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Ben Taylor Betting Profile: Valero Texas Open

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HOUSTON, TEXAS - MARCH 29: Ben Taylor of England hits a tee shot on the fourth hole during the second round of the Texas Children's Houston Open at Memorial Park Golf Course on March 29, 2024 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Logan Riely/Getty Images)

HOUSTON, TEXAS - MARCH 29: Ben Taylor of England hits a tee shot on the fourth hole during the second round of the Texas Children's Houston Open at Memorial Park Golf Course on March 29, 2024 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Logan Riely/Getty Images)

    At the Texas Children's Houston Open, Ben Taylor struggled, failing to make the cut at Memorial Park Golf Course. He is looking for a bounce-back performance in the 2024 Valero Texas Open April 4-7 in San Antonio, Texas.

    Latest odds for Taylor 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

    • Taylor has entered the Valero Texas Open once in recent years (in 2023), posting a score of +1 and missing the cut.
    • Corey Conners finished with 3.959 Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee (eighth in the field), 9.539 SG: Approach the Green (first), and 0.376 SG: Putting (41st) en route to winning this tournament in 2023.
    • Conners averaged 300.6 yards off the tee (51st in field), had a greens in regulation percentage of 77.78% (first), and attempted 29 putts per round (53rd) in that victory a year ago.

    Taylor's Recent History at the Valero Texas Open

    DateResultRound ScoresTo Par

    Taylor's Recent Performances

    • He has failed to make the cut in each of his last five tournaments.
    • Taylor has not been in the hunt in any recent tournaments, as he's not posted a score better than the field average or finished within five shots of the leader in any of his last five events.
    • Ben Taylor has averaged 295.4 yards off the tee in his past five tournaments.
    • Taylor is averaging 0.189 in terms of Strokes Gained: Putting in his past five tournaments.
    • In his past five starts, Taylor is averaging -4.559 Strokes Gained: Total.
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    Taylor's Advanced Stats and Rankings

    • Taylor has a Strokes Gained: Off the Tee average of -0.924 this season, which ranks 179th on TOUR. Meanwhile, his average driving distance (294.7 yards) ranks 103rd.
    • In terms of Strokes Gained: Approach, Taylor owns a -0.826 average that ranks 175th on TOUR. He ranks first with a % Greens in Regulation rate.
    • On the greens, Taylor has registered a -0.169 Strokes Gained: Putting mark this season, which ranks him 119th on TOUR, while he ranks first with a putts-per-round average of . He has broken par % of the time (first on TOUR).
    CategoryOverall TOUR RankLast 5 StartsOverall
    Average Driving Distance103294.7295.4
    Greens in Regulation %1%59.44%
    Putts Per Round129.6
    Par Breakers1%15.56%
    Bogey Avoidance1%20.56%

    Taylor's Best Finishes

    • Taylor, who has participated in nine tournaments this season, is still seeking his first top-10 finish.
    • In those nine events, he made the cut one time, a success rate of 11.1%.
    • Taylor, who has 4 points, currently ranks 201st in the FedExCup standings.

    Taylor's Best Strokes Gained Performances

    • This season, Taylor's best Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee mark came at the Sony Open in Hawaii in January 2024, as he ranked in the field with a mark of -0.278.
    • Taylor's best Strokes Gained: Approach performance this season came at the WM Phoenix Open, where he ranked in the field with a mark of 0.867 (he missed the cut in that tournament).
    • In terms of Strokes Gained: Around-the-Green, Taylor's best performance this season was at the Valspar Championship, where he ranked in the field with a mark of 0.889 (he missed the cut in that tournament).
    • At the Mexico Open at Vidanta in February 2024, Taylor delivered a Strokes Gained: Putting mark of 3.847, his best mark so far this season. That ranked him in the field (he missed the cut in that event).
    • Taylor posted his best Strokes Gained: Total mark this season (-0.158) at the Mexico Open at Vidanta (which ranked him in the field). In that event, he missed the cut.

    Taylor's Strokes Gained Rankings

    CategoryOverall TOUR RankOverallLast 5 Starts
    Average Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee179-0.924-2.413
    Average Strokes Gained: Approach the Green175-0.826-2.361
    Average Strokes Gained: Around the Green98-0.0020.025
    Average Strokes Gained: Putting119-0.1690.189
    Average Strokes Gained: Total178-1.921-4.559

    Taylor's Past Results

    DateTournament NameResultRound ScoresTo ParFedExCup Points
    April 13-16RBC HeritageMC75-72+5--
    April 27-30Mexico Open at Vidanta867-70-66-67-1483
    May 4-7Wells Fargo ChampionshipMC72-73+3--
    May 18-21PGA Championship6972-72-78-71+133
    May 25-28Charles Schwab ChallengeMC71-72+3--
    June 1-4the Memorial Tournament presented by WorkdayMC73-80+9--
    June 22-25Travelers ChampionshipMC66-74E--
    June 29 - July 2Rocket Mortgage ClassicMC73-69-2--
    July 6-9John Deere ClassicMC75-78+11--
    July 13-15Genesis Scottish Open7370-68-68-77+33
    July 27-303M Open7170-68-76-71+13
    August 3-6Wyndham ChampionshipMC72-69+1--
    September 14-17Fortinet Championship3072-69-70-70-7--
    October 5-8Sanderson Farms Championship7369-69-75-74-1--
    October 12-15Shriners Children's Open2869-69-68-66-12--
    October 19-21ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP7773-84-69-74+20--
    November 2-5World Wide Technology ChampionshipMC73-73+2--
    November 16-19The RSM ClassicMC78-70+6--
    January 11-14Sony Open in HawaiiMC72-71+3--
    January 18-21The American ExpressMC70-71-73-2--
    January 24-27Farmers Insurance Open6470-71-75-72E4
    February 8-11WM Phoenix OpenMC72-73+3--
    February 22-25Mexico Open at VidantaMC70-71-1--
    February 29 - March 3Cognizant Classic in The Palm BeachesMC68-79+5--
    March 14-17THE PLAYERS ChampionshipMC73-77+6--
    March 21-24Valspar ChampionshipMC76-74+8--
    March 28-31Texas Children's Houston OpenMC68-77+5--

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

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