• Barry Sanders, Tom Izzo, Calvin Johnson and Dylan Larkin Lead Star-Studded Field at Rocket Mortgage AREA 313 Celebrity Scramble presented by the Total Health Care Foundation



Awarded the PGA TOUR's "Best Special Event" after its debut in 2019 - The AREA 313 Celebrity Scramble will be held Tuesday, July 26 at Detroit Golf Club. It is one of the many special events being held during Detroit Community Days presented by DTE Energy, which provide complimentary admission and parking on Tuesday, July 26 and Wednesday, July 27.

WHEN: Tuesday, July 26, 5 – 6pm


The annual AREA 313 Celebrity Scramble presented by the Total Health Care Foundation will feature a pair of football Hall of Famers, a Hall of Fame basketball coach, two-time NHL All-Star, a long drive world-record holder, a world-famous musician, up-and-coming golf stars and some of the biggest names on the PGA TOUR.

The AREA 313 Celebrity Scramble pits six four-player teams against each other in a three-hole exhibition match over holes 14-16 at Detroit Golf Club (AREA 313), teeing off Tuesday, July 26 at 5 p.m. PGA TOUR stars captain each team and are grouped with celebrity athletes and entertainers, players from THE JOHN SHIPPEN National Golf Invitational presented by Rocket Mortgage and corporate partners.


PGA TOUR pros scheduled to participate include:

  • Will Zalatoris – 2022 U.S. Open and PGA Championship runner-up, 2021 PGA TOUR Rookie of the Year
  • Tony Finau - Two-time PGA TOUR winner
  • Jason Day – Former World No. 1, 2015 PGA Championship winner and 12-time PGA TOUR winner
  • Rickie Fowler - Five-time PGA TOUR winner
  • Matt Kuchar – Nine-time PGA TOUR winner
  • Kevin Kisner - Four-time PGA TOUR winner

Celebrity athletes and entertainers scheduled to participate include:

  • Barry Sanders – Pro Football Hall of Famer, 10-time Pro Bowler with the Lions
  • Tom Izzo - Michigan State men's basketball coach since 1995, Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame member
  • Calvin Johnson – Pro Football Hall of Famer, six-time Pro Bowler with the Lions
  • Dylan Larkin – Red Wings captain, two-time NHL All-Star
  • Maurice Allen - Former No. 1-ranked World Long Drive competitor and former Guinness World Record holder
  • Kelley James – American singer and entertainer popular all over the world for his full band shows, intimate acoustic performances and one-of-a-kind tee box freestyles

Each AREA 313 Celebrity Scramble team will also include a golfer who competed in THE JOHN SHIPPEN National Golf Invitational. Female golfers Mariah Stackhouse, Sadena Parks and Christyn Carr will be joined by the men's champion as well as Willie Mack III and Joe Hooks. The men's portion of THE JOHN SHIPPEN National Golf Invitational is contested over 36 holes at Detroit Golf Club on July 23-24, with complimentary admission avilable to the public for the final round on July 24.

As part of Detroit Community Days presened by DTE Energy, complimentary parking and admission will be available for the AREA 313 Celebrity Scramble preesnted by the Total Health Care Foundation.