Estes fit to be tried on his next stage
Austin pro has been through a lot but seems to have come out of it stronger.
Bob Estes had a bad lie. Over the last year or more, one of the best golfers to ever play at the University of Texas has undergone all sorts of setbacks, some physical, some personal and all of them temporarily life-altering. But the affable, hard-grinding, 51-year-old Austinite continues to play through a tough stretch.
Like an emotionally painful, lengthy divorce finalized last October that ended his eightyear marriage. Like a painful shoulder impingement and strained left wrist tendons that required four kinds of therapy and sidelined him for almost a year. Like, well, cedar fever. But Estes has come out of it in good shape and with a positivity that he’ll rely on as he goes about the next chapter in his professional life. He’s got his mental and physical self back together and even fought back against those