ROUND 1 NOTES:
· Mark Hubbard had a hole-in-one (216 yards, 4-iron) on No. 11 during the opening round. This is the fifth ace in tournament history and the second at No. 11 (Troy Merritt/R3/2021).
· Vaughn Taylor withdrew due to illness
· The Rocket Mortgage Classic continues its tradition of pledging donations to the community through the AREA 313 Challenge during tournament play. The donations total $62,500 through Rd. 1.
- Round 1 – 3 Eagles on #14, 0 Aces on #15, 18 Birdies on #16
- AREA 313 Celebrity Scramble – 3 Eagles on #14, 0 Aces on #15, 1 Birdie on #16
· THE JOHN SHIPPEN Special will air on Sunday at 2 p.m. EST on CBS preceding tournament coverage. Please find a preview of the hour-long special, inclusive of a feature on Wyatt Worthington II, who won the men’s division of THE JOHN SHIPPEN National Golf Invitational presented by Rocket Mortgage and earned an exemption into the Rocket Mortgage Classic.
DETROIT GOLF CLUB
Architect: Donald Ross
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