HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC (March 16, 2018) - The Heritage Classic Foundation is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Department of Agriculture’s Certified SC Grown program. The agreement spans the next three years and includes programs in support of the RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing.
Highlights of the partnership:
- Certified SC Grown will be the Presenting Sponsor of the Calibogue Club.
- Farm fresh food sourced from South Carolina will be served at several locations on the tournament grounds including the concession stands, Calibogue Club, and Doc’s BBQ at 15.
- The Certified SC Grown Food Truck - located behind the 18th green across from the Ultra Club - will serve up South Carolina favorites like, oyster po boys, barbecue bowls, collard slaw and quail sliders.
“We are always looking for ways to support the people, communities and industries of South Carolina,” Steve Wilmot, President of the Heritage Classic Foundation said. “A partnership with Certified SC Grown allows us to enhance the experience for our spectators while supporting the hard-working farmers and workers in the agriculture business right here in the Palmetto State.”
“Certified South Carolina Grown is proud to partner with the RBC Heritage presented by Boeing,” said SC Commissioner of Agriculture Hugh Weathers. “South Carolinians are passionate about delicious, local food and they’re passionate about world-class, local golf. This partnership brings together the best of both."
Daily tickets and weeklong badges for this year’s tournament are now on sale online at www.rbcheritage.com or by calling the tournament office at (843) 671-2448.
About the RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing
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 celebrating its 50th year April 9-15, 2018. The Heritage Classic Foundation, general tournament sponsor, distributes the proceeds from the tournament to hundreds of non-profit organizations. Since it was founded as a 501 (c)(3) in 1987, the Foundation has donated $38 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).
About Certified South Carolina
Certified South Carolina – now ten years old - is a cooperative effort with farmers, processors, wholesalers, retailers and the South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) to brand and promote South Carolina food. When consumers can easily identify, find and purchase South Carolina products, they take home fresher, tastier foods and support local farmers. Certified South Carolina: It’s a Matter of Taste.