NAPLES, Fla. (November 7, 2017) – Tournament Host Greg Norman announced today the 12 two-person teams for the QBE Shootout which returns to Tiburón Golf Club at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples, December 6-10.
The 24-person field features 15 of the top 50 ranked players in the world who have amassed 14 victories in the past year. Eight past champions, including two winning teams, are also in the field and six players will be competing in the $3.3 million event for the first time.
NAPLES, Fla. (October 30, 2017) – Tournament host Greg Norman announced today the 24 players set to compete in the 2017 QBE Shootout, scheduled for December 6-10.
Fifteen of the top 50 players in the world will comprise this year’s field which includes Lexi Thompson, the highest ranked American player on the LPGA Tour at No.3, as well as defending champions Harris English and Matt Kuchar, who’s ranked No. 14 in the world on the men’s circuit.
NAPLES, Fla. (October 16, 2017) – One of the more dominant teams in QBE Shootout history will defend its title when the PGA TOUR’s longest-running Challenge Event returns December 6-10 to Tiburón Golf Club at The Ritz-Carlton Resort, Naples.
In addition, Lexi Thompson, the highest-ranked American player on the LPGA Tour, is scheduled to make her second consecutive appearance, becoming the first female player in tournament history to play multiple times in the QBE Shootout.
Naples, Fla. (September 27, 2017) – The Florida Gulf Coast cities of Naples, Marco Island and Everglades City are welcoming visitors back after Hurricane Irma with the message ‘Florida’s Paradise Coast is Clear.’ Beaches, shops, restaurants and most hotels and attractions will be open for business the first week of October, with others opening soon after.
NAPLES, Fla. (May 16, 2017) – The QBE Shootout recently announced a purse increase, broadcast details and changes to field qualifying criteria for the 2017 event scheduled for December 6-10 at the Tiburón Golf Club at The Ritz-Carlton Resort, Naples.
QBE’s partnership will allow the Shootout to increase the tournament purse by $400,000 over the next three years. The 2016 purse was $3.1 million and will increase to $3.3 million this year, followed by a purse of $3.4 million in 2018 and in 2019 the 24-player field will compete for $3.5 million.
NAPLES, Fla. (April 11, 2017) – QBE, one of the largest insurers and reinsurers worldwide, and tournament host Greg Norman, announced today an agreement in which QBE will become the title sponsor of Southwest Florida’s annual PGA TOUR Challenge Season stop, now titled the QBE Shootout.
The Shootout, which has been a mainstay on the TOUR for 28 years, will be held December 6-10 at the Tiburón Golf Club at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples. The PGA TOUR co-sanctioned event will continue to raise awareness and funds for a variety of worthy charitable causes.