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Steve Marino Biography
Stephen Paul Marino, Jr. (born March 10, 1980) is an American professional golfer, a member of the PGA Tour since 2007.
Marino's family moved to Fairfax, Virginia, a suburb of Washington, D.C. in 1991, where they continue to reside. His game began to blossom at age 14, when he worked and played at the Army Navy Country Club in Fairfax and graduated from W.T. Woodson High School in 1998. During his senior year he won the Virginia High School championship and received a golf scholarship to the University of Virginia. In 1999, at the end of his freshman year, he won the Virginia Amateur championship. At UVa he was a member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity and graduated in 2002 with a degree in sociology.
Marino was a member of the Nationwide Tour in 2006, where he finished 42nd on the money list, which was not good enough to earn him a PGA Tour card. Instead, he qualified through Q-School that same year.
In 2007, Marino finished 80th on the PGA Tour money list, earning over $1,000,000, and retained his tour card for 2008. He had four top-10 finishes in 31 events.
In 2008, Marino finished 34th on the PGA Tour money list, earning over $2,000,000, and retained his tour card for 2009. He had six top-10 finishes in 32 events, highlighted by a career-best second place finish in the Mayakoba Golf Classic at Riviera Maya-Cancun.
Marino and Tim Clark lost to Steve Stricker in a two-hole playoff at the 2009 Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial. Marino received international attention in 2009 when he was co-leader (with Tom Watson) at the halfway point of the 2009 Open Championship at Turnberry in Scotland. However Marino faltered over the weekend and finished the event tied 38th. He finished the 2009 season 35th on the PGA Tour money list.
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