Dan Gilbert's Rocket Mortgage Cuts Ties With Golfer Joining Controversial Saudi Circuit

June 10, 2022, 8:06 AM

Bryson DeChambeau (Deposit photos)

Bryson DeChambeau won the Rocket Mortgage Classic at Detroit Golf Club in 2020 and signed a sponsor deal with Dan Gilbert's Rocket Mortgage last year.

Now, the relationship is over.

Gilbert's company has cut ties with DeChambeau because of his decision to join the controversial Saudi-backed LIV Golf circuit, Crain's Detroit business reports. 

"As has been widely reported, Bryson elected to join the LIV Golf Series. Effectively immediately, Rocket Mortgage has ended its sponsorship agreement with Bryson," Rocket Mortgage spokesman Aaron Emerson said in an emailed statement. "We wish him well in his future success."

Read more:  Crain's Detroit Business

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