Tartan Club back by popular demand

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BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND

The Heritage Classic Foundation has unveiled a new fundraiser to benefit its scholarship program. The Tartan Club was first introduced in 1999, but was reinvented in 2013 when the foundation created the Champions Club.

Membership in the Tartan Club is open to individuals who share a desire to help others by giving to charity and who have a fondness for the game of golf. 

The Tartan Club is back because prominent community leaders wanted a way to help fund the Heritage Scholar Program, according to Heritage Classic Foundation trustee and Tartan Club chairman Scott Richardson.

The Scholar Program funds college scholarships for outstanding Beaufort County high school seniors.

Seven Beaufort County seniors were named when the Scholar Program was created in 1993. They each received a four-year scholarship for their continuing education. The foundation also awards annual scholarships to seven University of South Carolina Beaufort and Technical College of the Lowcountry students.

In 2016, seven new scholars will be named, increasing the total number of award recipients since 1993 to 274. The foundation’s goal is to increase the number of full scholarships awarded.

Throughout the years, the four-year award opportunity has increased to a range of $18,000 to $22,000 for each student. More than $3.6 million in scholarships has been awarded to Beaufort County students since the program’s inception.

All members of the Tartan Club make a yearly contribution to the Heritage Classic Foundation Scholar Program.

Members who wish to enjoy exclusive hospitality at the RBC Heritage Presented By Boeing may purchase a tournament credential package. The credential package includes a unique Tartan Clubhouse badge with special access to the all-new Tartan Club skybox on the 17th green, which includes upscale food and beverage options and access to the Heritage House venue on the course. Members also receive a parking pass and an invitation to the Tartan Club Reception, along with other event invitations throughout the year.  

For more information about the Tartan Club, contact Angie Taylor at the Heritage Classic Foundation office at 843-671-2448, ext. 243 or email angie@heritageclassicfoundation.com.

The RBC Heritage has also renewed its Patriot Partners program, which raises money to support military families in the Lowcountry and throughout the state.

Donations will be distributed among the Lowcountry Foundation for Wounded Military Heroes, the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation and Operation R&R.

The tournament again will offer free tickets to active-duty military and their families.

GET TICKETS

tartanclub2The 2016 RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing is scheduled for April 11-17 at Harbour Town Golf Links. Tickets are on sale now.

Tickets are available at www.rbcheritage.com or by calling 843-671-2448. Advance tickets are currently available at a discount, with prices rising in April.

The various packages include:

CLUBHOUSE BADGE

Advance Price: $225

April Price: $245

The Clubhouse Badge gives fans weeklong grounds admittance plus entry into the Clubhouse, including access to the Links Restaurant and Pro Shop. The Clubhouse Badge also allows access to the Heritage Pavilion featuring a cash bar and two on-course hospitality venues presented by Hargray on holes 7 and 15, boasting great golf views and food and beverage for purchase. A limited number will be sold.

GROUNDS BADGE

Advance Price: $150

April Price: $170

The Grounds Badge provides weeklong access to the tournament grounds, The Heritage Lawn, Michelob Ultra 19th Hole and Grey Goose Lounge, open to spectators age 21 and older.

CLUBHOUSE PRACTICE ROUND BADGE

Advance Price: $40

April Price: $60

The Clubhouse Practice Round Ticket offers Clubhouse access, good for Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Enjoy Opening Ceremonies on Monday, the Pro-Ams on Monday and Wednesday, and Coca-Cola Youth Day on Tuesday. Autographs and cameras are welcome..

tartanclub3DAILY GROUNDS TICKETS

Advance Price: $65 per day

April Price: $85 per day

The Daily Grounds Ticket provides daily access to the tournament grounds, The Heritage Lawn, Michelob Ultra 19th Hole and Grey Goose Lounge, open to spectators age 21 and older. Tickets are available for Thursday, Friday, Saturday or Sunday.

DOC'S BBQ CLUB 15

Advance Price: $375

April Price: $395

Doc's BBQ Club 15 is a Clubhouse access ticket booklet that grants access to a private entertainment venue on the 15th green from Thursday to Sunday. Ticket holders get exceptional golf views, along with a climate-controlled dining section. The booklet includes one Clubhouse Practice Round ticket (Monday-Wednesday) and one Clubhouse ticket for each competition round (Thursday-Sunday). A daily buffet lunch is provided by Doc's BBQ and Southern Buffet. Also included is Anheuser-Busch draft beer, Clos du Bois wine and Coca-Cola beverages. Spirits are available for purchase.

CLUBHOUSE TICKET PACK

Advance Price: $250

April Price: $270

The Clubhouse Ticket Pack is perfect for businesses looking to entertain different clients each day. The pack includes one Clubhouse Practice Round ticket (Monday-Wednesday) and one ticket for each competition round (Thursday-Sunday). Each ticket gives fans grounds admittance plus entry into the Clubhouse, including access to the Links Restaurant and Pro Shop. The Clubhouse Tickets also allow access to the Heritage Pavilion featuring a cash bar and two on-course hospitality venues presented by Hargray on holes 7 and 15, boasting great golf views and food and beverage for purchase. A limited number will be sold.

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