Golf Tour Veterans Wes Short Jr. and Omar Uresti round out interactive golf weekend in Texas
Horseshoe Bay Resort, home to three award-winning Robert Trent Jones, Sr. golf courses and the famed Whitewater Bermuda Grass putting course, is hosting the third annual Shootout at Horseshoe Bay Resort on Sunday, October 1st at the resort’s famed Slick Rock golf course.
PGA Tour professionals JJ Henry and PGA Championship winner Shaun Micheel will team up with Tour professionals Wes Short Jr. and Omar Uresti in this annual match play event competition.
On Saturday during the weekend, guests will enjoy Dinner With The PROS, an intimate chance to talk about the game of golf with these four golf tour veterans while enjoying a Texas BBQ themed buffet dinner from resort executive chef Jay Hunter.
Sunday will be highlighted by the Shootout at Horseshoe Bay Resort, a two-team match play event where guests can walk “inside the ropes” with the tour pros as they tackle Horseshoe Bay Resort’s famed Slick Rock Golf Course.
Weekend hotel packages include the tour dinner and grounds admission to the Shootout are available online at hsbresort.com or by calling the resort directly at 877-611-0112.
“We’re excited about some of the top names in golf playing at Horseshoe Bay Resort,” Chief Sales and Marketing Office Bryan Woodward said. “This is a wonderful weekend where golf fans get to interact and dine with some of the best golfers in the world.”
Micheel is best known for his 2003 victory at the PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club. That season he finished 32nd on the money list. In 2006, he finished runner up to Tiger Woods at the PGA Championship at Medinah Country Club. Overall, Micheel has started in nearly 392 PGA Tour events amassing more than nine million in prize money in his career.
Henry is a three-time winner on the PGA tour with victories at the Buick Championship (2006), Reno-Tahoe Open (2012) and most recently at the Barracuda Championship (2015). Henry was a member of the 2006 Ryder Cup team. This season he has earned two top 10 finishes at the Barracuda Championship and the John Deere Classic.
Short Jr. is having a successful year on the Champions Tour and is currently 39th in the Charles Schwab Cup standings after two top 10 finishes this year. He is a two-time winner with victories on the PGA tour at the Michelin Championship in Las Vegas (2005) and most recently on the Champions Tour at the Quebec Championship (2014).
With over 350 PGA Tour starts, Uresti is a veteran tour professional with 6 professional victories on various tours. This year, he made the cut at the PGA Championship, tying for 73rd place. He is a graduate of the University of Texas.