Take your shot at $100,000 at the RBC Avion Golf Challenge
Putt like the pros on Bay Street's "one-of-a-kind"
TORONTO — Leading up to the 100th playing of
the RBC Canadian Open at the Glen Abbey Golf Club in Oakville,
ON, RBC is inviting the public to come and experience a unique
six-hole, 1,700-square foot putting green in the heart of
downtown Toronto. Beginning July 13, participants with the
lowest scores can qualify to earn a spot in the semi-finals,
taking place at Royal Bank Plaza in Toronto on July 24. Five
lucky finalists will then have the opportunity to take their
best shot at a 60-foot putt on the 18th green at Glen Abbey
Golf Club immediately following the final round of the RBC
Canadian Open on Sunday, July 26 for their chance to win $100,000.
The RBC Avion Golf Challenge tests players' skills and nerves
as they putt to win for themselves and for charity on a unique
six-hole golf course in the heart of downtown Toronto.
Participation is free. Full rules and regulations
for the Challenge will be available as of July 13 at www.rbcaviongolfchallenge.com.
Each finalist has the chance to win $100,000. For every winning
putt, an additional $100,000 will be shared between two charities
- $50,000 to the Mike Weir Foundation and $50,000 to the Reach
Out Centre for Kids (ROCK)
Royal Bank Plaza
Southwest corner of Bay Street and Wellington Street West
Monday July 13 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Tuesday July 14 to Friday July 17 and Monday July 20 to Thursday
July 23 from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. daily
Friday July 24 10 a.m. to noon - Semi-finals start at 2 p.m.
Five lucky finalists will then take their best shot at a
60-foot putt on the 18th green at Glen Abbey immediately following
the final round of the RBC Canadian Open on Sunday, July 26.
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For more information, contact:
Manager, Sponsorship Communications, (416) 974-1724, email@example.com