FSU Men's Golf BIO
Cristobal Del Solar
Player Profile:
Cristobal Del Solar 1877351
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Renaca, Vina del Mar, Chile
High School: IMG Academy

 

CAREER HONORS
• 2016 Division I PING All-Southeast Region Team
• 2016 All-ACC Team

Redshirt Junior Season (2015-16)
• Earned a spot on the All-ACC Team after a career year, setting new lows for average score (71.70), average vs. par (0.61), rounds in the 60s (7), and par or less rounds (17).
• Named to the Division I PING All-Southeast Region Team.
• Average vs. par score of 0.61 was nearly a full stroke less than previous best of 1.59 in his sophomore season.
• Finished in the Top 16 in seven of his 11 events played, including an eighth-place finish at the SunTrust Gator Invitational (67-67-71) with a 5-under 205.
• Posted season lows with three rounds of 67 as a redshirt junior. His 4-under score of 67 in the first round of the Querencia Cabo Collegiate (Feb. 28) was one of the most impressive performances of the season considering the difficulty of the course.
• Led the Seminoles with five eagles, tying for the third-most in a season in FSU history.
• First-round scoring average of 70.27 was the 15th-best nationally.
• Par 4 scoring of 4.0438 is the seventh-lowest in a season in FSU history.
• Generated 11.97 pars per round with his steady golf, ranking 13th in the nation.
• Enjoyed a productive fall 2015 season with a 70.67 scoring average, the third-lowest on the team.
• Played well at the U.S. Collegiate Championship, shooting a 3-under 213 to finish 12th in the tournament.
• Shot a pair of first-round 68s at the DICKs Collegiate Cup on Sept. 25, 2015 and at the Jerry Pate Intercollegiate on Oct. 5, 2015.

 

Redshirt Sophomore Season (2014-15)
• Ended his second playing season with a 73.18 scoring average.
• Shot a 69 in the third round of the NCAA Championship, helping FSU to an 11th-place finish.
• Tied for ninth at the NCAA Chapel Hill Regional (May 14-16, 2015), shooting a 3-under 213 which included a final-round 68.
• Shot an even-par 216 at the ACC Championship in New London, N.C., finishing tied for 23rd.
• Carded a career-best round of 66 and shot a 3-under 213 to tie for eighth at the Gary Koch Invitational at Gaston Country Club (April 6-7, 2015).
• Shot a first-round 68 at the Valspar Collegiate (March 23-24, 2015).

Redshirt Freshman Season (2013-14)
•    Finished third on the team with a 72.83 stroke average for the season and a 72.05 average for the spring.
•    His stroke average was the 19th best in the ACC.
•    Had his best finish of the year at the USF Invitational where he ended up in fourth place with a 13-under 203.
•    Del Solar’s 203 was the second lowest tournament score on the team in 2013-14.
•    His 13-under 203 is also tied for the third-lowest three-score score in school history.
•    Del Solar’s lowest round of the year was a 67 at the USF Invitational and at the NCAA Championship.
•    Was one of three Seminoles to finish in the top 10 at the ACC Championship, finishing tied for seventh with a 4-under 212.
•    Led FSU at the NCAA Raleigh Regional when he finished tied for ninth with a 1-under 212 to propel the team to the NCAA Championship.
•    After redshirting his first year, made an impact in the fall 2013 by competing in three tournaments.
•    Best finish of the year was a tie for 17th at the Crooked Stick Intercollegiate.
•    Six of his nine rounds counted toward the team score.
•    Had a 74.67 stroke average for the fall.

