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Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity - RBC and Golf Canada to make a special announcement regarding the RBC Canadian Open

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity - RBC and Golf Canada to make a special announcement regarding the RBC Canadian Open

11:42 EDT Wednesday, May 15, 2013

TORONTO, May 15, 2013 /CNW/ - RBC and Golf Canada will hold a media conference on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. to make a special announcement related to the RBC Canadian Open.


Dave McKay, Group Head, Personal & Commercial Banking, RBC
Scott Simmons, Executive Director and CEO, Golf Canada
Cathy Loblaw, President & CEO, Ronald McDonald House Charities Canada
Luke Donald, PGA Tour star (via teleconference)
Patrick Chan, 2013 World Figure Skating Champion & RBC Olympian

Ronald McDonald House Toronto
240 McCaul Street
Toronto, Ontario
M5T 1W5
**Note - there is limited parking at the house and surrounding area
WHEN:   Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. ET


Media unable to join the special announcement in person can participate live via national media teleconference by dialing toll free 1-888-789-9572 or 416-695-7806 with pass code 5066822. Please request the RBC Canadian Open media teleconference.


Part of the FedExCup, stars of the PGA TOUR will compete for $5.2 million (US) at the RBC Canadian Open, July 22-28, 2013 at Glen Abbey Golf Club in Oakville, Ont.  Conducted by Golf Canada for more than a century,the RBC Canadian Open provides an opportunity for Canada's top talents to compete against the world's best golfers while also leaving a significant impact in the event's host community. Established in 1904, Canada's national open golf championship is the third-oldest national open golf championship worldwide next to the British Open and the U.S. Open. For tickets or tournament information, please visit or call 1-800-571-6736.



For further information:

Media Contacts:

Dan Pino
Director, Corporate Communications
Golf Canada
(t) 1-800-263-0009 ext. 406
(c) 416-434-5525

Jackie Braden
Director, Brand & Sponsorship Communications
(t) 416.974.1724

Roxanna Kassam Kara
Manager, Marketing & Communications
Ronald McDonald House Charities Canada
(t) 416.446.3448

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