Justin Rose of Britain and Peter Hanson of Sweden won the Tyco Golf Skills Challenge at the Breakers on Monday.
Rose and Hanson, teammates on this year's Ryder Cup-winning European team, beat recent U.S. Ryder Cup rivals Dustin Johnson and Keegan Bradley in the Reverse Scramble finale on a breezy day to secure the title.
''It crosses your mind a little bit,'' Rose said when asked if there was any Ryder Cup feel during the final event. ''The only Ryder Cup element would be a teasing one, maybe a gentle joke or something like that.''
The Reverse Scramble went to two tee-offs before being decided in a chip-off. Hanson chipped to within 2 feet, 10 inches of the hole, beating out Bradley's chip that was 3 feet, 6 inches away.
''The biggest skill today was survival,'' Rose said. ''The weather was kind of tough.''
The other teams that took part in the event were Zach Johnson and Kyle Stanley, and Mark O'Meara and Mark Calcavecchia. The six skills were: long drive, mid-iron, bunker sho...