Course Review: TPC Deere Run

Last year I posted my TPC Deere Run course review in anticipation of the John Deere. I’m re-blogging it today ICYMI.

TPC Deere Run – Silvis, IL (Architect: D.A. Weibring)

Background

Located in Silvis, Illinois, the Quad Cities region, TPC Deere Run has hosted the PGA Tour’s John Deere Classic since 2000. The course was featured as one of America’s 100 Greatest Public Golf Courses by Golf Digest, as well as ranked fifth in the state of Illinois by GolfWeek Magazine. It is built on the site of a former Arabian horse farm and designed by a native boy from Illinois, former tour pro D.A. Weibring.

Are you wondering where exactly Silvis and the Quad Cities are? It’s about 2.5 hours west of Chicago and sits on the western border of Illinois, or the eastern border of Iowa. In other words, it’s in the absolute middle of nowhere.

Layout/Scenery

Getting to Deere Run is half the fun. I doubt many golfers actually line up a trip to the Quad…

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