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Nicolai Hojgaard betting profile: Genesis Scottish Open

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PINEHURST, NORTH CAROLINA - JUNE 15: Nicolai Hojgaard of Denmark hits a tee shot on the ninth hole during the third round of the 124th U.S. Open at Pinehurst Resort on June 15, 2024 in Pinehurst, North Carolina. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

PINEHURST, NORTH CAROLINA - JUNE 15: Nicolai Hojgaard of Denmark hits a tee shot on the ninth hole during the third round of the 124th U.S. Open at Pinehurst Resort on June 15, 2024 in Pinehurst, North Carolina. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)



    Nicolai Hojgaard hits the links July 10-13 in the 2024 Genesis Scottish Open at The Renaissance Club following a 66th-place finish in the Rocket Mortgage Classic his last time in competition.

    Latest odds for Hojgaard 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

    • Over his last two trips to the Genesis Scottish Open, Hojgaard has an average score of 9-under, with an average finish of sixth.
    • Hojgaard last participated in the Genesis Scottish Open in 2023, finishing sixth with a score of 9-under.
    • 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).

    Hojgaard's recent history at the Genesis Scottish Open

    DateResultRound ScoresTo Par
    7/12/2023670-63-71-67-9
    7/6/2022MC67-79+6

    Hojgaard's recent performances

    • In his last five events, Hojgaard has an average finish of 55th.
    • He has made four cuts over his last five tournaments.
    • Hojgaard has not posted a score better than the tournament average or finished within five shots of the leader in any of his last five events.
    • In his last five appearances, his average score has been even-par.
    • Nicolai Hojgaard has averaged 310.6 yards off the tee in his past five tournaments.
    • Hojgaard is averaging -0.212 in terms of Strokes Gained: Putting in his past five tournaments.
    • In his past five starts, Hojgaard is averaging -0.782 Strokes Gained: Total.
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    Hojgaard's advanced stats and rankings

    • Hojgaard has delivered a Strokes Gained: Off the Tee average of 0.129 this season (73rd on TOUR). His average driving distance (309.3 yards) ranks 18th, while his 59.4% driving accuracy average ranks 118th.
    • In terms of Strokes Gained: Approach, Hojgaard has a 0.225 average that ranks 63rd on TOUR. He ranks 126th with a 64.54% Greens in Regulation rate.
    • On the greens, Hojgaard's -0.264 Strokes Gained: Putting mark places him 134th on TOUR this season, and his 29.45 putts-per-round average ranks 147th. He has broken par 20.45% of the time (165th).
    CategoryOverall TOUR RankOverallLast 5 Starts
    Average Driving Distance18309.3310.6
    Greens in Regulation %12664.54%66.67%
    Putts Per Round14729.4529.7
    Par Breakers16520.45%16.36%
    Bogey Avoidance14716.55%12.96%

    Hojgaard's best finishes

    • Hojgaard has taken part in 15 tournaments this season, and he has secured one top-five finish.
    • In those 15 events, he made the cut 10 times (66.7%).
    • Hojgaard, who has 511 points, currently sits 75th in the FedExCup standings.

    Hojgaard's best Strokes Gained performances

    • This season, Hojgaard's best Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee performance came at the Valero Texas Open, where he ranked seventh in the field with a mark of 3.568 (he finished 75th in that tournament).
    • Hojgaard delivered his best Strokes Gained: Approach performance this season at the Valero Texas Open (April 2024), ranking 17th in the field with a mark of 4.185.
    • When it comes to Strokes Gained: Around-the-Green, Hojgaard's best performance this season was at the Farmers Insurance Open, where he ranked 28th in the field with a mark of 1.224 (he finished second in that event).
    • At the RBC Canadian Open in May 2024, Hojgaard posted his best Strokes Gained: Putting mark so far this season (6.072, which ranked ninth in the field). In that tournament, he finished 35th.
    • Hojgaard recorded his best Strokes Gained: Total mark this season (7.367) at the Farmers Insurance Open in January 2024, a performance that ranked him sixth in the field.

    Hojgaard's Strokes Gained rankings

    CategoryOverall TOUR RankOverallLast 5 Starts
    Average Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee730.129-0.986
    Average Strokes Gained: Approach the Green630.2251.037
    Average Strokes Gained: Around the Green157-0.334-0.620
    Average Strokes Gained: Putting134-0.264-0.212
    Average Strokes Gained: Total127-0.245-0.782

    Hojgaard's past results

    DateTournament NameResultRound ScoresTo ParFedExCup Points
    July 13-15Genesis Scottish Open670-63-71-67-9--
    July 20-22The Open Championship2371-70-69-74E--
    July 27-303M OpenMC71-68-3--
    August 3-6Wyndham Championship1468-66-69-67-10--
    October 12-15Shriners Children's Open5670-65-73-70-6--
    October 19-21ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP3165-77-69-70+1--
    January 24-27Farmers Insurance Open267-66-73-70-12300
    February 1-4AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am3174-65-70-731
    February 15-18The Genesis Invitational3970-71-73-69-120
    February 22-25Mexico Open at Vidanta5268-70-74-68-46
    March 7-10Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by MastercardMC77-71+4--
    March 14-17THE PLAYERS ChampionshipMC73-76+5--
    April 4-7Valero Texas Open7572-73-74-74+52
    April 11-14Masters Tournament1667-73-74-76+2113
    April 18-21Corales Puntacana ChampionshipMC73-72+1--
    April 25-28Zurich Classic of New OrleansMC68-71-69--
    May 16-19PGA Championship6870-71-68-73-26
    May 23-26Charles Schwab ChallengeMC71-77+8--
    May 30 - June 2RBC Canadian Open3568-69-72-68-318
    June 13-16U.S. Open5072-69-74-74+912
    June 27-30Rocket Mortgage Classic6671-65-73-75-44

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

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