Dufner-Snedeker Team Win Franklin Templeton Shootout, Weir Team T7th
- Category: PGA of Canada
- Published: 2016-01-10
NAPLES, Fla. – Jason Dufner and Brandt Snedeker birdied the last two holes in a best-ball format and won the Franklin Templeton Shootout by two shots on Saturday.
Image Caption : Jason Dufner (L) And Brandt Snedeker Are Your 2016 Franklin Templeton Shootout Champs - CP Image
The team of Dufner and Snedeker finished at 30-under 186 at Tiburon Golf Club.
Harris English and Matt Kuchar, who have finished first, second and second the past three years, shot 28 under for second.
Canadian Mike Weir was paired with Seon O’Hair. The pair finished tied for 7th with Retief Goosen & Danny Lee -19.
Charley Hoffman and Daniel Berger, who had the second-round lead while playing in their first Shootout, finished at 27 under.
Dufner-Snedeker, starting one shot back, had six birdies on the front nine. They followed with birdies on Nos. 10, 12, 13, 17 and 18.
English-Kuchar missed some of the putts they made in the 2013 title. One of the putts that left Kuchar particularly frustrated was a 4-footer he sent long on No. 15.