Freshman Season (2012-13)
Redshirted

Before Florida State
Graduated from the Pendleton School at IMG Academy in 2012…enrolled in the Pendleton School at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla., during the fall of 2010…spent his final two years of his high school career at IMG…attended Colegio Aleman in Valparaiso, Chile (1996-2003) and the Mackay School in Vina del Mar, Chile (2004-10) before enrolling at IMG…very successful during his two seasons at IMG…finished in second place in the 2010 Texas Cup Invitational in Dallas, Texas, second at the Future Collegians World Tour at the University of Florida in 2010, second at the FCWT event at IMG in 2011, second at the FCWT event at Plantation Inn in 2011 and second at the FCWT tournament at Reunion resort also in 2011…won qualifier for the World Amateur with a 20-under...won the individual championships at the 2009 and 2010 Chilean Junior Open tournaments…earned a second place finish at the Chilean Junior Open in 2009… third place finishes in the 2011 National Amateur Tournament of Mexico, the 2011 South American Amateur Cup and the 2011 South American Junior Championships…finished in third place in the under 16 individual standings at the Optimist Florida USA Tournament in 2009…played in a pre-qualifier for the 2011 U.S. Open where he finished in 17th place in the individual standings…finished in the top 14 in the junior invitational at Sage Valley in 2012.

Personal
Born Oct. 11, 1993…Cristobal is the son of Verena Leefhelm and Ernesto Del Solar…holds dual nationality in Chile and Germany…an exceptional athlete who has competed as a soccer player, a rugby player and a tennis player during his prep career….began playing golf at the age of three…selected Florida State over North Carolina, Memphis, Tulsa, Southern Louisiana, South Florida and Barry University.

Del Solar at Florida State

Years

Events

Rounds

Strokes

Avg.

Low

Top 10

2013-14

10

30

2,185

72.83

67

3

2014-15

7

22

1,610

73.18

66

2

2015-16

11

33

2,366

71.70

67

1

Totals

28

85

6,161

72.48

66

6

 

Fall 2013

Tournament

1-2-3

Par

Total

Finish

Fighting Illini/Olympia Fields Invitational

74-75-75

+14

224

T30

Brickyard Collegiate Championship

74-78-72

+8

224

T49

Crooked Stick Intercollegiate

75-73-76

+8

224

T17

 

Spring 2014

Tournament

1-2-3

Par

Total

Finish

Gator Invitational

72-73-72

+7

217

T18

USF Intercollegiate

68-68-67

-13

203

4

Seminole Intercollegiate

75-71-74

+4

220

28

Mason Rudolph Championships

81-78-75

+21

234

T70

ACC Championship

73-68-71

-4

212

T7

NCAA Raleigh Regional

73-68-71

-1

212

T9

NCAA Championship

67-76-72

+5

215

T69

 

Fall 2014

Tournament

1-2-3

Par

Total

Finish

Fighing Illini/Olympia Fields Invitaitonal

76-77-81

+24

234

T62

 

Spring 2015

Tournament

1-2-3

Par

Total

Finish

Seminole Intercollegiate

73-75-70

+2

218

T40

Valspar Collegiate

68-77-75

+7

220

T38

Gary Koch Invitational

66-74-73

-3

213

T8

ACC Championship

75-70-71

E

216

T23

NCAA Chapel Hill Regional

72-73-68

-3

213

T9

NCAA Championship

78-73-69-76

+8

296

T43

 

Fall 2015

Tournament

1-2-3

Par

Total

Finish

DICK's Collegiate Cup

68-75-70

E

213

12

Jerry Pate Intercollegiate

68-69-73

E

210

T14

U.S. Collegiate Championship

70-71-72

-3

213

12

 

 Spring 2016

Tournament

1-2-3

Par

Total

Finish

SunTrust Gator Invitational

67-67-71

-5

205

T8

Querencia Cabo Collegiate 67-75-77 +6 219 T34
Seminole Intercollegiate 69-71-74 -2 214 T13
Valspar Collegiate 75-75-73 +10 223 T45
Cabarrus County Irish Creek Collegiate 74-76-72 +9 222 T32
ACC Championship 73-72-71 E 216 T16
NCAA Kohler Regional 71-72-72 -1 215 T12
NCAA Championship 71-74-71 +6 216 T50

 

Cristobal Del Solar By The Numbers

  • Round: 66 (Gary Koch Invitational, Spring 2015)
  • Tournament: 203 (USF Invitational, Spring 2014)
  • Best Finish: 4 (USF Invitational, Spring 2014)
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