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Nicolai Hojgaard betting profile: PGA Championship

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PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FLORIDA - MARCH 10: The PGA TOUR flag during the second round of THE PLAYERS Championship at Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass on March 10, 2023 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. (Photo by Ben Jared/PGA TOUR via Getty Images)

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FLORIDA - MARCH 10: The PGA TOUR flag during the second round of THE PLAYERS Championship at Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass on March 10, 2023 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. (Photo by Ben Jared/PGA TOUR via Getty Images)

    Nicolai Hojgaard seeks better fortunes this time around in the 2024 PGA Championship. He took 50th at the par-70 Valhalla Golf Club in 2023.

    Latest odds for Hojgaard at the PGA Championship.

    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

    • In his last two appearances at the PGA Championship, Hojgaard has an average finish of 50th, and an average score of 7-over.
    • In Hojgaard's most recent appearance at the PGA Championship, in 2023, he finished 50th after posting a score of 7-over.
    • 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).
    • En route to his victory last year, Koepka posted an average driving distance of 319 (fourth in field), hit 61.11% of greens in regulation (29th), and took 26 putts per round (first).

    Hojgaard's recent history at the PGA Championship

    DateResultRound ScoresTo Par

    Hojgaard's recent performances

    • Hojgaard has made the cut and finished in the top 20 on the leaderboard once over his last five events.
    • He's made the cut in two of his last five appearances.
    • Hojgaard has finished with a better-than-average score in one of his last five tournaments.
    • He has finished with an average score of 4 those two times he's made the cut.
    • Off the tee, Nicolai Hojgaard has averaged 312.4 yards in his past five tournaments.
    • Hojgaard is averaging -3.476 in terms of Strokes Gained: Putting in his past five tournaments.
    • Looking at Strokes Gained: Total, Hojgaard has an average of -4.445 in his past five tournaments.
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    Hojgaard's advanced stats and rankings

    • Hojgaard's Strokes Gained: Off the Tee average of 0.474 ranks 20th on TOUR this season, and his 66.5% driving accuracy average ranks 49th.
    • In terms of Strokes Gained: Approach, Hojgaard ranks 66th on TOUR with a round-by-round average of 0.171. Additionally, he ranks 146th with a Greens in Regulation mark of 63.22%.
    • On the greens, Hojgaard's -0.440 Strokes Gained: Putting mark ranks 159th this season, and his 29.28 putts-per-round average ranks 144th.
    CategoryOverall TOUR RankOverallLast 5 Starts
    Average Driving Distance21307.8312.4
    Greens in Regulation %14663.22%57.54%
    Putts Per Round14429.2829.6
    Par Breakers15122.99%22.22%
    Bogey Avoidance17518.77%23.81%

    Hojgaard's best finishes

    • Although Hojgaard hasn't won any of the 10 tournaments he has participated in this season, he has secured one top-five finish.
    • In those 10 events, he made the cut six times (60%).
    • As of now, Hojgaard has accumulated 471 points, which ranks him 59th in the FedExCup standings.

    Hojgaard's best Strokes Gained performances

    • This season, Hojgaard's best Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee effort came at the Valero Texas Open, where he ranked seventh in the field with a mark of 3.568 (he finished 75th in that event).
    • Hojgaard produced his best Strokes Gained: Approach effort this season at the Valero Texas Open, ranking 17th in the field at 4.185. In that event, he finished 75th.
    • In terms of 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 tournament).
    • At the Farmers Insurance Open in January 2024, Hojgaard posted his best Strokes Gained: Putting mark this season (1.692). That ranked 28th in the field.
    • Hojgaard delivered his best Strokes Gained: Total mark this season (7.367) in January 2024 at the Farmers Insurance Open, which ranked sixth in the field. He finished second in that tournament.

    Hojgaard's Strokes Gained rankings

    CategoryOverall TOUR RankOverallLast 5 Starts
    Average Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee200.4741.079
    Average Strokes Gained: Approach the Green660.1710.198
    Average Strokes Gained: Around the Green172-0.473-2.246
    Average Strokes Gained: Putting159-0.440-3.476
    Average Strokes Gained: Total129-0.269-4.445

    Hojgaard's past results

    DateTournament NameResultRound ScoresTo ParFedExCup Points
    May 18-21PGA Championship5076-67-73-71+7--
    June 1-4the Memorial Tournament presented by WorkdayMC77-75+8--
    June 8-11RBC Canadian OpenMC74-73+3--
    June 29 - July 2Rocket Mortgage Classic2167-68-67-71-15--
    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--

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

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