Over $12 million raised for 2017 Birdies for charity

The John Deere Classic announced its charitable contribution total for the 2017 Birdies for Charity program at their world headquarters on Tuesday, Oct. 31. The total for 2017 came in at $12,270,107, beating last year's total of $10,538,771.

The funds were distributed to 521 charities who participated in the Birdies for Charity program this year.