John Deere Classic Golf Betting Tips

The 2019 John Deere Classic is a professional golf tournament on the PGA tour. Played on an annual basis, it takes place each July during the week before the British Open.

What is the 2019 John Deere Classic?

The John Deere Classic is a PGA Tour golf tournament which has been around for 48 years having started out as a satellite event in 1971. The tournament takes place at TPC Deere Run in the Quad Cities community of Silvis, Illinois.

Latest John Deere Classic Golf News

The final field for the 2019 John Deere Classic has been confirmed as Michael Kim makes his maiden PGA Tour title defence but is up against Nate Lashley and six other winners from the current season.

Where is the 2019 John Deere Classic?

The 2019 John Deere Classic takes place at TPC Deere Run, a par-71 golf course in Illinois. There is a decorated history behind this venue as it once housed a local village and then an Arabian Horse Farm prior to D.A. Weibring’s design in 1999.

TPC Deere Run usually sees lots of birdies and there have been some impressive rounds at the John Deere Classic in the past, most notably Paul Goydos’ 59 in the first round in 2010.

When is the 2019 John Deere Classic?

The week of the 2019 John Deere Classic, 8-14 July, contains several events including the Pro-Am event on Wednesday 10 July. Round 1 of the main event does not take place until Thursday 11 July with the tournament concluding with round 4 on Sunday 14 July.

The 2019 John Deere tournament

The 2019 John Deere tournament teeing off on 11 July sees Michael Kim looking to defend his title. There have been 22 first time champions in the 48 year history and there is no shortage of competition for Kim.

A notable name who will be teeing off in the 2019 John Deere Classic is Zach Johnson, the 2012 champion and a member of the board of directors. The winner of the John Deere Classic earns 500 FedEx Cup points, and with four of the current top 30 teeing off, there is certainly plenty on the line.
John Deere Classic Golf Bet of the Day

Keep an eye on our Bet of the Day during the week of the John Deere Classic for advice on how to use your money wisely during the 2019 tournament.

John Deere Classic Golf Live Streaming

Several bookmakers allow for online live streaming of sporting events, with bet365 in particular well-known for this. Live streaming is a fantastic way to follow the action while also deciding on which bets to take, either for in play betting or for the action on upcoming days.

John Deere Classic Golf Betting Odds

Golf punters are advised to regularly check major betting websites for the latest odds on the John Deere Classic.

John Deere Classic Golf History

The John Deere Classic first took place in 1971 as a Satellite Event before it became an official PGA Tour event the following year. Since then, there have been 48 John Deere Classics and 22 different champions.

Crow Valley Country Club in Iowa hosted the event from 1971-1974 before it moved to Illinois, where it has remained since. The John Deere Classic has however changed courses once since then, moving from Oakwood Country Club in Coal Valley to the TPC Deere Run in 2000.

The Deere Run previously housed a local village and then an Arabian Horse Farm. D.A. Weibring’s 1999 design offered a major revamp to a course which now boasts breathtaking views. Weibring shares the record for the most John Deere Classic wins (3) with Steve Stricker.

2019 John Deere Classic Golf Field & Players

Jordan Spieth and Steve Stricker are the notable absentees in the field for the 2019 John Deere Classic, but there are still plenty of notable names.

Michael Kim is aiming to defend his deservedly won 2018 title but is up against some stiff competition. The 2019 John Deere Classic will feature 59 players who have won PGA Tour events, including 29 who have won in the past year.

Key names lining up for the 2019 John Deere Classic include former Open champion Zach Johnson, former world number one Luke Donald and former FedEx Cup champion Bill Haas.

