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John Deere Classic's Pro-Am begins at TCP Deere Run

Wednesday marked Pro-Am day at the JDC with a very early tee time for some! Here's the recap for the first day of golf action.

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Recap

The Pro-Am and first day of action at the John Deere Classic are over!

Wednesday's ProAm saw amateurs, kids and more taking to the course to play with and learn from the pros who will be competing this weekend, as well as engage in their own events while the rest of the JDC prepares for the big day.

Here's a recap of the action from The 19th Hole, including all the events and daily recognitions.

Live Blog Archive

It's finally time.

The John Deere Classic is back Wednesday, June 29 at TPC Deere Run for Pro-Am and First Tee Youth Day! 

The morning tee time is 6:40, and the afternoon starts right at noon, according to the JDC's website. The full list of pairings can be found by clicking/tapping here

The forecast from StormTrack8's James Zahara says the sun will be out for the day. It'll be a little warmer and slightly more humid, with temps reaching the 90s. That's expected to last through Thursday.

Below you'll find News 8's live blog of the tournament for day one.

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2 p.m. | FIRST TEE YOUTH DAY CLINIC

PGA TOUR pros Cameron Champ and Wesley Bryan host the First Tee Youth Day Clinic for young golfers at the TPC Deere Run Driving Range.

11 a.m. | TOURNAMENT CHAIR SPEAKS

WQAD Sports Director Matt Randazzo speaks with John Deere Classic Tournament Chair Pat Eikenberry about the hard work of volunteers that made this year's event possible.

10 a.m. | PLAYER NEWS CONFERENCE

Pro golfer Webb Simpson and 2021 John Deere Classic champ Lucas Glover sit down to answer questions at a news conference from TPC Deere Run.

2021 John Deere Classic champ Lucas Glover live press conference

Posted by WQAD on Wednesday, June 29, 2022
Webb Simpson

Posted by WQAD on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

6:40 a.m. | TEE TIME

Players have taken the field at the John Deere Classic. Shortly, Nick Hardy will lead the pack at Hole 1.

Here are the scheduled pairings for Wednesday morning and afternoon:

6 a.m. | GATES OPEN

Spectators begin pouring in Wednesday morning as gates to TPC Deere Run officially open to the public.

Watch more from the John Deere Classic on News 8's YouTube channel

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