Press Release

Lucky Supermarkets and the Ellie Mae Classic Ask: Are You A Superfan?


Contest Winners Will Receive VIP and Inside the Ropes Access During the Ellie Mae Classic Celebrity Shootout Presented By Lucky Supermarkets

HAYWARD, Calif. The Ellie Mae Classic and Lucky Supermarkets announced today the Lucky Supermarkets Superfan Sweepstakes. Bay Area sports fans are asked to show off their team spirit for a chance to win two VIP tickets to the Ellie Mae Classic Celebrity Shootout presented by Lucky Supermarkets and inside the ropes privileges during the competition to get up close and personal with their favorite teams.

Sweepstakes participants should snap a picture of themselves in their favorite Bay Area sports team gear in front of their local Lucky store. Then simply post the picture to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #LuckySuperfan. One winner will be chosen at random for a special on-course experience, including the chance to get up close and personal with the Celebrity Shootout players.

Additionally, fans can visit the following Lucky Supermarket stores for special in-store promotions and take a picture for another chance to win. One winner will be selected from each location.

  • July 21 - San Jose Lucky at 200 El Paseo De Saratoga from 12:00pm to 2:00pm. Use hashtag #LuckySuperfanSanJose
  • July 28 – Pleasanton Lucky at 6155 W. Las Positas from 12:00pm to 2:00pm. Come take your photo with the Larry O’Brien trophy and enter the sweepstakes using hashtag #LuckySuperfanPleasanton
  • August 3 – Join Ellie Mae Classic professional golfers for a special Supermarket Sweep event at the Dublin Lucky at 2840 Dublin Blvd from 10:00am to 12:00pm. Come take your photo with the Larry O’Brien trophy and enter the sweepstakes using hashtag #LuckySuperfanDublin

Lucky Supermarkets have joined the Ellie Mae Classic as the Presenting Sponsor for the Ellie Mae Classic Celebrity Shootout. The Ellie Mae Classic Celebrity Shootout presented by Lucky will begin at 5:00pm PT on Monday, August 6th. Bay Area Lucky Supermarket locations will be selling Celebrity Shootout tickets that include a good-any-one-day Ellie Mae Classic tournament ticket starting today. Ticket sales from the Lucky Celebrity Shootout and the Ellie Mae Classic will benefit the Warriors Community Foundation “Hoops for Kids” program serving children in San Francisco and Alameda counties.

The teams currently slated to participate in the shootout include:

Golden State Warriors: Player confirmations to be announced at a later date
Oakland Athletics: Dallas Braden, Jose Canseco, Jed Lowrie, Stephen Piscotty
Oakland Raiders: Josh Taves, Barry Sims, Charlie Smith, Sam Williams
San Francisco 49ers: Dwaine Board, John Paye, Eric Wright, with final player to be announced at a later date
San Francisco Giants: Kevin Frandsen, Erik Johnson, Darren Lewis, Randy Winn
San Jose Earthquakes: Magnus Eriksson, Nick Lima, Chris Wehan, Chris Wondolowski

“The Lucky Superfan Sweepstakes provides a unique opportunity for sports fans from across the Bay Area to show their team spirit and potentially win a great on-course experience during the Ellie Mae Classic,” said Woody Hunter, Vice President of Operations for Lucky Supermarkets. “We look forward to seeing the fan photos come in, whether they support baseball, basketball, football or soccer. And even more importantly, we look forward to the fans joining us on the golf course to root on their favorite team to win the Celebrity Shootout.”

Ellie Mae Classic Tournament tickets are also available on the Tickets & Parking section of the Ellie Mae Classic website.

The Celebrity Shootout is not the only charitable aspect of the tournament, as the Warriors Community Foundation serves as the event’s main charitable beneficiary. Charity plays a key role in every PGA TOUR-sanctioned event, with other Ellie Mae charities also benefiting. The TOUR and its tournaments generated a record $180 million for charity in 2017, in turn elevating the all-time total donated to charity to $2.65 billion.

The Ellie Mae Classic tournament schedule includes the following:

Monday, August 6 – Ellie Mae Community Pro-Am Presented by HousingWire, Benefitting the MBA Opens Doors Foundation and Ellie Mae Classic Celebrity Shootout Presented by Lucky
Wednesday, August 8 – Official Pro-Am
Thursday, August 9 – Tournament Round 1 & Executive Women’s Day
Friday, August 10 – Tournament Round 2
Saturday, August 11 – Tournament Round 3 & Family Day
Sunday, August 12 – Final Tournament Round & Military Appreciation Day Presented by BBMC Financial

For more information on the Ellie Mae Classic at TPC Stonebrae, including the schedule of events, tickets and sponsorship opportunities, please visit

For more information on the Tour, please visit


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About The Warriors Community Foundation

The Warriors Community Foundation supports education and youth development for low-income students in the San Francisco Bay Area. Since its inception in 2012, the Foundation has generated over $9 million in direct impact, including grants to improve educational equity in Alameda and San Francisco Counties. The Foundation also rebuilds public basketball courts around the Bay Area. To date, more than 70 courts have been refurbished, helping to revitalize local schools, parks and neighborhoods. Finally, the Foundation donates thousands of tickets each season to schools and nonprofits that serve children and families, helping share the joy and excitement of Warriors home games. The Foundation is sustained by generous contributions from Warriors owners, players, partners and fans. Learn more at

About TPC Stonebrae Country Club

TPC Stonebrae Country Club opened in 2007 and sits 1,500 feet above the San Francisco Bay on Walpert Ridge, providing a 75 mile wide view of the beautiful Northern California coastline. Members of this private club are tested by an American Links layout that rises and falls along ridge tops and across ravines. Designed by Scottish Golf Course Architect David McLay Kidd, TPC Stonebrae has established itself as one of the most unique and challenging tests of golf in Northern California. For more information about TPC Stonebrae please visit

About the Tour

Founded (1990), owned and operated by the PGA TOUR, the Tour continues to identify those players who are ready to compete and win on golf's biggest stage. In 2013, the Tour became The Path to the PGA TOUR with all 50 available PGA TOUR cards coming through the Tour and the season culminating at the four-event Tour Finals. became the Tour’s umbrella sponsor on June 27, 2012, with a 10-year agreement in place through 2021. This season marks the 28th year of competition on the Tour. Three out of four PGA TOUR members are Tour alumni. Tour alumni have won more than 450 PGA TOUR titles, including 22 majors and seven PLAYERS Championships. The PGA TOUR, through the efforts of its Tours and their tournaments, sponsors, players and volunteers, has surpassed $2 billion in charitable giving. To learn more about the PGA TOUR, the Tour and to follow the season-long quest for a PGA TOUR card, visit PGATOUR.COM, or follow the Tour on social media via Twitter (@WebDotComTour), Facebook ( and Instagram (

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About Lucky Supermarkets

Lucky Supermarkets have been serving Bay Area for nearly 100 years. Owned and operated by Central Valley based, The Save Mart Companies, Lucky stores prides itself of on sourcing a wide variety of local products—ensuring that ‘fresh comes first.’ The company employs more than 15,000 team members and operates 209 stores under the banners of FoodMaxx, Lucky, Lucky California and Save Mart. In addition to its retail operations, the company also operates Smart Refrigerated Transport and is a voting partner in Super Store Industries (SSI), which owns and operates a distribution centerin Lathrop and Sunnyside Farms ice cream plant in Turlock. For more information on the company please visit


Alex Wood
(850) 691-6756

Erica Harvill
Ellie Mae, Inc.
(925) 227-5913

Victoria Castro
Lucky Supermarkets
(209) 985-4229

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