Breakdown of 2018-19 PGA Tour winners by college

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Breakdown of 2018-19 PGA Tour winners by college

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Breakdown of 2018-19 PGA Tour winners by college

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Every professional golfer had to start somewhere.

The likes of Rory McIlroy and Kevin Na, players who have won on the PGA Tour this year but didn’t go to college and turned professional as teenagers, are few and far between. Most honed their skills in college, and for the 2018-19 season on Tour, a few schools stodd out among the rest.

After Matthew Wolff’s first PGA Tour victory at the 3M Open, Oklahoma State tied Arizona State with four winners this season. Florida had three wins. … all by Brooks Koepka. Five other schools followed with two winners.

Here is a breakdown of the victories on the 2018-19 PGA Tour schedule and the college that the winning golfer went to.

Most wins on PGA Tour this season by college

4: Arizona State (including Zurich team event) … Oklahoma State. (Note: Each school’s four wins were by four different golfers)

3: Florida State (all by Brooks Koepka)

2: Cal …Georgia … Georgia Tech (both Matt Kuchar) … San Diego State (both Xander Schauffele) … Texas A&M (including Zurich team event).

1: Alabama … Augusta … Arizona … Cincinnati … Coastal Carolina … Duke … Kansas … Kentucky … Kent State … SMU … Stanford … UAB … UCLA … USC … Washington … Western Carolina … Texas.

2018-19 PGA Tour winners

Dates Tournament Winner College
Oct. 4-7 Safeway Open Kevin Tway Oklahoma State
Oct. 11-14 CIMB Classic Marc Leishman
Oct. 18-21 CJ Cup @ Nine Bridges Brooks Koepka Florida State
Oct. 25-28 WGC-HSBC Champions Xander Schauffele San Diego State
Oct. 25-28 Sanderson Farms Championship Cameron
Champ
Texas A&M
Nov. 1-4 Shriners Hospital Open Bryson DeChambeau SMU
Nov. 8-11 Mayakoba Golf Classic Matt Kuchar Georgia Tech
Nov. 15-18 RSM Classic Charles Howell III Oklahoma State
BREAK
Jan. 3-6 Sentry Tournament of Champions Xander Schauffele San Diego State
Jan. 10-13 Sony Open Matt Kuchar Georgia Tech
Jan. 17-20 Desert Classic Adam Long Duke
Jan. 24-27 Farmers Insurance Open Justin Rose
Jan 31-Feb. 3 Waste Management Phoenix Open Rickie Fowler Oklahoma State
Feb. 7-10 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am Phil Mickelson Arizona State
Feb. 14-17 Genesis Open J.B. Holmes Kentucky
Feb. 21-24 WGC-Mexico Championship Dustin Johnson Coastal Carolina
Feb. 21-24 Puerto Rico Open Martin Trainer USC
Feb. 28-March 3 Honda Classic Keith Mitchell Georgia
March 7-10 Arnold Palmer Invitational Francesco Molinari University of Torino
March 14-17 Players Championship Rory McIlroy
March 21-24 Valspar Championship Paul Casey Arizona State
March 28-31 WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play Kevin Kisner Georgia
March 28-31 Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship Graeme McDowell UAB
April 4-7  Valero Texas Open Corey Conners Kent State
April 11-14 Masters Tournament Tiger Woods Stanford
April 18-21 RBC Heritage C.T. Pan Washington
April 25-28 Zurich Classic Jon Rahm/Ryan Palmer Arizona State/Texas A&M
May 2-5 Wells Fargo Championship Max Homa Cal
May 9-12 AT&T Byron Nelson Kang Sung-hoon Yonsei University
May 16-19 PGA Championship Brooks Koepka Florida State
May 23-26 Charles Schwab Challenge Kevin Na
May 30-June 2 The Memorial Tournament Patrick Cantlay UCLA
June 6-9 RBC Canadian Open Rory McIlroy
June 13-16 U.S. Open Gary Woodland Kansas
June 20-23 Travelers Championship Chez Reavie Arizona State
June 27-30 Rocket Mortgage Classic Nate Lashley Arizona
July 4-7 3M Open Matthew Wolff Oklahoma State
July 11-14 John Deere Classic Dylan Frittelli Texas
July 18-21 The Open Shane Lowry University College Dublin
July 18-21 Barbasol Championship Jim Herman Cincinnati
July 25-28 WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational Brooks Koepka Florida State
July 25-28 Barracuda Championship MCollin Morikawa Cal
Aug. 1-4 Wyndham Championship J.T. Poston Western Carolina
FEDEXCUP PLAYOFFS
Aug. 8-11 The Northern Trust Patrick Reed Augusta University
Aug. 15-18 BMW Championship Justin Thomas Alabama
Aug. 22-25 Tour Championship Rory McIlroy

 

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