RBC HERITAGE’S YEARLY ECONOMIC IMPACT SURPASSES $100 MILLION MARK

According to a survey conducted by Clemson University’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, the PGA TOUR golf tournament had a total output attributable to visitor spending of $102 million during tournament week, April 15-21, 2019.

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Economic Activity and Impact Estimated in Four Ways

Direct spending
(estimate of actual expenditures by visitors and the foundation)
$65.259 million

Jobs
(number of jobs supported by economic activity)
1,131

Net state and local government revenues
(taxes and other fees generated by economic activity, minus expenses incurred)
$6.72 million

Total output
(total impact, including direct, indirect and induced effects)
$102,000 million

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Economic Impact History

1999: $44.64 million
2005: $79.91 million
2010: $81.90 million
2014: $96.14 million
2019: $102.0 million

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