Robert Gwin of Montgomery, Texas captured the 40th Chesapeake Energy Texas State Open with rounds of 66-65-68-66 for a four-round total 15-under par, 265. With solid rounds of golf all week, Gwin made six birdies and two bogeys during the final round to capture the Championship. Gwin played college golf at Sam Houston State University and currently has conditional status on the Nationwide Tour. Gwin will take home a check for $26,000.00 for his first place win.
The 72-hole stroke play event consisted of 144 contestants. 51 professionals and 6 amateurs survived the 141 (+1) cut after 36-holes. All four rounds were contested at The Cascades, a 6,918 yard, par 70 layout located in Tyler. The total purse was $135,000.00 with $26,000.00 awarded to Gwin.