Height – 6 ft 1″
Date of birth – 13th October 1980
Turned pro – 2004 (plus 4)
Family – Wife: Alicia Children: Gonzalo, Lola, Alicia
Residence – Miami, USA
Gonzalo has had 7 victories on the European Tour and 30 top tens making him one of the most consistent performers since he turned pro in 2004. Gonzalo capped off a memorable 2013 finishing 7th on the Race to Dubai. The highlight of the year being his victory at The BMW Masters presented by SRE Group. Gonzalo was also part of the victorious Continental Europe Team in the Seve Trophy. He is also one of the games great personalities. 2012 was also a great year for Gonzalo as he captured The Italian Open presented by CartaSi and narrowly missed out on selection for the Ryder Cup in Chicago.
Gonzalo was voted the Henry Cotton Rookie of the year in 2005 and continues to challenge at every tournament he competes at. He competed on both the European and the PGA Tours in 2014 and will divided his time between Europe and his new base in Miami so that he could play on both tours to maximise his competitive play.
In September 2016, Gonzalo cemented his return to the PGA Tour after a fantastic season on the Web.com Tour. He finished T9th at the Albertsons Boise Open where he shot rounds of 68, 68, 66 and 68 for a total of -14. Another T9 finish, this time at the Rust-Oleum Championship, showed Gonzalo had form and was putting himself in good position to get his PGA Tour card for the 2016/ 2017 season. With only 5 missed cuts out of 22 events, Gonzalo finished his 2015/ 2016 Web.com Tour season in 64th position in the standings.
DID YOU KNOW?
Off the course Gonzalo is a very successful businessman with his company GFC Golf & Business.