Hilton Head Island, SC (PRWEB) January 16, 2010
The Verizon Heritage Golf Classic has become an event synonymous with Hilton Head Island golf. In the more than 40 years since its inception, the storied tournament has played host to such golf legends as Nicklaus, Palmer, Norman and Love III. It is an event steeped in legend and Lowcountry tradition.
Since 1969, the tournament purse has increased from $100,000 to over 5.7 million in 2009. Past tournament winners have a combined 375 PGA wins, including 66 major championships. 2009 tournament winner Brian Gay had his first win on tour at the Mayakoba Golf Classic at Riviera Maya-Cancun in 2008, with his second win coming at the 2009 Verizon Heritage. He won the event by a record ten strokes, finishing at 20-under par. The ten stroke victory is the one of the biggest wins in the PGA Tour's history.
Harbour Town Golf Links at Sea Pines in Hilton Head has long been recognized as one of America's top golf courses and will once again host tournament for the 2010 Verizon Heritage. This spectacular links course was designed by none other than Pete Dye and Jack Nicklaus, and is now home to one of the premier stops on the PGA Tour.
Golfers worldwide recognize that the Verizon Heritage Tournament is held at one of the nation’s premier resorts, and Hilton Head Island is the only resort in South Carolina to host a PGA tournament. Hilton Head Island offers accommodations, recreation, sports amenities and a marina setting that hosts shopping and fine dining unequaled by any other PGA Tour location.
ResortQuest Hilton Head Island offers the most convenient and sought after homes and villas for the annual Verizon Heritage Golf Tournament. With course-side accommodations from luxury homes and villas, to all the great locations Sea Pines has to offer, ResortQuest is the number one choice for Verizon Heritage accommodations.
ResortQuest Hilton Head is now offering up to 20% off lodging plus two free tournament passes for each stay of 5 nights or longer. Call 888-855-5037 to book your Verizon Heritage lodging package today and mention “Heritage 2010” to take advantage of this one-of-a-kind offer.
ResortQuest Hilton Head Island is Hilton Head Island’s largest vacation rental company, offering nearly 500 vacation rentals. The ResortQuest Hilton Head portfolio of rentals includes a large variety of villas, luxury private homes, beachfront properties and exclusive golf course locations. For more information on ResortQuest Hilton Head vacation rentals, visit resortquesthiltonhead.com or contact a reservations specialist at 888-855-5037.
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