Avondale, Pa./Kennett HS
At Delaware: Third-year member of the squad after transfer from Charleston Southern University • has already established himself as one of the top golfers in Delaware history • strong candidate to return to the NCAA Tournament and win Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Year honors for the second straight year • two-year letterwinner with the Blue Hens • enters senior season with a 73.36 average round, the lowest in school history • has won five tournaments during his first two years at Delaware.
2010 Summer: Won the Golf Association of Philadelphia’s 110th Amateur in June, posting four straight match play victories • captured the DSGA Amateur by carding a five-under par score of 66-75-73-67-281 • carded 69-69-72-210, six under par, to tie for ninth place at the DSGA Open • shot a two under par 74-68-142 to finish fourth at sectional qualifying to earn a spot in the 2010 United States Amateur.
2009-10 Season: Named Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Year • selected to All-CAA first team • posted an average round of 72.55 during 33 rounds on the year, the lowest single-season average in school history • recorded nine top-10 finishes in 14 tournaments • finished in a tie for 13th place at the NCAA Southeast Regional after carding 77-68-67-212 • his score over the final 36 holes tied for the lowest in the 75-player field • earned medalist honors at the Lincoln Mercury Intercollegiate with a three-over par score of 74-69-143 • won the Rehoboth Beach Spring Invitational by eight shots by carding 67-66-133, the lowest two-round total in school history • his round of 66 also tied the school record for lowest single round • became the first Blue Hen to win the CAA individual championship with a four-shot victory • carded 69-72-72, three over par, at the tournament • named to CAA All-Tournament Team and earned Most Outstanding Player honors • named CAA Player of the Week on October 22, March 24 and April 7 • tabbed Army ROTC Best of the Blue Hens Athlete of the Week on April 12 and April 19.
2008-09 Season: Recorded a 74.59 average round, the fifth lowest in a single season in Delaware history • earned medalist honors with a 71-74-145 at the George Washington Invitational on March 20-21 • also captured the Lafayette Invitational on April 4-5 with a 73-72-145 • placed third at the Scotty Duncan Invitational with a 71-73-144 • finished fourth at the Lehigh Invitational after shooting 78-74-152 • was fifth at the Cornell Invitational with a single round 71 • only Blue Hen to play all 10 tournaments on the year • named Wilmington Trust Best of the Blue Hens Athlete of the Week on March 22 • named CAA Golfer of the Week on March 25 and April 8.
At Charleston Southern:
2007-08 Season: Finished second at Charleston Southern and 14th in the Big South Conference with a 75.29 stroke average during his freshman season • one of only two Buccaneer golfers to appear in all nine tournaments during the 2007-08 season • finished no lower than third among CSU golfers in every event • recorded four top 20 finishes on the year, including a season-best 11th place finish at the CSU Fall Invitational • lowest round of the year was a 68 • shot 74 or lower in nine of his 24 rounds on the season • finished 13th at the Big South Conference Championship, shooting a 72 and 73 in the final two rounds • earned the team's Sportsmanship Award.
High School: Captain of the Kennett High School golf team during his senior season • was the 2006 SCCL League champion when he shot a two under par 68 • was the 2006 PIAA East Regional champion after shooting a four under par 68 • named the Southern Chester County League Player of the Year as a senior • finished among the top five in 15 IJGT tournaments during the 2006-07 season • placed second in the 2007 IJGT Tour Championship • named the 2007 Delaware Junior Amateur Champion and the 2007 Delaware Junior Player of the Year • honor roll student.
Personal: Justin Jerome Martinson • son of Jack and Yunhae Martinson • has a sister, Michele • enjoys playing ice hockey • international relations major at Delaware • won the DSGA Delaware Open in July, 2009 and shot a course record 63 during the first round • shares team representative duties to the UD Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) with Stephen Scialo.
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