Nothing about this RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing golf tournament was normal.
So maybe it was fitting that the eventual champion was a steady presence who knows this golf course as well as anyone.
In the end, Webb Simpson punched through a tightly packed leaderboard fueled by unprecedented low scoring to win Sunday at Harbour Town Golf Links. He finished 22-under-par 262 to beat a group that included a charging Daniel Berger, Sergio Garcia and Brooks Koepka.The winning total was a record, beating Brian Gay’s 20-under 264 finish in 2009.
More than Simpson’s course knowledge was experience in contention and knowing how he would react as birdies flew, he said.
“That was what I was thankfully leaning on those last few holes,”…