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Ben Martin Betting Profile: Valero Texas Open

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Betting Profile

PALM HARBOR, FLORIDA - MARCH 21: Ben Martin of the United States plays his shot from the sixth tee during the first round of the Valspar Championship at Copperhead Course at Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club on March 21, 2024 in Palm Harbor, Florida. (Photo by Julio Aguilar/Getty Images)

PALM HARBOR, FLORIDA - MARCH 21: Ben Martin of the United States plays his shot from the sixth tee during the first round of the Valspar Championship at Copperhead Course at Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club on March 21, 2024 in Palm Harbor, Florida. (Photo by Julio Aguilar/Getty Images)



    Ben Martin shot -8 and placed 10th the last time he played in this tournament. He'll tee off at TPC San Antonio (Oaks) April 4-7 with his sights set higher this time around in the 2024 Valero Texas Open.

    Latest odds for Martin at the Valero Texas Open.

    The Valero Texas Open Tournament & Course Info

    • Date: April 4-7, 2024
    • Location: San Antonio, Texas
    • Course: TPC San Antonio (Oaks)
    • Par: 72 / 7,438 yards
    • Purse: $9.2M
    • Previous Winner: Corey Conners

    At the Valero Texas Open

    • Martin's average finish has been 38th, and his average score -3, over his last four appearances at the Valero Texas Open.
    • In 2023, Martin finished 10th (with a score of -8) in his most recent appearance at the Valero Texas Open.
    • With numbers of 3.959 in Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee (eighth in field), 9.539 in SG: Approach the Green (first), and 0.376 in SG: Putting (41st), Corey Conners won this tournament in 2023.
    • En route to his victory last year, Conners posted an average driving distance of 300.6 (51st in field), hit 77.78% of greens in regulation (first), and took 29 putts per round (53rd).

    Martin's Recent History at the Valero Texas Open

    DateResultRound ScoresTo Par
    3/30/20231070-70-73-67-8
    3/31/20226369-72-75-73+1
    4/1/20213473-73-72-68-2
    4/19/20184573-72-71-71-1

    Martin's Recent Performances

    • In his last five events, Martin has an average finish of 47th.
    • In the last five times he's played a tournament, he has made the cut three times.
    • Over his last five tournaments, Martin has carded a score that's better than average in one of those outings.
    • He has carded an average score of -4 over his last five tournaments.
    • Ben Martin has averaged 287.5 yards off the tee in his past five tournaments.
    • Martin is averaging -0.019 in terms of Strokes Gained: Putting in his past five tournaments.
    • In his past five starts, Martin is averaging -0.065 Strokes Gained: Total.
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    Martin's Advanced Stats and Rankings

    • Martin has a Strokes Gained: Off the Tee average of -0.177 this season, which ranks 129th on TOUR. Meanwhile, his average driving distance (288.5 yards) ranks 149th.
    • In terms of Strokes Gained: Approach, Martin sports a 0.563 mark (20th on TOUR).
    • On the greens, Martin's 0.034 Strokes Gained: Putting mark ranks 95th this season, while he averages putts per round (first).
    CategoryOverall TOUR RankLast 5 StartsOverall
    Average Driving Distance149288.5287.5
    Greens in Regulation %1%65.63%
    Putts Per Round128.9
    Par Breakers1%22.22%
    Bogey Avoidance1%14.93%

    Martin's Best Finishes

    • Martin, who has participated in eight tournaments this season, is still seeking his first top-10 finish.
    • In those eight events, he made the cut five times (62.5%).
    • As of now, Martin has collected 70 points, which ranks him 135th in the FedExCup standings.

    Martin's Best Strokes Gained Performances

    • This season, Martin produced his best Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee effort at the Sony Open in Hawaii (January 2024), ranking in the field at 1.446.
    • Martin's best Strokes Gained: Approach performance this season came at the Valspar Championship, where his 4.653 mark ranked 11th in the field.
    • When it comes to Strokes Gained: Around-the-Green, Martin's best performance this season was in January 2024 at the Farmers Insurance Open, where he ranked 49th in the field with a mark of -0.408. He finished 37th in that event.
    • At THE PLAYERS Championship in March 2024, Martin delivered his best Strokes Gained: Putting mark this season -- 4.080, which ranked him 15th in the field. He finished 31st in that tournament.
    • Martin delivered his best Strokes Gained: Total mark this season (4.126) at THE PLAYERS Championship, which was held in March 2024. That performance ranked 31st in the field (he finished 31st in that event).

    Martin's Strokes Gained Rankings

    CategoryOverall TOUR RankOverallLast 5 Starts
    Average Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee129-0.177-1.048
    Average Strokes Gained: Approach the Green200.5632.608
    Average Strokes Gained: Around the Green165-0.454-1.610
    Average Strokes Gained: Putting950.034-0.019
    Average Strokes Gained: Total105-0.033-0.065

    Martin's Past Results

    DateTournament NameResultRound ScoresTo ParFedExCup Points
    April 13-16RBC Heritage4171-68-70-69-612
    April 27-30Mexico Open at Vidanta4668-66-73-71-610
    May 4-7Wells Fargo ChampionshipMC79-68+5--
    May 25-28Charles Schwab Challenge5769-69-68-79+55
    June 8-11RBC Canadian OpenMC74-73+3--
    June 22-25Travelers Championship6367-68-69-72-44
    June 29 - July 2Rocket Mortgage ClassicMC71-73E--
    July 6-9John Deere ClassicMC69-70-3--
    July 13-15Genesis Scottish Open4270-67-67-73-310
    July 27-303M OpenMC73-70+1--
    August 3-6Wyndham ChampionshipMC70-72+2--
    September 14-17Fortinet ChampionshipMC73-72+1--
    October 5-8Sanderson Farms Championship1670-68-72-66-12--
    October 12-15Shriners Children's OpenMC72-68-2--
    November 2-5World Wide Technology ChampionshipMC72-71-1--
    November 9-12Butterfield Bermuda Championship2765-70-66-69-14--
    November 16-19The RSM ClassicMC70-71-1--
    January 11-14Sony Open in HawaiiMC70-69-1--
    January 18-21The American Express5668-64-67-75-145
    January 24-27Farmers Insurance Open3773-67-72-72-417
    February 8-11WM Phoenix OpenMC69-73E--
    February 29 - March 3Cognizant Classic in The Palm BeachesMC70-71-1--
    March 7-10Puerto Rico Open4270-69-70-69-107
    March 14-17THE PLAYERS Championship3172-71-71-67-738
    March 21-24Valspar Championship6768-71-76-73+43

    All stats in this article are accurate for Martin as of the start of the Valero Texas Open.

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