HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC – The Heritage Classic Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting educational and charitable initiatives to enhance the quality of life and economic vitality throughout South Carolina, is proud to announce the latest commitments to the 52nd RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing. Top ranked Tommy Fleetwood headlines the latest group of PGA TOUR professionals competing in South Carolina’s annual event. This year’s tournament will be held April 13-19, 2020 over the famed Harbour Town Golf Links on Hilton Head Island, S.C. Fleetwood will be joined by a Masters Champion, three previous PGA TOUR champions and a member of the 2018 European Ryder Cup team.
Tommy Fleetwood, Tyrell Hatton, Sungjae Im, Kevin Na, Cameron Smith and Danny Willett will be competing for a chance to take home a plaid jacket. Previously committed professionals include past champions Davis Love III and Team RBC ambassadors Jim Furyk, Matt Kuchar, Graeme McDowell and Brandt Snedeker. Champion C.T. Pan will also be back to defend his title.
Fleetwood is ranked 10th in the Official World Golf Rankings and has carded six international victories. The Englishman earned his first top ten finish of the 2020 season at last week’s Honda Classic. He joined the PGA TOUR in 2018 and gained attention by carding six top ten finishes, including second place at the US Open. He continued his hot streak in 2019, by finishing the season in a tie for 16th in the FedExCup standings. He will be making his 2nd start at the RBC Heritage.
Im’s Official World Golf Ranking is 25th. The South Korean has earned three top ten finishes on the PGA TOUR this season, topped off with a victory at The Honda Classic. His final round 66 was good enough to win by one stroke. It was the 21-year-old’s first victory on the PGA TOUR. He will be competing in the RBC Heritage for the second time.
Na is ranked 30th in the Official World Golf Rankings and earned his 4th PGA TOUR win at this season’s Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, it was his 2nd win at that event. Na was born in Seoul, South Korea, but now calls Las Vegas home. He has carded five top ten finishes in his 14 previous starts at Harbour Town.
Hatton’s Official World Golf Ranking is 32nd. The Englishman has earned three international victories including last season’s Italian Open and Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. He was also a member of the 2018 European Ryder Cup team. 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.
Willett is ranked 33rd in the Official World Golf Rankings. The Englishman earned his first PGA TOUR victory at the 2016 Masters by beating Jordan Spieth with a bogey-free, 5-under 67 final round. He represented Great Britain at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and has six International wins. He will be competing at Harbour Town for the 3rd time.
Smith is 37th in the Official World Golf Rankings. The Australian earned his 2nd win on the PGA TOUR at this season’s Sony Open. The 26 year old has also carded 2 International victories and was on the 2019 President’s Cup team. He will be making his fourth start at the RBC Heritage.
For more information on the 52nd annual RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing tournament, visit rbcheritage.com or call 843.671.2448.
About the RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing
Celebrating its 52nd year in 2020, 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 13-19, 2020. The Heritage Classic Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization, is dedicated to supporting educational and charitable initiatives to enhance quality of life and economic vitality. Since it was founded in 1987, the Foundation has donated more than $44.6 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).