Name:Bob Alan Estes
Born:Feb 2, 1966 in Graham, Texas.
Played as the Kemper Insurance Open (May 30-Jun 2). Second-placed Rich Beem (USA) finished 1 shot behind Bob Estes (USA), who recorded the last of his four PGA Tour wins. [TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm, Potomac, nr Washington DC. At the time known as TPC Avenel].
Played as the Invensys Classic at Las Vegas (Oct 10-14). Second-placed Tom Lehman (USA) and Rory Sabbatini (RSA) finished 1 shot behind Estes (USA). [TPC Summerlin, Las Vegas, NV. Earlier rounds also at: TPC at The Canyons (now TPC Las Vegas) and Southern Highlands GC].
Played as the FedEx St Jude Classic (June 7-10). Second-placed Bernhard Langer (Ger) finished 1 shot behind Estes (USA). [TPC Southwind, Memphis, TN].
Played as the Texas Open (Oct 13-16). Second-placed Gil Morgan (USA) finished 1 shot behind 28-year-old wire-to-wire winner Bob Estes (USA), who recorded his first PGA Tour win. Estes joined an impressive list of Texans to win this event, following the likes of Byron Nelson, Ben Hogan, Jack Burke Jr, Ben Crenshaw and Lee Trevino. [Oak Hills CC, San Antonio, TX].
2021 Opens: whether by accident or design, four of the top five mens’ Open Championships played in the British Isles occupy consecutive weeks in July: the Irish Open (1-4), Scottish Open (8-11), The Open (15-18) and Wales Open (22-25). The recently relaunched English Open is scheduled for early-August.
Hoag Classic: Ernie Els defends his title in this prestigious PGA Tour Champions event, played since 1991 at the Newport Beach Country Club, CA (Mar 5-7).
New course opens for play at Barnbougle
Bill Coore designs 14-hole layout with “sporty” holes on dune ridge above Lost Farm.
New links course planned for Scottish Highlands. Landowner aims to appoint a ‘world-class architect’ to work on site next to Cromarty Firth.
New Faldo Design layout in Vietnam set for summer completion. Nine holes of the course at Thanh Lanh are routed across a the lake peninsula.
Dundonald Links Scotland: Construction work is in progress on new practice facilities and course changes at Dundonald Links in Irvine, Scotland, as part of a £25 million investment by new owners Darwin Escapes that also includes the construction of a new clubhouse with rooms, plus eighteen lodges. Read more ...
R&A submits planning application for new golf facility in Glasgow.
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