|Evts||Cuts Md||Wins||2nd||3rd||T10||Sc Avg||FedEx Pts||Earnings||World Pts|
|Assets:||Has plenty of power with the big stick and is blessed with a natural putting stroke. Plays high percentage golf and relies on a solid short iron game to score well.|
|Flaws:||Not a pure ball striker and has some accuracy issues from 175-plus yards with his irons. Short game is average as he loses too many shots around the greens. Not a solid finisher.|
|Career Potential:||Underrated contender and occasional tour winner.|
Play suspended at TPC Sawgrass due to weather | 05/11/2013 4:15 PM
NewsPlay has been suspended due to inclement weather at THE PLAYERS at 4:09 p.m. ET.
ImpactThe horn blew just minutes after Jeff Overton signed for a 3-under-par 35-34=69, improving to 6-under 210. It was known at the beginning of the day that the threat of thunderstorms existed in and around the Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida area. It is unknown at this time how quickly play will resume, but when it does Henrik Stenson will try and increase his one-stroke advantage over Tiger Woods and Sergio Garcia.
Overton hits 12 GIR, but barely breaks par | 05/09/2013 7:49 PM
NewsJeff Overton turned in a 1-under-par 37-34=71 for his opening round of THE PLAYERS.
ImpactOverton was in our crosshairs today because he announced that he couldn't play Quail Hollow due to a sore back. If he was feeling better, his scorecard didn't show it. He hit 12 greens but limited the par breakers to a 13'11" birdie at teh par-5 second hole and a nifty eagle to a tucked pin at the par-5 11th. He swallowed two bogeys, the first as a result of a whiffed par attempt from 52 inches at the par-3 third. His second bogey occurred at the par-4 fourth where he rinsed his approach.
Overton sits out Wells Fargo due to sore back | 04/29/2013 10:19 AM
NewsJeff Overton has been removed from the published field of this week's Wells Fargo Championship.
ImpactOverton eliminated the curiosity over his decision on Twitter, writing: "No Charlotte this week, sorry everybody. Back is very sore, going to rest and get 100% for @THEPLAYERSChamp next week!" While options run deep at Quail Hollow, gamers appreciate the advance knowledge. He shared 42nd place at TPC Louisiana on Sunday.
Play suspended due to weather in New Orleans | 04/28/2013 11:34 AM
NewsInclement weather has suspended play at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans at 10:23 a.m. CT with all players currently in the midst of their final rounds.
PGA TOUR Media on Twitter
ImpactThe group of Jeff Overton, Sean O'Hair and Aaron Watkins is the furthest into their round, having finished 14 holes after beginning on the 10th. The suspension of play is not a surprise given tee times were moved up due to the threat of severe weather in the New Orleans area. TPC Louisiana will likely spend the remainder of the day hoping to dodge storms in an effort to crown a winner at day's end. We will update the restart time when it becomes available.
Overton notches top 10 at Valero Texas Open | 04/07/2013 5:43 PM
NewsJeff Overton turned in a 3-under-par 35-34=69 in the final round of the Valero Texas Open, wrapping up a top 10 at 8-under 280.
ImpactOverton's round opened horribly, as he was bitten by a double bogey at the opening hole despite finding the fairway with his drive. As it would turn out, that was his only blemish of the day. He added five birdies, with the first from 11'10" on the par-3 third. He then went back-to-back on five and six, and again on 14 and 15. His first PGA TOUR victory and a trip to Augusta National will have to wait for another day.
Overton opens low for second consecutive week | 04/04/2013 8:46 PM
NewsJeff Overton shot a 3-under-par 37-32=69 in his opening round of the Valero Texas Open.
ImpactHe came within one stroke last week of ending his drought without a top 25 -- it stands at nine straight starts now -- but he's gone low in each of his last two opening rounds. After a 67 at Redstone last week, he recorded an eagle and five birdies at TPC San Antonio today. His eagle was a kick-in 2 from 23 inches at the 17th hole. Three of his birdies fell in from beyond 13 feet, the longest of which 21'3" at the first hole. Overall, he hit only 10 greens in regulation, which opened the door to four bogeys, but he's just two strokes off the overnight lead.
Bogey-free Overton three off the pace at SHO | 03/28/2013 3:17 PM
NewsJeff Overton carded a bogey-free, 5-under-par 33-34=67 in his opening round of the Shell Houston Open, finishing three strokes in arrears of the clubhouse lead.
ImpactOverton has been in a funk, failing to post a top 25 in his last eight starts. He shed the negative vibe today, going 4-for-4 in scrambling and rolling in five birdies. Three among the sets dropped in from beyond 10 feet, the longest measuring just 13'9" at the second hole.
Overton over par in return to competition | 03/14/2013 3:01 PM
NewsJeff Overton signed for a 1-over-par 35-37=72 following his opening round of the Tampa Bay Championship.
