local restaurants, the ambiance of the river walk, and of course plenty of clubs... Read More

John Deere Classic Hits The Tees This Week!

July 12th, 2018

The revered and lauded local golf tournament drawing fans and sportsmen from around the world, the John Deere Classic, runs at Moline’s Deere Run course through Sunday. Competitors began teeing off today, with a wide-range of events and promotions surrounding the event. Favorites for the trophy this year include last year’s winner, Bryson DeChambeau, as well as perennial favorite and past champion Steve Stricker. The 156-player field battles it out for a $5.8 million purse, with the winner getting $1.044 million. Various charities are also winners as, last year, 521 participating charities... Read More

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