How many (ex)college players play at this year US Open?
The US Open GOLF is one of the most prestigious tournaments on the PGA Tour, it's one of the four Majors.
The 117th edition, which takes place this year in Erin, Wisconsin, shows once again the importance of going playing golf in college. Among the 156 players present, 104 of them played golf in college including the Belgian and Illinois allumi, Thomas Pieters. With 7 players, Arizona State is the university with the most ex-students. Former college players have won 36 of the last 50 US Open. It is clear that the NCAA remains the best way to access the PGA Tour.
More statistics can be found on the infographic on your left.