THREE FORMER MAJOR WINNERS TAKE ON THE 51st RBC HERITAGE

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — Martin Kaymer, Charl Schwartzel and Danny Willett have all committed to 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.  

Kaymer has earned three wins on the PGA TOUR including the 2010 PGA Championship and 2014 US Open. He has also earned 12 International victories and competed in the 2016 Olympics for Germany. He will be making his fifth start at Harbour Town.  

Schwartzel has two PGA TOUR wins, including his 2011 victory at The Masters. He has also earned 13 international titles. The South African will be making his fourth start at the RBC Heritage.  

Willett 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 five International wins. He will be competing at Harbour Town for the second time.  

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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