HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — Sam Burns, Cameron Champ and Zach Johnson have 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.
Burns, just 22-years-old, is a rookie on the PGA TOUR. He finished T3 earlier this season at the Sanderson Farms Championship. The Shreveport, Louisiana native won last year’s Savannah Golf Championship on the Web.com TOUR and will be making his first start at the RBC Heritage.
Champ is having a standout rookie season on the PGA TOUR. The 23-year-old won the Sanderson Farms Championship and earned two additional top tens. He also won the 2018 Utah Championship on the Web.com TOUR. The Sacramento, California native attended Texas A&M before turning pro in 2017. He will be competing at Harbour Town for the first time.
Zach Johnson has earned 12 wins on the PGA TOUR including the 2007 Masters. The Cedar Rapids, Iowa native won the hearts of RBC Heritage fans that year when he honored his commitment to the RBC Heritage and finished sixth. He was on the leaderboard earlier this season, when he finished tied for seventh at the RSM Classic. He will be competing at Harbour Town for the 14th 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).