La Capitale strikes gold with golfer Anne-Catherine Tanguay

Marie-Josée Guérette, Executive Vice-President of Corporate Affairs at La Capitale, and Jean St-Gelais, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer at La Capitale, posing with Anne-Catherine Tanguay at La Capitale's head office in Quebec City.

Quebec, March 6, 2018 –. Already accustomed to success wherever she swings her golf clubs, Anne-Catherine Tanguay has chosen to team up with a new partner. Joining up with La Capitale Insurance and Financial Services, the professional golfer’s career takes on a new trajectory as she seals an alliance that will help finance her first full season in the LPGA.

“I am proud to represent a Quebec company as I embark on my first full season in the LPGA. It was of prime importance for me to associate with partners from here and I am privileged to team up with a company as renowned and respected as La Capitale. I am also proud of the trust La Capitale has in me and, thanks to their support, I have never been in a better position to achieve my goals,” said Anne-Catherine during the announcement for this partnership. 

A staunch supporter of amateur athletes, La Capitale is allying itself with a professional athlete for the first time. “Anne-Catherine is a fine example of excellence and striving and for that reason she is the ideal representative for our own corporate values. We are honoured to contribute to her success,” declared La Capitale Chairman and CEO, Jean St-Gelais.

Anne-Catherine is fourth in Canada on the Rolex ranking. She is headed to Phoenix for the next LPGA tournament, starting March 13, and aims to compete at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.

About Anne-Catherine Tanguay

An official member of the LPGA tour and originally from Quebec City, Anne-Catherine took her first steps in golf at age 10. Two years later, she made her debut on the feeder circuit and joined the Fred Colgan Golf Academy. Three-time Quebec amateur golf champion, she hit the top fifty in the world amateur golf ranking in 2014. A winner on the NCAA circuit for the University of Oklahoma Sooners, Anne-Catherine was also part of the Canadian national amateur team in 2011 and 2014. A-C won a Symetra tour tournament in 2017 and attained full LPGA status in 2018. She is training at the Club Laval-sur-le-Lac to compete with the world’s top golfers and intends to prove that a Quebecker can rise to the top of the LPGA rankings. Anne-Catherine is a proud ambassador for La Capitale Insurance and Financial Services.

About La Capitale

La Capitale Insurance and Financial Group, created in 1940, has a strong presence across Quebec and throughout Canada. With over 2,680 employees and guided by the values of mutualism on which it was founded, La Capitale works with clients to build, protect and value what they feel counts for their financial security. It offers insurance products and financial services to the general public as well as to Quebec public service employees. Again in 2018, La Capitale ranked among the Best Employers in Canada. With assets of $6.4 billion, La Capitale occupies a choice position among leading insurers in Canada.