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Calvin Sierota

Calvin's Profile

(Updated June 2019)
Melbourne, Fla.
high school


  • ACC Academic Honor Roll (2019).

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.


  • Major: Design and Architecture
  • How did you get into playing golf? My family introduced it to me at a young age and watching Tiger Woods on TV.
  • What would you say is your greatest golf moment so far? Winning my 3 FJT events.
  • Who is your favorite professional golfer and why? Tiger Woods because I was fascinated with him and began golfing because of him.
  • My favorite club in my bag is… My 9 iron because I like the 155 yardage.
  • I chose to play for Florida State Men’s Golf because… I felt that I could grow and reach my full potential here.
  • What is something many people don’t know about you? I really like music.
  • What is the best piece of advice you have ever received? You can either be liked or respected, but if you’re respected you will be liked.
  • What music are you currently listening to? A lot of stuff, but Astroworld by Travis Scott
  • What shows are you currently watching? None… I watch ESPN
  • Favorite movie: Blade Runner 2049
  • Outside of golf, what are some of your passions in life? I like music, fishing, and designing stuff.
  • What’s the single greatest lesson golf has taught you? How to respect yourself and others.
  • What are the top three things on your bucket list?
    1. Bass fish in California
    2. Travel Overseas
    3. Win a major
  • If you could be any superhero, which one would you be? Black Panther
  • In your opinion, what makes Florida State University a great place? The people and the facilities.

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)