Barry Sanders and Tom Izzo are returning to the PGA Tour’s Rocket Mortgage Classic at Detroit Golf Club.
They additionally took half in an identical event that was wildly popular and one of the biggest successes at the inaugural tournament in 2019. All celebrity occasions have been on hiatus final 12 months due to COVID-19 security protocols.
NFL receiver Larry Fitzgerald, LPGA participant Lexi Thompson and second-ranked World Long Drive competitor Maurice Allen additionally can be compete.
PGA Tour gamers Phil Mickelson, Bryson DeChambeau, Bubba Watson, Harold Varner III, Jason Day and Rickie Fowler will captain four-player groups within the competitors on holes 14-16.
One distinction this 12 months is that the event will solely be open to followers who purchase a particular ticket. Fans must pledge at least $313 to the Faces of Area 313 charitable program.
The event additionally will characteristic a conventional Wednesday pro-am, with extra particulars anticipated nearer to the event that runs June 28 to July 4.
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