Kuehne and Sluman win Shootout in Florida

Hank Kuehne and Jeff Sluman carded a final-round 11-under-par 61 to retain the Franklin Templeton Shootout title in Florida.

Hank Kuehne and Jeff Sluman carded a final-round 11-under-par 61 to retain the Franklin Templeton Shootout title in Florida.

The pair completed the 54-hole event at 29 under par on 187 to win by two strokes from Steve Flesch and Justin Leonard, who shot their third straight round of 63.

Loren Roberts and Mark Calcavecchia took third place a further stroke back after a 61.

Kuehne said: “Its been a fantastic experience for me again.”

Bill and Jay Haas shared fourth place with Greg Norman and Scott McCarron, while veteran duo Nick Faldo and Fred Funk finished in a tie for 10th after a final-round 63.

More in this section

Sport
Newsletter

Latest news from the world of sport, along with the best in opinion from our outstanding team of sports writers

Sign up
IE_logo_newsletters

Select your favourite newsletters and get the best of Irish Examiner delivered to your inbox