Mainland High product Vince Carter has minus-11 points and is 79th among a field of 92 after the first round of the American Century Championship in South Lake Tahoe, Nevada.
Carter will be paired with Reggie Bush and Charles Woodson on Saturday.
San Jose Sharks captain Joe Pavelski took the lead with 25 points, and former NFL quarterback Trent Dilfer was at 24 points.
Twelve players were within seven points of Pavelski in the modified Stableford scoring event, including baseball Hall of Famer John Smoltz (21), Golden State Warriors guard Steph Curry (18), former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo (18), Denver Broncos quarterback Case Keenum (18) and actor Alfonso Ribeiro (18).
The scoring system awards six points for eagle, three for birdie, one for par, zero for bogey and minus-two for double bogey or worse.