DALLAS, May 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Supreme Lending, a Dallas-based leading national mortgage lending provider, today announced that it has signed a three-year partnership with the hometown AT&T Byron Nelson and the Salesmanship Club of Dallas that includes the title sponsorship of the annual Celebrity-Amateur golf tournament that marks the beginning of tournament week. Supreme Lending also announced it is partnering with former Texas Rangers great and baseball Hall of Famer Ivan "Pudge" Rodriguez to serve as its official ambassador during the tournament week.
The Supreme Lending Celebrity-Am tees off on Tuesday, May 16, at 11 a.m. at the prestigious Dallas National Golf Club. Beloved North Texas and national celebrities will put their driving and putting skills to the test all while raising funds for Momentous Institute, which serves more than 6,000 kids and family members directly each year through mental health and education programs.
Funds raised at the AT&T Byron Nelson, including the Supreme Lending Celebrity-Am, benefit Momentous Institute and its education and mental health programs designed to build and repair kids' social and emotional health. Since 1968, the tournament has raised more than $150 million for Momentous Institute, powered by the Salesmanship Club of Dallas, and transformed over 100,000 lives.
"We are incredibly proud to partner with the AT&T Byron Nelson, and further its positive impact on the children of this area," said Scott Everett, president and founder of Supreme Lending, a Dallas-based nationwide mortgage lender. "The Salesmanship Club of Dallas and the great Byron Nelson had a vision of impacting the youth of our city via the Momentous Institute and its incredible programs. Supreme Lending is proud to call Dallas/Fort Worth home and to play a role in this incredible legacy started by our friends with the Red Pants and Mr. Nelson. Providing a brighter future for Dallas and its citizens, and for all of the communities we serve nationwide, is at the heart of everything we do."
Rodriguez, who will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on July 30, will play in the Celebrity-Am and will serve as Supreme Lending's ambassador for both the event. As a kick off to AT&T Bryon Nelson week on Monday, May 15, Everett and Rodriguez will tour the Momentous Institute.
"Pudge is one of the most popular athletes in our area's history and this will be a huge summer for him," said Everett. "He's a great role model for the kids at the Momentous Institute, and we are proud to have him hitting cleanup for us on this one, as we work to support young people in our community."
"We are excited to partner with Supreme Lending and Pudge Rodriguez to promote the tournament and the lasting impact it has on children right here in North Texas," said Michelle Kinder, executive director of Momentous Institute. "Thanks to the community's generosity we can focus on changing the odds for kids by prioritizing social emotional health through our education, therapy, research and training."
Celebrities expected to play in the Supreme Lending Celebrity-Am include current Dallas Cowboys offensive lineman Zack Martin and former Cowboys greats Miles Austin, Thomas "Hollywood" Henderson, Daryl "Moose" Johnston and Ed "Too Tall" Jones; former Dallas Maverick Michael Finley; former Dallas Stars Brenden Morrow and Marty Turco; Texas A&M head football coach Kevin Sumlin and Aggie coaching legend R.C. Slocum; along with several country music stars, including Wade Bowen and Jack Ingram.
The 2017 AT&T Byron Nelson is May 15-21 at the TPC Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas in Las Colinas.
About Supreme Lending
Established by founder Scott Everett in 1999, Supreme Lending is a full-service mortgage lender licensed in 50 states with branches throughout the U.S, adding more branches each month. The growing company employs hundreds of employees and has been ranked among the "Best Places to Work" by multiple American City Business Journals for the past five years. Supreme Lending has established relationships with all major investors, is a Fannie Mae seller/servicer, and offers a full range of mortgage programs, including conforming and non-conforming loans and FHA/VA loans. The corporate culture is based on a customer-comes-first approach, which helps homebuyers realize their dreams of homeownership. Supreme Lending has been recognized for five consecutive years as an Inc. 500/5000 company and in was named one of the Top 100 Mortgage Companies in America by Mortgage Executive Magazine for the past 4 years as well as a Top Mortgage Employer by National Mortgage Professional and a Top Retail and Overall Originator by Scotsman Guide. For further information, please visit www.SupremeLending.com, or call (888) 392-0250. EVERETT FINANCIAL, INC. D/B/A SUPREME LENDING NMLS ID #2129 (www.nmlsconsumeracces.org).
About the AT&T Byron Nelson
The AT&T Byron Nelson is hosted by the Salesmanship Club of Dallas and has been a premier PGA TOUR event for 49 years. The tournament has raised more than $150 million since its inception in 1968, making it the most financially successful charity event on the PGA TOUR. All proceeds benefit Momentous Institute, the nonprofit operated by the Salesmanship Club for over 95 years. The organization serves 6,000 kids and family members directly each year through mental health and education programs. The AT&T Byron Nelson is one of North Texas' biggest sports attractions and most anticipated social events of the spring.
Tony Fay, LDWW
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