Andres Gonzales, PGA TOUR
Originally from Olympia, Wash., Gonzales turned in a 72.79 career scoring average at UNLV, which ranked 13th in program history. He was a first-team All-Mountain West selection and a third-team All-American his senior year and earned the program’s Wilson Award, which is given annually to the squad’s top player.
As a senior at UNLV, Gonzales won the William H. Tucker Invitational in Albuquerque and he led the Rebels with a 72.08 scoring average, which was the 17th-lowest in program history. His 54-hole total 206 at the Cougar Classic in 2006 tied for the 24th-lowest tournament total ever by a Rebel golfer. Gonzales earned the 2004 Michael Maze Award, which is given every year to the player that best exemplifies the spirit of Rebel golf.
Gonzales played in two NCAA championship finals with his best finish coming in 2005 when he tied for eighth. He finished 12th twice at the MW Championship and his best NCAA Regional finish was 15th.
On the PGA Tour in 2011, Gonzales played in 21 events, made nine cuts and finished in the top 25 twice. He finished tied for eighth at the Wyndham Championship in 2013 for his first career PGA Tour top-10 finish. He now has five top-25 finishes and has earned over $590,000 on the PGA Tour.