HAYWARD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Web.com Tour and Ellie Mae announced today its sponsors for the upcoming 2017 Ellie Mae Classic. The week-long golf tournament kicks off Monday, July 31 and runs through Sunday, August 6 in Hayward, California, at TPC Stonebrae.
One hundred and fifty-six of golf’s next wave of PGA TOUR stars will be competing for a $600,000 purse as well as coveted PGA TOUR cards. Stephen Curry, the 2017 National Basketball Association (NBA) Finals winner for the Golden State Warriors will also take part in this year’s tournament.
The Ellie Mae Classic tournament is supported by sponsors including:
- Audi of America
- City National Bank
- City of Hayward
- DeSilva Gates Construction
- Fremont Bank
- Sysco Foods
- W2O Group
“We appreciate all of the companies that have chosen to partner with us by supporting the 2017 Ellie Mae Classic at TPC Stonebrae,” said Trish Gregovich, Ellie Mae Classic Tournament Director. “These sponsors have been invaluable in the tournament’s success and help ensure that we make the Ellie Mae Classic a fantastic experience for our golfers and attendees. Additionally, our generous sponsors help support our main objective of giving back to local charities, including the Warriors Community Foundation.”
Charity continues to play a key role in every PGA Tour-sanctioned event, with other local charities also benefiting. The TOUR and its tournaments generated a record $166 million for charity in 2016, in turn elevating the all-time total donated to charity to nearly $2.5 billion.
Last year’s Ellie Mae Classic produced one of the most memorable weeks in the Web.com TOUR’s 28-year history, with Germany’s Stephan Jaeger posting a PGA TOUR-record 58 in the opening round on his way to a record-setting 30-under-par 250 total and a seven-shot victory.
The Ellie Mae Classic tournament schedule includes the following:
Monday, July 31 – Junior & Partner Pro-Am
Tuesday, August 1 – Celebrity Shootout & Party
Wednesday, August 2 – Official Pro-Am
Thursday, August 3 – Tournament Round 1 & Executive Women’s Day
Friday, August 4 – Tournament Round 2
Saturday, August 5 – Tournament Round 3 & Family Day
Sunday, August 6 – Final Tournament Round & Military Appreciation Day
For more information on the Ellie Mae Classic at TPC Stonebrae, including the schedule of events, tickets and sponsorship opportunities, please visit EllieMaeClassic.com.
For more information on the Web.com Tour, please visit PGATOUR.com.
About Ellie Mae
Ellie Mae (NYSE:ELLI) is the leading cloud-based platform provider for the mortgage finance industry. Ellie Mae’s technology solutions enable lenders to originate more loans, faster, in order to lower their overall origination costs, all while ensuring the highest levels of compliance, quality and efficiency. Visit EllieMae.com or call (877) 355-4362 to learn more.
About The Warriors Community Foundation
The Warriors Community Foundation supports education and youth development for low-income students in the San Francisco Bay Area. Since its inception in 2012, the Foundation has generated nearly $7 million in direct impact, including grants to improve educational equity in Alameda and San Francisco Counties. The Foundation also rebuilds public basketball courts around the Bay Area. To date, more than 60 courts have been refurbished, helping to revitalize local schools, parks and neighborhoods. Finally, the Foundation donates thousands of tickets each season to schools and nonprofits that serve children and families, helping share the joy and excitement of Warriors home games. The Foundation is sustained by generous contributions from Warriors owners, players, partners and fans. Learn more at warriors.org.
About TPC Stonebrae Country Club
TPC Stonebrae Country Club opened in 2007 and sits 1,500 feet above the San Francisco Bay on Walpert Ridge, providing a 75 mile wide view of the beautiful Northern California coastline. Members of this private club are tested by an American Links layout that rises and falls along ridge tops and across ravines. Designed by Scottish Golf Course Architect David McLay Kidd, TPC Stonebrae has established itself as one of the most unique and challenging tests of golf in Northern California. For more information about TPC Stonebrae please visit www.stonebrae.com.
About the Web.com Tour
Founded (1990), owned and operated by the PGA TOUR, the Web.com Tour continues to identify those players who are ready to compete and win on golf's biggest stage. In 2013, the Web.com Tour became The Path to the PGA TOUR with all 50 available PGA TOUR cards coming through the Web.com Tour and the season culminating at the four-event Web.com Tour Finals. Web.com became the Tour’s umbrella sponsor on June 27, 2012, with a 10-year agreement in place through 2021. This season marks the 28th year of competition on the Web.com Tour. Three out of four PGA TOUR members are Web.com Tour alumni. Tour alumni have won more than 450 PGA TOUR titles, including 22 majors and seven PLAYERS Championships. The PGA TOUR, through the efforts of its Tours and their tournaments, sponsors, players and volunteers, has surpassed $2 billion in charitable giving. To learn more about the PGA TOUR, the Web.com Tour and to follow the season-long quest for a PGA TOUR card, visit PGATOUR.COM, or follow the Tour on social media via Twitter (@WebDotComTour), Facebook (facebook.com/WebDotComTour) and Instagram (Instagram.com/WebDotComTour).
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