Stephen Paul Marino, Jr. (born March 10, 1980, in Altus, Oklahoma) is a professional golfer, a member of the PGA Tour since 2007.
A military brat, Steve Marino was born in Altus, Oklahoma, where his father, Steve Sr., was stationed as a navigator in the U.S. Air Force. The family moved to Alaska when he was an infant, and later to Ohio and Alabama. In 1991, they relocated to Fairfax, Virginia, a suburb southwest of Washington, D.C., where they continue to reside.
Steve's golf game began to blossom at age 14, when he worked and played at the Army Navy Country Club in Fairfax; he 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 Charlottesville. At the end of his freshman year, he won the 1999 Virginia Amateur championship. He was a member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity and graduated from U.Va. in 2002 with a degree in sociology.