Player: Garrett Martin
University: Texas Tech
Graduation Year: 2023
Area of Study: Kinesiology/Personal Finance
Soldier Honored: Wesley C. Fortenberry
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2020-21)
Played in every tournament during his second season with the Red Raiders... Earned five top-10 finishes, highlighted by taking 3rd at the George Hannon Collegiate in Austin where he shot 5-under... Finished 4th at East Lake Cup stroke play... Shot 6-under to help the Red Raiders win the NCAA Albuquerque Regional... Finished 32nd overall at the NCAA Championship.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2019-20)
Martin began his Red Raider career with an impressive freshman season where he played in seven tournaments with two top-10 showings… He finished fourth at the Iverness Intercollegiate by carding a 74-70-70 – 214 (1-over) and was ninth at The Prestige by shooting 2-under (67-73-71 – 211) playing as an individual… Along with stroke play events, Martin helped the Red Raiders to a Big 12 Match Play Tournament title with a 1-Up win and a draw on the final day… He finished the season averaging rounds of 72.73 with a season-low of 67 in the first round of The Prestige in La Quinta, California.
Prior to Texas Tech: Was a four-time all-region and all-district selection at San Antonio Johnson HS... Earned All-State honors as a junior and senior... Recorded five tournament championships during his high school career and graduated Summa Cum Lade... Advanced to the quarterfinals of the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship... Majoring in Kinesiology at Tech. Son of Mike and Dayna Martin... Has one sibling, Marshall Martin... His brother, Marshall, played college golf at Sterling College and is now a graduate assistant coach at Sterling.