After an impressive victory at the Safeway Open, followed by another top-five finish in Bermuda, Stewart Cink knew his son Reagan needed to stay on his bag. Now, just a handful of months later, the father and son find themselves 18 holes away from a weekend to remember forever at the RBC Heritage.
If you’ve been waiting for 47-year-old Stewart Cink to fade, you’re running out of time. The two-time champion Cink is still sitting at the top of the leaderboard with a 54-hole tournament record 18-under-par score after three rounds at the 2021 RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing, and though his scorching pace finally cooled off a bit during Saturday’s round, he is still five shots clear of his closest competitor, reigning PGA champion Collin Morikawa.
In 2009, Brian Gay set a seemingly unbeatable RBC Heritage record of 20-under par. Just last year, Webb Simpson did two better, albeit in summer conditions. But one year later, a hero from Heritage lore might just break the mark again.
Harbour Town Golf Links has brought out the best in 47-year-old Stewart Cink this week, leaving everyone chasing the two-time RBC Heritage champion. But rising star Collin Morikawa is lurking, and he hasn’t even given Pete Dye’s masterpiece his best shot yet, so it could be a special weekend for the former Cal Bear.
Two-time champion Stewart Cink continued his stellar play at Harbour Town Golf Links on Friday, firing a second consecutive round of 8-under 63 to claim a five-shot lead over Canada’s Corey Conners at the halfway point of the 2021 RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing.
The RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing is back in its traditional April slot on the schedule, and a very fortunate portion of Plaid Nation is back at Harbour Town Golf Links after a spectator-free 2020 tournament in June.
The fans dressed in plaid made their triumphant return to Harbour Town Golf Links on Thursday, but the stellar low scores never left. Australia’s Cameron Smith outdueled the vicious afternoon winds off Calibogue Sound, topping the RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing leaderboard with a dazzling 9-under 62 through 18 holes to claim a one-shot advantage over two-time champion Stewart Cink.
Australian Cameron Smith cut through the swirling winds at Harbour Town Golf Links on Thursday to fire a career-low 62 and take a one-shot lead after the first round of the 2021 RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing.
He may not even have his proper PGA Tour card yet, but Will Zalatoris is already looking like a proven star. At the age of 24, he took a trip to Augusta National last week and nearly won the thing. Now a million dollars richer after his runner-up finish at the Masters, he’ll look for a statement victory this week in the RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing at Harbour Town Golf Links.
Christmas in the Lowcountry. That’s right, the RBC Heritage is back to its rightful location in April as a much-needed exhale from another dramatic Masters finish. What better way to get into the spirit of competition and cook up some rooting support than a little daily fantasy team. Hopefully I am supplying you with a combination of winners so you can buy a new pair of tartan paints for next year’s tourney.