Franklin Templeton Shootout

Full gallery »Shark Shootout Pro-am 2009

  • Fort Myers professional golfer George McNeill plays in the Shark Shootout Pro-am at Tiburon Golf Club at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2009, in Naples. David Albers/Staff
  • Fort Myers PGA player George McNeill lays up to the 18th green during the Shark Shootout Pro-am at Tiburon Golf Club at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2009, in Naples. David Albers/Staff
  • Fort Myers professional golfer George McNeill, right, plays in the Shark Shootout Pro-am at Tiburon Golf Club at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2009, in Naples. David Albers/Staff
  • Naples resident Ronald Ortlieb enjoys the stands to himself at the 18th green during the Shark Shootout Pro-am at Tiburon Golf Club at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2009, in Naples. David Albers/Staff
  • Fort Myers PGA player George McNeill, left, signs an autograph for Labelle resident Lois Girvan on the 18th green during the Shark Shootout Pro-am at Tiburon Golf Club at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2009, in Naples. David Albers/Staff
  • Fort Myers PGA player George McNeill, center, finishes up on the 18th green during the Shark Shootout Pro-am at Tiburon Golf Club at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2009, in Naples. David Albers/Staff


Full gallery »2008 Merrill Lynch Shootout: Final day

  • Scott Hoch gives his partner Kenny Perry a high-five after they completed the 2008 Merrill Lynch Shootout at Tiburon Golf Club on Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008. The pair won the tournament 31-under. Lexey Swall-Bobay/Staff
  • Chuck Waibel, left, and Darren Lewis, second from left, joke with Kenny Perry, right, about the eggs they cooked him for breakfast after Perry and Hoch, second from right, won the 2008 Merrill Lynch Shootout at Tiburon Golf Club on Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008. Waibel and Lewis are chefs that worked at the tournament during the week. The pair wore their chef's hats as they watched the final round. Players Chris DiMarco and Brad Faxon borrowed the hats as they finished on No. 18. Lexey Swall-Bobay/Staff
  • Kenny Perry reacts after missing a putt on No. during the final round of the 2008 Merrill Lynch Shootout at Tiburon Golf Club on Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008. Perry and partner Scott Hoch won the tournament 31-under. Lexey Swall-Bobay/Staff
  • Greg Norman, center, comes of No. 18 after the award ceremony of the 2008 Merrill Lynch Shootout at Tiburon Golf Club on Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008. Lexey Swall-Bobay/Staff
  • Scott McCarron, left, and Brad Faxon wear chefs hats that they borrowed from two spectators during the final round of the 2008 Merrill Lynch Shootout at Tiburon Golf Club on Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008. Photo Submitted by Johnna Seifert
  • Kenny Perry sinks a 15-footer for eagle on No. 17 to seal the Merrill Lynch Shootout title for himself and partner Scott Hoch at Tiburon Golf Club on Sunday, Dec. 14, 2008. The pair won the tournament with 31-under. Lexey Swall-Bobay/Staff

Kenny Perry and Scott Hoch win the 20th anniversary Merrill Lynch Shootout 31-under, making Hoch, 53, the oldest player to be a part of a winning team. The pair split $730,000.



Full gallery »Round Two of the Merrill Lynch Shootout

  • Boo Weekley tees off on No. 18 during round two of the 2008 Merrill Lynch Shootout at Tiburon Golf Club on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2008. Weekley and J.B. Holmes finished 15-under. Lexey Swall-Bobay/Staff
  • Carson D'Jamoos, 6, looks up at Kenny Perry and asks if he can have his glove at the end of round two of the 2008 Merrill Lynch Shootout at Tiburon Golf Club on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2008. Lexey Swall-Bobay/Staff
  • The final team record their scores at the end of round two of the 2008 Merrill Lynch Shootout at Tiburon Golf Club on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2008. Lexey Swall-Bobay/Staff
  • Greg Norman, right, prepares to hit the ball out of the brush on No. 17 during round two of the 2008 Merrill Lynch Shootout at Tiburon Golf Club on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2008. Lexey Swall-Bobay/Staff
  • Jeff Sluman putts the ball out of the spectator area on No. 9 during round two of the 2008 Merrill Lynch Shootout at Tiburon Golf Club on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2008. Sluman and Nick Price lost the lead and finished 14-under. Lexey Swall-Bobay/Staff
  • Kristin Kollecas, a standard bearer, helps change a walking scoreboard during round two of the 2008 Merrill Lynch Shootout at Tiburon Golf Club on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2008. Lexey Swall-Bobay/Staff

