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Jeff Overton

Team: PGA Golfer
Age / DOB:  (32) / 5/28/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 195

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Due to incoming inclement weather the first round of the Zurich Classic has been suspended. The horn was sounded at 11:59 a.m. CT and play is now set to resume at 4:50 p.m.
The morning wave got in a lot of holes this morning, 11 golfers are even in the clubhouse with completed rounds. That includes Jeff Overton who submitted a 2-under-par 37-33=70 today. The Indiana Hoosier has a new caddie on the bag this week and is off to a good start so far. For golfers that weren't lucky enough to finish their round, they have been pulled off the course, so this may be an hour or two before play resumes. UPDATE: With the delay lasting nearly five hours, the p.m. wave will have a long day of golf ahead of them on Saturday, with round two play surely set to spill over into Saturday morning. Apr 28 - 1:10 PM

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Jeff Overton makes his annual pilgrimage to TPC Louisiana for this week's Zurich Classic of New Orleans.

The Indiana Hoosier withdrew in the middle of his second round at last week's Valero Texas Open. He was 11-over at the time. After the event his longtime caddie, Kip Henley, took to Twitter to announce they will be dismantling their partnership, saying, "Team Overton and I have decided to part ways. I love that boy and wish him better with another Sherpa. We tried and got close." These type of switch-ups can cause a spark or lead to a slump. Gamers hoping for the former should invest this week as the course history lines up as well. Overton sports top 20s in four of his last seven starts at TPC Louisiana, including a runner-up finish in 2010.
Apr 25 - 11:13 PM

Jeff Overton played 25 holes of golf at the Valero Texas Open before withdrawing due to an arm injury, he was 11-over at the time of the WD.

The Indiana Hoosier circled three birdies in his opening round but couldn't avoid the big number. He squared five bogeys in addition to a double and a triple. Overton got back out there today, starting on the back nine, and scribbled four bogeys in seven holes before calling it quits. There is no word on the severity of this arm injury at this time.
Apr 22 - 2:42 PM

Jeff Overton sets his sights on the Golf Club of Houston for this week's Shell Houston Open.

The 32-year-old has just one top 10 in eight attempts at the SHO (T4/2012) with one further top 25 in his 2006 debut (T19). He missed the cut (by one) last year after rounds of 72-69. He's currently 107th in the FedExCup standings with one top 10 (T6, RSM) in 12 events and enters off a T21 (Honda) and missed cuts at the Valspar (by four) and by two at the API. Overton ranks 80th on TOUR in scoring average (70.900) and is outside the top 100 in just about every other statistical category, including 166th in the all-around.
Mar 30 - 8:45 PM

After two holes in the final round of the Northern Trust Open, Jeff Overton withdrew with a wrist injury. UPDATE: Overton returned to action Feb. 25th at The Honda Classic.

Overton began the finale in last place (77th) on 3-over 216 and after a pair of pars hit the showers. This is his eighth mid-tournament WD in 276 career starts and first since the 2014 Arnold Palmer Invitational. The 32-year-old was in the final group off No. 10 on Sunday as a two-ball with Charles Howell III so Mark Wilson, who was in the threesome ahead, dropped back. Overton is in the published field at next week's Honda Classic, so we'll have to wait and see on the severity. If he goes, it'll be his 10th appearance with a personal best of T6 in 2011 and he also posted a T7 in last year's edition.
Feb 21 - 2:53 PM

Jeff Overton fired a 6-under-par 32-34=66 in the second round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open for a two-day total of 5-under 137, two adrift of early 36-hole clubhouse leader Hideki Matsuyama.

Overton went off the 10th tee with William McGirt (67/R2) and they lost their third, Carl Pettersson, after five holes (WD). Apparently, the now duo enjoyed the lightened load, particularly Overton, as he posted the low lap of the day thus far. The 32-year-old, who posted an even-par 71 in R1 (two birdies, one eagle, four bogeys), bogeyed his opening hole (failed scramble) and then played his final 17 holes in blemish-free 6-under. He circled five birdies on just 10 greens in regulation and added a short chip-in for birdie at the rambunctious par-3 16th hole.
Feb 5 - 2:58 PM

Overnight quad-leader Jeff Overton back-pedaled to a 1-under-par 36-35=71 in the second round of the CareerBuilder Challenge to post 9-under 135, down 18 spots on the leaderboard to a five-way T19.

Making his seventh consecutive CBC appearance, Overton co-lead with three others after 18 holes. In yesterday's loop of the Nicklaus Tournament Course, he circled nine birdies against one bogey, including five straight at one point. Today's lap of the TPC Stadium Course was significantly less enjoyable, with just two birdies against one dropped shot. The 32-year-old, still winless on TOUR in his 274th career start, found just five (of 14) fairways in round two and only 10 greens in regulation en route to a -2.558 mark in strokes gained: tee-to-green. After circling par breakers on all four par 5s on day one, he failed to birdie any of the four par 5s in his second round.
Jan 22 - 7:19 PM

Jeff Overton torched Jack Nicklaus Tournament Course with an opening round, 8-under-par 32-32=64 at this week's CareerBuilder Challenge.

The Indiana Hoosier product plodded his way around the course, averaging just 297 yards off the tee in round one (T70 at time of signing scorecard). He did his damage through accuracy, splitting 10 (of 14) fairways, leading to 13 par-breaking opportunities on the greens. Overton converted on seven of those, and circled a couple more birdies from off the green, to boot. After a T6 at The RSM Classic and two very low rounds at last week's Sony Open, it appears his stock ticker is on the rise.
Jan 21 - 5:00 PM

Jeff Overton crafted a 6-under-par 30-34=64 in the third round of the Sony Open in Hawaii to post 11-under 199, up 29 spots on the day and good for a share of the early 54-hole clubhouse lead with Japan's Daisuke Kataoka.

