Team RBC ambassadors are coming back for more plaid

Team RBC ambassadors Matt Kuchar, Jim Furyk, Graeme McDowell, and Brandt Snedeker will all be competing for a chance to take home another plaid jacket when the 52nd annual RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing returns to Harbour Town Golf Links from April 13-19.

Kuchar won the 2014 RBC Heritage in dramatic style, holing a bunker shot for birdie on the 18th hole to cap a final-round 64 and a one-stroke victory.  Kuchar, who has been part of Team RBC since 2011, earned a runner-up finish at the 2019 RBC Heritage, falling by one stroke to C.T. Pan. His final round 4-under 67 was capped off by an 8-foot birdie putt on No. 18. The Sea Island, Georgia, resident has competed in the RBC Heritage 16 times since turning pro in 2000. He carded his eighth and ninth PGA Tour victories during the 2019 season.

The Heritage Classic Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit organization, enhances the quality of life and economic vitality of our region by hosting the RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing, South Carolina’s only PGA TOUR golf tournament.

Two-time champion and Team RBC ambassador Furyk served as the U.S. captain for the 42nd Ryder Cup in 2018. He was also an assistant captain on the winning 2017 Presidents Cup team. The University of Arizona grad has won 17 PGA Tour titles, and was the 2010 Player of the Year and FedExCup Champion. He will be making his 20th start at Harbour Town this April.

Snedeker earned his ninth win on the PGA Tour at the 2018 Wyndham Championship. After winning the 2011 Heritage, Snedeker secured two PGA Tour victories in 2012, first at the Farmers Insurance Open and then at the Tour Championship. Those wins helped him earn the 2012 FedExCup title. He will be making his 15th start at Harbour Town Golf Links this April.

Northern Ireland’s McDowell earned his second PGA Tour win at the 2013 RBC Heritage, where he defeated Webb Simpson in a sudden-death playoff. In 2019 he carded his fourth win, at the Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship. McDowell has 11 victories on the European Tour and will be making his 11th start at Harbour Town.

The tournament previously announced Team RBC ambassadors Simpson, Corey Conners, Adam Hadwin, and Ryan Palmer also have committed to play in this year’s Heritage.

Simpson earned his sixth PGA Tour victory earlier this month at the Waste Management Phoenix Open. The Charlotte, North Carolina, native beat Tony Finau on the first playoff hole. His other PGA Tour victories include the 2012 U.S. Open and the 2018 Players Championship.  Simpson joined Team RBC in 2019, and he has a great history at the RBC Heritage. He has carded six top-20 finishes in 10 starts, including a second-place finish in 2013 after losing a sudden-death playoff to fellow RBC Team ambassador McDowell. 

Conners joined the winner’s circle on the PGA Tour at last year’s Valero Texas Open. He started the final round trailing Si Woo Kim by one stroke and won by firing a 6-under 66, making him the first Monday Qualifier to win on the PGA Tour since 2010. The Ontario, Canada, native made his first professional start at the 2015 RBC Heritage after receiving a sponsors exemption and will be making his third start at Harbour Town this year.

Hadwin is from British Columbia, Canada, and graduated from the University of Louisville in 2009.  He earned his first win on the PGA Tour at the 2017 Valspar Championship. He has also earned two wins on the Korn Ferry Tour and The Mackenzie Tour – PGA Tour Canada.  In 2019, he qualified for the FedExCup Playoffs for the fifth time in as many seasons on the PGA Tour. He will be competing in the RBC Heritage for the fifth time.

Palmer will be making his 11th start at Harbour Town this spring. The Texas native has earned four victories on the PGA Tour, including a win at the 2019 Zurich Classic of New Orleans. He has already carded two top-10 finishes this season.

For more information on the 52nd annual RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing tournament, visit rbcheritage.com or call 843.671.2448.

The tournament is operated by the Heritage Classic Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting educational and charitable initiatives to enhance the quality of life and economic vitality throughout South Carolina.

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