Scott Hoch and Kenny Perry jumped out to a four-shot lead after the second round of the Merrill Lynch Shootout on Saturday, December 13, 2008.



Full gallery »2008 Merrill Lynch Shootout at Tiburon Golf Club

  • Greg Norman answers questions from fans during the golf clinic after the first round of the 2008 Merrill Lynch Shootout at Tiburon Golf Club on Friday, Dec. 12, 2008. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • Golfer Jeff Sluman, left, jokes around with 6-year-old Kyle Lograsso during golf clinic after the first round of the 2008 Merrill Lynch Shootout at Tiburon Golf Club on Friday, Dec. 12, 2008. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • Greg Norman signs an autograph for Jena Walters after completing his first round of the 2008 Merrill Lynch Shootout at Tiburon Golf Club on Friday, Dec. 12, 2008. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • Nick Price tees off on the second hole during the first round of the 2008 Merrill Lynch Shootout at Tiburon Golf Club on Friday, Dec. 12, 2008. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • Nick Price, right, greets teammate Jeff Sluman after Sluman sunk a birdie putt on the 18th hole to go take the lead and go eight-under par for the day during the first round of the 2008 Merrill Lynch Shootout at Tiburon Golf Club on Friday, Dec. 12, 2008. Greg Kahn/Staff
  • An official changes the numbers on the leaderboard during the first round of the 2008 Merrill Lynch Shootout at Tiburon Golf Club on Friday, Dec. 12, 2008. Greg Kahn/Staff

2008 Merrill Lynch Shootout at Tiburon Golf Club on Friday, Dec. 12, 2008



Full gallery »Merrill Lynch Shootout: Day 2

  • A spectator heads for cover during rain showers causing a delay of the second day of the Merrill Lynch Shootout Pro-Am at Tiburon Golf Club on Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008, in Naples. David Albers/ Staff
  • A golfer heads in after the second day of the Pro-Am was cancelled at the Merrill Lynch Shootout Pro-Am at Tiburon Golf Club on Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008, in Naples. David Albers/ Staff
  • Raindrops funnel off a garbage bag as thundershowers drench the second day of the Pro-Am at the Merrill Lynch Shootout Pro-Am at Tiburon Golf Club on Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008, in Naples. David Albers/ Staff
  • Naples residents Marcia Batista, left, and Don Barber head home from their assignments at the Blue Cross Blue Shield tent at the Merrill Lynch Shootout Pro-Am at Tiburon Golf Club on Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008, in Naples. David Albers/ Staff
  • Security officer Rod Cube, of South Fort Myers, mans the fan gate as rain showers drench the Merrill Lynch Shootout Pro-Am at Tiburon Golf Club on Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008, in Naples. David Albers/ Staff
  • David Startzel, head professional at Pelican Preserve Golf Club, sweeps the water out of the pro shop tent as rain showers drench the Merrill Lynch Shootout Pro-Am at Tiburon Golf Club on Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008, in Naples. David Albers/ Staff


