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Steve Marino
Steve  Marino


Fairfax, Va.

High School:
W.T. Woodson




Marino Regains PGA Tour Card

Former Cavalier Finishes in Top-25 of Tour Money List

Marino has started every tournament during his Cavalier career.

Senior Season (Fall 2001): Top Cavalier in two tournaments ? finished second at the Mason Rudolph after firing a spectacular 68-67-65-200 (-10) to set the school record for 54 holes? shot a career-low 65 in the final round ? tied for ninth at the Tennessee Tournament with a 211 (+1) ? fired a 66 in the opening round ? averaged 72.53 in the fall.

Junior Season (2000-01): Started every tournament ? finished eighth at The Ridges with a 213 (-3) ? tied for 15th at the Tennessee Tournament of Champions with a 215 (-1) ? averaged 74.21 in the fall ? captured medalist honors at the Seminole Intercollegiate with a 70-68-67-205 (-11), helping the Cavaliers to the team title ? the eight-stroke lead set the school record for the largest margin of victory for a UVa individual? tied for fourth at the ACC Championship with a 73-70-69-212 (-4) ? took eighth at the Cavalier Classic with a 146 ? averaged a team-best 72.39 in the spring.

Sophomore Season (1990-00): Played in eight of Virginia?s spring tournaments ... His top finish was at the Furman Intercollegiate where he tied for fifth with a one-over-par 217 (69-76-72) ... Averaged 74.96 ... His 69 in the first round of the Furman Intercollegiate marked his lowest score of the spring ... Tied for 14th at the ACC Championship with a three-over-par 219 (72-76-71) ... Had a very consistent fall season where he finished no higher than tied for 17th in the Cavaliers? first four tournaments ? Had seven rounds at par or below ? Finished tied for 10th at the Cavalier Classic with rounds of 75-71-71 (217) ? Also broke par in two rounds at the Carpet Classic (70-75-71?216), and finished tied for 17th ? Ranked third on the team in scoring average for the Fall with 73.29.

Freshman Season (1998-99): Ranked fourth on the team with a 75.14 year average ? Played in all seven spring tournaments ? Was low man for the Cavaliers twice in the spring with two top-20 finishes, at the Golf Digest Collegiate and the ACC Championships ? Averaged 75.75 for the spring season ? Fired three-below par rounds ?Played in all five fall tournaments ? Tied with Cameron Yancey for second on the team with a 74.33 average ? Had four rounds at or below par ? Fired a career-low 68 in the second round at the Duke Classic ? Tied for third as UVa?s low man at Tennessee?s Tournament of Champions with a 3-under par 213 (70-73-70).

Additional Amateur Highlights?1999: Claimed his biggest victory in golf by winning the Virginia State Amateur Championship ? Defeated former State Amateur Champions Allen Barber and Hank Klein on his way to the finals where he beat former State Amateur and State Open Champion Keith Decker 5 & 4 ? Also defeated current State Open titlest Faber Jameson in the semi-finals ? Runner-up to teammate Mike Mitchell in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Amateur ? Shot 76-72-71-77 to finish tied for 56th in the Eastern Amateur. 1998: Tied for sixth at the AJGA Taylor Made Woodlands Junior with a 144 (73-71) ? Medalist in Virginia State Amateur Qualifying. 1997: AJGA Honorable Mention All-American ... Won the Bobby Chapman Invitational with a 140 (73-67) ... Won the AJGA Music City Challenge with a 206 (69-71-66) ? Won the Virginia AAA High School District, Regional and State individual championships ... Reached the second round of match play at the U.S. Junior ??Medalist at the U.S. Junior Qualifier ? tied for eighth at the AJGA Clubcorp at Firestone ? Tied for 15th at the AJGA Greensboro Chrysler ? Tied for 17th at the AJGA Polo-Jacksonville ? Tied for 20th at the AJGA Rolex Tournament of Champions ? Tied for 10th at the Middle Atlantic Men?s Amateur. 1996: Semifinalist at the Virginia State Junior Match Play ? Tied for 11th at the AJGA Clubcorp ? Tied for 12th at the AJGA K-Mart ? Named to the Virginia State Golf Association Junior Team.

Marino?s Career Stats

Season Tmts. Rds. Total Avg. LowBest Finish
Fall 1998 5 15 1,115 74.3368 T3?Tennessee ToC
Spring 1999 7 20 1,515 75.7570 T14--Golf Digest
Fall 1999 5 14 1,026 73.2970 T10?Cav. Classic
Spring 2000 8 23 1,724 74.9669 T5?Furman Inter.
Fall 2000 5 14 1,039 74.2169 T8?Ridges Inter.
Spring 2001 7 18 1,303 72.3967 1?Seminole Int.
Fall 2001 5 15 1,088 72.5365 2?M. Rudolph
Career 42 119 8,809 74.0365 1?Seminole Int.


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