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Alberto Martinez

Alberto Martinez - Men's Golf - Florida State Seminoles

Alberto's Profile

(Updated August 2021)
Weston, Fla.
high school
American Heritage-Plantation


  • ACC Academic Honor Roll (2019 and 2021).

Junior Season (2020-21):

  • Did not compete in any of FSU’s 10 tournaments in the 2021 year.

Sophomore Season (2019-20):*

  • Played in five tournaments in 2019-20, finishing with a 74.73 scoring average.
  • Despite the shortened season, improved his scoring average by roughly one stroke (75.64) from freshman year.
  • Totaled four rounds at par or less, including a season-best 68 (4-under) in the first round of the White Sands Intercollegiate.
  • Shot a 3-under 213 (68-74-71) at the White Sands Intercollegiate (T25th).
  • Competed at the Mobile Sports Authority Intercollegiate, the Seminole Intercollegiate and the Cabo Collegiate in the spring.
  • Shot a 14-over 224 (75-75-74) at the Maui Jim Intercollegiate (T71st).


Freshman Season (2018-19):

  • Posted an average score of 75.64 in four tournaments played, including two in the fall and two in the spring.
  • Tied for 55th at the Valspar Collegiate Invitational, shooting a 7-over 220 which included a career-low 71 in the second round.
  • Shot an 8-over 152 (74-78) in Mobile, tying for 64th.
  • Showed improvement in his game during the spring season, participating at the Mobile Sports Authority Intercollegiate and the Valspar Tournament.
  • Made his FSU debut at the Rod Myers Invitational, tying for 47th with an aggregate score of 226.
  • Participated at the Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate Invitational.

Before Florida State:

  • Won the competitive Honda Classic High School Invitational on the Champions Course at PGA National in 2017.
  • His 2-under score in the final round cemented his victory at The Honda Classic and helped provide a team win for American Heritage-Plantation High.
  • Captained his high school golf team as a senior.
  • At Trump National Doral, he tied for fifth with a three-round total of 217 (+1) in 2017.
  • Placed eighth at Stone Creek Golf Club in 2017, with a two-round total of 144 (even).
  • Won the 2016 North South Junior Amateur.
  • Finished second at the FJT at Black Bear Golf Club in 2016, and placed seventh at Stone Creek Golf Club.
  • Won the 2015 Boys’ Junior Amateur Championship at Black Diamond Ranch in Lecanto, Fla., carding a 6-under 210 (69-71-70) over three rounds.
  • Finished first at Ocala National Golf Club on March 1, 2015.
  • Garnered Top-five finishes in 2015 at Gainesville Golf Club (T2), Bent Pine Golf Club (2), Brooksville Country Club (3), Orange County National (4) and PGA Golf Club (5).
  • Won the prestigious Future Masters title for the 11-12 age group in 2012 at Dothan Country Club in Alabama.
  • Verbally committed to Florida State University in the summer 2015.


  • Major: Marketing
  • How did you first start getting into golf? My dad introduced me to the game and bought my first set of Snoopy golf clubs when I was 3-years-old.
  • What would you say is your greatest golf moment so far? Winning the 2015 Florida Boys Junior starting the day 5 behind.
  • Who is your favorite professional golfer and why? Tiger Woods because of the intensity he plays with and the shots he hits out of trouble.
  • My favorite club in my big is… My putter because that’s how you win tournament. It is the club that puts the ball in the hole for the win and there is no greater feeling.
  • I chose to play for Florida State Men’s Golf because… I want to lead this team to a National Championship and develop as a person and a player and I feel that I can do that here.
  • What is the best advice you have ever received? To live in the present.
  • What music are you currently listening to? All types. Rap, pop, country, rock, etc…
  • What shows are you currently watching? That 70’s Show and Last Chance U
  • Favorite movie? 4 Horsemen
  • Outside of golf, what are some of your passions in life? Soccer
  • What’s the single greatest lesson golf has taught you? That if you want something in life, you have to be positive, work hard, and never give up.
  • What are the top three things on your bucket list?
    1. Play Augusta National
    2. Go to AT&T Stadium and watch the Dallas Cowboys
    3. Win a National Championship
  • If you could be any superhero, which one would you be and why? Batman because of all his cool gadgets.
  • In your opinion, what make Florida State University a great place? The staff, team, and guys surrounding me.

Alberto Martinez By The Numbers:

Round: 68 (White Sands Intercollegiate, Fall 2019)
Tournament: 213 (White Sands Intercollegiate, Fall 2019)
Best Finish: T25th (White Sands Intercollegiate, Fall 2019)