Stephen Ames shot a five-under 67 at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans and is tied for sixth, three shots behind leader Ricky Barnes at TPC Louisiana.
Ames went into New Orleans with five missed cuts and a withdrawal in his previous seven events after opening the season with a T20 at the Sony Open in Hawaii and following up with a T37 at the Humana Challenge.
One shot behind Ames in a tie for 16 at New Orleans is Graham DeLaet, while Brad Fritsch double bogeyed his final round of the day and finished with a 70 in a tie for 36th. Dave Hearn had a 71 and Mike Weir an even par 72.
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On the WebDotCom Tour, Adam Hadwin is tied for 13th after opening with a three-under 69 at the South Georgia Classic. For that leaderboard, click here.
Meanwhile, Sara Maude Juneau is tied for 17th at the North Texas LPGA Shootout after opening with a one-under 70. Rebecca Lee-Bentham was one over and tied for 50th. For that leaderboard, click here.