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Player profile

(Updated June 2017)


Years Events Rounds Strokes Avg. Low Top 10
2013-14 1 3 262 87.33 87
Totals 1 3 262 87.33 87  —


2013 Academic Dean’s List Honors (Fall)
2016 Academic Dean’s List Honors (Fall)
2014, 2016 and 2017 ACC Academic Honor Roll
2017 Academic President’s List Honors (Spring) (4.0 GPA)

On Buckley:

Graduated from Florida State on May 6, 2017 with a degree in industrial engineering…joined the Seminoles during the fall of 2013 and played in one event as a freshman…played as an individual in the Florida State hosted Florida State Match-Up at SouthWood Golf Club in Tallahassee…was a finalist for the Class 8A-6A Female Athlete of the Year in the state of Florida in 2012 as selected by the Miami Herald…a four-time All-Broward County selection by the Miami Herald and the South Florida Sun Sentinel during her four-year varsity career…earned a first place finish in the individual low net score competition at the Broward County Women’s Golf Amateur tournament in 2011…named a Broward County Scholar Athlete as a senior at Cypress Bay…a member of the 2015-16 and 2016-17 Student Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) at Florida State…served the SAAC as a Vice President during the 2016-17 fall and spring academic semesters…named to the 2014, 2016 and 2017 ACC Academic Honor Roll…earned the Femina Perfecta award for the women’s golf team at the Champions Beyond The Game brunch presented by the Seminole Boosters in October of 2016…the award goes to the “complete women” on each of the Seminoles’ 11 women’s athletics teams with each recipient exemplifying the motto on the Florida State University seal – Vires, Artes and Mores…the award is presented to the player who is invaluable to each team, one who is a great teammate and who will always make a difference.

Fall 2013:

Joined the Seminoles mid-way through the fall season but did not compete in any events.

Spring 2014:

Played as an individual in her first career event – the Florida State Match-Up at Southwood Golf Club…carded scores of 87-88-87 for a 262 total…best scores of 87 came in the first and the third rounds of the event…the Seminoles finished in third place in the team standings in the event…averaged 87.33 strokes in three rounds during one tournament.

Fall 2014:

A member of the team but did not play in any matches.

Spring 2015

A member of the team but did not play in any matches.

Fall 2015:

A member of the team but did not play in any matches.

Spring 2016:

A member of the team but did not play in any matches.

Fall 2016:

A member of the team but did not play in any matches.

Spring 2017:

A member of the team but did not play in any matches.

Before Florida State:

Graduated from Cypress Bay High School in Weston, Fla. in 2013…a standout athlete in both golf and flag football… a four-year member of the varsity golf team who helped lead the Lightning to a state championship runner-up finish in 2012, a pair of regional championships in 2009 and 2012 and to three district championships in 2009, 2010 and 2012…a four-time all-Broward County selection in women’s golf…earned All-County Second-Team honors in women’s golf from South Florida Sun Sentinel as a senior in 2012…also an All-Broward County Second-Team selection by the Miami Herald following her senior season…an All-Broward County Third-Team selection as a junior in 2011 and earned All-County Honorable Mention Honors in 2010 as a sophomore and 2009 as a freshman by the Miami Herald…finished in sixth place in the individual standings (and third amongst her teammates) in helping Cypress Bay to the Region 8-2A Regional Championship at the Bonaventure Country Club in 2012…began playing golf during the summer prior to beginning ninth grade…was captain of the varsity flag football team and played in the Broward County All-Star game during her senior season.


Born Dec. 16, 1994…Sherrell is the daughter of Denise and Terrell Buckley – a Florida State football All-American and current cornerbacks coach at Mississippi State…her parents met while the two were students at Florida State…has two sisters – Brianna and Britney…graduated with honors and in the top 10 percent of her high school class…as a junior in high school she took dual enrollment classes at Broward College and earned a 4.0 grade point average in four classes…as a senior she excelled in AP Calculus and AP Psychology – and earned grades of 5 on the exams in both classes…earned a Bright Futures Scholarship and a Florida State University Freshman Scholarship…academic major was industrial engineering.

On The Golf Course With Sherrell Buckley:

My heroes are Tiger Woods and Bubba Watson.: My favorite golf movie is The Greatest Game Ever Played.: My favorite course is the Blue Monster at Doral.: I have never carded a hole in one.: My favorite things about golf are the results I see after hard work and the fact that I can always get better.: I have excelled at swimming, basketball, and flag football.: The best advice I have been given was to figure out what works for you. If you can’t figure that out on the golf course, you can never reach your potential.

What's In Sherrell's Bag:

Driver: Taylormade SLDR Woods: Taylormade RocketBallz RBZ 3 Wood, 4 Hybrid and 5 Hybrid Irons: Taylormade RocketBallz A-5 Wedges: Titleist Vokey SM5 58 and 54 degrees wedges Putter: Ping Scottsdale Putter Ball: Titleist ProV1 Glove: Nike Favorite Club: 8 iron Superstitions: none

Spring 2014

Tournament 1-2-3 Par Total Finish
Florida State Match-Up 87-88-87 +46 262 60


Sherrell Buckley By The Numbers

  • Round: 87 (Florida State Match-Up, Spring 2014)
  • 36 Holes: 175 (Florida State Match-Up, Spring 2014)
  • Tournament: 262 (Florida State Match-Up, Spring 2014)
  • Best Finish: 60 (Florida State Match-Up, Spring 2014)

Sherrell Buckley’s Best Rounds At Florida State

  • 1st Round: 87 (Florida State Match-Up, Feb. 14, 2014)
  • 2nd Round: 88 (Florida State Match-Up, Feb. 15, 2014)
  • 3rd Round: 87 (Forida State Match-Up, Feb. 16, 2014)