John Deere Classic
Golf Asia|August 2021
Glover’s Aggressive Birdie Hunt Pays Off In Spades

Former US Open champion Lucas Glover notched his first PGA Tour victory in more than a decade by firing a final-round 64 to win the John Deere Classic by two strokes.

Glover had eight birdies in his seven-under-par effort at Deere Run in Silvis, Illinois, lifting a trophy for the first time since the 2011 Wells Fargo Championship.

“Pretty ecstatic,” said Glover, who won the US Open in 2009. “Still hasn’t really sunk in yet, but long day.

“Turned into a kind of a long week with the weather. I seem to do all right in the mud, so pretty pleased,” he said after capping a weekend on the rain-softened course with a victory.

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