Full gallery »Merrill Lynch Shootout: Day 1

  • J.B. Holmes tees off on the 9th hole Wednesday during the Pro-Am tournament to kick off the Merrill Lynch Shootout 2008 at Tiburon in Naples.
  • ESPN on-air personality Chris Berman yells 'Fore!' Wednesday while approaching the 17th green Wednesday at the Merril Lynch Shootout Pro-Am event in Naples.  He may not have had the best overall game or prettiest swing but he more than made up for it in enthusiasm and appeared to have a great time.   Michel Fortier/Staff
  • J.B. Holmes follows a putt up the hill on the 9th hole Wednesday during the Pro-Am tournament to kick off the The Merril Lynch Shootout 2008 at Tiburon in Naples. Michel Fortier/Staff
  • Greg Norman waits for his tee time at the first hole Wednesday for the Pro-Am event of the Merril Lynch Shootout at Tiburon golf course in Naples.  Michel Fortier/Staff
  • Boo Weekley chips out of a sand trap on the 17th hole Wednesday during the Merril Lynch Shootout Pro-Am tournament at Tiburon in Naples.   Michel Fortier/Staff
  • A popular question amongst female spectators Wednesday was what pro golfer Ian Poulter wearing?  He and 23 other pros took to the course at Tiburon Wednesday to kick off the Merril Lynch Shootout with a Pro-Am tournament.  Michel Fortier/Staff


Full gallery »Tiburon Prepares for Shark Shootout

  • A pair of golfers make their way down the third hole's fairway at the Tiburon Golf Club, at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort  on Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008, in Naples. David Albers/ Staff
  • Painter Cristian Hernandez, with Signs By Tomorrow, touches up the 20th anniversary display lining the fan entrance to the Merrill Lynch Shootout at the Tiburon Golf Club, at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort  on Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008, in Naples. David Albers/ Staff
  • Tyrone Smith and Victor Perez, of Kirby Rentals, place picket fencing near the fan entrance in preparation for the Merrill Lynch Shootout at the Tiburon Golf Club, at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort  on Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008, in Naples. David Albers/ Staff
  • A pair of golfers putt on the third green at the Tiburon Golf Club, at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort  on Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008, in Naples. David Albers/ Staff
  • A bridge crosses a lake at the Tiburon Golf Club, at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort  on Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008, in Naples. David Albers/ Staff
  • Damian Fox, an intern from Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia, replaces tee boxes in preparation for the Merrill Lynch Shootout at the Tiburon Golf Club, at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort  on Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008, in Naples. David Albers/ Staff

Tiburon Golf Club at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort prepares to host the 20th annual Shark Shootout.



Full gallery »Merrill Lynch Shootout: Round two

  •   Fred Funk hits out of the bunker on the ninth hole during round two of the Merrill Lynch Shootout on Saturday, December 8, 2007 at Tiburon Golf Club in North Naples. Lexey Swall-Bobay/Staff
  • Kristine Bienmueller aims her camera during round two of the Merrill Lynch Shootout on Saturday, December 8, 2007 at Tiburon Golf Club in North Naples. Lexey Swall-Bobay/Staff
  • Joan Wojda of Bonita Springs, Bill Schreck of Naples and Linda Rama (far right) do the wave at the 8th green at the Merrill Lynch Shootout on Saturday. Lexey Swall-Bobay/staff
  • Scott Hoch drops his club in frustration after missing a putt on the ninth hole during round two of the Merrill Lynch Shootout on Saturday, December 8, 2007 at Tiburon Golf Club in North Naples. Lexey Swall-Bobay/Staff
  • Zach Johnson congratulates his partner Stewart Cink during round two of the Merrill Lynch Shootout on Saturday, December 8, 2007 at Tiburon Golf Club in North Naples. Lexey Swall-Bobay/Staff
  • A  group of golfers and fans make their way through the course during round two of the Merrill Lynch Shootout on Saturday, December 8, 2007 at Tiburon Golf Club in North Naples. Lexey Swall-Bobay/Staff

Austin and Calcavecchia take the lead with 20-under in round two of the Merrill Lynch Shootout on December 8, 2007.



