Detroit Golf Club. photo credit: Brian Walters
The inaugural Rocket Mortgage Classic takes place this weekend, June 27-30, as the PGA Tour heads to Detroit. The tournament is being held at the historic Detroit Golf Club, which has roots all the way back to 1899, and will play on the Donald Ross designed North course. The tournament replaces the Quicken Loans National and brings the PGA Tour back to Michigan for the first time since 2009. Notable golfers playing this weekend include Dustin Johnson, Bubba Watson and Rickie Fowler. Gary Woodland will also compete in his first tournament since winning the U.S. Open at this highly competitive affair.
There are several ticketing options available for fans, starting with Daily Grounds Tickets ranging from $20-$65. In addition, free grounds tickets are available to kids 15 and under with a ticketed adult. Complimentary admission will also be provided to all verified active duty and retired military members, with veterans having access to discounted tickets. Shared hospitality venues are also available, including the LendingTree Lounge on the 16th green with patio seating and bar service. Other venues include the Ultra Club at 15, a private, climate controlled venue locater behind the 15th green with an upgraded food and drink menu. The all-inclusive Club 14 has indoor and outdoor seating with views of the 14th fairway and green, 15th green, 16th Tee and the 18th Fairway. It includes food and beverages and is sold as 4-day tickets to groups of 2, 5, or 10. All ticket prices can be found by contacting the tournament organizers, located under Resources.
Television coverage is provided by the Golf Channel and CBS. Coverage starts Thursday and Friday, 3-6pm ET, on the Golf Channel. Saturday and Sunday coverage starts on the Golf Channel 1-2:45pm ET before switching to CBS 3-6pm ET. The tournament will also be covered by PGA Tour Radio on SiriusXM satellite radio and streaming at PGATour.com. PGA Tour Live will provide streaming coverage of featured groups and holes through the PGA Tour’s online streaming service.