We are delighted you will be hosting at this year’s RSM Classic! We look forward to sharing a memorable week with you and your guests at this premier event that will feature some of the PGA TOUR’s best golfers at the beautiful Sea Island Resort.

Please take a moment to visit the important links below to obtain details regarding scheduling air travel, ground transportation and optional activities, as well as other pertinent information regarding your trip to Sea Island.

Schedule of events

Date

Activity

Time

Location

Attire

Sunday, Nov. 13

Monday Pro-Am reveal party

5:30 p.m.

The Lodge Pool House

Resort casual

Monday, Nov. 14

Breakfast, registration

8 a.m.

The Lodge

Golf

Monday Pro-Am

Noon shotgun

Seaside Course

Golf

Awards and cocktails

4 p.m.

The Lodge

Golf

Reception and dinner

6:30 p.m.

Black Banks Terrace at The Cloister

Resort casual

Tuesday, Nov. 15

Optional golf

8:30 a.m. shotgun

Frederica Golf Club

Golf

Optional clay target shooting

10 a.m.

Sea Island Shooting School

Golf

RSM Classic practice rounds (PGA TOUR professionals only)

All day

Seaside and Plantation Courses

Golf

Pro-Am draft party

6 p.m.

Forbes Farm

Resort casual

Wednesday, Nov. 16

The Yamaha Pro-Am

Morning tee times

Seaside and Plantation Courses

Golf

Reception and dinner

6:30 p.m.

Black Banks Terrance at The Cloister

Resort casual

Thursday, Nov. 17

Optional golf

8:30 a.m. shotgun

Retreat Golf Course

Golf

Optional clay target shooting

10 a.m.

Sea Island Shooting School

Golf

RSM Classic Round 1

All day

Seaside and Plantation Courses

Golf

Reception and dinner

6:30 p.m.

The Lodge Living Room

Resort casual

Friday, Nov. 18

RSM Classic Round 2

All day

Seaside and Plantation Courses

Golf

Reception and dinner

6:30 p.m.

Black Banks Terrace at The Cloister

Resort casual

Saturday, Nov. 19

Optional golf

Tee times beginning at 8 a.m.

Plantation Golf Course

Golf

Optional clay target shooting

10 a.m.

Sea Island Shooting School

Golf

RSM Classic Round 3

All day

Seaside Course

Golf

Reception and dinner

6 p.m.

The Lodge Terrace Lawn

Casual — jeans permitted

Sunday, Nov. 20

RSM Classic Final Round

All day

Seaside Course

Golf

Toast to the Champion*

Following play

Golf Performance Center

Golf

Monday, Nov. 21

Am-Am Tournament

8:30 a.m. shotgun

Seaside Course

Golf

*Those participating in the Am-Am on Monday, Nov. 21, will depart on Monday following the conclusion of the outing. Otherwise, you should depart on Sunday.

Attire

Attire for all evening receptions is resort casual with the exception of Saturday evening, which will be casual at The Lodge Lawn. Jeans will be permitted that evening. Resort casual for men is a dress shirt, sport coat and no tie, and for women is a skirt or slacks and a top, or dress.

During the day on the golf course, golf attire is suggested. For men long pants or dress shorts with a collared or mock-neck shirt is recommended. Women should wear a dress, long pants, capris or dress shorts along with a collared, sleeveless or mock-neck shirt. Comfortable shoes on the golf course are also suggested.

Both mornings and evenings will likely be chilly. The average high in the Sea Island area in November is 69° F and the average low is 57° F.

Book air travel

There are three airports that serve the Sea Island area: Jacksonville International Airport, Savannah International Airport and Brunswick Golden Isles Airport (serviced by Delta or private aircraft only).

Savannah International Airport and Jacksonville International Airport are equidistant from Sea Island. The average travel time by car is approximately one hour and 15 minutes. Brunswick Golden Isles Airport is approximately 30 minutes by car.

Air travel will be compliments of RSM provided you book through Travel Leaders. 

Please note that if you are participating in the Am-Am on Monday, Nov. 21, departure will be after completion of the event. Otherwise, you should depart on Sunday.

In order to book your air travel, please utilize The RSM Classic Travel Request form or call +1 800 701 5195 to speak to a group agent. If you choose to call, please reference that you will be attending The RSM Classic. Hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday.

Please allow 48 hours for your tentative itinerary to be emailed for your confirmation. Email your itinerary back within 24 hours with your approval as airfares and availability are not guaranteed until the ticket is purchased.

We ask that you either utilize the form or call the number above to speak to an agent as all air travel is being routed to a master manifest. Please do not book using Concur or by calling the regular Travel Leaders phone number.

To help manage the overall cost of airfare, all air travel reservations must be booked by Friday, Oct. 21.

Ground transportation

Airport transfers will be provided by Carey Transportation and can be scheduled for you based on your air travel itinerary. Specific details regarding where to meet the driver and other pertinent information will be forwarded to you with your hotel confirmation prior to your arrival.