Full gallery »Merrill Lynch Shootout: Funk-Sluman, Austin-Calcavecchia tied for lead

  • The first round of play for the 2007 Merrill Lynch Shootout at Tiburon in Naples, Florida.
  • Greg Norman makes his way up the fairway of the 9th hole during the first round of play at the 2007 Merrill Lynch Shootout in Naples.
  • A marshal updates the score at the 18th hole during the first round of play at the 2007 Merrill Lynch Shootout in Naples.
  • The 18th hole during the first round of play at the 2007 Merrill Lynch Shootout in Naples.
  • Fred Funk, left, and his partner Jeff Sluman acknowledge the crowd's applause while walking to the 18th green during the first round of play for the 2007 Merrill Lynch Shootout at Tiburon in Naples, Florida.  The pair are tied for the lead at eight under with Woody Austin and Mark Calcavecchia.
  • Fred Funk, left, and his partner Jeff Sluman acknowledge the crowd's applause while walking to the 18th green during the first round of play for the 2007 Merrill Lynch Shootout at Tiburon in Naples, Florida.  The pair are tied for the lead at eight under with Woody Austin and Mark Calcavecchia.


Full gallery »Merrill Lynch Shootout: Masters champion, others ready to tee it up

  • Security officer Stephen Curley stands guard near the 18th green on Thursday morning, Dec. 6, 2007 before the start of the Merrill Lynch Shootout Pro-Am at the Tiburon Golf Club in Naples.
  • Players, including Greg Norman (second from left), warm up on the practice green on Thursday morning, Dec. 6, 2007 before the start of the Merrill Lynch Shootout Pro-Am at the Tiburon Golf Club in Naples.
  • Rod Pampling chats with his amateur playing partners before teeing off on hole 10 on Thursday morning, Dec. 6, 2007 during the Merrill Lynch Shootout Pro-Am at the Tiburon Golf Club in Naples.
  • Rod Pampling tees off on the tenth hole on Thursday morning, Dec. 6, 2007 during the Merrill Lynch Shootout Pro-Am at the Tiburon Golf Club in Naples.
  • 'Excuse me? Are you about to lay up?' jokes Dennis Kirwin (at right), an amateur from Charleston, S.C., to Jerry Kelly (in the white hat) on Thursday morning, Dec. 6, 2007 during the Merrill Lynch Shootout Pro-Am at the Tiburon Golf Club in Naples.
  • 'Excuse me? Are you about to lay up?' jokes Dennis Kirwin (at right), an amateur from Charleston, S.C., to Jerry Kelly (in the white hat) on Thursday morning, Dec. 6, 2007 during the Merrill Lynch Shootout Pro-Am at the Tiburon Golf Club in Naples.


Full gallery »Merrill Lynch Shootout: Shark pleased to show son the ropes

  • Greg Norman walks down the fairway of the 11th hole with his son, Gregory Norman, caddying for him on Thursday morning, Dec. 6, 2007 during the Merrill Lynch Shootout Pro-Am at the Tiburon Golf Club in Naples.
  • Greg Norman waits to putt on the 11th hole with his son, Gregory Norman, caddying for him on Thursday morning, Dec. 6, 2007 during the Merrill Lynch Shootout Pro-Am at the Tiburon Golf Club in Naples.
  • Greg Norman tees off on the 12th hole on Thursday morning, Dec. 6, 2007 during the Merrill Lynch Shootout Pro-Am at the Tiburon Golf Club in Naples.
  • Greg Norman prepares to put on the 12th green with his son, Gregory Norman, caddying for him on Thursday morning, Dec. 6, 2007 during the Merrill Lynch Shootout Pro-Am at the Tiburon Golf Club in Naples.
  • Greg Norman shakes hands with his son and caddy, Gregory Norman, after finishing on Thursday morning, Dec. 6, 2007 during the Merrill Lynch Shootout Pro-Am at the Tiburon Golf Club in Naples.
  • Greg Norman tees off on the tenth hole on Thursday morning, Dec. 6, 2007 during the Merrill Lynch Shootout Pro-Am at the Tiburon Golf Club in Naples.


