Zach Johnson

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.

Former Champs Return To JD Classic, Pro-Am

Aug 10, 2016
2012 John Deere Classic champion Zach Johnson tees off at the Pro-Am Wednesday.
Lacy Scarmana / WVIK News

For the first time in the history of the John Deere Classic, the defending champion is not returning to defend his title — or play in Wednesday's Pro-Am. But plenty of former champs are in the Quad Cities to compete.

Zach Johnson Returns To John Deere Classic

Aug 10, 2016
Zach Johnson addresses the media during the 2013 John Deere Classic.
Michelle O'Neill / WVIK News

Zach Johnson arrived at TPC Deere Run this week with the John Deere logo on his golf bag.

The Cedar Rapids native is the Deere brand ambassador and says the John Deere Classic is special to him. It's where he earned his first two tournament sponsor exemptions.

Quad City Times

Now that the dust has settled, a look back at possibly the most successful John Deere Classic ever.

Michelle O'Neill / WVIK News

Past champions Zach Johnson and Jordan Spieth are ready to compete this week at the 45th annual John Deere Classic in the Quad Cities. The golfers spoke to reporters today in Silvis at TPC Deere Run before tomorrow's pro-am.