QBE Shootout Winners and History

QBE Shootout Winners and History

QBE Shootout Winners and History

The QBE Shootout is a “Silly Season” team golf event held annually in Naples, Florida. Originally held after the last money tournament of the season, it now is part of the beginning of the PGA Tour’s wraparound season.

It’s still the silly season.

The Shootout is a team stroke play event held over three days and 54 holes.

In 2021, LPGA players Nelly Korda and Lexi Thompson will be on teams.

The first round is a scramble, where each player tees off, and the team decides which shot was better. The second is played from that ball, and so on. It’s the classic golf outing scramble format.

The second round is played in the Greensomes (Scotch Foursomes) format. Both players tee off, the better ball is chosen, and then alternate shots are used to complete the hole.

The final round is Four Ball (better ball, best ball). Each player plays his own ball from tee to green, and the lower score of the two on the team is used.

The event benefits CureSearch For Children’s Cancer.

QBE became name sponsor in 2017, following a six-year run as the Franklin Templeton Shootout. QBE is an Australian insurance group.

The WBE shootout was formerly hosted by Greg Norman and informally known as the “Shark Shootout” The QBE Shootout ended its association with Norman in the wake of his creation of the LIV golf tour.

Past QBE Shootout Winners are below:

YearWinnersScoreTo parMargin of
QBE Shootout
2021Jason Kokrak and Kevin Na183-331 stroke
2020 Harris English (3) and  Matt Kuchar (3)179−379 strokes
2019 Rory Sabbatini and Kevin Tway185−312 strokes
2018 Brian Harman and Patton Kizzire186−301 stroke
2017 Sean O’Hair (2) and  Steve Stricker (2)190−262 strokes
Franklin Templeton Shootout
2016 Harris English (2) and  Matt Kuchar (2)188−281 stroke
2015 Jason Dufner and  Brandt Snedeker186−302 strokes
2014 Jason Day and  Cameron Tringale184−321 stroke
2013 Harris English and  Matt Kuchar182−347 strokes
2012 Sean O’Hair and  Kenny Perry (3)185−311 stroke
2011 Keegan Bradley and  Brendan Steele184−323 strokes
Shark Shootout
2010 Dustin Johnson and  Ian Poulter186−302 strokes
2009 Jerry Kelly and  Steve Stricker190−261 stroke
Merrill Lynch Shootout
2008 Scott Hoch and  Kenny Perry (2)185−312 strokes
2007 Woody Austin and  Mark Calcavecchia (2)187−291 stroke
2006 Jerry Kelly and  Rod Pampling185−31Playoff
Franklin Templeton Shootout
2005 John Huston and  Kenny Perry186−301 stroke
2004 Hank Kuehne (2) and  Jeff Sluman (2)187−292 strokes
2003 Hank Kuehne and  Jeff Sluman193−23Playoff
2002 Lee Janzen and  Rocco Mediate185−311 stroke
2001 Brad Faxon (3) and  Scott McCarron (3)183−332 strokes
2000 Brad Faxon (2) and  Scott McCarron (2)190−26Playoff
Franklin Templeton Shark Shootout
1999 Fred Couples (3) and  David Duval184−326 strokes
1998 Steve Elkington and  Greg Norman189−27Playoff
1997 Bruce Lietzke and  Scott McCarron186−302 strokes
1996 Jay Haas and  Tom Kite (2)187−292 strokes
1995 Mark Calcavecchia and  Steve Elkington (2)184−321 stroke
Franklin Funds Shark Shootout
1994 Fred Couples (2) and  Brad Faxon190−262 strokes
1993 Steve Elkington and  Raymond Floyd (2)188−281 stroke
1992 Tom Kite and  Davis Love III191−251 stroke
Shark Shootout benefiting RMCC
1991 Tom Purtzer and  Lanny Wadkins189−274 strokes
RMCC Invitational
1990 Fred Couples and  Raymond Floyd182−345 strokes
1989 Mark O’Meara and  Curtis Strange190−266 strokes

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