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.

Austin American-Statesman - - SPORTS - Bohls Kirk Bohls Com­men­tary

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

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