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Benjamin Payne / WVIK

What the John Deere Classic lacked in suspense, it more than made up for in history.

The John Deere Classic PGA tournament will get underway Thursday at TPC Deere Run in Silvis. 156 players will compete for 5.8 million dollars in prize money.

JD Classic Pro-Am is Next

Jul 10, 2018

The annual Pro-Am will be held Wednesday at the John Deere Classic. Groups of amateurs will play a round with a professional golfer.

This year's John Deere Classic is underway. 

On Midwest Week, after a nine year absence, indoor football makes a successful return to the Quad Cities.

Minor league hockey is set to return to the Quad Cities later this year under a new name: the Quad City Storm.

Kwik Star Criterium

May 25, 2018
Quad Cities Bicycle Club

Hundreds of bike racers from across the country will come to the Quad Cities this weekend for the Kwik Star Criterium. The annual Memorial Day bike races will be held in the Village of East Davenport.

submitted / Monmouth College

Athletes from Augustana and Monmouth colleges in Illinois will compete in the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships. The meets will be held today and Friday in LaCrosse, Wisconsin.

Thanks to two local men, hockey will return to the Quad Cities this fall. Wednesday John Dawson of East Moline and Ryan Mosley of Coal Valley were introduced as co-owners of the new team.

Michelle O'Neill / WVIK News

Sports reporters and golf fans were treated to breakfast and a bit of a "show" at TPC Deere Run. At this morning's John Deere Classic Media Day, defending champion Bryson DeChambeau discussed his scientific approach to playing golf.