BlackBerry to Sponsor Manulife Financial LPGA Classic

May 9, 2013

BlackBerry has been announced today as the Presenting Partner of the Manulife Financial LPGA Classic scheduled for July 8-14, capsule 2013.

This relationship will also lead to the development of the BlackBerry Community Program, viagra sale an exciting collaboration celebrating the Region that both Manulife Financial and BlackBerry call home. The program will offer special opportunities for the entire community to get involved with the world-class LPGA event.

“Community engagement is critical to the success of the tournament, viagra sale ” said Nicole Boivin, SVP and Chief Branding & Communications Officer for Manulife Financial. “We’re delighted that Blackberry has increased their investment in the Manulife Financial LPGA Classic this year and welcome their commitment to further engage the local community in the tournament.”

“We’re proud to again be associated with this exciting world class event, and are pleased to have the opportunity to build on our involvement after last year’s tournament,” says Andrew MacLeod, Managing Director for Canada at BlackBerry. “This year, we’re extending our support beyond a sponsorship by offering a number of ways for people of every age in our community to get involved and celebrate that this world-class golf event is taking place in our backyard.”

“The Manulife Financial LPGA Classic is thrilled for BlackBerry to be a major part of the tournament for its second year,” says Tournament Director Richard Kuypers. “Not only are we fortunate to have the backing of BlackBerry, the tournament is excited to announce BlackBerry as our presenting partner. We have received incredible feedback and support from this Region, and with the help of BlackBerry, a number of exciting enhancements will come to life at the Manulife Financial LPGA Classic this year.”

The Manulife Financial LPGA Classic will be held from Monday, July 8 to Sunday, July 14 for its second year at Grey Silo Golf Course in Waterloo, Ontario. Tickets start at $30 and kids 15 and under are free with a ticketed adult. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit