HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC – Luke Donald, Jason Dufner, Branden Grace and Charl Schwartzel are the latest PGA TOUR stand outs to commit to the 50th annual RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing. South Carolina’s annual PGA TOUR event is being held April 9-15 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.
Donald has a history of playing well at Harbour Town. The Englishman finished the 2017 RBC Heritage one stroke behind champion Wesley Bryan. It was his fifth 2nd place finish in 12 tournaments at Harbour Town. Donald has earned five victories on the PGA TOUR and eight International titles.
Dufner has earned five victories on the PGA TOUR including the 2013 PGA Championship and last season’s Memorial Tournament. The Auburn University graduate was born in Ohio and will be competing in the RBC Heritage for the 10th time.
Grace captured his first PGA TOUR victory at the 2016 RBC Heritage, carding a final-round 5-under 66 and coming from three strokes back to win by one stroke over Scotland's Russell Knox and England's Luke Donald. It was his second start at the RBC Heritage, having finished T7 in 2015. He was the 11th first-time winner of the RBC Heritage and the 11th International winner. The South African has earned 10 International victories and his Official World Golf Ranking is currently #31.
Schwartzel has two PGA TOUR wins, including his 2011 victory at the Masters. He also has earned 13 international titles. He will be making his third start at the RBC Heritage.
For more information on the 50th annual RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing tournament, 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).