Dustin Johnson, a #1-ranked actor in a universe and a 20-time PGA TOUR winner, along with Rickie Fowler, a world’s #10-ranked player, now announced their commitments to play in a initial Rocket Mortgage Classic – Detroit’s initial ever PGA TOUR event.
With Johnson and Fowler heading a way, a series of golf’s other tip players have also assimilated a margin by announcing their fasten to play, including:
• Bubba Watson, a two-time Masters champion, 12-time PGA TOUR leader and a 17th ranked actor in a world.
• Jimmy Walker, a 2016 PGA Championship winner, who owns 6 contest victories on a PGA TOUR.
• Jason Dufner, a 2013 PGA Championship leader and a five-time leader on a PGA TOUR.
• Kevin Kisner, a world’s #25 ranked player, with his many new feat entrance during March’s World Golf Championship – Dell Technologies Match Play. Kisner is a three-time PGA TOUR leader and was a member of a U.S. group for a 2017 Presidents Cup.
• Cameron Champ, a PGA TOUR rookie who has already had his initial veteran feat and leads all players in normal pushing stretch this season.
• Aaron Wise, a reigning PGA TOUR Rookie of a Year and a 2016 NCAA Division we particular champion, who collected 4 top-10s in 29 starts during a 2017-18 season, highlighted by his win during a ATT Byron Nelson.
• Billy Horschel, a 2014 FedExCup Champion and a five-time leader on a PGA TOUR.
• Lucas Glover, a 2009 U.S. Open champion who has risen to #28 in a PGA TOUR’s FedExCup standings interjection to and 10 top-25 finishes in 12 starts this season.
• Charles Howell III, now ninth in a FedExCup standings with 4 top-10 finishes in 13 starts, including a feat during November’s RSM Classic.
• Si Woo Kim, a two-time PGA TOUR winner, including a 2017 PLAYERS Championship, who is now ranked 24th in a FedExCup standings.
• Corey Conners, an Ontario internal who cumulative his initial PGA TOUR feat progressing this month during a Valero Texas Open, has 3 top-10 finishes in 14 starts and is 17th in a FedExCup standings
Additional TOUR professionals fasten a margin for a Rocket Mortgage Classic will be announced in a entrance weeks. The contest takes place Jun 25-30 during Detroit Golf Club and will move a PGA TOUR to a city of Detroit for a initial time ever. A singular apportion of tickets is accessible during RocketMortgageClassic.com.
“Our actor margin is commencement to take shape, and it is another sparkling pointer that a Rocket Mortgage Classic is right around a corner,” pronounced Jason Langwell, Executive Director of a Rocket Mortgage Classic. “With some of a top-ranked players in a world, along with a horde of new vital winners and FedExCup champions, a Rocket Mortgage Classic is going to be one of a summer’s many rival events.”
Johnson has won 20 times given creation his PGA TOUR entrance in 2007. He is a 2016 U.S. Open champion, has won 6 World Golf Championship tournaments and has 4 victories in PGA TOUR FedExCup playoff events. He is also a three-time member of a United States group personification in a Ryder Cup and Presidents Cup. Johnson has dual wins worldwide given a start of 2019 – during a Saudi International powered by SBIA and a World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship.
Fowler – a five-time leader on a PGA TOUR who has represented a United States in a final 3 Ryder Cups, past dual Presidents Cups, and during a 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio – is prepared to move his implausible iron play, pointy brief game, fashion-forward character and California-cool persona to Michigan. With somewhat some-more than dual months to go until a 156-player margin tees it adult in a PGA TOUR’s initial contest ever played in a city of Detroit, Fowler has a summary for golf and sports fans in a city.
“I can’t wait to get to Detroit for a Rocket Mortgage Classic. The city is famous for being one of a country’s best sports towns with some of a many ardent fans around,” Fowler said. “The fans can design to see some unequivocally good golf. we know there will be a outrageous turnout, that will be an implausible eventuality to showcase a good revitalization that is holding place in Detroit to thousands of fans.”
Fowler prisoner his fifth PGA TOUR pretension in Feb during a Waste Management Phoenix Open. He brings substantial tellurian star energy to a initial PGA TOUR eventuality to be hold in Michigan in 10 years.
The Rocket Mortgage Classic will be some-more than only a new sporting eventuality in a city of Detroit. In further to a fad of examination 156 of a world’s tip veteran golfers competing over 4 days, attendees will knowledge good internal cuisine, singular party options and countless other amicable activities to suffer outward a ropes that will embody on-course party and more.
The ancestral Detroit Golf Club, a Donald Ross designed march that has been a tie in a city for some-more than 100 years, will be open for fans with tickets commencement with actor use rounds on Tuesday, Jun 25, and a Delta Dental Pro-Am during a Rocket Mortgage Classic on Wednesday, Jun 26. The 72-hole contest starts on Thursday, Jun 27, and concludes on Sunday, Jun 30.
Those meddlesome in volunteering can request by visiting RocketMortgageClassic.com and clicking on “Volunteer.”
About a Rocket Mortgage Classic
The Rocket Mortgage Classic will make story in 2019 as a initial PGA TOUR eventuality ever hold in a city of Detroit. Scheduled for Jun 25-30 during a ancestral Detroit Golf Club, a contest will underline 156 of a world’s tip players competing for a $7.3 million purse over 4 days and 72 holes. Embodying a suggestion of Detroit, a week-long eventuality will also underline good entertainment, cuisine and amicable activities on and off a course. The Rocket Giving Fund is a primary free patron of a contest and will support many internal charities. More information is accessible during RocketMortgageClassic.com and on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (@RocketClassic).
About Quicken Loans / Rocket Mortgage
Detroit-based Quicken Loans is a nation’s largest home debt lender. The association sealed scarcely half a trillion dollars of debt volume opposite all 50 states from 2013 by 2018. In late 2015 Quicken Loans introduced Rocket Mortgage, a initial entirely digital debt experience. Today, 98% of all home loans originated by Quicken Loans implement Rocket Mortgage Technology.
Quicken Loans changed a domicile to downtown Detroit in 2010. Today, Quicken Loans and a Family of Companies occupy some-more than 17,000 full-time group members in Detroit’s civic core. The association generates loan prolongation from web centers located in Detroit, Cleveland and Phoenix. Quicken Loans also operates a centralized loan estimate trickery in Detroit, as good as a San Diego-based One Reverse Mortgage unit. Quicken Loans ranked tip in a nation for patron compensation for primary debt fad by J.D. Power for a past 9 uninterrupted years, 2010 – 2018, and also ranked tip in a nation for patron compensation among all debt servicers a past 5 uninterrupted years, 2014 – 2018.
Quicken Loans was once again named to FORTUNE magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” list in 2019 and has been enclosed in a magazine’s tip 1/3rd of companies named to a list for a past 16 uninterrupted years. In addition, Essence Magazine named Quicken Loans “#1 Place to Work in a Country for African Americans.”