Over the last few decades, college golf has produced an enormous amount of players that turned into successful professionals. A few recent examples are Deniel Berger, John Rahm, Justin Thomas, Jordan Spieth, Thomas Pieters, Tim Sluiter and Thomas Detry. A recent Dutch example is Lars van Meijel. Lars graduated from the University of Memphis in 2016 and qualified for the Challenge tour in 2017. Lars is also our Slambassador!
Other examples of professional golfers that have been in college are: Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods, Ricky Fowler, Dustin Johnson, Zach Johnson and Brooks Koupka.
To get accepted into an American university as a golf player, you need a high school diploma. Depending on your diploma, grades, and test scores on the SAT and TOEFL, we can find the right university that fits your academic level. The level of golf is divided within a variety of divisions and conferences. Based on your results, rankings, tournament play and ambitions we will help you to find the college golf team that suits you best.
Studying at an American university can cost up to $65,000 per year. Slamstox helps student-athletes by finding them scholarships to cover these costs. Combining sports and studies at a university in the United States is getting more popular every year, it offers great opportunities and prepares you for a successful career.
The Slamstox network consists of more than 30,000 American college coaches. We help and guide talented athletes through the complete process, in order for them to fully develop their athletic and academic skills in an international and competitive environment.
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With a team of 8 experienced (ex) student-athletes we help our golfers and their parents during the complete process. Our team member Rob van de Vin and Slambassador Lars van Meijel have played college golf at the highest level. Together with our other team members, they help golf players to find a golf team and a university that perfectly fits their ambitions.
Lars van Meijel has played 4 years of college golf for the University of Memphis before turning professional in 2016. In 2017, he qualified for the Challenge tour. Lars is a perfect example for aspiring professionals that are interested in playing college golf. Together with Lars, we organize clinics and promotional days for American coaches.
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