FORT WASHINGTON, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Newrez LLC (“Newrez”, the “Company”), the national mortgage lending and servicing organization, today proudly announced its first professional golf partnership with the rising golf star and veteran of the US Air Force, Kyle Westmoreland.
Newrez’s partnership with Westmoreland signifies the company’s first sponsorship deal with a professional athlete. Westmoreland will proudly display the Newrez logo on the chest of their golf apparel while playing on the Korn Ferry Tour, although the partnership actually goes far beyond cross-promotion. While Westmoreland’s talent as a rising star certainly sparked Newrez’s interest in sponsorship, it was Westmoreland’s commitment and service to his country that solidified the company’s decision to pursue the partnership. .
“Having an extremely talented professional athlete and decorated Air Force veteran like Kyle represent Newrez is an incredible honor,” said Baron Silverstein, President of Newrez. “As a company, we view this partnership as a hole-in-one and look forward to the new opportunities this partnership will create for Newrez to continue its commitment to supporting our nation’s brave service members and veterans in new ways. ”
Newrez, as a lender and national service agent, is committed to supporting veterans and active military personnel through a variety of avenues, including career recruitment efforts, employee resource groups, military loan education and VA loan offerings as well as the mainstay of the company’s restitution initiatives through Newrez NOW, its employee-focused community investment program.
“We couldn’t be happier to be part of the Newrez team. Their dedication to serving both military and civilians fits perfectly with what we try to accomplish through the game of golf,” Westmoreland said. “Golf is great, but having a positive impact on the lives of others means so much more. Thank you, now let’s bring this partnership to the PGA TOUR!”
During his collegiate golf career at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Westmoreland won four varsity tournaments, earned full honors, and was named the 2014 U.S. Air Force Academy Male Athlete of the Year. To pursue his career as a professional golfer, Westmoreland completed his five-year military service commitment.
After five years of active duty as a captain in the U.S. Air Force, Westmoreland hit the green professionally, making history as the first U.S. Air Force Academy graduate to qualify for the U.S. Open in 2021. After passing through the Korn Ferry Tour Qualifying School on his first try, he joins the Korn Ferry Tour full time in 2022.
Westmoreland is set to represent Newrez at several Korn Ferry Tour events this summer, including the BMW Charity Pro-Am (June 9-12), Wichita Open (June 16-19), Live and Work in Maine Open (June 23-26) . ) and TPC Colorado Championship at Heron Lakes (June 30-July 3).
To learn more about Newrez’s commitment to making homeownership affordable and meeting the specific mortgage needs of military members, veterans and their families, visit https://www.newrez.com/types-of-mortgages/va-loans/.
Newrez is a leading mortgage company that combines mortgage origination and servicing to deliver a priority customer journey and help our customers take smart action throughout the life of their mortgages. Differentiated by its origination platform, the Company offers its clients unparalleled lending options for purchase and refinancing. Its business services service on behalf of Newrez clients and includes a third-party service brand, Shellpoint Mortgage Servicing. Founded in 2008, Newrez is headquartered in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania and is a member of the New Residential Investment Corp family.
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