The Field: RBC Heritage

Following commitments from former major winners Keegan Bradley, Davis Love III, and Geoff Ogilvy, the field for the 49th annual RBC Heritage has been finalized.

 
The famed Harbour Town Golf Links on Hilton Head Island will once again host South Carolina’s only PGA TOUR event.

The last 11 winners (2016-2006) of the RBC Heritage will also be in the field, including defending champion Branden Grace, Jim Furyk (2015), Matt Kuchar (2014), and Graeme McDowell (2013).

 
Additionally, the field at Hilton Head includes former major winners Danny Willett, Jason Dufner, Martin Kaymer, and Webb Simpson, as well as former FedEx champions Bill Haas, Brandt Snedeker, and Billy Horschel.

Other big names competing for a share of the $6.5 million purse, include former world No. 1 Luke Donald, and fan favorites Ian Poulter and Andrew ‘Beef’ Johnston.


By The Numbers

Top 20 in the FedExCup Race

Adam Hadwin (5)
Pat Perez (7)
Russell Henley (No. 11)
Marc Leishman (13)
Charles Howell III (17)
Bill Haas (18)
Luke List (19)
Kevin Kisner (20)

Top 30 in the World Rankings

Tyrrell Hatton (16)
Matt Kuchar (17)
Danny Willett (19)
Branden Grace (22)
Brandt Snedeker (25)
Russell Knox (27)
Rafa Cabrera Bello (28)
Francesco Molinari (29)

Former RBC Heritage Winners

Branden Grace (2016)
Jim Furyk (2015, 2010)
Matt Kuchar (2014)
Graeme McDowell (2013)
Carl Pettersson (2012)
Brandt Snedeker (2011)
Brian Gay (2009)
Boo Weekley (2008,2007)
Aaron Baddeley (2006)
Stewart Cink (2004, 2000)
Davis Love III (2003, 1998, 1992, 1991, 1987)

Six-Plus PGA Tour Wins

Vijay Singh (34)
Davis Love III (21)
Ernie Els (19)
Jim Furyk (17)
K.J. Choi (8)
Geoff Ogilvy (8)
Brandt Snedeker (8)
Matt Kuchar (7)
Stewart Cink (6)
Bill Haas (6)

2016-17 Season Winners

Rod Pampling (Shriners Hospitals for Children Open)
Pat Perez (OHL Classic at Mayakoba)
Adam Hadwin (Valspar Championship)
Marc Leishman (Arnold Palmer Invitational)
D.A. Points (Puerto Rico Open)
Russell Henley (Shell Houston Open)


Credit: PGA Tour Media, RBC Heritage, Getty Images


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