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Calvin Sierota

Calvin Sierota - Men's Golf - Florida State Seminoles

Calvin's Profile

(Updated August 2021)
year
Junior
hometown
Melbourne, Fla.
high school
Viera

HONORS:

  • ACC Academic Honor Roll (2019, 2020, 2021).

Junior Season (2020-21):

  • Played in one tournament, tying for 36th at the Seminole Intercollegiate.
  • Shot a 5-over 221 at the Seminole Intercollegiate (72-76-73).

Sophomore Season (2019-20):*

  • Fourth on the Seminoles with a 73.67 scoring average.
  • Joined Cole Anderson and Jamie Li as the Noles to play in all 18 stroke-play rounds in 2019-20.
  • Started the spring well, shooting 3-under (69-72-72) at the Mobile Sports Authority Intercollegiate (T19th).
  • Shot a 6-under 210 (66-73-71) at the White Sands Intercollegiate (T11th).
  • Shot an impressive 66 (-6) in the first round of the White Sands Intercollegiate.
  • Shot a 4-over 214 (74-71-69) at the Maui Jim Intercollegiate (T55th).
  • Shot a 23-over 233 (77-83-73) at the OFCC/Fighting Illini Invite.

*REGULAR SEASON WAS NOT FINISHED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS

Freshman Season (2018-19):

  • Finished third on the team with a 73.00 scoring average, playing in nine tournaments as a freshman.
  • Recorded a Top-10 finish at the Mobile Sports Authority Intercollegiate, tying for sixth with a 5-under 139 (70-69).
  • Ranked second on the Seminoles in par 3 scoring (3.16), par 5 scoring (4.75) and pars per round (11.15).
  • Totaled four rounds in the 60s, including a career-low 5-under 66 in the second round of the Valspar Collegiate Invitational.
  • Finished at par or lower in two tournaments: Mobile (-5) and the Valspar (Even).
  • Tied for 15th at the Sea Best Invitational, which included a crucial final-round 67 to highlight FSU’s comeback win in the tournament.
  • Made FSU debut at the Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate Invitational, tying for 51st (222).

Before Florida State:

  • Two-time FLORIDA TODAY Boys’ High School Golfer of the Year.
  • Was part of the prestigious Brevard County Breakfast of Champions on May 11, 2018, after being named the area’s top boys golfer by Space Coast Daily.
  • Tied for sixth on the Florida Junior Tour at Stone Creek Golf Club on Feb. 25, 2018.
  • Qualified as an individual for the state tournament in 2017, finishing as a medalist at Royal St. Cloud.
  • Recorded a 10th-place finish at the Florida Junior Tour Memorial Day Major at Trump National Doral in 2017 (72-74-74).
  • Won two tournaments on the Florida Junior Tour in 2016 – at Timacuan Golf and Country Club and Duran Golf Club.
  • Finished second at Belleair Country Club in 2016, carding a 1-under 141 over the two days.
  • Won at Brooksville Country Club in 2015 and picked up three other Top-five finishes on the FJT.
  • Qualified for the U.S Junior Amateur Championships going into his junior season.
  • Verbally committed to Florida State in Dec. 2015.

ALL ABOUT ME:

  • Major: Design and Architecture
  • How did you fall in love with golf? I fell in love with golf by playing with my family when I was young and watching Tiger Woods on television.
  • I chose to play for Florida State Men’s Golf because… of the coaching staff and the team chemistry.  
  • What are the top three things on your bucket list?
    • Bass fish in California
    • Travel Overseas
    • Win a major
  • What is your favorite music and/or band? Hip hop/ Rap / R&B
  • Outside of sports, what is your passion/hobbies? Design, shoes/ clothes, fishing
  • If I wasn’t a golfer I would choose to be a… I can be both…. Footwear designer
  • Have you ever had a hole-in-one? If so, describe. Yes. 9 years old 163 yards 3 wood
  • Where would you like to travel someday? Paris and Tokyo
  • What professional golfer would you choose to play a round with? Brooks
  • How would your friends describe you? Have to ask them
  • What inspires you? People. New ideas. Breaking out being innovative and different
  • Describe yourself using three words. Creative leader passionate
  • If you could shop for free at one store, which one would you choose? Stadium goods
  • Best round of golf you ever shot? 63
  • Favorite quote? Your life is about all the people around you, that you can teach and touch and impact and influence. Show up for somebody else
  • Favorite club in the bag? Driver
  • What would be your dream course to play that you haven’t played yet? Liberty national
  • Best concert you’ve ever been to? Saint Pablo Tour Kanye West 2016

Calvin Sierota By The Numbers:

Round: 66 (Valspar Collegiate Invitational, Spring 2019)
Tournament: 213 (Sea Best Invitational, Spring 2019; Valspar Collegiate Invitational, Spring 2019 )
Best Finish: T6th (Mobile Sports Authority Intercollegiate, Spring 2019)