Baddeley, Brown, Ogilvy, Spieth commit to RBC Heritage

sports@islandpacket.comApril 8, 2014 

Aaron Baddeley watches as Vijay Singh's putt rolls and just misses the cup on No. 8 during Friday's second round of the 45th RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing at Harbour Town Golf Links in Sea Pines on Hilton Head Island, S.C.

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Aaron Baddeley, Scott Brown, Geoff Ogilvy and Jordan Spieth and have all committed to play in the 46th annual RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing to be played April 17 through April 20 at the famed Harbour Town Golf Links on Hilton Head Island.

Baddeley won his first event on the PGA Tour at the 2006 Heritage. He won again at the 2007 FBR Open and at the 2011 Northern Trust Open. Baddeley was born in New Hampshire but grew up in Australia. He also has four international victories and will be making his 10th start at Harbour Town.

Brown is a USC Aiken graduate who now lives in North Augusta. He earned his first PGA Tour victory at last year's Puerto Rico Open. He has carded two top-five finishes this season and will be competing in the RBC Heritage for the second time.

Ogilvy is making his ninth start at Harbour Town. He has traditionally played well, only missing the cut the first time he played in 2001. The Aussie has earned seven PGA Tour wins and two International victories.

Spieth received a sponsors exemption into last year's RBC Heritage and finished tied for ninth. He went on to earn his first PGA Tour win at the John Deere Classic. The Dallas native turned professional midway through his sophomore year at the University of Texas. He was named PGA Tour Rookie of the Year in 2013 and earned a spot on the President's Cup team. He ended the season 10th on the PGA Tour money list after beginning the year 810th with no status.


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