Full Field
  • Albertson, Anders
  • Armour, Ryan
  • Bae, Sangmoon
  • Barnes, Ricky
  • Berger, Daniel
  • Blanks, Kris
  • Blaum, Ryan
  • Bozzelli, Dominic
  • Brown, Scott
  • Burgoon, Bronson
  • Burns, Sam
  • Byrd, Jonathan
  • Campbell, Chad
  • Castro, Roberto
  • Cauley, Bud
  • Cejka, Alex
  • Champ, Cameron
  • Chin, John
  • Choi, Ho Sung
  • Chopra, Daniel
  • Cink, Stewart
  • Clark, Wyndham
  • Claxton, Will
  • Collins, Chad
  • Conners, Corey
  • Cook, Austin
  • Crane, Ben
  • Dahmen, Joel
  • Davis, Cameron
  • Díaz, Roberto
  • Donald, Luke
  • Dufner, Jason
  • Duncan, Tyler
  • Etulain, Julián
  • Every, Matt
  • Fathauer, Derek
  • Fisher, Darin
  • Frittelli, Dylan
  • Garber, Joey
  • Garnett, Brice
  • Garrigus, Robert
  • Glover, Lucas
  • Gómez, Fabián
  • Gooch, Talor
  • Gribble, Cody
  • Haas, Bill
  • Harkins, Brandon
  • Harman, Brian
  • Hearn, David
  • Henley, Russell
  • Henry, J.J.
  • Herron, Tim
  • Hickok, Kramer
  • Hoffmann, Morgan
  • Hoge, Tom
  • Hossler, Beau
  • Hovland, Viktor
  • Howell III, Charles
  • Hughes, Mackenzie
  • Hurley III, Billy
  • Im, Sungjae
  • Jacobson, Freddie
  • Jaeger, Stephan
  • Johnson, Zach
  • Jones, Kyle
  • Jones, Matt
  • Kaufman, Smylie
  • Kim, Michael
  • Kim, Whee
  • Knous, Jim
  • Kodaira, Satoshi
  • Kokrak, Jason
  • Kraft, Kelly
  • Lahiri, Anirban
  • Laird, Martin
  • Landry, Andrew
  • Langley, Scott
  • Lashley, Nate
  • Lebioda, Hank
  • Lee, Danny
  • Lee, Kyoung-Hoon
  • Lindheim, Nicholas
  • Lingmerth, David
  • Long, Adam
  • Lovelady, Tom
  • Luck, Curtis
  • Mahan, Hunter
  • Malnati, Peter
  • McCarthy, Denny
  • McLachlin, Parker
  • McNeill, George
  • Merritt, Troy
  • Moore, Ryan
  • Morikawa, Collin
  • Mullinax, Trey
  • Muñoz, Sebastián
  • Na, Kevin
  • Niemann, Joaquin
  • Ortiz, Carlos
  • Palmer, Ryan
  • Perez, Pat
  • Piller, Martin
  • Poston, J.T.
  • Potter, Jr., Ted
  • Power, Seamus
  • Pride, Dicky
  • Prugh, Alex
  • Redman, Doc
  • Reeves, Seth
  • Roach, Wes
  • Rodríguez, José de Jesús
  • Romero, Andres
  • Ryder, Sam
  • Saunders, Sam
  • Schenk, Adam
  • Schnell, Brady
  • Schniederjans, Ollie
  • Senden, John
  • Silverman, Ben
  • Sloan, Roger
  • Stallings, Scott
  • Stanley, Kyle
  • Stefani, Shawn
  • Straka, Sepp
  • Streb, Robert
  • Streelman, Kevin
  • Stroud, Chris
  • Stuard, Brian
  • Sucher, Zack
  • Suh, Justin +
  • Svensson, Adam
  • Taylor, Nick
  • Taylor, Vaughn
  • Teater, Josh
  • Thompson, Chris
  • Thompson, Michael
  • Todd, Brendon
  • Trahan, D.J.
  • Trainer, Martin
  • Tringale, Cameron
  • Tway, Kevin
  • Uihlein, Peter
  • Van Aswegen, Tyrone
  • Varner III, Harold
  • Vegas, Jhonattan
  • Vermeer, Ryan
  • Wagner, Johnson
  • Watney, Nick
  • Weekley, Boo
  • Werenski, Richy
  • Wolff, Matthew
  • Wright, Chase

John Deere Classic Golf Qualification

Apart from an extensive list of PGA Tour golfers who have put their names in the hat for the John Deere Classic, it was recently announced that Sponsor Exemptions would be given to Viktor Hovland, Collin Morikawa, Matthew Wolff and Justin Suh.