Full gallery »Merrill Lynch Shootout: An atypical golfing prodigy

  • Cancer survivor and avid golfer Kyle Lograsso, 5, is this year's honoree at the Merrill Lynch Shootout at the Tiburon Golf Club in Naples.  Lograsso has battled bilateral retinoblastoma, a cancer which attacked both his eyes, for three years.  Now, he is in Naples as the guest of honor at a tournament benefiting the CureSearch National Childhoood Cancer Foundation.
  • Cancer survivor and avid golfer Kyle Lograsso, 5, is this year's honoree at the Merrill Lynch Shootout at the Tiburon Golf Club in Naples.  Lograsso has battled bilateral retinoblastoma, a cancer which attacked both his eyes, for three years.  Now, he is in Naples as the guest of honor at a tournament benefiting the CureSearch National Childhoood Cancer Foundation.
  • Cancer survivor and avid golfer Kyle Lograsso, 5, is this year's honoree at the Merrill Lynch Shootout at the Tiburon Golf Club in Naples.  Lograsso has battled bilateral retinoblastoma, a cancer which attacked both his eyes, for three years.  Now, he is in Naples as the guest of honor at a tournament benefiting the CureSearch National Childhoood Cancer Foundation.
  • Cancer survivor and avid golfer Kyle Lograsso, 5, is this year's honoree at the Merrill Lynch Shootout at the Tiburon Golf Club in Naples.  Lograsso has battled bilateral retinoblastoma, a cancer which attacked both his eyes, for three years.  Now, he is in Naples as the guest of honor at a tournament benefiting the CureSearch National Childhoood Cancer Foundation.


Full gallery »Merrill Lynch Shootout: Look at these golf lovers

  • David & Heather Galbreaith from Bradonton
  • Becky & Ron Zuverink from Holland, MI and Fort Myers Beach
  • Randy & Bonnie Lokers from Holland, MI and Fort Myers Beach
  • Ian McNeice & Judy Zurheide from Nantucket, MA
  • Mike Murtell & Nick Bakios from Naples
  • Ken & Jackie Knief from Naples


Full gallery »Merrill Lynch Shootout: Round one of the Pro-Am

  • Scenes from round one of the Merrill Lynch Shootout Pro-Am at Tiburon Golf Club in North Naples.
  • John Daly waits to hit down the fairway Wednesday during round one of the Merrill Lynch Shootout Pro-Am at Tiburon Golf Club in North Naples.
  • ESPN's Chris Berman, right, decides the angle of his putt Wednesday during round one of the Merrill Lynch Shootout Pro-Am at Tiburon Golf Club in North Naples.
  • ESPN's Chris Berman, right, reacts after missing a putt Wednesday during round one of the Merrill Lynch Shootout Pro-Am at Tiburon Golf Club in North Naples.
  • Steve Elkington celebrates with his partner Wednesday on the 18th hole during round one of the Merrill Lynch Shootout Pro-Am at Tiburon Golf Club in North Naples.
  • Scenes from round one of the Merrill Lynch Shootout Pro-Am on Wednesday at Tiburon Golf Club in North Naples.


