FOUR PROS TOPPING THE WORLD GOLF RANKINGS COMMIT TO THE 51st RBC HERITAGE

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — Billy Horschel, Charles Howell III, Louis Oosthuizen and Cameron Smith have all committed to compete in the 51st RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing. South Carolina’s only PGA TOUR event is taking place April 15-21, 2019 on Hilton Head Island.  

They will join a field that includes defending champion Satoshi Kodaira and Team RBC Ambassadors Dustin Johnson and Webb Simpson. 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.  

Horschel is #39 in the Official World Golf Rankings. The Florida native has carded five PGA TOUR victories including last season’s Zurich Classic.  The Florida native made history in 2014, executing one of the best closing stretches in PGA TOUR history and was rewarded with the FedExCup trophy. The University of Florida graduate will be competing in his seventh RBC Heritage after finishing T5 in 2018.  

Howell III is #47 in the Official World Golf Rankings. The Augusta, GA native has earned three wins on the PGA TOUR. His 2019 season is off to a great start. He has carded four top ten finishes and a win at The RSM Classic in nearby Sea Island, GA. He will be competing at Harbour Town for the 14th time.  

Oosthuizen is #25 in the Official World Golf Rankings.  The South African turned pro in 2002 and his one PGA TOUR victory came at the 2010 Open Championship.  Louis has carded 13 international wins.  He will be making his second start at Harbour Town after finishing T7 in 2015.  

Smith is #28 in the Official World Golf Rankings. The Australian has earned one win on the PGA TOUR and 2 International victories. The 25 year old joined the PGA TOUR in 2015 and has had three top ten finishes this season. He will be making his fourth start at the RBC Heritage.  

For more information on the 51st annual RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing tournament, visit rbcheritage.com or call 843.671.2448.  

About the RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing

Celebrating its 51st year in 2019, 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 15-21, 2019. 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 $41 million to people in need. For information on how to "Get Your Plaid On!” call 843.671.2448, visit www.rbcheritage.com or Facebook (RBC Heritage) and Twitter (@RBC_Heritage).

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