HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC – Paul Casey, Ross Fisher, Matthew Fitzpatrick, Dylan Frittelli and Tyrell Hatton will all be competing in the 50th annual RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing. South Carolina’s annual PGA TOUR event is being held April 9-15, 2018 over the famed Harbour Town Golf Links on Hilton Head Island, S.C.
They will join a field that already includes defending champion Wesley Bryan and Team RBC Ambassador and number one ranked player in the world Dustin Johnson. Team RBC Ambassadors and past champions Jim Furyk, Matt Kuchar, Graeme McDowell and Brandt Snedeker are also vying for a chance to win another Tartan jacket.
Casey’s World Golf Ranking is 13. The Englishman won this season’s Valspar Championship and has finished in the top ten in two additional starts. The win in Tampa Bay was his second on the PGA TOUR. He finished nine groups ahead and had to wait 80 minutes to learn he beat out Patrick Reed and Tiger Woods for his first PGA TOUR victory since 2009. He has carded 14 international victories and will be competing in the RBC Heritage for the fifth time.
Fisher’s World Golf Ranking is 35. The Englishman has five international victories. He will be making his second start at Harbour Town.
Fitzpatrick’s World Golf Ranking is 36. The Englishman is 23 years old and has carded four international wins since turning pro in 2014. He will be competing in the RBC Heritage for the fourth time. His first start, in 2014, was as an amateur. He earned by the spot by winning the 2013 US Amateur. He shows his love of Harbour Town by using a red striped lighthouse headcover.
Frittelli’s World Golf Ranking is 47. The South African had a great year in 2017, earning two international victories and making his PGA TOUR debut. He will be competing in the RBC Heritage for the first time.
Hatton’s World Golf Ranking is 17. The Englishman has earned three international victories including last season’s Italian Open and Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. He has had five starts on the PGA TOUR this year and has finished in the top ten twice. His first start at Harbour Town was in 2017.
For more information on the 50th annual RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing, visit rbcheritage.com or call 843.671.2448.
About the RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing
Celebrating its 50th year in 2018, the RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing is the only PGA TOUR event in South Carolina. Played over the Harbour Town Golf Links on Hilton Head Island since 1969, the event is set for April 9-15, 2018. The Heritage Classic Foundation, general tournament sponsor, distributes the proceeds from the tournament to hundreds of nonprofit organizations. Since it was founded as a 501 (c)(3) in 1987, the Foundation has distributed $38 million to people in need. For information on how to “Cheers to 50 Years,” and "Get Your Plaid On!” call 843.671.2448, visit www.rbcheritage.com or Facebook (RBC Heritage) and Twitter (@RBC_Heritage).