Full gallery »Merrill Lynch Shootout: No one makes $10 million shot

  • Carolyn Emo, right, of Vancouver, BC, steps forward to be the first contestant in a $10 million, hole-in-one challenge as golfer Greg Norman, third from left, watches along with three other contestants Tuesday on the 18th hole of Tiburón Golf Club in Naples. The four contestants qualified at their respective golf clubs from England to China. The event was put on by GPS Industries Fire at the Flag program. Norman arrived in Naples Tuesday afternoon for the start of the Merrill Lynch Shootout that begins with a pro-am today.
  • Mike Walsh, center, cleans up boxes in the vendor area of Tibur—n Golf Club in North Naples in preparation of the Merrill Lynch Shootout that begins on Wednesday with the first round of the Pro-Am.
  • Greg Norman, left, talks to contestants who participate in a $10 million, hole-in-one challenge Tuesday at Tibur—n Golf Club in Naples. Four contestants qualified at their respective golf clubs from England to China. The event was put on by GPS Industries Fire at the Flag program. Norman arrived in Naples Tuesday afternoon for the start of the Merrill Lynch Shootout that begins with a pro-am today.
  • Andrew Natividad, 16, tees off on the 18th fairway in a $10 million, hole-in-one challenge as golfer Greg Norman, background, watches Tuesday at Tibur—n Golf Club in Naples. Four contestants qualified at their respective golf clubs from England to China. The event was put on by GPS Industries Fire at the Flag program. Norman arrived in Naples Tuesday afternoon for the start of the Merrill Lynch Shootout that begins with a pro-am today.
  • Greg Norman, left, waves to contestants who participate in a $10 million, hole-in-one challenge Tuesday at Tibur—n Golf Club in Naples. Four contestants qualified at their respective golf clubs from England to China. The event was put on by GPS Industries Fire at the Flag program. Norman arrived in Naples Tuesday afternoon for the start of the Merrill Lynch Shootout that begins with a pro-am today.
  • Greg Norman, left, talks to contestants who participate in a $10 million, hole-in-one challenge Tuesday at Tibur—n Golf Club in Naples. Four contestants qualified at their respective golf clubs from England to China. The event was put on by GPS Industries Fire at the Flag program. Norman arrived in Naples Tuesday afternoon for the start of the Merrill Lynch Shootout that begins with a pro-am today.


Full gallery »Merrill Lynch Shootout: Final Round

  • Jerry Kelly, right, hugs partner Rod Pampling after the two won the first playoff hole to win the Merrill Lynch Shootout at Tiburon Golf Club in North Naples on Sunday. Pampling and Kelly defeated the team of Justin Leonard and Scott Verplank on the first playoff hole after the teams finished regulation play tied at 31 under par.
  • 	 Rod Pampling pumps his fist as he sinks a birdie putt on the 18th hole Sunday to tie the team of Justin Leonard and Scott Verplank at 31-under-par during the final round of the Merrill Lynch Shootout at Tiburon Golf Club. Pampling and teammate Jerry Kelly won the tournament on the first playoff hole.
  • 	 Justin Leonard chips a shot out of the hazard lining the 18th green during the first playoff hole Sunday. The team of Jerry Kelly and Rod Pampling defeated Leonard and Scott Verplank to win the Merrill Lynch Shootout.
  •  Jerry Kelly tees off on the eighth hole during the final round of the Merrill Lynch Shootout at Tiburon Golf Club.
  • Annika Sorenstam, center, retrieves her ball after sinking a long birdie putt on the 18th green during the final round of the Merrill Lynch Shootout on Sunday. Sorenstam and partner Fred Couples, right, played with the team of Greg Norman and Nick Faldo, left.
  • Annika Sorenstam pumps her fist after making a long birdie putt on the 18th hole during the final round of the Merrill Lynch Shootout at Tiburon Golf Club in November 2006. Sorenstam and partner Fred Couples finished the tournament at 18-under-par.


Full gallery »Merrill Lynch Shootout: Round 2

  •  J.B. Holmes reacts after sinking a long birdie putt on the 18th green during the second round of the Merrill Lynch Shootout at Tiburon Golf Club on Saturday. The putt put Holmes and partner John Daly at 19-under, one shot ahead of the teams of Jerry Kelly-Rod Pampling and Justin Leonard-Scott Verplank.
  • Fred Couples is congratulated by teammate Annika Sorenstam after Couples made a birdie putt on the third hole during the second round of the Merrill Lynch Shootout at Tiburon Golf Club on Saturday.
  • Annika Sorenstam hits her second shot on No. 1 during the second round of the Merrill Lynch Shootout.
  •  John Daly hits from the bunker on the 18th hole during the second round of the 2006 Merrill Lynch Shootout at Tiburon Golf Club. Daly and partner J.B. Holmes lead by one shot.
  •  Jerry Kelly reacts after narrowly missing a birdie putt on the 17th green during the second round of the Merrill Lynch Shootout on Saturday.
  • Justin Leonard lines up his putt from inside the bunker on the eighth hole during the second round of the Merrill Lynch Shootout.


