Perry teams with O'Hair to win Shootout
Sunday, December 9, 2012
NAPLES, Fla. — Kenny Perry and Sean O'Hair birdied five of the last six holes to win the Franklin Templeton Shootout on Sunday.
Rory Sabbatini and Charles Howell III made a charge on the back nine that included an eagle on a par-4 but finished one stroke back at 30-under 186. They had a 15-under 57 in the scramble format in the final round.
The 52-year-old Perry became the oldest player to win the Shootout, and also won for the third time with the third different partner. He won with John Huston in 2005 and Scott Hoch in 2008. Perry joins Steve Elkington, Fred Couples, Brad Faxon and Scott McCarron with three Shootout wins; Elkington and Couples also won with three different partners.
Jason Dufner and Vijay Singh finished third at 28 under.