Detroit-based Quicken Loans, the nation's largest home mortgage lender and a part of Rocket Companies enables the American Dream of homeownership and financial freedom through its obsession with industry-leading, digital driven client experience. The company closed $213 billion dollars of mortgage volume across all 50 states in the first three quarters of 2020. In late 2015, Quicken Loans introduced Rocket Mortgage, the first fully digital mortgage experience. Currently 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 Rocket Companies employ more than 22,000 full-time team members nationwide. The company generates loan production from web centers located in Detroit, Cleveland, and Phoenix and operates a centralized loan processing facility in Detroit. Quicken Loans ranked highest in the country for customer satisfaction for primary mortgage origination by J.D. Power for 11 consecutive years, 2010-2020, and also ranked highest in the country for customer satisfaction among all mortgage servicers seven consecutive years, 2014-2020.

Quicken Loans was once again named to FORTUNE magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For" list in 2020 and has been included in the magazine's top 1/3rd of companies named to the list for the past 17 consecutive years. In addition, Essence Magazine named Quicken Loans "#1 Place to Work in the Country for African Americans."


Since 1985 Intersport has been an award-winning innovator and leader in the creation of sports, lifestyle, culinary and entertainment-based marketing platforms. With expertise in Sponsorship Consulting, Experiential Marketing, Hospitality Customer Engagement, Content Marketing, Productions and Sports Properties, this Chicago-based Marketing & Media Solutions Company helps their clients create ideas, content, and experiences that attract and engage passionate audiences. Intersport is excited to collaborate and partner with Woods and Watts Effect, an equity and inclusion consulting firm, to help bring this transformative event to life.


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The Rocket Mortgage Classic debuted in 2019 as the first PGA TOUR event held within the city of Detroit. Awarded the first "Fair Way Award" for its diversity and inclusion initiatives, the event returns to the historic Detroit Golf Club June 28-Jluy 4 featuring 2020 US Open Champion Bryson DeChambeau among a field of 156 players.

The LPGA's Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational takes place in Midland, MI July 14 - 17. Founded with the vision of building community and accelerating the efforts of the Great Lakes Bay Region, the event features 144 of the world's best golfers playing in 72 two-woman teams in a 72-hole stroke play format.

Cognizant Founders Cup

The Cognizant Founders Cup pays homage to the LPGA's rich history and the 13 women – known as the Founders – who created the LPGA Tour over 70 years ago. The Founder's Cup is  scheduled to take place October 7-10 at Mountain Ridge Country Club in West Caldwell, N.J.



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