Bob Estes, who played for the University of Texas Golf Team and currently plays at Austin Country Club, finished third in his season opening event on the PGA Champions Tour. Estes combined rounds of 67, 68, 68 for a 13 under par total at the Oasis Championship.
Estes, who is sporting a new set of irons this season, said he was feeling good about his game headed into the season. This week’s performance confirms that the work he put in during the off season was time well spent.
Estes, who was born in Graham Texas and raised in Abilene, compiled four wins during a successful career on the PGA Tour. This is his second season on the PGA Champions Tour. He finished 37th in the Champions Tour standings in 2018 while playing a partial season. For more information on Estes golfing career, click here.
Wes Short Jr., who is also from Austin and has had a very successful PGA Champions Tour career, finished 38th in the event. Short finished in the top 20 on the money list in 2018. He is a former Austin Men’s City Champion and won on the PGA Tour as well.