Apr 17

PGA Tour – RBC Heritage field breakdown

Davis Love III North Carolina 01

There are 19 colleges and universities represented by 2 or more former golf team members in the field at the 2014 RBC Heritage. All told the field for this week’s tournament at Harbour Town Golf Links features 99 former college athletes.

Those 99 formers represent 28 different schools from 23 conferences. Fans of any of them can follow the PGA Tour based on collegiate alliances here at the Rivals Cup.

No surprise that Georgia and Georgia Tech are tied w/ 7 entries each. They are currently ranked 1-2 in the Top 25 Rivals Cup rankings. 7th ranked Florida is in prime position to move up with 6 formers in the field this week, and a track record of success around Harbour Town.

There will likely be some movement inside the top 5 this week as 3rd ranked UNLV sends only Charley Hoffman to Hilton Head and 5th ranked Baylor is unrepresented this week

 

Top entries in the 2014 RBC Heritage:

entries school current rank
7 Georgia 1
7 Georgia Tech 2
6 Florida 7
5 Oklahoma State 4
4 Clemson 29
3 arizona 19
3 LSU 35
3 New Mexico 42
2 Texas 6
2 Arizona State 8
2 Augusta state 11
2 Lamar 22
2 North Carolina State 27
2 Duke 28
2 Cal 43
2 Virginia Tech 47
2 Virginia 55
2 Long Beach State 63
2 North Carolina  65

Apr 14

PGA Tour – Unstoppable force or immovable object?

Bubba Watson Georgia 05

No matter what you want to call it, the University of Georgia has nothing short of a stranglehold on the PGA Tour right now. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 08

PGA Tour – A closer look at the 2014 Masters field

Masters 2014.2

The 2014 Masters field is loaded with Rivals Cup eligible professionals – 50 of them to be exact. They represent 35 schools from 14 conferences. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 07

PGA Tour – PAC 12 gets second win of the year in Houston

Matt Jones Phil Mickelson Arizona State 01

Despite not claiming a win in Houston from either Matt Kuchar or Cameron Tringale, the Yellow Jackets on the PGA Tour took a significant step towards reeling in #1 ranked Georgia. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 06

MLB, NFL and NBA on hold…for now

Stephen Strasburg San Diego State 01

I created the Rivals Cup in an effort to make a home for promoting the collegiate affiliations of professional athletes. While that is not changing, the focus is going to be narrowed a bit.

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Apr 03

PGA Tour – Shell Houston Open field analysis

Lucas Glover Jonathan Byrd Clemson 01

It’s a deep field this week from a Rivals Cup perspective – 102 players are eligible to earn credit for their NCAA school and conference. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 01

PGA Tour – Top 25 tightens in Texas

Furyk Barnes Arizona 01

Despite not claiming a win in the Valero Texas Open, 60 former NCAA athletes earned more than $3.9M in San Antonio. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 25

PGA Tour – Gators take last bite from Florida swing

Matt Every Florida 01

When former Florida Gator Matt Every was handed the Arnold Palmer Invitational trophy by Mr. Palmer himself, I’m guessing there were more than a few things on his mind. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 17

PGA Tour – Illinois solidifies standing on PGA Tour

Scott Langley Illinois 01

For only the second time this PGA Tour season, a tournament was won by a professional who did not compete in the NCAA. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 14

Web.Com Tour – Louisville in March? Anyone Surprised?

Adam Hadwin Louisville 01

Adam Hadwin has shown he can play among the best in world. In 2011 he finished T4 on the PGA Tour in the RBC Canadian Open. Read the rest of this entry »

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