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Kurt Kitayama betting profile: Genesis Scottish Open

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CROMWELL, CONNECTICUT - JUNE 21: Kurt Kitayama of the United States chips on the second hole during the second round of the Travelers Championship at TPC River Highlands on June 21, 2024 in Cromwell, Connecticut. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

CROMWELL, CONNECTICUT - JUNE 21: Kurt Kitayama of the United States chips on the second hole during the second round of the Travelers Championship at TPC River Highlands on June 21, 2024 in Cromwell, Connecticut. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

    Kurt Kitayama enters play July 10-13 in the 2024 Genesis Scottish Open at The Renaissance Club following a 31st-place finish in the Travelers Championship, which was his last tournament.

    Latest odds for Kitayama 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

    • Kitayama's average finish has been 28th, and his average score 4-under, over his last two appearances at the Genesis Scottish Open.
    • Kitayama last played at the Genesis Scottish Open in 2023, finishing 54th with a score of 2-under.
    • 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'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.

    Kitayama's recent history at the Genesis Scottish Open

    DateResultRound ScoresTo Par

    Kitayama's recent performances

    • In his last five tournaments, Kitayama has an average finish of 30th.
    • He's qualified for the weekend in three of his last five appearances.
    • Over his last five tournaments, Kitayama has carded a score that's better than average in two of those outings.
    • In his last five appearances, his average score has been 5-under.
    • Kurt Kitayama has averaged 310.2 yards off the tee in his past five tournaments.
    • Kitayama is averaging -2.719 in terms of Strokes Gained: Putting in his past five tournaments.
    • Looking at Strokes Gained: Total, Kitayama has an average of -0.811 in his past five tournaments.
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    Kitayama's advanced stats and rankings

    • Kitayama has put up a Strokes Gained: Off the Tee average of 0.403, which ranks 22nd on TOUR this season. Meanwhile, his average driving distance (305.9 yards) ranks 36th, and his 64.4% driving accuracy average ranks 66th.
    • In terms of Strokes Gained: Approach, Kitayama has a 0.301 average that ranks 44th on TOUR. He ranks 91st with a 65.83% Greens in Regulation rate.
    • On the greens, Kitayama's -0.425 Strokes Gained: Putting mark places him 153rd on TOUR this season, and his 29.00 putts-per-round average ranks 103rd. He has broken par 21.70% of the time (151st).
    CategoryOverall TOUR RankOverallLast 5 Starts
    Average Driving Distance36305.9310.2
    Greens in Regulation %9165.83%64.58%
    Putts Per Round10329.0030.0
    Par Breakers15121.70%19.10%
    Bogey Avoidance5313.94%17.01%

    Kitayama's best finishes

    • Kitayama has participated in 16 tournaments this season, and he has earned one top-10 finish.
    • In those 16 tournaments, he had a 81.3% success rate in terms of making the cut (13 cuts made).
    • Currently, Kitayama sits 81st in the FedExCup standings with 472 points.

    Kitayama's best Strokes Gained performances

    • This season, Kitayama's best Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee mark came at the WM Phoenix Open in February 2024, as he ranked sixth in the field with a mark of 3.939.
    • Kitayama's best Strokes Gained: Approach performance this season came at The Sentry, where he ranked sixth in the field with a mark of 3.988 (he finished 29th in that event).
    • When it comes to Strokes Gained: Around-the-Green, Kitayama produced his best effort this season at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am (February 2024), ranking No. 1 in the field with a mark of 3.104.
    • At the WM Phoenix Open in February 2024, Kitayama delivered a Strokes Gained: Putting mark of 4.480, which was his best so far this season. That ranked 11th in the field.
    • Kitayama recorded his best Strokes Gained: Total mark this season (8.258) in February 2024 at the WM Phoenix Open, which ranked eighth in the field. He finished eighth in that event.

    Kitayama's Strokes Gained rankings

    CategoryOverall TOUR RankOverallLast 5 Starts
    Average Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee220.4031.284
    Average Strokes Gained: Approach the Green440.3010.205
    Average Strokes Gained: Around the Green97-0.0060.421
    Average Strokes Gained: Putting153-0.425-2.719
    Average Strokes Gained: Total760.273-0.811

    Kitayama's past results

    DateTournament NameResultRound ScoresTo ParFedExCup Points
    July 13-15Genesis Scottish Open5471-65-72-70-26
    July 20-22The Open Championship6072-72-72-75+75
    August 10-13FedEx St. Jude Championship5266-69-69-74-226
    August 17-20BMW Championship4176-68-72-68+458
    October 19-21ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP1671-70-64-73-2--
    January 4-7The Sentry2972-64-71-66-1948
    January 11-14Sony Open in Hawaii2470-62-68-70-1033
    February 1-4AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am3969-74-67-618
    February 8-11WM Phoenix Open868-67-67-69-1378
    February 15-18The Genesis Invitational3970-69-69-75-120
    March 7-10Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by MastercardMC78-73+7--
    March 14-17THE PLAYERS Championship1970-71-71-67-990
    March 28-31Texas Children's Houston Open3673-68-66-70-316
    April 11-14Masters Tournament3571-73-82-68+624
    April 18-21RBC Heritage3370-71-66-70-727
    April 25-28Zurich Classic of New Orleans2366-70-64-70-1409
    May 9-12Wells Fargo Championship3470-75-70-72+326
    May 16-19PGA Championship2668-70-70-67-950
    June 6-9the Memorial Tournament presented by WorkdayMC76-80+12--
    June 13-16U.S. OpenMC73-74+7--
    June 20-23Travelers Championship3164-70-70-66-1035

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

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