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During day 2 of the John Deere Classic at TPC Deere Run, David Hearn finished his back-nine leading the field at 12-under par.

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.

U of Illinois Teammates Receive JDC Sponsor Exemptions

Jul 12, 2017

Two recipients of sponsor exemptions for this year's John Deere Classic are college teammates. 

2016 John Deere Classic Champion Ryan Moore.
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Several top-tier golfers have committed to this year's John Deere Classic, including some previous champions.  

A brown and cream-colored owl perches on a tree branch with green leaves in the background.
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TPC Deere Run is known for more than hosting the John Deere Classic every summer. It's also known as an outdoor classroom, a training ground for firefighters, and for environmental stewardship.

Tournament Director for the PGA Tour, Steve Carman
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One man working at the John Deere Classic hopes every day will be boring. Steve Carman is the PGA Tour's Tournament Director.

Tournament Director, Clair Peterson
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Even without Bill Murray and Jordan Spieth, tournament week at is going very well at the John Deere Classic at TPC Deere Run in Silvis.

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On Midwest Week, golf debuts at the summer Olympics and what that means for the John Deere Classic.

Michelle O'Neill, sitting in for Herb Trix, talks with Tom Johnston, sports reporter at the Dispatch and Rock Island Argus.

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