The 2023 RBC Heritage Spectators’ Guide: Schedule, Parking & More

The 55th annual RBC Heritage presented by Boeing will take place April 10-16, 2023, on Harbour Town Golf Links in Sea Pines Resort.

Here’s everything you need to know about this year’s Hilton Head Island PGA Tour stop:

The schedule

Spectators allowed in starting on Day 2: Tuesday, April 11

The course opens up to spectators on Day 2 of the RBC Heritage Classic: Tuesday, April 11. 

Though this marks Day 2 of the event and Day 1 of spectators being allowed in, Tuesday is a day of practice rounds for the pros. Watch the professionals play at their own discretion after the parade and Opening Ceremonies. Want to take your own photos? Cameras are allowed on Tuesday and Wednesday ONLY (lens must be smaller than 6”). No cameras allowed during competition play. 

The Opening Ceremonies kick off the 55th annual RBC Heritage at noon with a parade beginning at Liberty Oak at Harbour Town Yacht Basin and ending on the 18th green. Defending Champion Jordan Spieth, Heritage Classic Foundation board members, volunteers and state dignitaries will march in the parade around Harbour Town Yacht Basin to the sounds of the Citadel’s Regimental Pipe Band.

Later in the day, children 15 and under are invited to putt alongside the pros on the Putting Green from 2-3 p.m.

Day 3: Pro-Am from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 12

Days 4&5: The first and second rounds of the tournament. Thursday & Friday, April 13-14

Each day starts at the 1st and 10th tees. 

Morning starting times for both days: 7:20 a.m. - 9 a.m.

Afternoon starting times for both days: 11:50 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Day 6: Plaid Nation Day — Wear Your Plaid with Pride! Saturday, April 15

Saturday marks the third round of the golf tournament — and the annual Plaid Nation Games will be held on the Heritage Lawn from 12-2 p.m. Make sure to wear your plaid! 

Starting times for the third round: 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Day 7: Sunrise Service & the Final Round, Sunday, April 16

Join local ministers for a nondenominational prayer and music at a Sunrise Service at Harbour Town’s Liberty Oak starting at 7:30 a.m. A PGA TOUR Professional will also speak. 

Then watch the Final Round of the tournament! Starting times for the final round: 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Trophy presentation will take place on the 18th green immediately following the close of play.

Ticket types and pricing

All tickets directly from RBC Heritage are sold out, but there are verified resale tickets available.

View verified tickets from Ticketmaster here.

Tickets this year are mobile. If you already purchased tickets, learn how to access and manage your tickets with this free guide.

*** Children 15 & under are free when accompanied by a ticketed adult, with exceptions for some of the clubs. Check out the ticketing page for more information.


Unless you managed to score a club ticket to the RBC Heritage — or you already live in or are staying at Sea Pines Resort during the event — there is no general admission parking available in Sea Pines during the tournament. 

Shuttles will run to the event from a few different places on the island, or you can ride your bicycle into Sea Pines or take a taxi or use a Ride Share App (like Uber or Lyft). Ride shares/taxis will drop off/pick up at The Shops at Sea Pines Center during tournament play, and will be allowed around Harbour Town Golf Links after hours. 

Here are your parking options:

  • Free Parking at the Coastal Discovery Museum

Park at the Coastal Discovery Museum — 70 Honey Horn Drive — and take the free, 20-minute motor coach service to Harbour Town Marina. There will also be handicap parking available next to the shuttle loading area for those with a Disabled Person Parking Identification Placard. Wheelchair accessible buses will be available. Shuttles will run 6:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday.

  • Tournament Shuttle from Coligny Beach Parking Lot

Complimentary shuttles will run from Coligny Beach Plaza area to Harbour Town from 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Parking is first come, first served. Bicycle parking is also available at Coligny Beach Plaza.

  • Bicycle Parking at Harbour Town

Live on or staying on the island? Complimentary bicycle parking is available inside Sea Pines at the tennis courts next to the Harbour Town Golf Links Clubhouse. Owners are responsible for locking their own bicycles. Download a bicycle route map here. All cyclists must show a digital ticket or a volunteer badge to be admitted through the gates of Sea Pines. Cyclists may enter Sea Pines at the Ocean Gate on South Forest Beach Drive or at the Main Gate on Greenwood Drive.

Policies you should know before you go

  • Mobile Device Policy: Cell phones must be on silent at all times. Taking photos and videos with your phone is allowed, but using flash is not permitted. Any media you record is permitted for personal use only (personal social media is okay); no commercial use, and no live streaming or real-time coverage. Phone calls must be made in designated areas only: Look for signs on the course. 

  • Autographs: Find a designated Autograph Zone if you want an autograph from any of the players. On-course autographs are not permitted. Be respectful of play and do not interfere with players, caddies or media.

  • Prohibited Items & Bag Policy: If you’re taking a shuttle to and from the event, you’ll want to pay extra attention here. Cameras and video cameras are not allowed during competition rounds. You also cannot bring in your own beverages or coolers. However, you can bring in a reusable cup or water bottle as long as it’s empty upon entry and exit, not made of glass and can’t hold more than 32 ounces. Bags larger than a small purse are not permitted — even if they’re clear plastic. View the PGA Tour’s bag policy and a full list of permitted and prohibited items here.

Concessions & Other Info

At the tournament, you can expect to find multiple concession stands, lounge areas, bars and more. View locations and other information from the official RBC Heritage website here.

Download the 2023 course map here.
Lindsay Bunting
Lindsay Bunting
PO Box 3087 Hilton Head Island SC 29928