BMO BANK OF MONTREAL EXTENDS ITS AGREEMENT WITH THE GTA AM TOUR TO SHOWCASE BMO WORLD ELITE MASTERCARD
RICHMOND HILL ON - May 19, 2015 -The GTA AM Tour is excited to announce, BMO Bank of Montreal has, for a second year, extended its Sponsorship of, The GTA AM Tour! This partnership will see BMO provide Tour players and their friends, family and colleagues with the opportunity of procuring a BMO World Elite MasterCard with no annual fee in the first year (a $150 value), plus customers will also receive $300 in travel rewards. Tour Players will receive BMO World Elite MasterCard prizing and discounts. In addition to this sponsorship, "The BMO World Elite Fall Swing" is back!!! For a second year in a row The GTA AM Tour is pleased to announce the return of this competitive Fall Swing series to the 2015 Tour schedule.
The BMO World Elite Fall Swing is a series of six tournaments (the last six of the 2015 Tour) and will culminate with the season ending Tour Championship. Tour Players will compete for BMO World Elite Fall Swing points, based on their per event finish position. Also, Tour players who have a BMO World Elite MasterCard and who place 1st, 2nd or 3rd in any one of the events in the BMO World Elite Fall Swing will be awarded BMO Rewards points. The number of BMO Rewards points awarded will be as follows: 1st place: 10,000 points (value of $100 in travel rewards); 2nd place 7,500 (value of $75 in travel rewards); 3rd place 5,000 points (value of $50 in travel rewards). Inspiring even greater competition at the end of the Tour season, the BMO Rewards points awarded for the Tour Championship will be increased by 100%.
The GTA AM Tour is also very excited to announce additional special incentives of this program. Players who apply for and receive a BMO World Elite MasterCard will receive one dozen TaylorMade golf balls. The Tour will also conduct a draw for a round of golf at Coppinwood Golf Club, hosted by Mark Young and a BMO representative. The Tour will also provide 10 preferred parking spots at each of the 2015 Tour season events for use by BMO World Elite card holders. All BMO World Elite card holders who use their card to pay for Tour expenses will, at the end of the Tour season, receive BMO Rewards points equaling 2.5 per cent of Tour charges prior to August 31, 2015 and 5 per cent of Tour charges on Fall Swing September Tour purchases.
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"We are absolutely thrilled to once again be working with BMO and to be showcasing the BMO World Elite MasterCard!" said Mark Young, Canadian Golf Tours Inc. President. "In its 12 year history, The Tour has not only grown in the number of events, players, rounds played and marketplace exposure but, as this and all of the Tour sponsorships confirm, grown in credibility as it relates to the value placed on The Tour's rich player demographic. We firmly believe that this program will be embraced by our players and we are looking forward to working with BMO and providing our players with additional opportunities to "win" ON TOUR!"
"BMO Bank of Montreal is excited to once again be the exclusive bank and credit card provider for the GT AM Tour in its 2015 season," said Mario Bruno, Head of Acquisition, North American Retail Payments. "This is a great partnership and with GTA AM, we provide BMO World Elite customers and Tour members with special benefits and exclusive experiences."
About BMO World Elite MasterCard
BMO Financial Group is the largest MasterCard issuer in Canada. The BMO World Elite MasterCard, recognized as best travel rewards credit card 2015 by Rewards Canada, offers the best value in a travel rewards card, including points that never expire and can be used to cover all flight charges on any airline, including taxes, fuel surcharges and booking fees; and no blackouts or seat restrictions, including business and first class. Moreover, it offers Priority Pass airport lounge access, including 4 free lounge passes per year, and comprehensive 21-day travel insurance coverage. For more information, visit http://www.bmo.com.
ABOUT THE GTA AM TOUR:
The GTA AM Tour is owned and operated by Canadian Golf Tours Inc. and is sponsored by -TaylorMade Golf Canada, Mazda Canada, Choice Hotels, Mill Street Brewery, Sundog Eyewear, Nature Valley, Pixelcarve, Prodigy Headwear, P.J. Andrew Mitchell - Investors Group, The Wronski Group, Dermody Insurance Brokers, Joshua Kingsmill Investment Advisor, Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday, Privileged Play, Honsberger Physiotherapy and Biomechanics Clinic, Capture Scratch, The Golf Lab, Bright Blue Wave and Wronski Cann Group. Tournament rules officials are organized through the Royal Canadian Golf Association.
For more information and to take advantage of this great opportunity, please visit www.gtaamtour.com.