Press Release

Sponsors Announced for 2019 Ellie Mae Classic


Korn Ferry Tour event at TPC Stonebrae Includes Celebrity Shootout, Four Days of Tournament Play and Free Grounds Tickets

HAYWARD, Calif. – July 24, 2019 – The Korn Ferry Tour and Ellie Mae Classic, sponsored by Ellie Mae® – the leading cloud-based platform provider for the mortgage finance industry – today announced the sponsors for the 2019 Ellie Mae Classic. The tournament will take place July 29 – August 4 at TPC Stonebrae in Hayward, California and grounds tickets for tournament play are free.

Ellie Mae Classic 2019 sponsors include: Advancement Branding, Astellas Pharma, ATR International, Audi of America, CannaCraft, Capsilon, CBF Electric & Data, City of Hayward, ClosingCorp, Coca Cola, Covered, Credit Plus, Danny Conway, Derek Fry, Docutech, Equifax, Essent Guaranty Mortgage Insurance, Experian, FormFree, Genworth Mortgage Insurance, HGGC, LLC, HousingWire, JBM Properties Inc, JP Morgan Chase, Kathy Vizas, Ken Krebs, LendingTree, Lucky – SaveMart, Metcon, MillerCoors, NFF Avionics, Oakland Athletics, Optimal Blue, Orangetheory Fitness, Paragon Micro Inc, Richmond American Homes, Scott Howard, SPI Group, Sysco, Teraverde, ThoughtWorks, Universe Excavation, Whimstay and Youth on Course.

Over the last three years, the Ellie Mae Classic has delivered some of the most memorable weeks of the Korn Ferry Tour season. In 2016, Germany’s Stephan Jaeger posted a PGA TOUR-record 58 in the opening round on his way to a record-setting 30-under-par 250 total and a seven-shot victory. In 2017 and 2018, National Basketball Association (NBA) Champion and Golden State Warriors All-Star Guard Stephen Curry competed in the tournament on an unrestricted sponsor exemption.

“We are so thankful to have this fantastic group of sponsors supporting us for the 2019 Ellie Mae Classic,” said Trish Gregovich, Ellie Mae Classic’s Tournament Director. “We are looking forward to a great week at TPC Stonebrae, kicking off with the star-studded Celebrity Shootout and culminating with honoring our new tournament champion. We hope that golf fans and people new to the sport from across the Bay Area come out to support PGA’s top golfers, enjoy the sights and take in everything that the Ellie Mae Classic has to offer. Plus, tickets are free!”

Daily grounds tickets for the 2019 Ellie Mae Classic are free. To download your free tickets, visit:

To catch all of the Ellie Mae Classic events this year, follow the 2019 tournament schedule:

Monday, July 29
Celebrity Shootout presented by Lucky

Thursday, August 1
First Round & Executive Women’s Day

Friday, August 2
Second Round (General Admissions sponsored by Hayward)

Saturday, August 3
Third Round

Sunday, August 4
Final Round (General Admissions sponsored by Astellas)
Military Appreciation Day presented by Care By Design
Trophy Presentation

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


The Ellie Mae Classic is a PGA TOUR sanctioned golf tournament on the Korn Ferry Tour played at TPC Stonebrae in Hayward, California. Visit to learn more.


Founded (1990), owned and operated by the PGA TOUR, the Korn Ferry Tour identifies and develops those players who are ready to compete and win on golf’s biggest stage. In 2013, the Korn Ferry 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 Korn Ferry Tour Finals. This season marks the 30th year of competition on the Korn Ferry Tour. Three out of four PGA TOUR members are Korn Ferry Tour alumni. Tour alumni have won more than 500 PGA TOUR titles, including 24 major championships and eight PLAYERS Championships. To learn more about the PGA TOUR, the Korn Ferry Tour and to follow the season-long quest for a PGA TOUR card, visit PGATOUR.COM, or follow the Tour on social media via Instagram (@KornFerryTour), Twitter (@KornFerryTour) and Facebook (


Ellie Mae is the leading cloud-based platform provider for the mortgage finance industry. Ellie Mae’s technology solutions enable lenders to originate more loans, reduce origination costs, and shorten the time to close, all while ensuring the highest levels of compliance, quality and efficiency. Visit or call 877.355.4362 to learn more.


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

Caitlin Coffee
(312) 635-8204

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