April 2009 - The Verizon Heritage Golf Tournament has announced a renewable energy purchase for the entirety of the 2009 Tournament, becoming one of the first PGA Tour events to do so. Verizon Heritage purchased the renewable energy from state-owned utility Santee Cooper and local energy cooperative Palmetto Coop. The Tournament is held each year on Hilton Head Island, SC. The renewable energy was produced primarily from methane captured at four in-state landfill-to-energy sites, as well as a solar installation at Coastal Carolina University in Myrtle Beach, SC.
Press Release - 2009 Verizon Heritage Golf Tournament to be Powered by 100% Local Renewable Green Power Energy (PDF 157 KB) Download Adobe Reader
Verizon Heritage Contact: Angela McSwain, 843-671-2448