Sunny to partly cloudy. High near 90F. Winds S at 10 to 20 mph..
Partly cloudy. Low 71F. Winds SSE at 10 to 20 mph.
Updated: July 15, 2019 @ 11:27 am
Plenty of famous celebrities have played in the pro-am of the Quad-Cities professional golf tournament through the years.
Tournament host Ed McMahon and Bob Hope do an interview in front of Circa '21.
Jeopardy host Alex Trebek was part of the 1986 pro-am.
Ed McMahon (left) chats with former champion Mike Morley at the 1979 tournament.
Television personality Craig T. Nelson played in the same group with pro Mark Wiebe in the 1987 pro-am.
Former Rock Island basketball star returned to his home area for the pro-am in the 1980s.
Bob Hope chats with Dave Stockton during the 1977 Ed McMahon Quad-Cities Open pro-am.
Buffalo Bob Smith, famous as the host of the Howdy Doody Show, played Oakwood Country Club.
Bruce Jenner appeared at the 1979 pro-am, just three years after winning a gold medal in the Olympic decathlon.
Former Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback played in the pro-am in the 1980s.
Blind entertainer Tom Sullivan (right) actually appeared in the pro-am one year along with host Ed McMahon.
Legendary quarterback Johnny Unitas came to the Quad-Cities for the pro-am in 1978.
Comedian Tom Poston (right) played with Fuzzy Zoeller in the pro-am one year.
Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end L.C. Greenwood joked with local golfer Patti Lee in the 1985 pro-am.
Iowa basketball player Michael Payne (left) and Iowa coach George Raveling (right) walked the course with Michael Jordan (middle) as he played in the 1985 Lite Quad-Cities Open pro-am.
Julius Erving, aka Dr. J., played in the pro-am in the late 1980s.
Chicago Bears head coach Mike Ditka putts during the 1983 pro-am.
Oakland Raiders icon Ben Davidson played in the pro-am in 1985.
Baltimore Orioles slugger Boog Powell was one of many sports celebrities to play in the pro-am at Oakwood Country Club.
Bill Murray, left, shows off a trophy with an image of the Dalai Lama on it while being interviewed by the Golf Channel during Wednesday’s John Deere Classic Pro-Am at TPC Deere Run in Silvis.
Everyone had their cell phones out trying to get shots of Bill Murray during Wednesday's John Deere Classic Pro-am.
Bill Murray chats with Emilie Minteer and Michael Lawrence before playing the fourth hole Wednesday at TPC Deere Run. They are getting married in 2017 and invited Murray to attend the ceremony.
Spectators and fans surrounded comedian Bill Murray at last year's JDC pro-am.
Comedian Bill Murray watches his tee shot during Wednesday’s pro-am at the John Deere Classic in Silvis.
Handwritten on front: Craig T. Nelson with Stacy Heitmeier, 6, of West Burlington, Iowa. Wednesday, July 15, 1987. (Photo by Larry Fisher/Quad-City Times)
Herve Villechaize, who plays "Tattoo" on television, signs autographs at Oakwood Country Club. Published July 19, 1984. (Photo by Harry Boll/Quad-City Times)
Ed McMahon and Tom Sullivan. Sullivan is an entertainer, singer, actor, author, motivational speaker and writer. (Photo by Harry E. Boll/Quad-City Times)
So, Bill Murray is coming to the John Deere Classic's Wednesday pro-am, huh?
Get up-to-the-minute news sent straight to your device.