Esteban Calisto Athlete Profile

Esteban Calisto

Esteban Calisto
Height: 5-10 Weight: 165 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2007-2011 Hometown: Quito

Personal

  • Enjoys fishing, riding motorcycles, horseback-riding, and hunting
  • Recruited by Tulsa, Texas Tech, South Carolina, and Central Florida
  • Majoring in business

Before BYU

  • Best all-time round of 64 at Riverside Country Club in Provo
  • Won the Ecuador Open three times
  • Named Player of the Year 2004-05 in Ecuador
  • Won the 2003 Copa Arturo Calle
  • Won the FCWT Feather Sound in 2006
  • Won the Orange Lake Tournament in 2007

Stats

2010-11-Senior
Husky Invitational                 79-71-77--227   (+11)   T53/74
Mark Simpson Invitational          74-74-71--219   (+3)    T20/83
William H. Tucker Intercollegiate  79-73-80--232   (+16)   T59/87
John H. Burns Invitational         75-81-72--228   (+12)   T69/94
USC Intercollegiate                72-80-74--226   (+13)   T57/80
Fresno Lexus Classic               71-70-74--215   (-1)    T4/100
Desert Shootout                    73-71-73--217   (+1)    T47/89
PING Cougar Classic                73-72-72--217   (+1)    T19/95
MWC Championships                  72-72-73--217   (+4)    T22/45
2009-2010-Junior
William H. Tucker Intercollegiate* 76-78-78--232   (+16)   T82/104
Fighting Irish Gridiron Classic    75-74-75--224   (+14)   T32/84
Baylor Intercollegiate             76-73-73--222   (+9)    T36/66
Pacific Invitational               77-68-67--212   (-1)    T20/60
John Burns Invitational            72-70-73--215   (-1)    T21/83
USC Intercollegiate                73-75-74--222   (+9)    T53/80
Fresno Lexus Classic               75-71-75--221   (+8)    T33/99
Desert Shootout                    74-71-73--218   (+2)    T35/101
ASU Thunderbird                    78-81-73--232   (+19)   T83/89
PING Cougar Classic                75-76-70--221   (+5)    T43/97
MWC Championships                  70-74-69--213    E      T7/45
NCAA Southeast Regional            73-75-72--220   (+10)   T45
2008-2009-Sophomore
William H. Tucker Intercollegiate  75-71-75--221   (+5)    T20/90
Husky Invitational                 78-79-69--226   (+10)   T32/66   
Pacific Invitational               74-77-79--230   (+17)   55/60
PING Arizona Intercollegiate       74-84-76--234   (+21)   T76/92
John A. Burns Invitational         75-79-75--229   (+13)   83/94
USC Intercollegiate *              77-73-70--220   (+7)    30/79
Fresno Lexus Classic               76-73-75--224   (+8)    35/104
ASU Thunderbird                    73-73-73--219   (+6)    T46/96
PING Cougar Classic                72-65-72--209   (-7)    T6/78
MWC Championships                  79-72-71--222   (+9)    36/45
2007-2008-Freshman
Tucker Invitational                81-71-76--228   (+12)   T54/90
Husky Invitational                    76-76--152   (+8)    T31/69 
Jerry Pate Intercollegiate         69-76-77--222   (+9)    T51/60
Pacific Invitational               73-71-73--217   (+1)    T42/70
PING Arizona Intercollegiate       78-71-75--224   (+11)   T53/87
John H. Burns Invitational         71-68-73--212   (-4)    T34/103
USC Intercollegiate                82-71-76--229   (+16)   T34/80
U.S. Intercollegiate               71-77-70--218   (+2)    T10/78
Fresno St. Lexus Golf Classic      71-75-73--219   (+3)    T52/104
Morris Williams                    72-78-71--221   (+8)    T21/78
PING Cougar Classic                70-71-74--215   (+3)    T14/78
MWC Championships                  72-71-73--216   (+3)    T14/45
* - competed individually
BYU CAREER STATS
Season     Events     Rnds     Strokes     Avg.    Low   Top 20 
07-08      12         35       2,573       73.51    68       3
08-09      10         30       2,234       74.47    65       2
09-10      12         36       2,652       73.67    67       2
10-11       9         27       1,998       75.33    71       3
Total      43        128       9,457       73.88    65      10


2007-2008 | Freshman Year

  • Played in all of BYU's 12 tournaments as a true freshman
  • Finished in the top 20 in three tournaments on the season
  • Scored a season-best 68 in the second round of the John H. Burns Invitational
  • Led BYU at the prestigious U.S. Collegiate Championship in Alpharetta, Ga., finishing tied for 10th place at 2-over-par 218
  • Finished his freshman season with a 73.51 stroke average

Summer 2008:

  • Placed fifth at the Spanish Oaks Open
  • First place at the Ecuador Open in Quito, Ecuador

2008-2009 | Sophomore Year

  • Competed in 10 events on the year
  • Fourth-best stroke avg. on team (74.47)
  • Two Top-20 finishes
  • Best finish for the Cougars at the William H. Tucker Intercollegiate, tying for 20th at 5-over-par
  • Scored a fall-season round low of 69 in the third round of the Husky Invitational
  • Competed individually at the USC Intercollegiate, placing 30th at 7-over-par after improving in each round
  • Tied for sixth place at the PING Cougar Classic, shooting 7-under-par and scoring a season round low of 65 in the second round
  • Competed well at the MWC Championships

2009-2010 | Junior Year

  • Competed in 12 events during 2009-10 season
  • Stroke average of 73.70 was fifth on the team
  • Competed independently at the William H. Tucker Intercollegiate, tying for 82nd at 16-over-par
  • Tied for 32nd at the Fighting Irish Gridiron Classic at 14-over-par to finish second for the Cougars
  • Improved his day-one total from 76 to 73 for the final two rounds of the Baylor Intercollegiate, tying for 36th at +9
  • Shot his lowest single-round score of the season in the final round of the Pacific Invitational at 67 to help him finish 1-under-par and tied for 20th
  • Tied for 33rd at the Fresno Lexus Classic, shooting a 13-over 226
  • Finished tied for seventh with an even-par 213 at the MWC Championships
  • Shot a third-round 72 to finish tied for 45th at the NCAA Southeast Regional
  • Named to the 2010 Academic All-Mountain West Conference Team

Summer 2010:

  • Finished at four-under-par to capture first place at the Spanish Oaks Open
  • Qualified for the World Amateur in October by finishing second at the Ecuador Open in Quito, Ecuador, shooting an even par
  • Advanced to the semifinals of the Kalamazoo Invitational

2010-2011 | Senior Year

Spring:

  • Stroke average of 73.91 was third on the team
  • Tied for 22nd at the MWC Championships with a 217 (+4) total
  • Top finish came at the Fresno Lexus Classic where he shot a 1-under 215 to tie for fourth
  • Finished in the top-25 in three tournaments including 19th at the PING Cougar Classic
  • Finished tied for 47th and 57th respectively at the Desert Shootout and the USC Intercollegiate
  • Tied for 69th at the John H. Burns Invitational (75-81-72--228 (+12))

Fall:

  • Tied for 20th at the Mark Simpson Invitational, shooting a 71 in round three
  • Finished tied for 53rd at the Husky Invitational
  • Shot a 1-over 73 in round two of the William H. Tucker Intercollegiate en route to finishing tied for 59th