Should you choose to rent a car, please book only your car through Concur. Please do not book your airfare through Concur, but follow the process explained above. 

If you will be driving to Sea Island in your own vehicle and will not require ground transportation, please let Heather Fueger know at heather.fueger@rsmus.com or at +1 980 233 4679.

During the week of The RSM Classic, several areas on the Sea Island Resort property will require parking passes in order to gain access. Parking passes will be required if you are staying at The Lodge at Sea Island only. Those parking passes will be provided to you upon check-in at the resort.

If you stay at The Cloister, you will not require a parking pass; however, due to the restrictions in parking around The Lodge, you will need to utilize the complimentary shuttle that will run between The Cloister and The Lodge when coming to the golf course daily for the tournament. You will not be permitted to park your vehicle near The Lodge.

Ship Sticks

RSM is pleased to offer our guests the option to ship clubs to and from Sea Island Resort through Ship Sticks. Enjoy 20% off a convenient and affordable door-to-door shipping service for your golf clubs and luggage. Once you've placed your order you will receive detailed instructions on how to package up your clubs for shipping, including a link to track your clubs in real time. Click here to ship your clubs with Ship Sticks.

Submit biography and headshot

We will be creating a mobile app that will include attendee biographies and photos. Please forward a short biography and photo to bailey.kosiek@rsmus.com by Oct. 21. If your biography appears on RSMUS.com, we can also use the biography from there. Let Bailey know and she will be happy to pull it. Please see the example below:

Randy Abeles

Randy Abeles is a partner in the private client services practice (PCS) of Great Lakes. Randy has national business development responsibilities for the PCS practice. He works extensively with family offices and family office organizations and is a frequent speaker on topics that affect family offices. He has 40 years of tax and personal financial planning experience.

Randy is experienced in many key areas of financial planning. He uses his knowledge as an individual tax specialist combined with his background in all areas of investment to help individuals and families manage their wealth. Randy advises his clients regarding issues such as business succession, estate planning, charitable giving and intergenerational family wealth. Randy counsels his clients regarding asset protection.  He incorporates many sophisticated asset protection strategies including the use of insurance, entity planning and the establishment of offshore trusts.

Randy counsels his clients on financial matters and helps them maximize their opportunities for growth while preserving wealth for future generations and charitable intentions.

Randy’s mission statement is to be the primary trusted advisor and personal CFO for each of his clients.  He accomplishes his goals by taking personal responsibility for the planning needs of each client, as well as coordinating the efforts of the client’s family office team and other professional advisors.

Randy earned a Bachelor of Science in accounting from the University of Illinois and a Master of Science in taxation from DePaul University.

If you prefer to not submit your biography or photo, please let Bailey Kosiek know.

Optional golf

Optional golf will be offered the mornings of Tuesday, Nov. 15; Thursday, Nov. 17; and Saturday, Nov. 19, at golf courses in close proximity to Sea Island Resort. Tuesday's outing will be offered at Frederica Golf Club, Thursday's outing will be at the Retreat Course and Saturday's outing will be at the Plantation Course. We will be using a form for registration for the Am-Am on Monday, Nov. 21. Please complete the form if you wish to participate.

If you wish to participate in the outing, you must register. You will not be added to the list without registration.

All outings are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. If we have reached capacity for an outing you will be notified and placed on the waiting list. Spots will be filled as they become available.

Please note: The outing at the Plantation Course on Saturday will be walking only. No golf carts will be available; however, caddies will be provided.

We ask that you only register for the Wave at which you will be hosting. Transportation will be provided from The Lodge and The Cloister to each course.

Please contact Heather Fueger at +1 980 233 4679 or via email heather.fueger@rsmus.com with any questions.

Am-Am

The RSM Classic Am-Am, will take place on Monday, Nov. 21. This opportunity will afford you the chance to play the Seaside Course under the same conditions as the PGA TOUR professionals played the final round of competition on Sunday.

The Am-Am will be an 8:30 a.m. double-tee shotgun which will allow for travel Monday afternoon.

Optional clay target shooting

Optional clay target shooting will be offered the mornings of Tuesday, Nov. 15; Thursday, Nov. 17; and Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Sea Island Shooting School. Each outing will be a one-hour overview of gun safety, equipment and shooting techniques.

If you wish to participate, you must register. You will not be added to the list without registration.

Spots are limited and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Should all spots be filled, you will receive a waitlist notification email. Spots will be filled as they become available.

We ask that you only register for the outing at which you will be hosting clients or prospects. Transportation will be provided from The Lodge and The Cloister.

Hotel information

Accommodations during your stay at Sea Island Resort will either be at The Lodge at Sea Island or at The Cloister at Sea Island.

If you are hosting in Wave 3, reservations will be made for Friday and Saturday nights unless you are participating in the Am-Am on Monday. Those reservations will include Sunday evening.

