Will Zalatoris lead the first wave of Rocket Mortgage Classic commitments

Detroit Five golfers in the top 50 rankings, including US Open and PGA Championship runner-up Will Xalatores, are among the first wave of commitments to next month’s Rocket Mortgage Classic.

It was announced Wednesday morning that Zalatores (world number 12), Tony Finau (17), Kevin Kesner (31), Cameron Young (32) and Justin Rose (47) will all commit to Detroit’s single stop on the PGA Tour scheduled for July 28. 31 at Detroit Golf Club.

Ambassador Ricky Fowler, Jason Day, Matt Kuchar and defending champion Cam Davis also announced their commitments on Wednesday.

This is the first wave of late-than-normal commitments for the Rocket Mortgage Classic, a delay attributable to two main factors: the advent of the Saudi-backed LIV Tour, which has drawn eight of the world’s top 50 players away from the PGA. tour, including former Rocket Mortgage spokesperson Bryson DeChambeau, and Rocket Mortgage Classic regular Patrick Reed; Plus a new tournament place on the calendar, right before the FedEx Cup Qualifiers start.