Birdies for Charity JDC 2013

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Not only is the John Deere Classic a weekend for golfers and golf-fans to enjoy what they love most, but it’s also a chance to give back to the community.

Birdies for Charity is a program that donates to non-profit organizations in the area.

The John Deere Classic has been the number one per capita and one of the top ten fundraisers for charity. Every birdie that is made means more money to these organizations.

The 2013 John Deere Classic recorded 2,142 birdies.