This week: Web.com Tour Championship, Thursday through Sunday, Dye’s Valley Course, Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
First-round score: Gonzales shot an even 70.
Position: The former UNLV golfer is tied for 55th, seven shots behind leader Ashley Hall (63). Gonzales may need to finish ninth or higher to earn a PGA Tour card for 2014.
Recap: The Capital High product reeled off four birdies in the first seven holes to reach 3 under for his round. But all of those strokes leaked away on the back nine, topped by a bogey at the 560-yard par-5 16th.
Tee time Friday: Gonzales goes off at 4:30 a.m. (PDT) from the 10th tee.