PGA champion Keegan Bradley and Brendan Steele combined to shoot a 13-under 59 in scramble play Sunday to become the first PGA Tour rookies to win the Franklin Templeton Shootout.
Bradley and Steele took control with an eagle by Steele on No. 14 and a birdie on No. 15, finishing at 32-under 184 for a three-stroke victory over two other teams.
''We played well,'' Bradley said. ''We got off to a slow start, kind of like we did all three days, but we played this last stretch of holes really well.''
Steele added: ''We had so much fun that it made it a lot easier for us.''
Bradley and Steele had been talking about playing in Greg Norman's event since the spring and, thus, weren't at the three-format event to ''goof off.''
After sharing the lead with Champions Tour golfers Mark Calcavecchia and Nick Price after the first round of modified alternate shot, Bradley and Steele were one ahead after Saturday's better-ball.
Calcavecchia birdied No. 18 to give him and Price a 61, moving the...