RBC Heritage Days

Sir Willie, Sea Pines head golf pro to promote RBC Heritage at Dick's Sporting Goods

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sports@islandpacket.comMarch 7, 2013 

  • The field, so far, for the 44th annual RBC Heritage, held April 9-12 at Hilton head Island's Harbour Town Golf Links:

    Mark Anderson

    Stewart Cink

    John Daly

    Glen Day

    Luke Donald

    Ernie Els

    Jim Furyk

    Brian Gay

    Bill Haas

    Brian Harman

    Padraig Harrington

    Lee Janzen

    Chris Kirk

    Matt Kuchar

    Justin Leonard

    Corbin Mills (a)

    Bryce Molder

    Brandt Snedeker

    Kyle Stanley

    Boo Weekley

    Note: Subject to change.

For those that can't wait until April 15 for the RBC Heritage to start, Dick's Sporting Goods may provide a fix.

The Bluffton location of Dick's is hosting RBC Heritage Days on Friday and Saturday, and RBC Heritage ambassador Sir Willie Innes and John Farrell, the head golf professional at The Sea Pines Resort, will be present.

Sir Willie will greet customers from his tartan tent, hosting ticket giveaways and plaid contests throughout the weekend.

Farrell will share golf tips with anyone getting fitted for clubs.

Fans who stop by the tartan tent will be offered a chance to enter the RBC Heritage Day at Dick's contest. Fans that share a business card or fill out a card at will be entered into a drawing to win RBC Heritage tickets and Dick's Sporting Goods Dollars.

Fans can also enter to win tickets by taking a photo with Sir Willie at Dick's Sporting Goods and posting it on Facebook (facebook.com/RBCHeritage), Twitter (@RBC_Heritage) or Instagram (instagram.com/RBCHeritage) using "#RBCHeritage."

The RBC Heritage is the only PGA Tour event in South Carolina and has been played at the Harbour Town Golf Links since 1969.

The Heritage Classic Foundation, the general tournament sponsor, distributes the proceeds from the tournament to hundreds of nonprofit organizations. Since it was founded as a 501 (c)(3) in 1987, the Foundation has donated more than $23.5 million to people in need.

Tickets: Daily tickets and week-long badges for this year's tournament are now on sale online at www.rbcheritage.com or by calling the tournament office at 843-671-2448.

WANT TO GO?

Who: Sir Willie Innes, RBC Heritage ambassador, and John Farrell, head golf professional at The Sea Pines Resort

What: RBC Heritage Days

When: Noon to 2 p.m., Friday, March 8 and Saturday, March 9

Where: Dick's Sporting Goods, 1050 Fording Island Road, Bluffton, S.C. 29910

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