Affrunti battles back to earn JDC berth

Published 07/10 2013 06:33PM

Updated 07/10 2013 06:38PM

SILVIS, Ill. - Steve Stricker is one of five former Illini golfers in the field at this week's John Deere Classic.  Perhaps the least likely to be there is Joe Affrunti.

The 2004 Illinois grad has battled a series of injuries over the last few years.  In fact over the last five seasons he has undergone surgeries on both his shoulder and his wrist.

Affrunti is finally healthy again and ready to make some noise at the John Deere Classic.

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