SILVIS IL - JULY 10: Steve Stricker follows through on a tee shot during the third round of the John Deere Classic at TPC Deere Run on July 10 2010 in Silvis Illinois. (Photo by Darren Carroll/Getty Images)

Steve Stricker Wins Second Consecutive John Deere Classic, Sets Tournament Record

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2010 John Deere Classic, Round 3: Steve Stricker Makes Course History

Entering this year's John Deere Classic, the the tournament's all-time scoring record was held by J.P. Hayes, who scored 22-under in 2002. This year, Steve Stricker in position to shatter Hayes' record.

Stricker shot 9-under during Saturday's round 3, marking birdies in six of his final nine holes. This puts him at a remarkable 25-under for the tournament, following an 11-under round 1 and a 5-under round 2. He's already set the 36-hole record at TPC Deere Run.

Tied for a distant second are Paul Goydos and Jeff Maggert, who sit at 19-under for the tournament.

Here's how the leaderboard looks near the top:

1. Steve Stricker (-25)
T2. Paul Goydos (-19)
T2. Jeff Maggert
4. Matt Jones (-16)
5. Shaun Micheel (-15)
6. Brendan de Jonge (-13)

You can follow the live leaderboard here. And for more on the PGA Tour, check out SB Nation's golf blog, Waggle Room.


2010 John Deere Classic, Round 2 Results: Steve Stricker Steals Lead From Paul Goydos

Paul Goydos and his 59 score was the big story of the first round at the John Deere Classic, but Steve Stricker's 60 set him up for a chance to challenge the lead in Round 2. Indeed, Stricker capitalized on the opportunity, shooting 5-under for the day to take a one-stroke lead.

Stricker, who has eight career PGA Tour wins to his name, now stands at 16-under for the tournament. Goydos' 3-under places him a stroke behind for the tournament. The leaderboard drops off significantly after these two, with Jeff Maggert, Matt Jones, and George McNeill tied for third at 11-under.

Play resumes Saturday with Round 3. You can follow the live leaderboard here. For more on the John Deere Classic, check in with SB Nation's golf blog, Waggle Room.

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