JDC – Birdies for Charity

John Deere Classic Birdies for Charity.

Mon – Sat: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sun: Noon – 5 p.m.

Mon – Sat: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sun: Noon – 5 p.m.

Giving Donations A Boost

Every year, the John Deere Classic sponsors Birdies for Charity, a giving program that allows donors to either make a pledge of at least a penny per birdie scored at the golf tournament or a one-time flat donation.

The Classic will pass along 100% of your contribution to the Putnam and will add a bonus check of between 5% and 10%, making the impact of your gift even greater. 

You can request a pledge form from the Putnam beginning in April of each year. Forms must typically be submitted by mid to late June and must include our correct birdie number to designate funds to the Putnam.


For more information, please contact Betsy Matt Turner, Vice President of Strategic  Advancement, at 563-336-7303 or bturner@putnam.org.

Please Note: The Museum & Science Center will be closed for maintenance, cleaning, and updates January 8 -12.

We will resume normal hours on Saturday (1/13). Thank you for your patience, understanding and continued support!

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