THREE YOUNG PGA TOUR STANDOUTS HAVE COMMITTED TO THE 51st RBC HERITAGE

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — Tommy Fleetwood, Si Woo Kim and Xander Schauffele have all committed to compete in 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.  

Fleetwood is ranked 14th in the Official World Golf Rankings and has carded five international victories. The Englishman joined the PGA TOUR in 2018 and gained attention by carding six top ten finishes, including second place at the US Open. He will be making his first start at Harbour Town Golf Links.  

Kim is ranked 52nd in the Official World Golf Rankings and has earned two wins on the PGA TOUR. He competed in his second RBC Heritage in 2018 and finished second after losing to Satoshi Kodaira on the third playoff hole. In 2012, the South Korean was the youngest player to graduate from the PGA TOUR’s qualifying school at just 17 years old. In 2017, he became the youngest winner of THE PLAYERS Championship at the age of 21. He has already earned three top ten finishes in the 2019 season.  

Schauffele is ranked 7th in the Official World Golf Rankings and has already claimed victories at the 2019 WGC – HSBC Champions and the Sentry Tournament of Champions.  He joined the PGA TOUR in 2017 and earned his first two wins as a rookie, including the TOUR Championship. The California native 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).