Detroit’s PGA TOUR Tournament Adds New Partners

Rocket Mortgage Classic Announces Premier Partners for Detroit’s Inaugural PGA TOUR Event

  • Cadillac and JPMorgan Chase join as Premier Partners.
  • Amerisure, CDW, Delta Dental, DTE Energy, LendingTree, Michelob Ultra, Trion Solutions among the companies signing on to be Official Partners, as business community lends its support to historic new event.
  • Tournament scheduled for June 25-30 at the Detroit Golf Club. A limited number of tickets available for purchase at RocketMortgageClassic.com.

DETROIT (June 4, 2019) – Luxury automotive maker Cadillac and national bank JPMorgan Chase have signed on as Premier Partners of the inaugural Rocket Mortgage Classic. Both companies represent the local and national businesses buying into the vision that Quicken Loans and Rocket Mortgage have laid out for the city of Detroit’s first-ever PGA TOUR event.

As Premier Partners, Cadillac and JP Morgan Chase have made multi-year commitments that include significant branding on-course, along with opportunities to entertain key clients, prospects and employees. These partners enjoy exclusive access to the iconic clubhouse at Detroit Golf Club, along with occupying prime real estate in dedicated private hospitality venues overlooking the 18th hole. 

Amerisure, CDW, Delta Dental, DTE Energy, LendingTree, Michelob Ultra and Trion Solutions are among the companies that have agreed to become Official Partners of the Rocket Mortgage Classic.

“The support of the local business community is a huge factor in the success of any PGA TOUR event. The overwhelming demand amongst corporations – both big and small – is indicative of Detroit’s growing reputation as a thriving and growing business hub,” said Jason Langwell, Executive Director of the Rocket Mortgage Classic. “We are honored to join forces with Cadillac and JPMorgan Chase as Premier Partners. This is an incredible opportunity to work in partnership with these two iconic brands alongside our title sponsor, Rocket Mortgage, to produce a world-class event.”

Cadillac, founded in Detroit in 1902 and headquartered in Warren, Mich., will serve as the Official Automotive Partner of the Rocket Mortgage Classic. In addition to providing courtesy cars for players and staff, the company will have naming rights to the Cadillac Club, an exclusive VIP pool deck area adjacent to the Detroit Golf Club’s historic clubhouse and the 18th green. VIP parking and valet services will also be branded under the Cadillac name.

JPMorgan Chase’s ‘Chase Sapphire’ card has been designated as the Official Credit Card of the Rocket Mortgage Classic. The brand will have naming rights to the Chase Sapphire Club, an exclusive private hospitality venue overlooking the 14th green. The company will also sponsor Chase Live @ The Rocket Mortgage Classic, which presents live entertainment experiences on Friday and Saturday of tournament week after the play on the course concludes.

The historic Detroit Golf Club will welcome fans with tickets beginning with player practice rounds on Tuesday, June 25, and the Delta Dental Pro-Am at the Rocket Mortgage Classic on Wednesday, June 26. The 72-hole tournament starts Thursday, June 27, and concludes Sunday, June 30.

For more information on sponsorship opportunities with the Rocket Mortgage Classic, please email sponsorship@rocketmortgageclassic.com.

Additional information, and a limited number of tickets, are available at RocketMortgageClassic.com.

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About the Rocket Mortgage Classic

The Rocket Mortgage Classic will make history in 2019 as the first PGA TOUR event ever held in the city of Detroit. Scheduled for June 25-30 at the historic Detroit Golf Club, the tournament will feature 156 of the world’s top players competing for a $7.3 million purse over four days and 72 holes. Embodying the spirit of Detroit, the week-long event will also feature great entertainment, cuisine and social activities on and off the course. The Rocket Giving Fund is the primary charitable beneficiary of the tournament and will support many local charities. More information is available at RocketMortgageClassic.com and on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (@RocketClassic).

About Quicken Loans / Rocket Mortgage

Detroit-based Quicken Loans is the nation’s largest home mortgage lender. The company closed nearly half a trillion dollars of mortgage volume across all 50 states from 2013 through 2018. In late 2015 Quicken Loans introduced Rocket Mortgage, the first fully digital mortgage experience. Today, 98% of all home loans originated by Quicken Loans utilize Rocket Mortgage Technology.

Quicken Loans moved its headquarters to downtown Detroit in 2010. Today, Quicken Loans and its Family of Companies employ more than 17,000 full-time team members in Detroit’s urban core. The company generates loan production from web centers located in Detroit, Cleveland and Phoenix. Quicken Loans also operates a centralized loan processing facility in Detroit, as well as its San Diego-based One Reverse Mortgage unit. Quicken Loans ranked highest in the country for customer satisfaction for primary mortgage origination by J.D. Power for the past nine consecutive years, 2010 – 2018, and also ranked highest in the country for customer satisfaction among all mortgage servicers the past five consecutive 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 included in the magazine’s top 1/3rd of companies named to the list for the past 16 consecutive years. In addition, Essence Magazine named Quicken Loans “#1 Place to Work in the Country for African Americans.”

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