MEN'S INVITATIONAL FIELD
THE JOHN SHIPPEN National Golf Invitational presented by Rocket Mortgage, men will compete in a 36-hole stroke play competition at Detroit Golf Club July 23–24, and the winner will once again receive an exemption into the PGA TOUR’s Rocket Mortgage Classic (July 28-31).
“Golf is a multi-billion dollar industry and it lacks diversity. We’re building a platform, two events that showcase the intersection of diversity, inclusion, and golf."
Jason Langwell, Executive Director, Rocket Mortgage Classic & Co-Creator, THE JOHN SHIPPEN
NATIONAL INVITATIONAL COMMITTEE
LaJean Gould, Women in Golf Foundation
Jamila Johnson, Black Golf Coaches Association & Hollywood Golf
Jamie Taylor, Black Golf Directory
Scooter Clark, PGA REACH
Stephen Hamblin, American Junior Golf Association
Karen Peek, Lifetime LPGA Member & City of Detroit Golf
Sam Puryear, Howard University Golf Program
Anthony Ward, Orchard Lake Country Club
Tarek "Ty" DeLavallade, United Golfers Association
Kevin Jennings, Prairie View A&M University Golf Program
Renee Powell, PGA
NATIONAL INVITATIONAL SELECTION COMMITTEE
Sommer Woods, Tournament Lead, THE JOHN SHIPPEN & Co-founder, Woods & Watts Effect
Rock Ventures Representative - Sponsor Exemption
Jason Langwell, Executive Director, Rocket Mortgage Classic & EVP, Intersport
PGA TOUR Representative
Dow Representative - Sponsor Exemption
LPGA Tour Representative
There are many ways to get involved in THE JOHN SHIPPEN. Becoming a partner, supporting students with internships or volunteering with the event are just a few ways to have an impact. Click below to contact us.
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