Media Advisory - See how far a few putts can take you at the WestJet RBC
Mastercard Putting Challenge

TORONTO, July 13 /CNW/ - Leading up to the 2010 RBC Canadian Open at St. George's Golf & Country Club in Toronto, ON, RBC is inviting the public to come and experience the WestJet RBC Mastercard Putting Challenge with the chance to win $250,000 for themselves and $250,000 for charity.

In addition to random daily and weekly prizes, participants have several opportunities to qualify either by entering the online contest at www.rbc.com/westjetputt or at unique putting greens located in downtown Toronto and onsite at the RBC Canadian Open. A total of eight participants will earn a spot in the semi-finals taking place at Spectator Village at the RBC Canadian Open in Toronto on July 24.

Two lucky finalists will then have the opportunity to make their best putt on the 18th green at St. George's Golf & Country Club immediately following play at the RBC Canadian Open on Saturday, July 24 for their chance to win $250,000.

    
    What:  The WestJet RBC Mastercard Putting Challenge offers players the
           chance to participate in a putting challenge either online or via
           one of the unique putting greens located in downtown Toronto and
           at St. George's Golf & Country Club.

    Participation is free. Full rules and regulations are available at
                           www.rbc.com/westjetputt.

    Why:   Each of the two finalists has the chance to win $250,000. For each
           winning putt, an additional $250,000 will be shared between two
           charities - $125,000 to the Mike Weir Foundation and $125,000 to
           Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation.

    Where: Toronto - Royal Bank Plaza, corner of Bay Street and Wellington
           Street
           St. George's Golf & Country Club - Spectator Village
           Online - www.rbc.com/westjetputt

    When:  Toronto                July 12 from 1pm to 6pm
                                  July 13 to July 23 from 10am - 6pm daily
                                  Closed weekends

           St. George's Golf &    July 19 to July 21 from 8am to 5pm
           Country Club           July 22 and 23 from 8am to 7pm

           Online                 June 1 until July 18 (midnight EST)
    

SOURCE RBC

For further information: For further information: Jackie Braden, Senior Manager, Brand Communications, (416) 974-1724, jackie.braden@rbc.com


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