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Sami Valimaki betting profile: Genesis Scottish Open

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DETROIT, MICHIGAN - JUNE 27: Sami Valimaki of Finland  plays his shot from the 12th tee during the first round of the Rocket Mortgage Classic at Detroit Golf Club on June 27, 2024 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Raj Mehta/Getty Images)

DETROIT, MICHIGAN - JUNE 27: Sami Valimaki of Finland plays his shot from the 12th tee during the first round of the Rocket Mortgage Classic at Detroit Golf Club on June 27, 2024 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Raj Mehta/Getty Images)



    Sami Valimaki enters play in the 2024 Genesis Scottish Open from July 10-13 after a 12th-place finish at the John Deere Classic.

    Latest odds for Valimaki 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

    • In his last two appearances at the Genesis Scottish Open, Valimaki has an average finish of 50th, and an average score of 3-over.
    • In 2023, Valimaki finished 76th (with a score of 6-over) in his most recent appearance at the Genesis Scottish Open.
    • 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 also posted numbers of 331.8 in average driving distance (first in field), 69.44% in terms of greens in regulation (24th), and 27.5 putts per round (ninth).

    Valimaki's recent history at the Genesis Scottish Open

    DateResultRound ScoresTo Par
    7/12/20237667-70-76-73+6
    7/6/20222470-73-71-66E

    Valimaki's recent performances

    • Valimaki has made the weekend and finished in the top 20 on the leaderboard once over his last five appearances.
    • He's made the cut in two of his last five appearances.
    • Over his last five tournaments, Valimaki has carded a score that's better than average in one of those outings.
    • In his last five tournaments, his average score has been 12-under.
    • Sami Valimaki has averaged 292.6 yards off the tee in his past five tournaments.
    • Valimaki has an average of 0.811 Strokes Gained: Putting in his past five tournaments.
    • Valimaki is averaging 1.076 Strokes Gained: Total in his past five tournaments.
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    Valimaki's advanced stats and rankings

    • Valimaki's Strokes Gained: Off the Tee average of 0.187 ranks 58th on TOUR this season, and his 63.3% driving accuracy average ranks 78th.
    • In terms of Strokes Gained: Approach, Valimaki ranks 76th on TOUR with a mark of 0.102.
    • On the greens, Valimaki's 0.078 Strokes Gained: Putting mark places him 79th on TOUR this season, and his 29.07 putts-per-round average ranks 115th. He has broken par 23.86% of the time (97th).
    CategoryOverall TOUR RankOverallLast 5 Starts
    Average Driving Distance93298.2292.6
    Greens in Regulation %5366.92%70.24%
    Putts Per Round11529.0729.6
    Par Breakers9723.86%23.81%
    Bogey Avoidance11015.53%16.27%

    Valimaki's best finishes

    • Valimaki has participated in 16 tournaments this season, and he has secured one top-five finish.
    • In those 16 tournaments, he made the cut on seven occasions.
    • Currently, Valimaki has 418 points, placing him 86th in the FedExCup standings.

    Valimaki's best Strokes Gained performances

    • This season, Valimaki produced his best Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee performance at the Mexico Open at Vidanta, ranking 19th in the field at 1.916. In that tournament, he finished second.
    • Valimaki's best Strokes Gained: Approach performance this season came in February 2024 at the WM Phoenix Open, where he ranked sixth in the field with a mark of 5.456. He finished 41st in that event.
    • In terms of Strokes Gained: Around-the-Green, Valimaki's best performance this season was at THE PLAYERS Championship, where he ranked second in the field with a mark of 4.469 (he finished 54th in that event).
    • At the John Deere Classic in July 2024, Valimaki recorded his best Strokes Gained: Putting mark this season -- 7.762, which ranked him third in the field. He finished 12th in that event.
    • Valimaki recorded his best Strokes Gained: Total mark this season (12.596) at the Mexico Open at Vidanta in February 2024, a performance that ranked him second in the field.

    Valimaki's Strokes Gained rankings

    CategoryOverall TOUR RankOverallLast 5 Starts
    Average Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee580.1870.013
    Average Strokes Gained: Approach the Green760.1020.959
    Average Strokes Gained: Around the Green142-0.203-0.708
    Average Strokes Gained: Putting790.0780.811
    Average Strokes Gained: Total860.1641.076

    Valimaki's past results

    DateTournament NameResultRound ScoresTo ParFedExCup Points
    July 13-15Genesis Scottish Open7667-70-76-73+6--
    July 20-22The Open Championship6876-68-70-79+9--
    January 11-14Sony Open in HawaiiMC74-71+5--
    January 18-21The American ExpressMC74-69-69-4--
    January 24-27Farmers Insurance Open4370-67-73-75-311
    February 8-11WM Phoenix Open4169-70-75-64-612
    February 22-25Mexico Open at Vidanta264-67-67-69-17300
    February 29 - March 3Cognizant Classic in The Palm BeachesMC75-67E--
    March 7-10Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by MastercardMC76-73+5--
    March 14-17THE PLAYERS Championship5471-72-69-74-29
    March 21-24Valspar Championship4569-72-70-72-110
    May 2-5THE CJ CUP Byron NelsonMC72-68-2--
    May 9-12Myrtle Beach ClassicMC70-71-1--
    May 16-19PGA ChampionshipMC70-72E--
    May 23-26Charles Schwab ChallengeMC70-74+4--
    May 30 - June 2RBC Canadian Open3570-67-71-69-318
    June 27-30Rocket Mortgage ClassicMC75-72+3--
    July 4-7John Deere Classic1261-72-65-66-2058

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

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