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Meet some of the most successful duos from the JCPenney Classic, as mixed-team format returns to PGA Tour/LPGA schedules in December


It has been nearly 25 years since the PGA Tour and LPGA have come together for a mixed-team event. That’s will soon change in December with the addition of the Grant Thornton Invitational.

As the PGA Tour’s Valspar Championship wraps up Sunday at Innisbrook Resort in Palm Harbor, Florida, there are plenty of memories for many of the game’s greats who competed there in the 1990s during the JCPenney Classic, which dates to 1978. Mixed-team events between the two tours date to 1960.

Here are just a few of the winners over the years, as well as one team that didn’t win but certainly created plenty of headlines: