JDC opens up pro-am spots for the public 

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SILVIS – Organizations, individuals and families will have a new opportunity to play in this year’s John Deere Classic Monday Pro-Am on July 3 with current and future PGA Tour players here at TPC Deere Run.

“The John Deere Classic is pleased to provide the opportunity to play in our Monday Pro-Am to companies, individuals and families who might not have been able to do so in the past,” Andrew Lehman, JDC tournament director, said in a news release.

The 53rd edition of the Quad Cities-based PGA Tour event is slated for the week of July 3-9 at TPC Deere Run and kicks off with the Monday Pro-Am.

Top golfers who have played in past JDC Monday Pro-Ams include the likes of major championship winners Jordan Spieth, Justin Thomas, John Rahm, Bryson DeChambeau and Patrick Reed. 

“PGA Tour pro-ams are a proven way to build bonds with important people in our lives, be they business associates, customers or family members,” Mr. Lehman said. “And there’s no better way to spend a Monday afternoon than on the beautiful property of TPC Deere Run.”

The cost to play in the Pro-Am is $2,850 per player or $11,400 per four-some and includes a shopping experience and tournament tickets. In addition to playing an 18-hole round of golf with a world-class golfer, each participant will receive an $800 shopping experience for products available only to pro-am players, according to tournament officials. 

A generous ticket package also will be included so that participants’ friends and family will be able to enjoy tournament rounds. Pro-Am participants will receive 10 any day tickets with parking privileges. 

Details on Monday Pro-Am opportunities are available at johndeereclassic.com or by contacting the tournament’s Jennifer Kress or Sarah Hill at (309) 762-4653.

The 2023 JDC will include defending champion J.T. Poston, who in a wire-to-wire victory won by three shots in 2022 with a 21-under par total for the 72-hole event. 

The 2023 tournament will offer a $7.4 million purse – an increase of $300,000. 

The JDC, which includes Birdies for Charity, is a 501(C)3 non-profit organization located in the tournament offices at 15623 Coaltown Road, East Moline. Since its founding in 1971, the tournament has helped raise more than $159.57 million for charities across the region.

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