Height – 6 ft 1″
Date of birth – 13th October 1980
Turned pro – 2004 (plus 4)
Family – Wife: Alicia Children: Gonzalo, Lola, Alicia, Mateo
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 game’s 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 be a fixture on leaderboards in both North America and Europe.”
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.
Gonzalo regained his European Tour status for the upcoming season through Q-School and has been playing on both sides of the Atlantic in 2018.
On the European Tour, Gonzalo competed at the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters and finished tied 4th, shooting rounds of 68, 68, 69 and 68 to finish on -15.
On the 2018 Web.com Tour, Gonzalo’s best finish came at the Bahamas Great Abaco Classic at The Abaco Club where he finished tied 4th. The following month he shot rounds of 68, 68, 71 and 70 to finished tied 8th at the Club Colombia Championship.
DID YOU KNOW?
Off the course Gonzalo is a very successful businessman with his company GFC Golf & Business.