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English and Kuchar win in Florida

Harris English and Matt Kuchar won the Franklin Templeton Shootout yesterday morning (Singapore time) after shooting a seven-under 65 in the final round of the pairs event in Florida.

English and Kuchar's victory at Tiburon Golf Club continues their strong run in the event, which they won in 2013 before finishing runners-up in 2014 and 2015.

The duo clinched their second win in the tournament after prevailing in a tight final-round duel with Jerry Kelly and Steve Stricker, who had trailed by one shot at the start of the day.

Meanwhile, Lexi Thompson and Bryson DeChambeau finished tied for 11th on 16 under after a final round five-under 67. Thompson was only the second woman to compete in the event following Annika Sorenstam's appearance with Fred Couples in 2006. - AFP

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