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Troy Merritt betting profile: ISCO Championship

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SILVIS, ILLINOIS - JULY 04: Troy Merritt of the United States lines up a putt on the first green during the first round of the John Deere Classic at TPC Deere Run on July 04, 2024 in Silvis, Illinois. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)

SILVIS, ILLINOIS - JULY 04: Troy Merritt of the United States lines up a putt on the first green during the first round of the John Deere Classic at TPC Deere Run on July 04, 2024 in Silvis, Illinois. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)



    Troy Merritt starts play this weekend looking for a better outcome in the 2024 ISCO Championship after failing to make the cut in the competition in 2019 at Keene Trace Golf Club (Champions Course).

    Latest odds for Merritt at the ISCO Championship.

    The ISCO Championship tournament and course info

    • Date: July 11-14, 2024
    • Location: Nicholasville, Kentucky, USA
    • Course: Keene Trace Golf Club (Champions Course)
    • Par: 72 / 7,328 yards
    • Purse: $4M
    • Previous winner: Vincent Norrman

    At the ISCO Championship

    • Merritt has played the ISCO Championship three times of late, with one win. His average score has been 17-under, and his average finish has been 18th.
    • In 2019, Merritt failed to make the cut (with a score of 1-under) in his most recent appearance at the ISCO Championship.
    • En route to winning this tournament in 2023, Vincent Norrman posted numbers of 5.184 in Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee (third in field), 0.16 in SG: Approach the Green (49th), and 5.193 in SG: Putting (seventh).
    • En route to his victory last year, Norrman posted an average driving distance of 315.9 (14th in field), hit 69.44% of greens in regulation (35th), and took 26 putts per round (first).

    Merritt's recent history at the ISCO Championship

    DateResultRound ScoresTo Par
    7/18/2019MC73-70-1
    7/19/2018162-67-69-67-23

    Merritt's recent performances

    • Merritt has made the cut and finished in the top 20 on the leaderboard once over his last five tournaments.
    • Out of the last five tournaments he's entered, he made the cut three times.
    • Merritt has finished with a better-than-average score in one of his last five tournaments.
    • He has finished with an average score of -6 those three times he's made the cut.
    • Off the tee, Troy Merritt has averaged 294.7 yards in his past five tournaments.
    • Merritt is averaging 0.335 in terms of Strokes Gained: Putting in his past five tournaments.
    • In his past five starts, Merritt is averaging 1.658 Strokes Gained: Total.
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    Merritt's advanced stats and rankings

    • Merritt has put up a Strokes Gained: Off the Tee average of -0.134, which ranks 122nd on TOUR this season. Meanwhile, his average driving distance (291.0 yards) ranks 146th, and his 66% driving accuracy average ranks 47th.
    • In terms of Strokes Gained: Approach, Merritt ranks 69th on TOUR with a round-by-round average of 0.194. Additionally, he ranks 89th with a Greens in Regulation mark of 65.89%.
    • On the greens, Merritt has delivered a -0.098 Strokes Gained: Putting mark this season, which places him 117th on TOUR, while he ranks 63rd with a putts-per-round average of 28.72. He has broken par 24.56% of the time (80th on TOUR).
    CategoryOverall TOUR RankOverallLast 5 Starts
    Average Driving Distance146291.0294.7
    Greens in Regulation %8965.89%67.01%
    Putts Per Round6328.7229.5
    Par Breakers8024.56%20.14%
    Bogey Avoidance7714.56%13.89%

    Merritt's best finishes

    • Merritt has taken part in 18 tournaments this season, and while he hasn't won any of them, he has earned one finish in the top-10.
    • In those 18 tournaments, he had a 50% success rate in terms of making the cut (nine cuts made).
    • Merritt, who has 210 points, currently ranks 127th in the FedExCup standings.

    Merritt's best Strokes Gained performances

    • This season, Merritt delivered his best Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee mark at the Mexico Open at Vidanta, ranking 21st in the field at 1.639. In that tournament, he finished 58th.
    • Merritt's best Strokes Gained: Approach effort this season came at the Cognizant Classic in The Palm Beaches, where he ranked 15th in the field with a mark of 3.941 (he finished 47th in that event).
    • In terms of Strokes Gained: Around-the-Green, Merritt's best effort this season was at the Mexico Open at Vidanta in February 2024, as he delivered a 4.076 mark, which ranked him sixth in the field. He finished 58th in that event.
    • At THE CJ CUP Byron Nelson in May 2024, Merritt delivered a Strokes Gained: Putting mark of 5.899, which was his best so far this season. That ranked sixth in the field.
    • Merritt posted his best Strokes Gained: Total mark this season (7.433) at THE CJ CUP Byron Nelson, which was held in May 2024. That performance ranked ninth in the field (he finished ninth in that tournament).

    Merritt's Strokes Gained rankings

    CategoryOverall TOUR RankOverallLast 5 Starts
    Average Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee122-0.1340.073
    Average Strokes Gained: Approach the Green690.1941.226
    Average Strokes Gained: Around the Green550.1570.023
    Average Strokes Gained: Putting117-0.0980.335
    Average Strokes Gained: Total900.1181.658

    Merritt's past results

    DateTournament NameResultRound ScoresTo ParFedExCup Points
    July 13-15Genesis Scottish OpenMC71-72+3--
    July 27-303M OpenMC72-71+1--
    August 3-6Wyndham Championship5870-63-70-75-25
    September 14-17Fortinet Championship774-67-69-65-13--
    October 5-8Sanderson Farms Championship968-65-71-68-16--
    October 12-15Shriners Children's Open6468-71-71-72-2--
    November 2-5World Wide Technology Championship6571-68-73-65-11--
    November 9-12Butterfield Bermuda Championship7269-67-71-72-5--
    November 16-19The RSM ClassicMC77-64-1--
    January 11-14Sony Open in Hawaii2468-66-66-70-1033
    January 18-21The American ExpressMC70-64-70-12--
    January 24-27Farmers Insurance OpenMC70-77+3--
    February 8-11WM Phoenix OpenMC69-74+1--
    February 22-25Mexico Open at Vidanta5871-69-69-72-35
    February 29 - March 3Cognizant Classic in The Palm Beaches4768-72-69-69-69
    March 7-10Puerto Rico Open2368-71-69-68-1220
    March 14-17THE PLAYERS ChampionshipMC73-73+2--
    March 21-24Valspar ChampionshipMC70-77+5--
    April 4-7Valero Texas OpenMC71-77+4--
    April 18-21Corales Puntacana Championship6766-74-71-77E2
    April 25-28Zurich Classic of New OrleansMC67-77E--
    May 2-5THE CJ CUP Byron Nelson967-62-70-67-1873
    May 9-12Myrtle Beach Classic4068-71-67-71-78
    May 23-26Charles Schwab Challenge4570-72-70-70+210
    May 30 - June 2RBC Canadian OpenMC72-69+1--
    June 27-30Rocket Mortgage Classic1769-64-70-73-1249
    July 4-7John Deere ClassicMC69-71-2--

    All stats in this article are accurate for Merritt as of the start of the ISCO Championship.

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