The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement, today announces a major sponsorship program between its global payments business division Western Union Business Solutions and the PGA of Australia.
In addition to becoming the Official Foreign Exchange Partner of the PGA of Australia, Western Union Business Solutions will sponsor the 17th hole of the Australian PGA Championship on the Gold Coast, taking place in December 2018 at RACV Royal Pines Resort.
We are excited to deepen our support for PGA Australia, its members, associated partners and business and the broader Australian golfing community, said Jacqueline Keogh, Western Union Business Solutions Global Head of Payment Product. This is a key strategic partnership for us and we look forward to our increased involvement as sponsor of the 17th hole. We look forward to being a part of the ongoing growth of the PGA Championship as the premier golfing event in Australia.
Chief Executive Officer for PGA Australia, Gavin Kirkman, said, Were delighted to have a renowned global brand like Western Union Business Solutions supporting the PGA as we continue to advance and create more value for our Association, our consumers and the Australian golf industry.
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This is the fifth significant sponsorship announcement for the PGA in 2018 after Qantas Airways and Cobra Puma Golf were announced as new corporate partners and Liberty International Underwriters and Soniq increased their investment. Western Union Business Solutions is proud to join this group of sponsors.
About Western Union
The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU) is a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement. Our omnichannel platform connects the digital and physical worlds and makes it possible for consumers and businesses to send and receive money and make payments with speed, ease, and reliability. As of September 30, 2018, our network included over 550,000 retail agent locations offering Western Union, Vigo or Orlandi Valuta branded services in more than 200 countries and territories, with the capability to send money to billions of accounts. Additionally, westernunion.com, our fastest growing channel in 2017, is available in more than 50 countries and territories to move money around the world. In 2017, we moved over $300 billion in principal in nearly 130 currencies and processed 32 transactions every second across all our services. With our global reach, Western Union moves money for better, connecting family, friends and businesses to enable financial inclusion and support economic growth. For more information, visit www.westernunion.com.
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