Longtime Hilton Head Island golf professional named RBC Heritage tournament chairman
Monday, Oct 07, 2019

Cary CorbittHeritage Classic Foundation announced Thursday that The Sea Pines Resort’s Cary Corbitt will serve as 2020 tournament chairman for the 52nd annual RBC Heritage.

Cary joined The Sea Pines Resort in 1978 as an assistant golf professional. He was named an advisory member of the Heritage Classic Foundation in 1987 and for the past six years he has been vice president of sports and operations for The Sea Pines Resort.

“The experience that Cary’s forty years at The Sea Pines Resort gives him is an asset to the Heritage Classic Foundation,” said Simon Fraser, Heritage Classic Foundation chairman. “His knowledge of Sea Pines and Harbour Town Golf Links is second to none.”

Corbitt graduated from Lander University, located in Greenwood, South Carolina. He is also a class A member of the PGA of America.

“Cary is an excellent ambassador for the Heritage Classic Foundation,” Tournament Director Steve Wilmot said. “He is the only Heritage Classic Foundation board member to have competed in the RBC Heritage. His experiences give him a unique perspective on our tournament and organization.”

Cary is the president of the South Carolina Lowcountry Golf Course Owners Association and the vice president of the South Carolina Golf Course Owners Association. He serves as the vice chairman of trustees at Lander University and sits on the marketing council for the Hilton Head Island Chamber of Commerce Visitor and Convention Bureau.

Corbitt’s duties as tournament chairman include acting as master of ceremonies at opening and closing ceremonies.

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