Austin Open

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The Austin Open was a golf tournament on the Nike Tour. It ran from 1997 to 1998 and was played at The Hills Country Club in Austin, Texas.

Eric Booker won the inaugural event that was rain-shortened to 36 holes.[1][2] Michael Allen won the second and final event.[3][4]

Winners[edit]

Year Date Winner Score To par Margin
of victory
Purse ($) Winner's
share ($)
Nike Greater Austin Open
1998 Mar 8 United States Michael Allen 280 −8 2 strokes 225,000 40,500
1997 Apr 6 United States Eric Booker 140^ −4 1 stroke 200,000 36,000

^ - rain-shortened to 36 holes

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Eric Booker Season – 1997". PGA Tour. Retrieved January 15, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Booker wins rain-shortened Nike Greater Austin Open". Associated Press. April 6, 1997. 
  3. ^ "Michael Allen Season – 1998". PGA Tour. Retrieved January 15, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Allen Hangs On In Austin". Sun-Sentinel. March 9, 1998.