Lucky Supermarkets Join Ellie Mae Classic at TPC Stonebrae As Celebrity Shootout Title Sponsor; Tickets Now on Sale at 70 Bay Area Locations

The Tour and Ellie Mae announced today that Lucky
Supermarkets have joined the Ellie
Mae Classic as the Presenting Sponsor for the Ellie Mae Classic
Celebrity Shootout. Part of the week- the Ellie Mae Classic Celebrity
Shootout presented by Lucky will begin at 5:00 p.m. 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.

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Preceding Thursday’s opening round of the Ellie Mae Classic, teams of
celebrities from Bay Area sports franchises will compete in a five-hole
shootout with the winning team earning $15,000 for the charity of their
choosing. 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
dateOakland Athletics: Dallas Braden, Stephen Piscotty with
additional players to be announced at a later dateOakland Raiders:
Josh Taves, Barry Sims, Charlie Smith, Sam WilliamsSan Francisco
49ers: John Paye, Eric Wright with additional players to be announced at
a later dateSan Francisco Giants: Kevin Frandsen, Erik Johnson,
Darren Lewis, Randy WinnSan Jose Earthquakes: Magnus Eriksson,
Nick Lima, Chris Wehan, Chris Wondolowski

“Lucky is a proud sponsor of the Ellie Mae Classic and the Celebrity
Shootout,” said Woody Hunter, Vice President of Operations for Lucky
Supermarkets. “As a Bay Area company with 70 stores locally, we view the
Ellie Mae Classic Tournament as a great way to serve and support the
local communities where we live and work. We’re thrilled to partner with
the Tour, Ellie Mae and the Warriors Community Foundation to
bring the Ellie Mae Classic Celebrity Shootout Presented by Lucky to
sports fans.”

“The Ellie Mae Classic Celebrity Shootout Presented by Lucky provides a
fan-friendly platform for beloved Bay Area sports star-power to play in
a fun, yet competitive shootout for a great cause,” said Trish
Gregovich, Ellie Mae Classic Tournament Director. “We believe that golf
is the sport that unites all others and our Shootout participants are
competitive by nature. By having Lucky Supermarkets as our main Shootout
sponsor, we hope to bring the game of golf and the great competition our
players offer to more spectators locally. And through the charitable
donation, we’re able to give back to the local community long after
tournament play ends.”

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
and Ellie Mae Classic Celebrity Shootout Presented by LuckyWednesday,
August 8 – Official Pro-AmThursday, August 9 – Tournament Round 1
& Executive Women’s DayFriday, August 10 – Tournament Round 2Saturday,
August 11 – Tournament Round 3 & Family DaySunday, August 12 –
Final Tournament Round & Military Appreciation Day Presented by BBMC

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

About Ellie Mae

Ellie Mae (NYSE: ELLI) is the leading cloud-based platform provider for
the mortgage finance industry. Ellie Mae’s technology solutions enable
lenders to originate more loans, lower origination costs, and reduce the
time to close, all while ensuring the highest levels of compliance,
quality and efficiency. Visit
or call (877) 355-4362 to learn more.

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.
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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 center in Lathrop and Sunnyside Farms
ice cream plant in Turlock. For more information on the company please

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