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Erik van Rooyen betting profile: Genesis Scottish Open

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DETROIT, MICHIGAN - JUNE 30: Erik van Rooyen of South Africa putts on the 18th green during the final round of the Rocket Mortgage Classic at Detroit Golf Club on June 30, 2024 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

DETROIT, MICHIGAN - JUNE 30: Erik van Rooyen of South Africa putts on the 18th green during the final round of the Rocket Mortgage Classic at Detroit Golf Club on June 30, 2024 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)



    Erik van Rooyen enters play July 10-13 in the 2024 Genesis Scottish Open at The Renaissance Club following a sixth-place finish in the Rocket Mortgage Classic his last time in competition.

    Latest odds for van Rooyen 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

    • van Rooyen's average finish has been 68th, and his average score 1-over, over his last two appearances at the Genesis Scottish Open.
    • van Rooyen finished 68th (with a score of 1-over) in his most recent appearance at the Genesis Scottish Open (in 2023).
    • Rory McIlroy finished with 5.615 Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee (first in the field), 5.532 SG: Approach the Green (seventh), and 1.5 SG: Putting (34th) en route to winning this tournament in 2023.
    • In addition, McIlroy's average driving distance was 331.8 (first in field), he hit 69.44% of greens in regulation (24th), and he averaged 27.5 putts per round (ninth).

    van Rooyen's recent history at the Genesis Scottish Open

    DateResultRound ScoresTo Par
    7/12/20236872-63-73-73+1
    7/6/2022MC75-72+7

    van Rooyen's recent performances

    • van Rooyen has earned one top-five finish and two top-10 finishes over his last five tournaments.
    • He's qualified for the weekend in four of his last five tournaments.
    • van Rooyen has finished within three shots of the leader in one of his last five tournaments. Over that same span, he's finished with a better-than-average score twice.
    • In his last five appearances, his average score has been 9-under.
    • Erik van Rooyen has averaged 307.4 yards off the tee in his past five tournaments.
    • van Rooyen is averaging 2.788 in terms of Strokes Gained: Putting in his past five tournaments.
    • Looking at Strokes Gained: Total, van Rooyen has an average of 4.307 in his past five tournaments.
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    van Rooyen's advanced stats and rankings

    • van Rooyen has posted a Strokes Gained: Off the Tee average of 0.391 this season (27th on TOUR). His average driving distance (302.3 yards) ranks 55th, while his 64.2% driving accuracy average ranks 68th.
    • In terms of Strokes Gained: Approach, van Rooyen ranks 59th on TOUR with a round-by-round average of 0.239. Additionally, he ranks 26th with a Greens in Regulation mark of 68.79%.
    • On the greens, van Rooyen has registered a 0.507 Strokes Gained: Putting mark this season, which places him 19th on TOUR. In addition, he ranks 76th with a putts-per-round average of 28.80, and he ranks 37th by breaking par 25.96% of the time.
    CategoryOverall TOUR RankOverallLast 5 Starts
    Average Driving Distance55302.3307.4
    Greens in Regulation %2668.79%70.37%
    Putts Per Round7628.8029.2
    Par Breakers3725.96%23.15%
    Bogey Avoidance4813.84%13.58%

    van Rooyen's best finishes

    • van Rooyen has taken part in 17 tournaments this season, earning two top-five finishes and four top-10 finishes.
    • In those 17 events, he made the cut 13 times (76.5%).
    • Currently, van Rooyen has 799 points, ranking him 54th in the FedExCup standings.

    van Rooyen's best Strokes Gained performances

    • This season van Rooyen's best Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee effort came at the RBC Canadian Open, where his 3.942 mark ranked seventh in the field.
    • van Rooyen's best Strokes Gained: Approach effort this season came at the Sony Open in Hawaii, where he ranked 10th in the field with a mark of 4.456 (he finished 52nd in that tournament).
    • In terms of Strokes Gained: Around-the-Green, van Rooyen's best performance this season was at the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard, where he ranked fifth in the field with a mark of 3.010 (he finished 25th in that tournament).
    • At the Cognizant Classic in The Palm Beaches in February 2024, van Rooyen posted a Strokes Gained: Putting mark of 7.706 (his best mark this season), which ranked No. 1 in the field. He finished second in that tournament.
    • van Rooyen recorded his best Strokes Gained: Total mark this season (10.007) at the Myrtle Beach Classic, which was held in May 2024. That performance ranked fourth in the field (he finished fourth in that event).

    van Rooyen's Strokes Gained rankings

    CategoryOverall TOUR RankOverallLast 5 Starts
    Average Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee270.3912.407
    Average Strokes Gained: Approach the Green590.2390.099
    Average Strokes Gained: Around the Green145-0.219-0.987
    Average Strokes Gained: Putting190.5072.788
    Average Strokes Gained: Total200.9184.307

    van Rooyen's past results

    DateTournament NameResultRound ScoresTo ParFedExCup Points
    July 13-15Genesis Scottish Open6872-63-73-73+13
    July 27-303M OpenMC68-71-3--
    August 3-6Wyndham ChampionshipMC73-67E--
    September 14-17Fortinet Championship3071-67-73-70-7--
    October 5-8Sanderson Farms Championship1667-68-69-72-12--
    October 12-15Shriners Children's Open2370-67-68-65-14--
    November 2-5World Wide Technology Championship168-64-66-63-27--
    January 4-7The Sentry2272-65-69-65-2185
    January 11-14Sony Open in Hawaii5269-67-68-69-77
    January 18-21The American Express2566-67-69-67-1930
    February 1-4AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am2069-70-68-988
    February 8-11WM Phoenix OpenMC72-69-1--
    February 22-25Mexico Open at Vidanta863-69-70-70-1275
    February 29 - March 3Cognizant Classic in The Palm Beaches266-71-70-63-14245
    March 7-10Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard2572-73-72-71E65
    March 14-17THE PLAYERS ChampionshipMC71-74+1--
    April 4-7Valero Texas OpenMC70-76+2--
    April 11-14Masters Tournament5571-76-78-76+1310
    April 18-21RBC Heritage3372-66-72-67-727
    May 9-12Myrtle Beach Classic467-67-65-70-1559
    May 16-19PGA Championship5372-68-71-68-510
    May 30 - June 2RBC Canadian Open4266-70-70-72-211
    June 13-16U.S. OpenMC76-72+8--
    June 27-30Rocket Mortgage Classic669-64-68-72-1589

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

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