28 Jun 2011

“In addition to presenting a number of tournaments, we are sponsoring the Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton Classic and Challenge. This exceptional visibility lives up the talents of our home-grown professional golfers.”
Marc Bergeron, Vice-President, Marketing

Montréal, June 28, 2011 – Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton is proud to be the major sponsor of the Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton Classic, which will be taking place from June 29 to July 1, 2011 at the Bic Golf Club, a beautiful site in the Lower Saint-Lawrence region.

“For our region, this represents a major event, which showcases the Lower Saint-Lawrence while giving its residents the opportunity to watch the biggest names on the Quebec professional golf circuit faceoff in an activity that brings our business people and many of our clients together”, said Michel Proulx, Regional Vice-President, Lower Saint-Lawrence – Gaspésie.

In addition to the Classic, which is part of the Circuit Yamaha Cart Plus tour, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton is sponsoring the Québec pro golf circuit Challenge, which will be taking place on August 10, 11 and 12 on the magnificent fairways of the St-Raphael Golf Club. “We have ensured that the Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton Challenge will be yet another opportunity to support local talent. For a Quebec-based organization such as ours, the partnership with the Association des golfeurs professionnels du Québec (AGP) reflects our desire to promote home-grown sports talent and further the development of our golfers”, said Marc Bergeron, Vice-President, Marketing.

Marc went on to say that: “We are also very pleased to renew our financial support of golf pro Yvan Beauchemin, who is ranked among the top five in the province, for a second straight year, and we’d like to wish him and all of the other AGP circuit golfers a successful season”.

To view the 2011 AGP tour schedule so that you can come out and support the crème de la crème of the Québec pro golf scene, go to our Web site at: www.rcgt.com/en/sports.

About Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton

Founded in 1948, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton has become one of the international leaders in assurance, taxation, consulting, and recovery and reorganization services. The Firm owes its success to over 2,000 employees, including 225 partners in over 90 offices in Quebec, Eastern Ontario and New Brunswick. For over 30 years now, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton has also been a member of Grant Thornton International Ltd, offering its clients access to the expertise of member and representative firms in more than 100 countries.

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Francis Letendre
Public Relations Consultant
Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton
Tel.: 514-390-4201
Cell.: 514-554-1685