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Aaron Rai betting profile: PGA Championship

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MCKINNEY, TEXAS - MAY 05: Aaron Rai of England lines up a putt on the 14th green during the final round of THE CJ CUP Byron Nelson at TPC Craig Ranch on May 05, 2024 in McKinney, Texas. (Photo by Tim Heitman/Getty Images)

MCKINNEY, TEXAS - MAY 05: Aaron Rai of England lines up a putt on the 14th green during the final round of THE CJ CUP Byron Nelson at TPC Craig Ranch on May 05, 2024 in McKinney, Texas. (Photo by Tim Heitman/Getty Images)

    In his last competition at THE CJ CUP Byron Nelson, Aaron Rai carded a fourth-place finish, and he heads into the 2024 PGA Championship looking for a better finish.

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    The PGA Championship tournament and course info

    • Date: May 16-19, 2024
    • Location: Louisville, KY
    • Course: Valhalla Golf Club
    • Par: 71 / 7,609 yards
    • Previous winner: Brooks Koepka

    At the PGA Championship

    • Rai has played the PGA Championship once in recent years (in 2021), posting a score of 12-over and missing the cut.
    • Brooks Koepka won this tournament in 2023 with numbers of 4.78 in Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee (seventh in field), 5.32 in SG: Approach the Green (seventh), and 4.191 in SG: Putting (13th).
    • In addition, Koepka's average driving distance was 319 (fourth in field), he hit 61.11% of greens in regulation (29th), and he averaged 26 putts per round (first).

    Rai's recent history at the PGA Championship

    DateResultRound ScoresTo Par

    Rai's recent performances

    • Over his last five appearances, Rai has one top-five finish and two top-10 finishes.
    • Out of the last five tournaments he's entered, he made the cut three times.
    • Over his last five tournaments, Rai has finished within three shots of the leader twice and carded a score that's better than average twice.
    • In his last five tournaments, his average score has been 10-under.
    • In terms of driving distance, Aaron Rai has averaged 292.3 yards in his past five starts.
    • Rai has an average of 0.972 Strokes Gained: Putting in his past five tournaments.
    • Rai is averaging 4.393 Strokes Gained: Total in his past five tournaments.
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    Rai's advanced stats and rankings

    • Rai owns a Strokes Gained: Off the Tee average of 0.246 (55th) this season, while his average driving distance of 291.3 yards ranks 146th on TOUR.
    • In terms of Strokes Gained: Approach, Rai sports a 0.637 mark (11th on TOUR).
    • On the greens, Rai's -0.023 Strokes Gained: Putting mark places him 104th on TOUR this season, and his 29.24 putts-per-round average ranks 142nd. He has broken par 28.95% of the time (20th).
    CategoryOverall TOUR RankOverallLast 5 Starts
    Average Driving Distance146291.3292.3
    Greens in Regulation %871.35%68.40%
    Putts Per Round14229.2429.4
    Par Breakers2028.95%20.49%
    Bogey Avoidance2112.57%10.07%

    Rai's best finishes

    • Rai has participated in 13 tournaments this season, and he has earned one top-five finish and two top-10 finishes.
    • In those 13 events, he made the cut nine times, a success rate of 69.2%.
    • Currently, Rai has 316 points, placing him 83rd in the FedExCup standings.

    Rai's best Strokes Gained performances

    • This season, Rai's best Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee performance came in May 2024 at THE CJ CUP Byron Nelson, where he ranked 12th in the field with a mark of 2.648. He finished fourth in that event.
    • Rai's best Strokes Gained: Approach performance this season came at the Mexico Open at Vidanta, where he ranked third in the field with a mark of 6.316 (he finished 19th in that event).
    • When it comes to Strokes Gained: Around-the-Green, Rai's best mark this season was at the Sony Open in Hawaii in January 2024, as he put up a 1.494 mark, which ranked him 20th in the field. He finished 57th in that event.
    • At the Texas Children's Houston Open in March 2024, Rai delivered a Strokes Gained: Putting mark of 3.718 (his best mark this season), which ranked 16th in the field. He finished seventh in that tournament.
    • Rai posted his best Strokes Gained: Total mark this season (10.048) at the Texas Children's Houston Open in March 2024, a performance that ranked him seventh in the field.

    Rai's Strokes Gained rankings

    CategoryOverall TOUR RankOverallLast 5 Starts
    Average Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee550.2460.578
    Average Strokes Gained: Approach the Green110.6372.613
    Average Strokes Gained: Around the Green930.0050.230
    Average Strokes Gained: Putting104-0.0230.972
    Average Strokes Gained: Total190.8664.393

    Rai's past results

    DateTournament NameResultRound ScoresTo ParFedExCup Points
    May 25-28Charles Schwab Challenge1271-68-67-71-359
    June 1-4the Memorial Tournament presented by WorkdayMC74-79+9--
    June 8-11RBC Canadian Open367-69-69-67-16145
    June 22-25Travelers Championship2467-66-68-66-1334
    June 29 - July 2Rocket Mortgage Classic965-68-66-71-1870
    July 13-15Genesis Scottish OpenMC71-68-1--
    July 27-303M Open2069-68-67-68-1239
    August 3-6Wyndham ChampionshipMC70-70E--
    August 10-13FedEx St. Jude Championship4966-68-70-73-334
    October 12-15Shriners Children's Open2871-66-69-66-12--
    October 19-21ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP2173-70-70-67E--
    January 11-14Sony Open in Hawaii5765-69-70-70-65
    January 18-21The American ExpressMC69-71-66-10--
    January 24-27Farmers Insurance Open3366-70-75-72-522
    February 8-11WM Phoenix OpenMC76-65-1--
    February 22-25Mexico Open at Vidanta1968-70-69-67-1043
    March 7-10Puerto Rico Open2369-69-70-68-1220
    March 14-17THE PLAYERS Championship3571-72-68-71-622
    March 21-24Valspar ChampionshipMC73-72+3--
    March 28-31Texas Children's Houston Open766-70-67-67-1083
    April 4-7Valero Texas Open5872-73-74-70+14
    April 18-21Corales Puntacana ChampionshipMC71-76+3--
    May 2-5THE CJ CUP Byron Nelson467-65-68-64-20109

    All stats in this article are accurate for Rai as of the start of the PGA Championship.

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