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Sam Burns betting profile: PGA Championship

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Sam Burns betting profile: PGA Championship


    Sam Burns enters the 2024 PGA Championship May 16-19 after a 13th-place finish in the Wells Fargo Championship in his most recent tournament.

    Latest odds for Burns 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 three appearances at the PGA Championship, Burns has an average finish of 25th, and an average score of 3-over.
    • In Burns' most recent appearance at the PGA Championship, in 2023, he missed the cut after posting a score of 14-over.
    • 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), Brooks Koepka won this tournament in 2023.
    • 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).

    Burns' recent history at the PGA Championship

    DateResultRound ScoresTo Par
    5/18/2023MC74-80+14
    5/19/20222071-67-71-72+1
    5/16/20192970-72-69-74+5

    Burns' recent performances

    • Over his last five events, Burns has finished in the top 20 once.
    • He's made the cut in three of his last five events.
    • Burns has finished with a score lower than the tournament average in one of his last five tournaments.
    • He has an average score relative to par of 3-under in his last five appearances.
    • In terms of driving distance, Sam Burns has averaged 300.7 yards in his past five starts.
    • Burns is averaging 0.038 in terms of Strokes Gained: Putting in his past five tournaments.
    • In his past five starts, Burns is averaging 0.849 Strokes Gained: Total.
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    Burns' advanced stats and rankings

    • Burns owns a Strokes Gained: Off the Tee average of 0.372 (28th) this season, while his average driving distance of 303.9 yards ranks 43rd on TOUR.
    • In terms of Strokes Gained: Approach, Burns sports a 0.182 average that ranks 63rd on TOUR. He ranks 77th with a 66.35% Greens in Regulation rate.
    • On the greens, Burns' 0.398 Strokes Gained: Putting mark ranks 31st this season, while he averages 28.17 putts per round (20th).
    CategoryOverall TOUR RankOverallLast 5 Starts
    Average Driving Distance43303.9300.7
    Greens in Regulation %7766.35%61.46%
    Putts Per Round2028.1728.0
    Par Breakers1229.68%22.57%
    Bogey Avoidance1912.54%15.97%

    Burns' best finishes

    • Burns has not won any of the 11 tournaments he has participated in this season, though he has earned one top-five finish and four top-10 finishes.
    • In those 11 events, he made the cut nine times (81.8%).
    • Currently, Burns sits 34th in the FedExCup standings with 809 points.

    Burns' best Strokes Gained performances

    • This season Burns' best Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee performance came at the WM Phoenix Open, where his 6.454 mark ranked best in the field.
    • Burns' best Strokes Gained: Approach effort this season came at the WM Phoenix Open, where he ranked 20th in the field with a mark of 3.120 (he finished third in that event).
    • When it comes to Strokes Gained: Around-the-Green, Burns posted his best mark this season at the Valspar Championship (March 2024), ranking in the field with a mark of 0.950.
    • At the WM Phoenix Open in February 2024, Burns posted his best Strokes Gained: Putting mark this season (4.223). That ranked 12th in the field.
    • Burns delivered his best Strokes Gained: Total mark this season (13.258) at the WM Phoenix Open in February 2024, a performance that ranked him third in the field.

    Burns' Strokes Gained rankings

    CategoryOverall TOUR RankOverallLast 5 Starts
    Average Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee280.3720.584
    Average Strokes Gained: Approach the Green630.1820.337
    Average Strokes Gained: Around the Green145-0.224-0.112
    Average Strokes Gained: Putting310.3980.038
    Average Strokes Gained: Total270.7290.849

    Burns' past results

    DateTournament NameResultRound ScoresTo ParFedExCup Points
    May 18-21PGA ChampionshipMC74-80+14--
    May 25-28Charles Schwab Challenge667-70-70-68-592
    June 1-4the Memorial Tournament presented by Workday1671-71-73-73E51
    June 8-11RBC Canadian OpenMC73-71E--
    June 15-18U.S. Open3269-70-71-73+324
    July 13-15Genesis Scottish Open1967-65-71-71-642
    July 20-22The Open ChampionshipMC73-75+6--
    August 3-6Wyndham Championship1469-69-65-67-1051
    August 10-13FedEx St. Jude Championship5273-70-67-68-226
    August 17-20BMW Championship1571-70-62-71-6200
    August 24-27TOUR Championship966-66-71-67-10--
    November 30 - December 3Hero World Challenge1671-76-68-69-4--
    January 4-7The Sentry3369-68-68-69-1827
    January 18-21The American Express666-61-65-71-2592
    February 1-4AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am1068-69-67-12175
    February 8-11WM Phoenix Open368-67-67-64-18163
    February 15-18The Genesis Invitational1070-71-68-67-8150
    March 7-10Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard3068-72-71-78+138
    March 14-17THE PLAYERS Championship4573-70-65-76-414
    March 21-24Valspar ChampionshipMC71-72+1--
    April 11-14Masters TournamentMC80-73+9--
    April 18-21RBC Heritage4470-69-72-69-416
    May 9-12Wells Fargo Championship1371-68-70-73-2135

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

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