Berger signs charitable ambassador partnership with John Deere Classic
Deere & Co. announced it has teamed up with professional golfer Daniel Berger for a multiyear charitable ambassador partnership that will include charitable collaborations and branding on his golf bag. Berger, who is ranked No. 21 in the world and is a Ryder Cup champion, with Deere has committed $100,000 in donations to various organizations in lieu of traditional win bonuses. Berger continues to support charities including St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, and he’ll work with John Deere to donate the allotted win bonus to charities they both support. “Daniel’s presence on and off the golf course exemplifies Deere’s commitment to community and the game of golf,” said Mara Downing, Deere vice president of global brand and communications. “We look forward to welcoming him to the John Deere Classic this summer and to celebrating this world-class partnership.” Deere is the third-longest-standing title sponsor on the PGA Tour, sponsoring the tournament in its home community of the Quad Cities since 1998.