Charlie Martin - 2012
LaGrange, Ga./LaGrange High
Freshman (2011-12): Named to SoCon Academic Honor Roll • Played in seven Tournaments and 21 rounds • Posted a scoring average of 75.29 • Had three top-20 finishes and was 21st in a fourth event • Tied for 12th at the SpringHill Suites Invitational and the Amelia National Intercollegiate • Tied for 19th at the Auto Trader Collegiate Classic • Shot a 1-under par 215 at the SpringHill Suites • Fired a 69 in the second round of the Auto Trader and finished the tourney +5 • Was +2 at the Amelia, with a 70 and a 73 on the last two days of the tournament • Shot a 70 in the opening day of the Mason Rudolph Championship and finished the tourney +2.
Prep: Won the team Most Valuable Player award for four years • Tied for 17th in the 2011 Southeastern Amateur and tied for 16th in the 2010 U.S. Junior Amateur Championship • Low medalist in the Granger Invitational his sophomore and senior seasons • Low medalist in the Trojan Invitational his senior year • Four-year letterwinner and was team captain for three seasons.
Personal: Full name is Charles Foster Martin • Born March 13, 1993, in Columbus, Georgia • Son of Bill Martin and Elizabeth and Frank McRae • Stepfather, Frank, is a Georgia Southern alum • Has three brothers, William, Jon and Scottie (junior at GSU) • Favorite athletes are Peyton Manning, Davis Love III and Fred Couples • Enjoys all sports, hunting, fishing and anything outdoors • Favorite meals are steak and mashed potatoes and chicken alfredo • Favorite tradition at Georgia Southern is the chanting at football games.
Major: Business management.