Q. Speaking of putting, did you stick with the back and forth with the cross handed and conventional the entire week?
BOB ESTES: You weren't paying attention, were you?
(Laughter.) Yeah, I did. I was still going back and forth. The par putt I made on 12 and the birdie putt I made on 14th par putt that I made on 15, all of those were left hand low. But then a lot of the first putts that I hit from long range were more conventional with the right hand below the left. See I'm still going back and forth. I just get the ball on better with the left below the right but I got better touch and feel with the right below the left. So this is the first week that I've ever done that. I may maybe done it for a few holes but never committed to it for an entire week. And so maybe I got a new system that works for me.
Q. On 16, 17, 18, did you go right hand low on all three of those, right? Because you're starting to get into pressure time?
BOB ESTES: No, no. No, 17 was left hand low. It was only about a 15 footer. Somewhere between 12 and 15 feet. So I wasn't having to be too concerned with the speed of the putt. And actually hit a very good putt. We talked about it before. You got poa annua greens and you got guys wearing soft spikes, the greens are bumpy. I hit a lot of good putts. A lot of the guys could say the same thing, they made a lot of good putts that didn't go in. But I was all over the hole all week long. I shot 11-under and felt like I should have shot 18 or 20 without too much trouble. But the putt I hit on number 17 a few feet in front of the hole it kind of got caught up in a footprint and it killed it and kicked it short and left. Because on smooth greens that ball was going in for sure.
Q. Do you feel that your kind of game in this, these conditions holds up better than guys who are all over the place in terms of getting birdies and bogeys?
BOB ESTES: Yeah. I see what you're saying. I guess as long as those guys aren't making a lot of birdies. So, yeah, there are definitely players like a Calc or Fred Couples of Phil Mickelson who make a lot of birdies, make a lot of bogeys. So you got to make more birdies than bogey to offset that, obviously. But a lot of times again like I was saying earlier, the way this golf course was set up, there's so many sharp edges, there's disaster out there in a lot of places just lurking. And so a lot of those bogeys maybe would have been could easily be doubles or triples. It's just like you come up short on 17 or hit your second shot right on number 12 or whatever. You come up short with your second shot on number 10. There's a lot of places like that where you're going to make double bogey, not just bogey. So, yeah I was having to play some times short of the flag, sometimes beyond, sometimes right, sometimes left. And make myself do that. So I played with a lot of self discipline and it paid off because of the way the golf course was set up.
Q. You have an experienced caddy who has been a caddy for 18 years and with you for about a year and a half. Can you talk a little bit about that relationship?
BOB ESTES: Did he tell you to bring that up? Is he back there?
(Laughter.) Yeah. Chuck Mohr. M O H R. Chuck and I got together I guess that was March of last year. So, yes, we have had three wins together now and a bunch of other top-10s. But Chuck stays really calm. I like to think that I stay very calm for the most part also. I think that we're both similar personality-wise. And I think that works out real well out there. I don't need somebody who is getting real excited and maybe losing their head. I mean if anybody can loose their head out there it's me but I better have a caddy who is calm, cool and collected. And Chuck is like that. So he has got confidence in me and I got confidence in him and we're a good team.
Q. You got anything special planned in terms of celebrating this victory?
BOB ESTES: Well I was supposed to be on a plane in 15 minutes. So we already figured that we weren't going to be able to fly home tonight. So you ask mom, dad, Tracy, what are we doing tonight? I haven't even thought about it yet. I don't know. Either just go have dinner somewhere or something. Maybe at the hotel. But we will go back and clean up and maybe go to dinner somewhere. So we will see.
JOE CHEMYCZ: Bob, thank you. Congratulations on a great week.
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