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Kevin Yu betting profile: Genesis Scottish Open

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SILVIS, ILLINOIS - JULY 05: Kevin Yu of Taiwan hits his tee shot on the sixth hole during the second round of the John Deere Classic at TPC Deere Run on July 05, 2024 in Silvis, Illinois. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

SILVIS, ILLINOIS - JULY 05: Kevin Yu of Taiwan hits his tee shot on the sixth hole during the second round of the John Deere Classic at TPC Deere Run on July 05, 2024 in Silvis, Illinois. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)



    In his last competition at the John Deere Classic, Kevin Yu posted a 20th-place finish, and he heads into the 2024 Genesis Scottish Open aiming for a better finish.

    Latest odds for Yu 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

    • Yu has played the Genesis Scottish Open once in recent years (in 2023), posting a score of 2-over and missing the cut.
    • When Rory McIlroy won this tournament in 2023, he had 5.615 Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee (first in the field), 5.532 SG: Approach the Green (seventh), and 1.5 SG: Putting (34th).
    • McIlroy averaged 331.8 yards off the tee (first in field), had a greens in regulation percentage of 69.44% (24th), and attempted 27.5 putts per round (ninth) in that victory a year ago.

    Yu's recent history at the Genesis Scottish Open

    DateResultRound ScoresTo Par
    7/12/2023MC72-70+2

    Yu's recent performances

    • Over his last five events, Yu has finished in the top five once.
    • Yu has finished with a score lower than the tournament average in two of his last five tournaments.
    • He has an average score relative to par of 8-under in his last five events.
    • In terms of driving distance, Kevin Yu has averaged 311.8 yards in his past five starts.
    • In his past five starts, Yu is averaging -0.846 Strokes Gained: Putting.
    • Yu is averaging 4.253 Strokes Gained: Total in his past five tournaments.
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    Yu's advanced stats and rankings

    • Yu's Strokes Gained: Off the Tee average of 0.668 ranks ninth on TOUR this season, and his 58.5% driving accuracy average ranks 129th.
    • In terms of Strokes Gained: Approach, Yu has a 0.566 mark (13th on TOUR).
    • On the greens, Yu's -0.461 Strokes Gained: Putting mark places him 159th on TOUR this season, and his 30.06 putts-per-round average ranks 172nd. He has broken par 28.12% of the time (eighth).
    CategoryOverall TOUR RankOverallLast 5 Starts
    Average Driving Distance11310.2311.8
    Greens in Regulation %571.54%71.39%
    Putts Per Round17230.0629.2
    Par Breakers828.12%24.17%
    Bogey Avoidance8314.74%11.39%

    Yu's best finishes

    • Yu has participated in 18 tournaments this season, and while he hasn't won any of them, he has earned two finishes in the top-five and four finishes in the top-10.
    • In those 18 events, he made the cut 11 times, a success rate of 61.1%.
    • With 466 points, Yu currently ranks 83rd in the FedExCup standings.

    Yu's best Strokes Gained performances

    • This season, Yu posted his best Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee mark at the Valero Texas Open (April 2024), ranking second in the field at 6.130.
    • Yu posted his best Strokes Gained: Approach effort this season at the Valero Texas Open (April 2024), ranking sixth in the field with a mark of 6.349.
    • In terms of Strokes Gained: Around-the-Green, Yu's best performance this season was at the Myrtle Beach Classic in May 2024, as he ranked 14th in the field with a mark of 1.993.
    • At the Myrtle Beach Classic in May 2024, Yu recorded his best Strokes Gained: Putting mark so far this season (3.176, which ranked 22nd in the field). In that event, he finished fourth.
    • Yu delivered his best Strokes Gained: Total mark this season (10.007) in May 2024 at the Myrtle Beach Classic. That ranked fourth in the field.

    Yu's Strokes Gained rankings

    CategoryOverall TOUR RankOverallLast 5 Starts
    Average Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee90.6681.803
    Average Strokes Gained: Approach the Green130.5663.046
    Average Strokes Gained: Around the Green161-0.3650.251
    Average Strokes Gained: Putting159-0.461-0.846
    Average Strokes Gained: Total540.4074.253

    Yu's past results

    DateTournament NameResultRound ScoresTo ParFedExCup Points
    July 13-15Genesis Scottish OpenMC72-70+2--
    July 27-303M Open3770-66-67-72-917
    August 3-6Wyndham ChampionshipMC72-72+4--
    September 14-17Fortinet ChampionshipMC74-69-1--
    October 5-8Sanderson Farms ChampionshipMC69-76+1--
    October 12-15Shriners Children's OpenMC76-67+1--
    October 19-21ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP5969-74-71-72+6--
    November 2-5World Wide Technology ChampionshipMC70-72-2--
    November 9-12Butterfield Bermuda Championship3071-63-72-65-13--
    November 16-19The RSM ClassicMC69-72-1--
    January 11-14Sony Open in HawaiiMC68-71-1--
    January 18-21The American Express366-66-66-63-27145
    January 24-27Farmers Insurance Open664-74-73-67-1092
    February 1-4AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am5872-68-73-38
    February 8-11WM Phoenix OpenMC69-73E--
    February 15-18The Genesis InvitationalMC75-75+8--
    February 29 - March 3Cognizant Classic in The Palm Beaches966-67-70-69-1266
    March 14-17THE PLAYERS ChampionshipMC74-73+3--
    March 21-24Valspar ChampionshipMC74-69+1--
    April 4-7Valero Texas Open3972-73-74-67-215
    April 18-21Corales Puntacana ChampionshipMC72-72E--
    April 25-28Zurich Classic of New Orleans2864-70-62-75-175
    May 2-5THE CJ CUP Byron NelsonMC68-69-5--
    May 9-12Myrtle Beach Classic467-69-66-67-1559
    May 23-26Charles Schwab Challenge6169-69-72-75+55
    May 30 - June 2RBC Canadian Open4270-70-67-71-211
    June 27-30Rocket Mortgage Classic3170-70-68-71-919
    July 4-7John Deere Classic2068-63-69-67-1743

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

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