- n United States industrialist who manufactured plows suitable for working the prairie soil (1804-1886)
- Bubba Watson in New York Times
I'm always nervous,said Watson, who played the opening two rounds with one of his best friends, Boo Weekley. "US Open, John Deere, Memphis, it doesn't matter. I'm trying to get my first win. I was nervous in the practice rounds."
- Michelle Wie in Forbes
I am really happy to be returning to the John Deere Classic,Wie said. "The people of the Quad Cities have supported me and rooted for me like no other."
- Stephane Dion in Edmonton Sun
He's saying, `Don't worry, be happy.' In his words, `There is no bloodshed,' Dion said of Harper. "Well, tell that to the hundreds of people who lost their jobs at Ford last week. The hundreds who lost their jobs at John Deere."