Jeffrey Laurence Overton, or simply “Jeff Overton,” is a professional golfer who was born on May 28, 1983 in Evansville, Indiana. Overton is best known for two particular finishes where he was able to land 2nd place. The first one was in 2007 where he was a runner-up at the Wyndham Championship, and the recent one was at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans.
Overton’s interest in golf started when he was still in middle school. Although still small, Overton kept practicing the sport because his parents, who are school teachers, taught him that there is a huge value in working hard to achieve ones goals.
While Overton turned pro in 2005, it was only in 2006 that he was able to play more in the Tour. During the said year, Overton did rather well when he scored a double eagle while participating at the Barclays Classic during the 18th hole, which was held at the Westchester Country Club.
Overton found himself hanging by a thread during the 2008 final PGA Tour when he was just barely recovering from appendectomy and although he was ranked 125th he was able to climb to a higher rank and retain his professional card for 2009.
Since the year Overton went pro, he was able to win a number of PGA Tours, however, he does not have any wins at the Majors yet, although he was able to participate 2 times The Open Championship, and another 2 times t the PGA Championship. However, he participated in team competitions such as the Palmer Cup and the Walker Cup in 2005, where the team was victorious at both events.