Southfield (CBS Detroit) – Casey Herbies, CMO for Rocket Companies, and PGA golfer Willie Mac III, from Flint, talk about the upcoming 2021 Rocket Mortgage Classic at this week’s Michigan Matters Golf Club in Detroit.
Hurbis discussed the Detroit PGA event – in its third year – with Carol Kane, Senior Producer / Host of the show, which airs at 7:30 am Sunday on CBS 62. As the pandemic subsides, viewers and fans will be admitted. attend this event in person. He spoke about his commitment to the event and Motor City.
Khurbis spoke about Meke, who will face off against fellow PGA golfers including Phil Michelson, Bubba Watson, Ricky Fowler, during a signature match scheduled July 1-4. He added some tickets and sponsored chalets were still available.
Khurbis also talked about the impact of the sport and how Rocket is sponsoring LPGA star Lexi Thompson and the Pro TPO sponsored team and Paretta Autosport, the first women’s team.
Mack will take part in his third PGA Tour and his first to be admitted to fans (the pandemic has held them back in earlier tournaments).
Mack discussed preparing for this tournament and how his father (who lives in Grand Blanc), family and friends on hand to cheer him up, would resonate.
Mack also told Cain about having lunch with Tiger Woods two days before his serious car accident earlier this year.
“We talked for about an hour,” Mac said. “He told me about playing with Augusta, about his tournaments and also about his dog.”
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