RBC Heritage adds 3 more pros to playing field

Ryo Ishikawa, Richard Sterne and Gary Woodland are the latest PGA TOUR professionals to commit to the RBC Heritage.  They will be playing in the 45th annual event, taking place April 15-21, 2013 over the famed Harbour Town Golf Links on Hilton Head Island.

They will be joined by other PGA TOUR Professionals including defending champ Carl Pettersson, KJ Choi, Nicolas Colsaerts, John Daly, Luke Donald, Ernie Els, Jim Furyk, Brian Gay, Bill Haas, Martin Kaymer, Matt Kuchar, Hunter Mahan, Graeme McDowell, Webb Simpson, Brandt Snedeker and Boo Weekley. The entire group will be shooting for the top prize of $1,044,000 from a purse of $5,800,000.

Ishikawa has earned twelve international victories since turning pro in 2008.  The Saltama, Japan native’s best finish on the PGA TOUR was second place at the 2012 Puerto Rico Open.  He was a member of the Presidents Cup team in 2009 and in 2011.  He will be making his first start at the RBC Heritage.

Sterne currently holds the 49th spot in the World Golf Rankings.  The South African has nine international victories.  He has competed at Harbour Town just once.
Woodland graduated from the University of Kansas and turned pro in 2007.  His first and only win came in 2011 at the Transitions Championship.  He will be teeing off at the RBC Heritage for the first time.
Daily tickets and weeklong badges for this year’s tournament are on sale online at www.rbcheritage.com or at our tournament office in the parking lot of the Harbour Town Golf Links.


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