Harris English, Matt Kuchar win Shootout
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Harris English and Matt Kuchar won the Franklin Templeton Shootout on Saturday, holding off Wisconsin friends Steve Stricker and Jerry Kelly by a stroke at Tiburon.
English and Kuchar also won in 2013 in their first start together and finished second the last two years. They closed with a 7-under 65 in better-ball play to finish at 28 under.
Stricker and Kelly also shot 65.
Charley Hoffman and Billy Horschel were third at 26 under after a 61.
Lexi Thompson and Bryson DeChambeau tied for last at 16 under after a 67. Thompson became the second woman to compete in the event, following Annika Sorenstam with Fred Couples in 2006.
English and Kuchar each earned $385,000. They opened with a 57 on Thursday in the scramble round and had a 66 on Friday in modified alternate shot.