Patton Kizzire and Brian Harman win QBE Shootout by one stroke
NAPLES, Fla. — Patton Kizzire and Brian Harman won the QBE Shootout on Sunday, eagling the par-5 17th and closing with a par for a one-stroke victory over Graeme McDowell and Emiliano Grillo.
Kizzire and Harman shot an 11-under 61 in the better-ball final round to finish at 30 under at Tiburon Golf Club. They opened with a 59 in the first-round scramble and had a 66 on Saturday in modified alternate shot.
McDowell and Grillo shot 62, making seven straight birdies on Nos. 11-17.
30th year for the @QBEshootout comes to an end with @pkizzire and @harmanbrian taking home the hardware. Congrats to the boys and thank you @QBEaus and all those who have made all this possible. Onto the next 30 years. #attacklife pic.twitter.com/eLSJE5X97S— Greg Norman (@SharkGregNorman) December 10, 2018
The teams of Gary Woodland-Charley Hoffman, Kevin Na-Bryson DeChambeau and Luke List-Charles Howell III tied for third at 28 under. Woodland and Hoffman shot 63, Na and DeChambeau 62, and List and Howell had two back-nine eagles in a 61.
Kizzire and Harman each earned $422,500.
LPGA Tour player Lexi Thompson and Tony Finau had a 65 to finish seventh at 23 under.