PGA Tour

Zach Wilson, WVIK News

The PGA Tour is back in the Quad Cities this week for the John Deere Classic. The annual tournament is being held at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, where it has been since 2000.

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.

Tournament Director for the PGA Tour, Steve Carman
http://www.golfchannel.com/media/pga-tour-official-updates-sanderson-farms-schedule/ / The Golf Channel

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

JD Classic Week Begins

Aug 8, 2016

The John Deere Classic will be held this week, about a month later than usual because of the Olympics.

Events get underway Monday in Silvis at TPC Deere Run with the John Deere Golf Pro-Am, followed on Tuesday by Youth Day, including a Youth Clinic. The John Deere Classic Pro-Am is set for Wednesday.

Michelle O'Neill / WVIK News

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.

Michelle O'Neill / WVIK News

The John Deere Classic continues to rack up honors for the way it runs the tournament in Silvis. Last week, the PGA Tour announced the classic came in first in the Most Engaged Community.