These were the top four amateur golfers in the world as per the Scratch Players Amateur Golf Ranking prior to Suh and Wolff recently switching to the full professional game. The John Deere Classic prides itself on being a gateway tournament for young talent and this is an opportunity for Suh and Wolff to face off against more established players in the field.

John Deere Classic Golf Free Bets

Keep an eye on our bookmaker promotions page in case any information surfaces regarding free bets available for the 2019 John Deere Classic that can help you build your bankroll.

John Deere Classic Golf Highlights

Watching highlights of the John Deere Classic action can help you catch up on key action and gather knowledge for betting purposes if you miss a day of the golf. Keep an eye out for highlights on the PGA Tour’s official YouTube channel.

John Deere Classic Leaderboard

The John Deere Classic Leaderboard brings you all the latest scores from the TPC Deere Run. Here’s the final 2018 leaderboard from a tournament which saw Michael Kim reign supreme:

John Deere Classic Golf Results

Many participants at the 2019 John Deere Classic have enjoyed past success at the tournament and it pays to do research on each individual golfer’s past John Deere Classic scores in order to determine whether or not there is value in backing them to do well on this particular course.

John Deere Classic Golf Winners

Here are the past winners of the John Deere Classic:

Current era (1999-present)

2018Michael Kim-27
2017Bryson DeChambeau-18
2016Ryan Moore-22
2015Jordan Spieth-20
2014Brian Harman-22
2013Jordan Spieth-19
2012Zach Johnson-20
2011Steve Stricker-22
2010Steve Stricker-26
2009Steve Stricker-20
2008Kenny Perry-16
2007Jonathan Byrd-18
2006John Senden-19
2005Sean O'Hair-16
2004Mark Hensby-16
2003Vijay Singh-16
2002JP Hayes-22
2001David Gossett-19
2000Michael Clark II-19
1999J.L. Lewis-19

Quad City Classic (1995-1998)

1998Steve Jones-17
1997David Toms-15
1996David Toms-12
1995D.A. Weibring-13

Hardee's Golf Classic (1986-1994)

1994Mark McCumber-15
1993David Frost-21
1992David Frost-14
1991D.A. Weibring-13
1990Joey Sindelar-12
1989Curt Byrum-12
1988Blaine McCallister-19
1987Kenny Knox-15
1986Mark Wiebe-12

Lite Quad Cities Open (1985)

1985Dan Forsman-13

Miller High Life QCO (1982-1984)

1984Scott Hoch-14
1983Danny Edwards-14
1982Payne Stewart-12

Quad Cities Open

1981Dave Barr-10
1980Scott Hoch-14

Ed McMahon-Jaycees Quad Cities Open (1975-1979)

1979D.A. Weibring-14
1978Victor Regalado-15
1977Mike Morley-17
1976John Lister-16
1975Roger Maltbie-9

Quad Cities Open (1972-1974)

1974Dave Stockton-13
1973Sam Adams-16
1972Deane Beman-5

Quad Cities Open (Satellite Event)

  • Deane Beman (1971)

Who won the 2018 John Deere Classic?

Michael Kim won the 2018 John Deere Classic by eight shots, beating Bronson Burgoon and Joel Dahmen to the title. His 72-hole score of 257 (27 under par) was a record for the TPC Deere Run.

John Deere Classic Golf Multiple Winners

D.A. Weibring and Steve Stricker share the all time record with three tournament wins at the John Deere Classic, while Deane Beman, Scott Hoch, David Frost and Jordan Spieth have each won the tournament twice.

John Deere Classic Golf News

Keep an eye on official tour and tournament websites for useful updates on the John Deere Classic which can help you stay informed of crucial information. Much of this could be relevant for betting purposes and could therefore help you build your bankroll.

John Deere Classic Golf Social Media

In addition to official websites, the following social media pages are handy resources for information on the John Deere Classic.