Who's who: Bob Estes

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Who's who: Bob Estes

  • Name:

    Bob Alan Estes
  • Country:

    USA
  • Born:

    Feb 2, 1966 in Graham, Texas.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1988

Roll of Honour

Multiple PGA Tour winner.

Did you know?

PGA Tour and PGA Champions Tour player.

Top tournaments won by Bob Estes

2002
America
273 (-11)
$648,000
Kemper Insurance

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Estes, Bob

Score

273 (-11)

Prize money

$648,000

Title sponsor

Kemper Insurance

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].

2001
America
329 (-30)
$810,000
Invensys

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Estes, Bob

Score

329 (-30)

Prize money

$810,000

Title sponsor

Invensys

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].

2001
America
267 (-17)
$630,000
FedEx

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Estes, Bob

Score

267 (-17)

Prize money

$630,000

Title sponsor

FedEx

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].

1994
America
265 (-19)
$180,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Estes, Bob

Score

265 (-19)

Prize money

$180,000

Title sponsor

x

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].

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