The Web.com Tour and Ellie Mae announced today that 2017 National Basketball Association (NBA) Champion and Golden State Warriors All-Star Guard Stephen Curry will play in the Tour's Ellie Mae Classic at TPC Stonebrae, to be contested the week of July 31-August 6, 2017. Curry will maintain his amateur status in the event and will compete on an unrestricted sponsor exemption.

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"We are elated to have Stephen Curry compete in this year's Ellie Mae Classic at TPC Stonebrae," said Ellie Mae Classic at TPC Stonebrae Tournament Director Trish Gregovich. "Our longstanding goal has been to create a meaningful community impact through this event, and allowing a true pillar of the Bay Area community and a genuine sports superstar inside the ropes to compete alongside future PGA TOUR stars helps to elevate that effort."

Curry, a member of the Warriors since 2009, is a two-time winner of the NBA's Most Valuable Player Award for the 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 seasons, and has appeared in the last three NBA Finals with the Warriors, helping lead the team to Championships in 2015 and 2017. The 29-year-old is also currently the Warriors' all-time leader in three-pointers made, and four of the top five single-season three-point totals in NBA history, including a record 402 three-pointers in 2015-16. Curry has been selected to three All-NBA Teams and has been a starter on the Western Conference All-Star team in each of the last four seasons.

"I'm honored to have the opportunity to play with the pros in the upcoming Ellie Mae Classic, not only to be able to compete against some of the best golfers in the world, but to also help bring light to the tournament's charitable footprint of giving back to the Warriors Community Foundation," said Curry. "Golf has always been a passion of mine and it's a dream come true to get the chance to play inside the ropes amongst the pros in a PGA TOUR-sanctioned tournament."

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