Ryder Cup star Jeff Overton in recovery
after 'life-threatening' spinal infection, reveals wife

  • Jeff Overton's wife revealed the reason behind his recent absence from golf
  • The 2010 Ryder Cup player picked up a spinal infection after back surgery
  • Overton underwent an emergency op as the infection became life-threatening
  • Wife Christina posted on Facebook saying he is now nearing the end of recovery

By Andrew Both, Reuters

United States Ryder Cup player Jeff Overton has survived a 'life-threatening' spinal infection after surgery.

Overton's wife Christina used Facebook to explain her husband's absence from competitive golf following a period of 10 months during which he has played just twice.

'After several months off due to a herniated disc, Jeff underwent a minimally invasive procedure in hopes of improving the area,' she wrote.

United States Ryder Cup player Jeff Overton has survived a 'life-threatening' spinal infection

 

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