Player: Mason Overstreet

2017-Mason Overstreet
Hometown: Kingfisher, OK
University: University of Arkansas
Area of Study: Finance
Expected Graduation: 2020
Soldier Honored: Jesse J.J. Castro

As a Freshman (2016-17)

  • PING All-America honorable mention
  • First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • Recorded the second-best finish in program history, finishing runner-up at the NCAA National Championship as an individual after rounds of 70-68-72-71 – 281 (-7)
  • Earned PING All-America honorable mention honors from the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA)
  • Became the second player in school history to finish inside the top five at the National Championship
  • Shot a combined 5-under in three postseason events, finishing T-13th at the SEC Championship, sixth at NCAA Regionals and second at the NCAA National Championship
  • Finished the year with five of his final eight rounds under par
  • Capped his rookie season with a 73.0 stroke average that included 10 rounds under par and five top-20 finishes
  • Finished even-par at the SEC Championship with a final round 4-under 66 to become the first freshman in program history to finish even par at the conference championship
  • Paced the team with 149 birdies and 465 pars on the year
  • Posted a counting score in 28 of 31 rounds and was the team low-man in three tournaments and six rounds
  • Named to the 2016-17 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll
  • Finished T-14th at the Western Amateur Championship during the summer of 2017 and won four straight matches at the 2017 Oklahoma Golf Association State Amateur Championship to earn a spot in the semifinal round.

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