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Ben Kohles betting profile: Genesis Scottish Open

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MCKINNEY, TEXAS - MAY 05: Ben Kohles hits a tee shot on the 18th hole during the final round of THE CJ CUP Byron Nelson at TPC Craig Ranch on May 05, 2024 in McKinney, Texas. (Photo by Mike Mulholland/Getty Images for The CJ Cup)

MCKINNEY, TEXAS - MAY 05: Ben Kohles hits a tee shot on the 18th hole during the final round of THE CJ CUP Byron Nelson at TPC Craig Ranch on May 05, 2024 in McKinney, Texas. (Photo by Mike Mulholland/Getty Images for The CJ Cup)

    Ben Kohles enters play July 10-13 in the 2024 Genesis Scottish Open at The Renaissance Club following a 52nd-place finish in the John Deere Classic his last time in competition.

    Latest odds for Kohles at the Genesis Scottish Open.

    The Genesis Scottish Open tournament and course info

    • Date: July 10-13, 2024
    • Location: North Berwick, SCO
    • Course: The Renaissance Club
    • Par: 70 / 7,237 yards
    • Purse: $9M
    • Previous winner: Rory McIlroy

    At the Genesis Scottish Open

    • Kohles is competing at the Genesis Scottish Open for the first time in the past five years.
    • Rory McIlroy won this tournament in 2023 with numbers of 5.615 in Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee (first in field), 5.532 in SG: Approach the Green (seventh), and 1.5 in SG: Putting (34th).
    • McIlroy's average driving distance was 331.8 (first in field), he hit 69.44% of greens in regulation (24th), with 27.5 putts per round (ninth) en route to his win last year.

    Kohles' recent performances

    • Over his last five tournaments, Kohles has finished in the top 20 once.
    • He's qualified for the weekend in four of his last five events.
    • Kohles has finished with a score lower than the tournament average in two of his last five appearances.
    • He has carded an average score of 4-under over his last five appearances.
    • Ben Kohles has averaged 289.4 yards off the tee in his past five tournaments.
    • Kohles is averaging 2.449 in terms of Strokes Gained: Putting in his past five tournaments.
    • Kohles is averaging 1.582 Strokes Gained: Total in his past five tournaments.
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    Kohles' advanced stats and rankings

    • Kohles has delivered a Strokes Gained: Off the Tee average of -0.092, which ranks 115th on TOUR this season. Meanwhile, his average driving distance (286.6 yards) ranks 164th, and his 70.5% driving accuracy average ranks 12th.
    • In terms of Strokes Gained: Approach, Kohles owns a -0.052 mark (110th on TOUR).
    • On the greens, Kohles has delivered a 0.005 Strokes Gained: Putting mark this season, which places him 94th on TOUR, while he ranks 129th with a putts-per-round average of 29.18. He has broken par 23.64% of the time (108th on TOUR).
    CategoryOverall TOUR RankOverallLast 5 Starts
    Average Driving Distance164286.6289.4
    Greens in Regulation %8366.01%69.75%
    Putts Per Round12929.1829.0
    Par Breakers10823.64%21.30%
    Bogey Avoidance13716.23%14.81%

    Kohles' best finishes

    • Kohles has participated in 19 tournaments this season, coming away with one top-five finish and two top-10 finishes.
    • In those 19 tournaments, he had a 57.9% success rate in terms of making the cut (11 cuts made).
    • With 491 points, Kohles currently ranks 78th in the FedExCup standings.

    Kohles' best Strokes Gained performances

    • This season Kohles' best Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee performance came at the Valero Texas Open, where his 3.224 mark ranked 11th in the field.
    • Kohles' best Strokes Gained: Approach effort this season came at THE CJ CUP Byron Nelson in May 2024, as he delivered a 4.408 mark, which ranked him seventh in the field. He finished second in that event.
    • When it comes to Strokes Gained: Around-the-Green, Kohles put up his best performance this season at THE CJ CUP Byron Nelson (May 2024), ranking eighth in the field with a mark of 2.826.
    • At THE CJ CUP Byron Nelson in May 2024, Kohles delivered his best Strokes Gained: Putting mark this season -- 3.901, which ranked him 12th in the field. He finished second in that tournament.
    • Kohles recorded his best Strokes Gained: Total mark this season (11.433) at THE CJ CUP Byron Nelson, which was held in May 2024. That performance ranked second in the field (he finished second in that tournament).

    Kohles' Strokes Gained rankings

    CategoryOverall TOUR RankOverallLast 5 Starts
    Average Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee115-0.092-0.471
    Average Strokes Gained: Approach the Green110-0.0521.422
    Average Strokes Gained: Around the Green165-0.414-1.819
    Average Strokes Gained: Putting940.0052.449
    Average Strokes Gained: Total151-0.5521.582

    Kohles' past results

    DateTournament NameResultRound ScoresTo ParFedExCup Points
    November 16-19The RSM Classic566-67-67-63-19--
    January 11-14Sony Open in Hawaii5266-69-71-67-77
    January 18-21The American Express4766-66-71-69-169
    January 24-27Farmers Insurance OpenMC71-77+4--
    February 8-11WM Phoenix OpenMC75-69+2--
    February 22-25Mexico Open at VidantaW/D76+5--
    February 29 - March 3Cognizant Classic in The Palm BeachesMC69-77+4--
    March 7-10Puerto Rico Open669-66-63-73-1755
    March 14-17THE PLAYERS ChampionshipMC80-73+9--
    March 21-24Valspar ChampionshipMC78-71+7--
    April 4-7Valero Texas Open7874-71-76-73+62
    April 18-21Corales Puntacana ChampionshipMC73-70-1--
    April 25-28Zurich Classic of New Orleans2861-72-65-73-175
    May 2-5THE CJ CUP Byron Nelson265-66-65-66-22300
    May 9-12Wells Fargo Championship5871-71-73-78+99
    May 16-19PGA Championship2667-73-67-68-950
    May 23-26Charles Schwab ChallengeMC73-71+4--
    June 13-16U.S. Open5677-68-76-71+129
    June 27-30Rocket Mortgage Classic2067-70-70-70-1141
    July 4-7John Deere Classic5271-65-72-67-96

    All stats in this article are accurate for Kohles as of the start of the Genesis Scottish Open.

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