David Duval among four commitments to RBC Heritage

Former Georgia Tech star making first Harbour Town appearance in 15 years

From staff reportsApril 5, 2012 


David Duval is making his first appearance in the RBC Heritage in 15 years.


The RBC Heritage announced the names of four more golfers who will be playing in next week's tournament.

South Africans Trevor Immelman and Rory Sabbatini, along with David Duval and Joe Durant, who both received sponsor's exemptions, have committed to the 44th annual PGA Tour event at Harbour Town Golf Links on Hilton Head Island.

A former No. 1 player in the world, Duval has won 13 times on the PGA Tour and will be returning to Harbour Town for the first time in 15 years.

Immelman has earned two PGA Tour victories and six international championships since turning professional in 1999, including the 2008 Masters title. After wrist surgery in 2009, Immelman spent 2010 working on his game and earned a pair of top-10 finishes in 2011. He will be teeing off at the RBC Heritage for the seventh time.

Sabbatini has earned six wins on the PGA Tour, including the 2011 Honda Classic. He is making his fourth appearance at Harbour Town, where he has carded two top-20 finishes.

Durant has been competing on the PGA Tour since 1987 and has earned four victories. The Florida native has made 12 starts at Harbour Town in his career.

Daily tickets and weeklong badges for this year's tournament are on sale online at or by visiting the tournament office located in the parking lot of the Harbour Town Golf Links. The Hilton Head-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce is selling tickets at their mid-island location and at the Hilton Head Island Welcome Center. The Town of Bluffton Office at 20 Bridge Street is also a ticket outlet.

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