Reservations will be made on your behalf and confirmation numbers and your hotel assignment will be sent prior to your arrival. Confirmation emails will be sent in late October or early November. A credit card will be requested at check-in for any incidentals.

For more information on The Lodge at Sea Island and The Cloister at Sea Island, visit the links below:

The Lodge at Sea Island

100 Retreat Ave. 
St. Simons Island, GA 31522

+1 888 SEA ISLAND 
Guest fax: +1 912 638 5159

The Cloister at Sea Island

100 Cloister Drive 
Sea Island, GA 31561

+1 888 SEA ISLAND 
Guest fax: +1 912 638 5159

For more information on activities in the Sea Island area, please visit seaisland.com.

Ticket distribution

Tickets for The RSM Classic will be distributed on-site at Sea Island. Each hotel, The Lodge and The Cloister, will have an RSM desk located in the lobby of the Lodge and in the Spanish Lounge at The Cloister and you will be able to claim your tickets there.

Your tickets will be held at the hotel where you will be staying and the specific hotel information will be forwarded to you with your confirmation number prior to your arrival at Sea Island. Should you arrive after our desk, at either hotel, closes for the evening, your tickets will be left at the front desk and will be given to you upon check-in.

Monday Pro-Am

The RSM Classic Pro-Am will take place on Monday, Nov. 14, on the Seaside Course at Sea Island Resort. Each Pro-Am group will be made up of three (3) amateurs and will be joined by one PGA TOUR professional. The Pro-Am will be a noon shotgun followed by awards and cocktails.

Another component of the Pro-Am is the Reveal Party which will be held on Sunday evening, Nov. 13. The Reveal Party gives all participants in the Pro-Am the opportunity to gather to see which PGA TOUR professional they will have the pleasure of playing golf with the following day. This will be an extraordinary experience and we are delighted you will be able to participate.

To facilitate your participation, you will need to complete the Pro-Am registration form. In order to gain access to the registration form, please use the code RSM2022MON. Please contact Heather Fueger at +1 980 233 4679 or heather.fueger@rsmus.com with any questions.

Official Pro-Am

The Official RSM Classic Pro-Am will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 16, on the Seaside and Plantation Courses at Sea Island Resort. Each Pro-Am group will be made up of three (3) amateurs and will be joined by one PGA TOUR professional. Tee times will be in the morning to facilitate travel Wednesday afternoon and evening.

Another component of the Pro-Am is the Draft Party which will be held on Tuesday evening, Nov. 15. The Draft Party gives all participants in the Pro-Am the opportunity to gather to see which golf course and PGA TOUR professional they will have the pleasure of playing golf with the following day. The Draft Party at The RSM Classic is hosted by tournament host Davis Love III and his wife, Robin. This will be an extraordinary experience and we are delighted you will be able to participate.

To facilitate your participation, you will need to complete the Official Pro-Am registration form. In order to gain access to the registration form, please use the code RSM2022WED. Please contact Heather Fueger at +1 980 233 4679 or heather.fueger@rsmus.com with any questions.

RSM hospitality

RSM will have hospitality areas in the Oak Room located within The Lodge at Sea Island and access to a skybox on the 18th green of the Seaside Course. There is also an RSM-only viewing area with seating and light refreshments on the 14th green.

The Oak Room features oak-lined walls and it showcases a relaxed pub ambience that comes from its hand-painted murals, leather ceilings and wood-burning fireplace. There is also an outdoor terrace with sprawling views of the Plantation Golf Course and St. Simons Sound where you will be able to enjoy the temperate Sea Island weather. Hospitality in the Oak Room will include a continental breakfast, lunch and afternoon snacks, as well as full bar service.

The 18th green skybox on the Seaside Course will be an elevated structure that provides a bird’s-eye view of the play at the finishing hole. While in the skybox, you will have access to lunch and afternoon snacks, as well as full bar service.

In order to gain access to the Oak Room or the 18th green skybox, all guests must have a ticket that is specific to the RSM hospitality areas. Guests holding Grounds Only tickets will not be permitted access.

Hosting information

The RSM Classic is one of our most significant corporate-led client and prospect entertainment platforms. It provides a unique, highly desirable setting, combined with a significant length of time to develop new business and strengthen existing relationships. As a host, we need your assistance to ensure we are maximizing the firm’s investment and are demonstrating The Power of Being Understood. To assist with your preparation, items to consider before, during and after the tournament are provided below.

Spouses

Due to the emphasis on hosting responsibilities, any requests for host spouses will need to be approved by your Regional Leader.

As a host, you play a critical role in making The RSM Classic a success—for the guests who attend and for our firm. Thank you in advance for embracing these responsibilities and for helping to make this our most successful year in terms of relationship and business building.

For questions, please contact Heather Fueger at heather.fueger@rsmus.com or +1 980 233 4679.

The RSM Classic

The Ultimate Client Experience

The RSM Classic is more than just a golf tournament; it’s a powerful experience tailored to our clients and guests and a beloved tradition for our firm.