Michael Kim is looking forward to defending his title at the John Deere Classic in July. This morning at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, last year's champion talked with reporters more than one month before the PGA Tour tournament.
People in Illinois and Iowa will soon see yellow and green flyers in their mailboxes and around the Quad Cities. On Monday, Birdies for Charity kicked off its annual fundraiser at John Deere headquarters in Moline.
More than 500 nonprofits will benefit from money raised during the John Deere Classic. This morning, the tournament announced Birdies for Charity raised a total of $13.4 million. That includes an 8% bonus from the John Deere Foundation.