Petoskey’s Garber to Golf in Rocket Mortgage Classic

DETROIT — Petoskey native Joey Garber has committed to golf in the inaugural Rocket Mortgage Classic at the Detroit Golf Club from June 25-30. The tournament’s public relations team confirmed the commitment to 9&10 News on Friday.

Garber has golfed in 14 events on the PGA Tour this year, with one top-10 finish. He sits in 194th place in the FedExCup Rankings. He graduated from Petoskey High School in 2010, and started his college career at the University of Michigan before transferring to the University of Georgia. He was awarded his PGA Tour card last August.

The Rocket Mortgage Classic will be Detroit’s first PGA Tour event in the city’s history. The practice rounds will be on Tuesday, June 25, and the Delta Dental Pro-Am will be on Wednesday, June 26. The tournament runs from Thursday, June 27, to Sunday, June 30.

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