2024 RBC Heritage: Top 10 power rankings at Harbour Town

A look at the top 10 golfers heading into the 2024 RBC Heritage, a PGA Tour event April 18-21 at Harbour Town Golf Links in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.
Matt Fitzpatrick - RBC Heritage
Matt Fitzpatrick - RBC Heritage / Andrew Redington/GettyImages
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The men’s golf world averts its gaze from a diabolically windy, tough setup at Augusta National to a Dye-abolical setup at Harbour Town Golf Links.

The PGA Tour is hosting the RBC Heritage, a staple on the schedule since 1969 at Harbour Town in Hilton Head, South Carolina. It’s traditionally been played the week after the Masters.

The course plays at 7,191 yards on the scorecard for a par 71.

It’s nearly a polar opposite test to what players saw last week. It’s roughly 500 yards shorter with some of the tightest fairway corridors and smallest greens on the PGA Tour. 

ANGC is basically in a forested botanical garden. Harbour Town is on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean.

Keys to this success are driving accuracy, iron play (particularly short to mid distances) and success putting on Bermuda and/or poa. Harbour Town greens are Bermuda overseeded with poa. They typically run around average PGA Tour speed but can be tricky if the wind picks up.

This is the second year of this event being a Signature Event (formerly Designated Event), meaning all the big names are here. The big exception is Viktor Hovland, who withdrew after a missed cut at the Masters.

Scottie Scheffler may also have to duck out if his wife goes into labor this week (she’s due later in the month).

The weather forecast looks fairly favorable this week with temperatures in the 60s-80s Fahrenheit with winds averaging around 10 miles per hour and rain holding off until perhaps Sunday.

Let’s get into which 10 players are most likely to add the Heritage’s famous (or infamous) tartan jacket: