Overstreet in contention at Western Amateur

By: WholeHogSports
Published: Thursday, August 3, 2017
Arkansas' Mason Overstreet, right, talks with coach Brad McMakin during the SEC Championship at Sea Island Golf Club in St. Simons Island, Ga.
Photo by Arkansas Athletic Communications
Arkansas' Mason Overstreet, right, talks with coach Brad McMakin during the SEC Championship at Sea Island Golf Club in St. Simons Island, Ga.

— Arkansas Razorbacks golfer Mason Overstreet shot a 71 Thursday to finish at 8-under 276 and is tied for 14th place in the Western Amateur Championship at Skokie Country Club in Glencoe, Ill.

Overstreet, a sophomore from Kingfisher, Okla., will play in a four-person playoff Friday for three spots in the 16-player match play portion of the championship. The first round and quarterfinals of match play will be played Friday, with semifinal matches and the championship played Saturday.

Overstreet won four consecutive match play matches last month in the Oklahoma Golf Association State Amateur Championship before losing in the semifinals.

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