What to Expect at the 2017 RSM Classic

Sea Island Golf Club

Course and Tournament Info

The RSM Classic is taking place at Sea Island Golf Club, on Saint Simons Island in Georgia, this weekend. The tournament will be hosted on both their Seaside and Plantation Courses. The Seaside Course has been recognized as a Top 100 Course in America and was built 88 years ago. The Plantation Course, which opened 89 years ago, has an interesting tradition- a bagpipe player will play music on the fairway of the 10th hole when the course closes at sundown every day.

While many of the big name players continue to relax during the off season, you can look forward to seeing these guys playing this weekend:

  • Bill Haas
  • Ernie Els
  • Padraig Harrington
  • Billy Hurley III
  • Zach Johnson
  • Andrew ‘BEEF’ Johnston
  • Smylie Kaufman
  • Si Woo Kim
  • Matt Kuchar
  • Davis Love III
  • Graeme McDowell
  • Sam Saunders
  • Ollie Schniederjans
  • Brandt Snedeker
  • Bubba Watson


Seaside Course Hole 13

Past Winners

Over the last 5 years, these golfers have won the RSM Classic:

2016: Mackenzie Hughes

2015: Kevin Kisner

2014: Robert Streb

2013: Chris Kirk

2012: Tommy Gainey

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Top Picks to Win

Take a look at these top 5 picks for the 2017 RSM Classic (as listed in a GolfWorld article):

Expert’s Picks (Golf Digest Columnist)

  1. Brian Harman
  2. Ollie Schniederjans
  3. Patrick Rodgers
  4. Robert Streb
  5. Matt Kuchar

Professor’s Picks (Golf Statistician)

  1. Brandt Snedeker
  2. Matt Kuchar
  3. Kevin Kisner
  4. Charles Howell III
  5. Zach Johnson

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The forecast for this weekend, on Saint Simons Island, is looking pretty nice!

Thursday: Sunny

  • High: 69
  • Low: 52
  • Precipitation: 0% Chance
  • Wind: N 7mph

Friday: Mostly Sunny

  • High: 68
  • Low: 56
  • Precipitation: 10% Chance
  • Wind: NE 12mph

Saturday: Sunny

  • High: 75
  • Low: 61
  • Precipitation: 10% Chance
  • Wind: SSW 11mph

Sunday: AM Showers

  • High: 64
  • Low: 46
  • Precipitation: 30% Chance
  • Wind: NW 14mph
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