Jeff Overton on Twitter
ImpactBack in action after a back injury sidelined him after 32 holes in Puerto Rico last week, Overton hit 14 greens in regulation at Copperhead today but rolled in just two birdies, and one of those measured 15'2" at the par-4 seventh hole. He missed two attempts inside nine feet, including a par save from 6'1" at 9, his last of the round. Circling back to his injury, Overton posted the following on Twitter on Sunday: "Feeling a lot better after my WD from Puerto Rico, some strained ribs. I'll be back out there in no time! #BOOMBABY" So, whether it was a back or ribs that ultimately forced him to withdraw, we're still not convinced that he's feeling OK. He's gone six consecutive starts without a top 25.
Overton WDs during 2nd round in Puerto Rico | 03/08/2013 3:33 PM
NewsJeff Overton withdrew during his second round of the Puerto Rico Open due to a back injury.
PGA TOUR Media on Twitter
ImpactOverton started on the first hole today. He was 1-over-par through 14 and 4-over through 32 when he walked off. It will go in the books as his sixth consecutive finish outside the top 25.
Overton shows up at Honda with form slipping | 02/26/2013 10:44 PM
NewsJeff Overton enters The Honda Classic having made four of his five cuts in 2013, but he's trending the wrong way.
ImpactOverton's best week was his first, finishing tied for eighth at the Sony Open. Since then, each week has gotten progressively worse and culminated with a missed cut at Riviera. The reason for optimism this week lies in his course history at PGA National. He has finished inside the top 20 three times, with two top 10s.
Bogey-free 5-under gives Overton a top 10 | 01/13/2013 10:36 PM
NewsJeff Overton kicked off his 2013 season with a top 10 at the Sony Open thanks to a bogey-free 5-under-par 32-33=65.
ImpactHe ends the week at 15-under 265 with 21 birdies and six bogeys on the ledger. In the final round, he made birdies of longer than 10 feet on each of the par 3s on the front nine, added a two-putt birdie at the ninth before turning to the back. He added a 6'9" birdie on the 14th and a 2'10" tap in on the 18th to finish off the day. He now heads to PGA West for the Humana Challenge.
Late eagle boosts Overton into the Sony lead | 01/10/2013 6:13 PM
NewsJeff Overton set his career low at Waialae today, carding a 6-under-par 31-33=64 in his opening round of the Sony Open in Hawaii to establish the new clubhouse lead.
ImpactThis was Overton's 21st loop of the host course. He's 4-for-6 but hasn't fared better than a T20 in 2011. Today he hit 15 greens and buried five birdies, the longest of which from 15'10" at the 17th hole. He saved his most notable conversion for last on the vulnerable par-5 ninth where his eagle attempt disappeared from 19'1".
|May 6-12||THE PLAYERS Championship||T26||71||70||69||74||284||-4||$67,450|
|April 22-28||Zurich Classic of New Orleans||T42||73||68||69||70||280||-8||$23,100|
|April 1-7||Valero Texas Open||T7||69||72||70||69||280||-8||$193,233|
|March 25-31||Shell Houston Open||T27||67||73||71||70||281||-7||$44,950|
|March 18-25||Arnold Palmer Invitational||Cut||73||79||-||-||152||-||-|
|March 11-17||Tampa Bay Championship||T43||72||72||70||72||286||2||$16,748|
|March 4-10||Puerto Rico Open||WD||75||-||-||-||75||-||-|
|Feb 25-March 3||The Honda Classic||T37||67||71||74||72||284||4||$27,600|
|Feb 11-17||Northern Trust Open||Cut||72||74||-||-||146||-||-|
|Jan 28-Feb 3||Waste Management Phoenix Open||T70||66||69||75||72||282||-2||$12,338|
|Jan 21-28||Farmers Insurance Open||T60||71||69||75||74||289||1||$12,993|
|Jan 14-20||Humana Challenge||T27||69||71||66||64||270||-18||$35,728|
|Jan 7-13||Sony Open||8||65||68||67||65||265||-15||$173,600|
|Best Finish||7||Valero Texas Open||April 1-7||4|
|Worst Opening Round||73||2 times-last: Zurich Classic of New Orleans||last: April 22-28||79|
|Worst Finishing Round||74||2 times-last: THE PLAYERS Championship||last: May 6-12||84|
|Worst First 36 Holes||152||Arnold Palmer Invitational||March 18-25||148|
|Worst Last 36 Holes||149||Farmers Insurance Open||Jan 21-28||153|
|Worst Tournament (vs par)||Missed Cut||2 times-last: Arnold Palmer Invitational||last: March 18-25||Missed Cut|
|Best Round||64||Humana Challenge||Jan 14-20||64|
|Best Opening Round||65||Sony Open||Jan 7-13||64|
|Best Finishing Round||64||Humana Challenge||Jan 14-20||65|
|Best First 36 Holes||133||Sony Open||Jan 7-13||135|
|Best Last 36 Holes||130||Humana Challenge||Jan 14-20||134|
|Best Tournament (vs par)||-18||Humana Challenge||Jan 14-20||-13|
|Worst Finish||Missed Cut||2 times-last: Arnold Palmer Invitational||last: March 18-25||Missed Cut|
|Worst Round||79||Arnold Palmer Invitational||March 18-25||84|