After opening in 70-65, Overton began Moving Day on 5-under (T36), seven back of 36-hole leader Brandt Snedeker. It was a tale of two nines for the 32-year-old going out in bogey-free 5-under 30 and then stalling out after the break, outpacing a lone bogey with two birdies the rest of the way. In total, he landed nine (of 14) fairways and hit 14 greens in regulation, converting six the conventional way, including three straight to begin the round, and added a chip-in birdie-3 at the eighth. Overton missed a prime scoring chance from 5'7" at the 17th and then swallowed a bogey at the par-5 18th, skulling his third shot out of the green side bunker, ricocheting off the grandstands, and then failing to get up-and down for par from there. Overton went T6 (RSM) in his last start and hasn't had consecutive top 10s since the 2010 season.
Jan 16 - 8:32 PM

Jeff Overton went 3-for-5 prior to the holiday break with one finish inside the top 50.

After opening the season with two missed cuts and T54 (SFC) T51 (OHL), Overton's T6 at The RSM Classic was welcome news to his faithfuls. However, his prospects for back-to-back top 10s are bleak at best. The last time the 32-year-old accomplished that feat was in his Ryder Cup year of 2010, 143 starts ago. Through five events thus far in 2015-16, he ranks an uninspiring 87th in scoring average (71.040) but he has shot 64 twice already, something he did not accomplish at all last season in 92 rounds.
Thu, Dec 31, 2015 12:10:00 PM

Jeff Overton bobbed and weaved to a 1-under-par 33-36=69 in today's final round of The RSM Classic to conclude his fifth appearance at 11-under 271.

Overton is winless in 272 career starts finishing runner-up four times, most recently at the 2010 Greenbrier Classic. Granted, that's not very recent, but he also had logged only one top 25 over his last 44 starts (T7/2015 Honda Classic); that is, until this week. Overton began his final frame in a two-way tie for fifth and six adrift of 54-hole leader and would-be-champ Kevin Kisner. He ended up dropping one spot on the day into a three-way T6 after outpacing three bogeys with four birdies. Ranked No. 1 in the field thru 54 holes in strokes gained: putting, the 32-year-old suffered through a -0.579 in the finale. He missed three putts on the day from inside eight feet, including two for birdies. His T6 matches the same result he had in his 2011 tourney debut.
Sun, Nov 22, 2015 07:00:00 PM

Jeff Overton authored a bogey-free 4-under-par 32-34=66 in the third round of The RSM Classic to post 10-under 202, currently T5 on the leaderboard.

Prior to making a fifth RSM appearance this week, Overton had shot par-or-better in 13 of 14 rounds on Sea Island's par-70 Seaside Course. It translates into one finish inside the top 40 (T6/2011 debut). He opened in 6-under 64 on Seaside before an even-par 72 on the Plantation Course had him T13 and five off the pace of 36-hole leader Kevin Chappell. The 32-year-old landed eight (of 14) fairways and hit 13 greens in regulation on Moving Day, currently T60 in the field in strokes gained: tee-to-green. He went blemish-free dropping three par putts between seven and ten feet, and elsewhere, two of his four circles traveled in excess of 10 feet, with a long of 27'3" coming at the par-4 fifth. At last check, it all adds up to first in the field in strokes gained: putting with a cumulative 7.770. Overton is winless in 272 career starts and hasn't logged a top 25 in his last 44 starts.
Sat, Nov 21, 2015 03:14:00 PM

With a 6-under-par 31-33=64 in his opening round of The RSM Classic, Jeff Overton shared the clubhouse lead.

Overton tackled the Seaside Course today to the tune of seven birdies, four of which from outside 13 feet. His longest measured 20-and-a-half feet at the par-4 16th hole. He squared just one bogey due to a three-putt from outside 50 feet at the par-4 eighth, but the 32-year-old averted another with a par save from 17'10" at the par-4 18th where he made the turn. After his round, he told Golf Channel's Steve Sands that he hasn't practiced at the Plantation Course, so Overton will be going in blind when he takes his one spin there on Friday.
Thu, Nov 19, 2015 01:54:00 PM

Jeff Overton readies for his fifth start at this week's RSM Classic.

The Indiana Hoosier scored a top 10 in his 2011 debut, but hasn't backed it up in three return trips. He collected two paydays but posted nothing inside the top 45 during those starts. His game doesn't rely on distance so he's the perfect candidate to benefit from the shorter tracks this week. Gamers can use Overton as a sleeper, but shouldn't put too much trust in his direction. With seven podium finishes to his name, he is still searching for that illustrious maiden victory.
Wed, Nov 18, 2015 06:35:00 PM

Jeff Overton arrives in Las Vegas, Nevada, ahead of this week's Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.

The Indiana Hoosier was the final man in the field at The Barclays last season. He made his FedExCup Playoffs experience a one-stop shop as he finished T69 and failed to advance. It was the ninth consecutive season that Overton qualified for the Playoffs but he still owns just two top 25s in 20 post-season starts. Entering the 2015-16 PGA TOUR season, Overton owns seven career podium finishes but is still searching for that elusive maiden victory.
Tue, Oct 20, 2015 08:17:00 AM