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The rise of international players in college golf

With the sport gaining popularity in other countries, college golf is reflecting those results

Graphic by Emily Augustine.

Emily Augustine

When you turn on the television to watch a college football game or a college basketball game, there’s a good chance that most of the players on the screen will be from the United States.

The abundance of American players is also reflected in the top sports programs. As defending football champions, the University of Michigan only had two international players on its roster.