Played in one event during his senior year, the Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate, shooting a second round 74 on his way to a tie for 75th.
Posted a career-best ninth place finish at the Seahawk Intercollegiate, setting a new two-round record (145), tying his best career round (70), and earning his first career CAA Golfer of the Week Award... Tied his career-low three-round total of 221 at the Turtle Bay Resort Invitational, finishing tied for 32nd.
Appeared in five events, finishing the season with a 76.0 scoring average...Top finish of the season came competing as an individual at the State Farm Laker Collegiate, tying for 29th, including an opening round 71...Shot a 70 in the second round of the Carpet Capital Collegiate Classic, tying for the second-best finish on the team.
Appeared in nine events as a freshman...Posted a career-best finish of 23rd at the 2008 CAA Championships where he tied his career-low round with a second round 70 (77-70-76--223)...Fired a final round 70 at the Jerry Pate Intercollegiate, on his way to a 54th place finish...Set a career best three-round score of 223 at the 2007 Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate (78-75-70--223), which he would later tie at the CAA Championships...Opened the Linger Longer Invitational with a 71...Fifth on the team in stroke average (77.23)...Finished in the top-60 in four tournaments.
During the summer of 2008, finished 19th at the Georgia State Amateur Championship, shooting 73-73-71-71--287...Castro won the 2005 Black Creek Junior Classic (SJGT) after shooting an opening round 69...Recorded eight top-five finishes on the SJGT during a two-year stretch, including a pair of third place finishes at the 2005 Jennings Mill Junior Classic and 2006 Bartram Trail Junior Classic.
Graduated from Alpharetta High School with honors in 2007 where he lettered in golf for four seasons.
Alex Alberto Castro was born April 18, 1989 in Baton Rouge, La....His parents are Alberto and Annie Franco...He has two brothers, Franco and Roberto...Roberto played golf at Georgia Tech and is now a member of the Nationwide Tour...His aunt, Jenny Lidback, played on the LPGA tour for 17 years and won a major championship, the 1995 du Maurier Classic and served as the volunteer assistant coach for Georgia State's women's golf team two years ago...Graduated with a degree in spanish.