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Kurt Kitayama betting profile: U.S. Open

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PINEHURST, NORTH CAROLINA - JUNE 10: Kurt Kitayama of the United States plays his shot from the 14th tee during a practice round prior to the U.S. Open at Pinehurst Resort on June 10, 2024 in Pinehurst, North Carolina. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

PINEHURST, NORTH CAROLINA - JUNE 10: Kurt Kitayama of the United States plays his shot from the 14th tee during a practice round prior to the U.S. Open at Pinehurst Resort on June 10, 2024 in Pinehurst, North Carolina. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)



    At the Memorial Tournament presented by Workday, Kurt Kitayama struggled, failing to make the cut at Muirfield Village Golf Club. He is aiming for a better outcome in Village of Pinehurst, NC, at the 2024 U.S. Open from June 13-16.

    Latest odds for Kitayama at the U.S. Open.

    The U.S. Open tournament and course info

    • Date: June 13-16, 2024
    • Location: Village of Pinehurst, NC
    • Course: Pinehurst Resort & Country Club
    • Par: 70 / 7,548 yards
    • Previous winner: Wyndham Clark

    At the U.S. Open

    • Over the last three times Kitayama has entered the U.S. Open, he has missed the cut each time and posted an average score of -under.
    • Kitayama missed the cut (with a score of 5-over) in his most recent go-round at the U.S. Open in 2023.
    • When Wyndham Clark won this tournament in 2023, he had 5.756 Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee (second in the field), 1.058 SG: Approach the Green (34th), and 7.252 SG: Putting (fourth).
    • In addition, Clark's average driving distance was 325.3 (seventh in field), he hit 69.44% of greens in regulation (ninth), and he averaged 27.5 putts per round (first).

    Kitayama's recent history at the U.S. Open

    DateResultRound ScoresTo Par
    6/15/2023MC75-70+5
    6/16/2022MC74-73+7
    9/17/2020MC70-77+7

    Kitayama's recent performances

    • In his last five tournaments, Kitayama has an average finish of 29th.
    • Out of the last five tournaments he's entered, he made the cut four times.
    • Over his last five events, Kitayama has carded a score that's better than average in two of those outings.
    • In his last five events, his average score has been 38-under.
    • Kurt Kitayama has averaged 307.3 yards off the tee in his past five tournaments.
    • Kitayama is averaging -3.979 in terms of Strokes Gained: Putting in his past five tournaments.
    • Looking at Strokes Gained: Total, Kitayama has an average of -0.832 in his past five tournaments.
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    Kitayama's advanced stats and rankings

    • Kitayama has posted a Strokes Gained: Off the Tee average of 0.387, which ranks 28th on TOUR this season. Meanwhile, his average driving distance (305.2 yards) ranks 38th, and his 65.1% driving accuracy average ranks 53rd.
    • In terms of Strokes Gained: Approach, Kitayama has a 0.387 average that ranks 32nd on TOUR. He ranks 87th with a 65.25% Greens in Regulation rate.
    • On the greens, Kitayama's -0.433 Strokes Gained: Putting mark places him 157th on TOUR this season, and his 28.89 putts-per-round average ranks 94th. He has broken par 22.22% of the time (145th).
    CategoryOverall TOUR RankOverallLast 5 Starts
    Average Driving Distance38305.2307.3
    Greens in Regulation %8765.25%48.46%
    Putts Per Round9428.8929.0
    Par Breakers14522.22%16.98%
    Bogey Avoidance5514.18%13.27%

    Kitayama's best finishes

    • Kitayama has taken part in 14 tournaments this season, and he has earned one top-10 finish.
    • In those 14 tournaments, he had a 85.7% success rate in terms of making the cut (12 cuts made).
    • Currently, Kitayama sits 79th in the FedExCup standings with 437 points.

    Kitayama's best Strokes Gained performances

    • This season, Kitayama's best Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee performance came in February 2024 at the WM Phoenix Open, where he ranked sixth in the field with a mark of 3.939. He finished eighth in that event.
    • Kitayama produced his best Strokes Gained: Approach mark this season at The Sentry (January 2024), ranking sixth in the field with a mark of 3.988.
    • In terms of Strokes Gained: Around-the-Green, Kitayama's best performance this season was at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, where his 3.104 mark ranked No. 1 in the field.
    • At the WM Phoenix Open in February 2024, Kitayama posted his best Strokes Gained: Putting mark so far this season (4.480, which ranked 11th in the field). In that event, he finished eighth.
    • Kitayama delivered his best Strokes Gained: Total mark this season (8.258) at the WM Phoenix Open, which was held in February 2024. That performance ranked eighth in the field (he finished eighth in that event).

    Kitayama's Strokes Gained rankings

    CategoryOverall TOUR RankOverallLast 5 Starts
    Average Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee280.3871.086
    Average Strokes Gained: Approach the Green320.3871.015
    Average Strokes Gained: Around the Green101-0.0201.046
    Average Strokes Gained: Putting157-0.433-3.979
    Average Strokes Gained: Total660.320-0.832

    Kitayama's past results

    DateTournament NameResultRound ScoresTo ParFedExCup Points
    June 15-18U.S. OpenMC75-70+5--
    June 22-25Travelers ChampionshipMC71-66-3--
    July 13-15Genesis Scottish Open5471-65-72-70-26
    July 20-22The Open Championship6072-72-72-75+75
    August 10-13FedEx St. Jude Championship5266-69-69-74-226
    August 17-20BMW Championship4176-68-72-68+458
    October 19-21ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP1671-70-64-73-2--
    January 4-7The Sentry2972-64-71-66-1948
    January 11-14Sony Open in Hawaii2470-62-68-70-1033
    February 1-4AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am3969-74-67-618
    February 8-11WM Phoenix Open868-67-67-69-1378
    February 15-18The Genesis Invitational3970-69-69-75-120
    March 7-10Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by MastercardMC78-73+7--
    March 14-17THE PLAYERS Championship1970-71-71-67-990
    March 28-31Texas Children's Houston Open3673-68-66-70-316
    April 11-14Masters Tournament3571-73-82-68+624
    April 18-21RBC Heritage3370-71-66-70-727
    April 25-28Zurich Classic of New Orleans2366-70-64-70-1409
    May 9-12Wells Fargo Championship3470-75-70-72+326
    May 16-19PGA Championship2668-70-70-67-950
    June 6-9the Memorial Tournament presented by WorkdayMC76-80+12--

    All stats in this article are accurate for Kitayama as of the start of the U.S. Open.

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