Full gallery »Merrill Lynch Shootout: Round 1

  •  John Daly gestures to the crowd after sinking a putt on the ninth hole Friday at the 2006 Merrill Lynch Shootout at Tiburon Golf Club in North Naples.
  • Gregory Lang, a senior at Gulf Coast High School, from left, meets with John Daly and Greg Norman during a golf clinic after the first day of play at the Merrill Lynch Shootout at Tiburon Golf Club. At age 16, Lang was diagnosed with colorectal cancer, which had spread to his liver, and at age 3, was stricken with Rhabdomyosarcoma. Proceeds from the Shootout benefit CureSearch National Childhood Cancer Foundation.
  • Annika Sorenstam is congratulated by teammate Fred Couples after sinking a putt on the ninth hole Friday at the Merrill Lynch Shootout at the Tiburon Golf Club.
  • Greg Norman laughs and jokes with his caddy at the ninth hole Friday during the first round of the Merrill Lynch Shootout at Tiburon Golf Club.
  • Greg Norman answers questions from the crowd during a golf clinic following the first day of play at the Merrill Lynch Shootout at Tiburon Golf Club Friday afternoon.
  • Greg Norman answers questions from the crowd during a golf clinic following the first day of play at the Merrill Lynch Shootout at Tiburon Golf Club Friday afternoon.


Full gallery »Merrill Lynch Shootout: Day 2

  • Greg Norman gives amateur golfer Vince Taormina tips on reading the green Thursday, the second day of the pro-am Merrill Lynch Shootout at Tiburon Golf Club. Taormina said Norman was helping him with the roll of the green and what conditions made it fast and slow.
  • Thomas Costellow, 2, on his father Mike’s shoulders, claps for Greg Norman after Norman’s putt on the 17th green at the Merrill Lynch Shootout on Thursday.
  • Nick Faldo reacts to a near-miss putt on the 15th hole at Tiburon Golf Club during day two of the Merrill Lynch Shootout pro-am Thursday November 9, 2006.
  • Defending champion of the Merrill Lynch Shootout, John Huston walks up the 13th fairway during the second day of the pro-am at Tiburon Golf Club Thursday November 9, 2006.
  • Trevor Immelman tees off on the 15th hole during day two of the Merrill Lynch Shootout pro-am at Tiburon Golf Club Thursday November 9, 2006.
  • Rory Sabbatini finesses the ball to the pin on the sixth hole during the second day of the Merrill Lynch Shootout pro-am at Tiburon Golf Club Thursday November 9, 2006.


Full gallery »Merrill Lynch Shootout

  • Greg Norman hugs Scott McCarron after playing the final hole at the Franklin Templeton Shootout. Norman and teammate Steve Elkington shot the best score of the day, scoring 14 under par Sunday.
  • Josh Miller, of Kirby Rental Services, puts together part of the grandstand at the 18th hole in preparation for the Merrill Lynch Shootout on Friday October 27, 2006.
  • The shadows of Kirby Rental Services workers (out of Orlando) are seen as they put together part of the grandstand at the 18th hole in preparation for the Merrill Lynch Shootout as the hotel looms in the background on Friday October 27, 2006.
  • Steve Pierce, left, and Phil Clark, right, owner, of Tournament Graphics out of Toledo, Ohio, make and prepare signs for the Merrill Lynch Shootout at the Tiburon Golf Club at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort on Friday, October 27, 2006.
  • Steve Pierce, left, of Tournament Graphics out of Toledo, Ohio, moves signs in preparation for the Merrill Lynch Shootout at the Tiburon Golf Club at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort on Friday October 27, 2006.
  • Workers with Scaffolding Towers of America put up a camera tower by one of the greens in preparation for the Merrill Lynch Shootout at the Tiburon Golf Club at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort on Friday October 27, 2006.



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