October 03, 2010
There were plenty of questions about Jeff Overton's qualifications for this year's Ryder Cup. But so far, he's acquitted himself just fine. He and Bubba Watson took down Luke Donald and Padraig Harrington 3 & 2 in fourballs but fell to Donald and Ian Poulter 2 & 1 in foursomes. But it was in the Sunday foursomes against Peter Hanson and Miguel Angel Jimenez that Overton unleashed the tournament's signature moment thus far. Standing in the fairway at hole 8, Overton swung, and this happened:
(Will update with better video as soon as we get it.)
"Boom, baby!" immediately went viral, and it's going to follow Overton for the rest of his golfing career. And if Sun Mountain had a lick of sense after that rain gear debacle on Friday, they'd rebrand themselves "Boom Baby Golf" immediately.