Tee It Up-RBC Heritage

Tee It Up-RBC Heritage

Tee It Up-RBC Heritage

This week on Tee It Up-RBC Heritage. The PGA Tour heads to Hilton Head, South Carolina for the RBC Heritage event at Harbour Town Golf Links. The event has been played since 1969, it has been played the week after The Masters since April of 1983. Since the first event in 1969 Harbour Town Golf Links at Sea Pines Resort has been the host venue. From 1987 through 2010 the sponsor was MCI, which was eventually purchased by Verizon who then took over as sponsor. In 2011 the event was hosted without a title sponsor since 2012 the title sponsor has been the Royal Bank of Canada.

The Field

The field is made up by the following standards –

  • RBC Heritage winners prior to 2000 & the last 5 years
  • U.S. Open or PGA Championship winners prior to 2005 (Must play 15 events in the prior year)
  • The Players Championship & major championship winners in the last 5 years
  • The Tour Championship & World Golf Championships winners in the past 3 years
  • Winners of the Arnold Palmer Invitational & Memorial Tournament in the past 3 years
  • Prior year U.S. Amateur winner (if still amateur)
  • Winner FedEx Cup in the last 5 years
  • Playing member(s) of the last U.S. Ryder Cup team; current PGA Tour members who were playing members on last named European Ryder Cup team, U.S. Presidents Cup team, & International Presidents Cup team
  • Top 50 Official World Golf Ranking through 2 weeks prior to the commitment deadline
  • 8 sponsors exemptions – 2 from Web.com Tour, 2 members not exempt, & 4 unrestricted
  • Commissioner exemption – 2 foreign players
  • PGA Section (Carolinas) champion/player of the year
  • Career Money Exemption
  • Life members
  • Top 125 from prior year’s FedEx Cup points list, including top 125
  • Members in the top 125 non-member category whose non-WGC points equal or exceed the points by the player finishing in 125th on the prior year FedEx Cup points list
  • Top 20 on current FedEx Cup points list through Friday prior to the tournament
  • Next 5 available players not otherwise eligible from current year’s FedEx Cup points list
  • Remaining positions filled using standard PGA Tour eligibility ranking after top 125 non-member category

Harbour Town Links

Harbour Town Links is located in Hilton Head, South Carolina and was designed by Pete Dye and Jack Nicklaus in 1967. Dye had also designed the other course in the Sea Pines Resort community, both courses are open to the public, year round. The greens fees range from $145 to $250 depending on the season. It is estimated that 38,000 rounds are played at Harbour Town every year. Harbour Town is notable for its lighthouse on hole #18.

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Notable Groups

Tee Off #1

  • 12:20 PM – Keith Mitchell – Jonas Blixt – Martin Kaymer Tee It Up-RBC Heritage
  • 12:40 PM – Matt Kuchar – Bryson DeChambeau – Satoshi Kodaira
  • 12:50 PM – Kevin Kisner – Dustin Johnson – Xander Schauffele
  • 1:00 PM – Billy Horschel – Patrick Cantlay – Zach Johnson

Tee Off #10

  • 7:10 AM – Nick Watney – Beau Hossler – Trey Mullinax
  • 8:00 AM – Graeme McDowell – Brandt Snedeker – Tommy Fleetwood
  • 8:10 AM – Francesco Molinari – Webb Simpson – Jordan Spieth
  • 8:20 AM – Corey Conners – Adam Hadwin – Ernie Els

TV Schedule Tee It Up-RBC Heritage


  • 3:00 – 6:00 PM (Golf Channel)Tee It Up-RBC Heritage


  • 3:00 – 6:00 PM (Golf Channel) Tee It Up-RBC HeritageTee It Up-RBC Heritage


  • 1:00 – 2:45 PM (Golf Channel) Tee It Up-RBC Heritage
  • 3:00 – 6:00 PM (CBS) Tee It Up-RBC Heritage


  • 1:00 – 2:45 PM (Golf Channel) Tee It Up-RBC Heritage
  • 3:00 – 6:00 PM (CBS) Tee It Up-RBC Heritage


Day High/Low Precip. Wind Humidity Description
Thursday 77/70 10% SSE 11 mph 75% Cloudy Tee It Up-RBC Heritage
Friday 76/53 100% S 25 mph 82% PM Thunderstorms Tee It Up-RBC Heritage
Saturday 66/52 0% W 19 mph 50% Mostly Sunny Tee It Up-RBC Heritage
Sunday 74/60 0% W 9 mph 43% Sunny Tee It Up-RBC Heritage

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