Rocket Mortgage Expands Major PGA Title Sponsorship
“Rocket Mortgage, the tournament team and the PGA TOUR have all worked tirelessly to create an event that will have a lasting impact on golf enthusiasts as well as on the neighborhoods of Detroit,” said Jay Farner, CEO of Rocket Mortgage and Rocket Companies. “We have built tremendous momentum and won several awards for our PGA TOUR event. But, more importantly, we were able to take some very important initiatives, such as helping to bridge the digital divide in Detroit. We look forward to seeing the impacts of this extraordinary event for many years to come. “
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“With today’s expansion, the Rocket Giving Fund will continue to provide significant technological benefits to the citizens of Detroit through the Connect 313 Fund,” said Jay Monahan, commissioner of the PGA TOUR. “We are proud that the Rocket Mortgage Classic has been a leader from day one in ensuring – through its work with local businesses and community leaders – that the tournament represents the diversity of the community. “
“The Rocket Mortgage Classic continues to improve year on year, and we expect this incredible momentum to continue as we build the preeminent PGA TOUR event,” said Jason Langwell, Executive Director of the PGA TOUR. Rocket Mortgage Classic. “Our list of the best players in the world continues to grow, the classic Detroit Golf Club layout becomes a player favorite and our tournament has become the must-see event of the summer.