THE 51st RBC HERITAGE PRESENTED BY BOEING IS APRIL 15-21, 2019

SIX WITH TIES TO THE PALMETTO STATE COMMIT TO THE RBC HERITAGE

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC – Scott Brown, Lucas Glover, Bill Haas, Kevin Kisner, Ben Martin and William McGirt are joining fellow South Carolinian and defending champion Wesley Bryan at 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 Team RBC Ambassador and number one ranked player in the world Dustin Johnson also from South Carolina. 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.  

Brown is a graduate of the University of South Carolina - Aiken. The Augusta, Georgia native has earned one victory on the PGA TOUR and is having a successful 2018 season, carding two top ten finishes. He will be making his fifth start at the RBC Heritage.  

Glover was born in Greenville, South Carolina and is a Clemson University graduate.  He now lives in nearby Sea Island, Georgia and has earned three victories on the PGA TOUR including the 2009 US Open Championship. He will be competing in the RBC Heritage for the 16th time.  

Haas has earned six PGA TOUR victories and was the 2011 FedExCup winner. The Greenville, South Carolina resident is following in his dad Jay’s footsteps and making the RBC Heritage a tradition.  Bill hasn’t missed the Harbour Town event since finishing Q-school in 2005.  Bill also has a long relationship with the Heritage Classic Foundation. He won the Players Amateur, held in Bluffton, South Carolina in 2002.  

Kisner was born in Aiken, South Carolina and graduated from the University of Georgia. His World Golf Ranking is 25 and he has two victories on the PGA TOUR. He has two top ten finishes this season, including a second at last week’s WGC – Dell Technologies Match Play. The 2017 President’s Cup team member will be making his 6th start at Harbour Town.  

Martin was born in Greenwood, South Carolina and is a Clemson University graduate. He won the 2015 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open and carded a top ten finish earlier this season by posting four rounds in the 60s at the Sony Open. He now lives in Kiawah Island and will be making his sixth RBC Heritage appearance.  

McGirt was born in Fairmont, North Carolina and graduated from Wofford College. He has been on the leaderboard twice this season and earned his first PGA TOUR win in 2016 at the Memorial. He now calls Spartanburg home and will be making his eighth consecutive start at Harbour Town where he has broken into the top ten three times.  

For more information on the 50th annual RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing tournament, visit rbcheritage.com.  

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).