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Golf Stats: Who are the past winners of Rocket Mortgage Classic tournament?

The Rocket Mortgage Classic is a professional golf tournament on the PGA Tour. It was first staged in 2019 at Detroit Golf Club in Detroit, Michigan. The tournament replaced the Quicken Loans National on the PGA Tour schedule. It is the first PGA Tour event in history to be held completely within the Detroit city limits. For the 2019 season, the event was part of the Open Qualifying Series, giving two non-exempt players entry into The Open Championship.

The Past Winners

1. Nate Lashley (Edition- 2019, Country- USA)

Nathan Clark Lashley is an American professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour. Lashley turned professional after graduating in 2005. In June 2019, Lashley earned his first PGA Tour win at the 2019 Rocket Mortgage Classic. Lashley failed to Monday qualify for the event. However, he gained entry as the third alternate and final man in the field. He was ranked 353rd in the world at the start of the week. He shot 63-67-63-70 to win by six strokes and earned $1,314,000 with the victory. In addition, his card PGA Tour card was now good until the end of the 2021–22 season and he was invited to play in the 2019 Open Championship, the Players Championship, the Masters Tournament and the Sentry Tournament of Champions in 2020.

2. Bryson DeChambeau (Edition- 2020, Country- USA)

DeChambeau is an American professional golfer who currently plays in the LIV Golf League. Bryson scripted history when he became the third player to have won those three championships, after Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods. Overall, he became the sixth player to win both the U.S. Amateur and U.S. Open. Renowned for his analytical and scientific approaches to the sport, DeChambeau has acquired the nickname “The Scientist”. On July 5, 2020, DeChambeau won the Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit, Michigan, by three strokes over Matthew Wolff. In the final round, DeChambeau shot a 7-under 65 at Detroit Golf Club, birdieing four of the first seven holes and closing with three consecutive birdies. He finished at a career-best 23-under 265. DeChambeau came into the week with six straight top-eight finishes and was the only player with top-10s in the first three events after the restart from the pandemic.

3. Cameron Davis (Edition- 2021, Country- Australia)

Davis is the only guy on the list who is a non-American and won this tournament. Cameron Davis is an Australian professional golfer. He has had a successful amateur career till now. Davis has won the Australian Amateur and the individual and team events at the Eisenhower Trophy. He has played regularly on the PGA Tour since 2018 and won the 2021 Rocket Mortgage Classic. This was Davis’s first PGA Tour win. In the finals, he defeated Troy Merritt and Joaquín Niemann in a playoff match. In September 2022, Davis was selected for the International team in the 2022 Presidents Cup at Quail Hollow Club. He played all five matches, winning two and losing three.

4. Tony Finau (Edition- 2022, Country- USA)

Milton Pouha “Tony” Finau is an American professional golfer who currently plays on the PGA Tour. He won the Utah State Amateur Championship in 2006, defeating upcoming PGA Tour player Daniel Summerhays in the 36-hole championship match. He turned professional at the age of 17 and began playing on mini-tours including the Gateway Tour, NGA Hooters Tour, and National Pro Tour. Finau and his brother Gipper competed on the Golf Channel’s The Big Break in 2009. Finau finished second on Big Break Disney Golf. In July 2022, Finau the Rocket Mortgage Classic and 3M Open in successive weeks. This was his third and fourth victory on PGA Tour.

Who are the winners of Rocket Mortgage Classic?

YearWinner (Country)ScoreRunners Up (Country)
2019Nate Lashley (USA)263Doc Redman (USA)
2020Bryson DeChambeau (USA)265Matthew Wolff (USA)
2021Cameron Davis (Australia)270Troy Merritt (USA)
Joaquín Niemann (Chile)
2022Tony Finau (USA)262Patrick Cantlay (USA)
Taylor Pendrith (Canada)
Cameron Young (USA)

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