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Martin Flores
Player Profile
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Mansfield, Texas

High School:
Mansfield High School

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 150

Birthdate:
02/17/1982

As a Sophomore (2001-02)

Continued his string of consecutive starts since his freshman season starting in every tournament during the season...Named to Academic All-Big 12 First Team...Had the third-lowest stroke average on the team with a 73.64...Tied for 108th at the NCAA Central Regional...Shot a score of 224 at The Maxwell to tie for 35th...Finished the Big 12 Championships tied for 26th with a score of 222 and tied for 57th at the ASU Thunderbird Invitational with his lowest total of the spring (219)...Posted his best finish of the spring at the Morris Williams Intercollegiate tying for 15th with a score of 223...Tied for 28th at the Puerto Rico Classic and 26th at the Taylor Made Waikoloa Intercollegiate...Had an up and down fall campaign that saw him post two top-five finishes...Started the season off in fine fashion with a third-place finish at The Ridges Intercollegiate with a then-career-low score of 207...Fired a career-best 67 in the first round and followed that up with a 71 to stand in sixth...Finished with a final-round 69...After tying for 64th at the Ping/Golfweek Preview, he came back to shoot rounds of 67, 69 and 70 to tie for second place with a new career-low 206 (-10)...Finished out the fall at the Long Cove Invitational tying for 39th.

As a Freshman (2000-01)

Made an immediate impact for the Sooners in his first season, starting all 14 tournaments...Finished the season with a scoring average of 74.22...Had three top-10 finishes during the season...Posted his low round of the season (70) five times during the year...Was second among the Sooners at the NCAA Championships tying for 46th...One of only 14 players to make an eagle putt during the Championships... Posted an impressive second-place finish at the NCAA Central Regional...Led the Sooner efforts to qualify for the NCAA Champsionships...Posted consecutive rounds of 70 to lead the tournament after two rounds...Tied for seventh at the Big 12 Championships with a score of 227...Tied for 14th at the Morris Williams Intercollegiate...Finished tied for 15th at the Puerto Rico Classic...Concluded the tournament with a score of 219 (+3)...Recorded his first top-20 finish in his debut at the Ridges Intercollegiate while carding a score of 217 (+1)...Led the Sooners through tough weather conditions at the Inverness to finish in the top 10 for the first time in his college career...Shot a final score of 223 (+10) while the team finished in second place overall...Fired his lowest round of the season up to that point (71) in the final round of the Windon Memorial Classic helping OU to its first tournament victory in more than a year...Tied for 39th with a final score of 220 at the Red River Shootout...Fired his lowest round of the fall (70) on the final day of action...Finished out the season at the Duke Golf Classic tying for 81st with a score of 240...Had a scoring average of 74.73 for the fall.

In High School

One of the top high school players in the nation...Competed all four years at Mansfield (Texas) High School for Head Coach Steve Sassman...Was named first-team all-district, first-team all-region and first-team All-State as a sophomore, junior and senior...A member of the 5A State Championship his sophomore year...Won the district title his junior and senior years...Named the Arlington Morning News Player of the Year, Ft. Worth Star-Telegram Player of the Year and Dallas Morning News first-team all-area in both his junior and senior years.

The Final Word

Qualified for 101st U.S. Amateur at Eastlake in Atlanta...Born: February 17, 1982, in Mansfield, Texas...Parents: Marty and Christi Flores...Major: Business...Was awarded the L. Keith Price Scholarship in the fall of 2000.

Career Statistics

Year TP/TS Rounds Strokes Low Round Average 2000-01 14/14 41 3,043 70 - Five times 74.22 2001-02 11/11 33 2,430 67 - Twice 73.64 Totals 25/25 74 5,473 67 - Twice 73.96

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