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Calvin Sierota

Calvin's Profile

(Updated June 2019)
year
Sophomore
hometown
Melbourne, Fla.
high school
Viera

HONORS:

  • ACC Academic Honor Roll (2019).

Sophomore Season (2019-20):

  • Shot a 4-over 214 (74-71-69) to tie for 55th at the Maui Jim Intercollegiate.

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.
  • Who are some of the professional golfers you idolize? Brooks Koepka, Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy.
  • If you could pick one person to meet, who would it be and why? Kanye West, because of his confidence and creativity and perseverance to do things himself.  
  • Which social media platform is your favorite and why?  Twitter, because it is short and to the point.
  • Do you have a hidden talent? Playing the piano.
  • 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… of the coaching staff and the team chemistry.  
  • 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.
  • If you could choose a song to be introduced to coming out to the first tee, what would it be? Father Stretch My Hand Part 1 – Kanye West.
  • Outside of golf, what are some of your passions in life? Music, Fishing, and Art.
  • 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.
  • What is one topic outside of golf that you could have a long conversation about? Music.
  • In your opinion, what makes Florida State University a great place? The people and the facilities.
  • What skill or craft would you love to master someday? I would love to master the piano.

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)