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Eric Cole Betting Profile: Valero Texas Open

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Betting Profile

ORLANDO, FLORIDA - MARCH 08: Eric Cole of the United States reacts after a putt on the sixth hole during the second round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard at Arnold Palmer Bay Hill Golf Course on March 08, 2024 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Cliff Hawkins/Getty Images)

ORLANDO, FLORIDA - MARCH 08: Eric Cole of the United States reacts after a putt on the sixth hole during the second round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard at Arnold Palmer Bay Hill Golf Course on March 08, 2024 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Cliff Hawkins/Getty Images)

    Eric Cole looks to improve upon his 39th-place finish in 2023's tournament when he begins play in the 2024 Valero Texas Open at TPC San Antonio (Oaks) April 4-7.

    Latest odds for Cole 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

    • Cole has played the Valero Texas Open once recently (in 2023), posting a score of -3 and finishing 39th.
    • Corey Conners won this tournament in 2023 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).
    • Conners' average driving distance was 300.6 (51st in field), he hit 77.78% of greens in regulation (first), with 29 putts per round (53rd) en route to his win last year.

    Cole's Recent History at the Valero Texas Open

    DateResultRound ScoresTo Par

    Cole's Recent Performances

    • Cole has finished in the top 10 once over his last five events.
    • He has made three cuts over his last five tournaments.
    • Cole has finished with a score lower than the tournament average in three of his last five tournaments.
    • He has an average score of -4 across his last five events.
    • Eric Cole has averaged 294.4 yards off the tee in his past five tournaments.
    • Cole has an average of 0.589 Strokes Gained: Putting in his past five tournaments.
    • Cole is averaging -0.009 Strokes Gained: Total in his past five tournaments.
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    Cole's Advanced Stats and Rankings

    • Cole owns a Strokes Gained: Off the Tee average of -0.196 (133rd) this season, while his average driving distance of 293.6 yards ranks 115th on TOUR.
    • In terms of Strokes Gained: Approach, Cole ranks 45th on TOUR with a round-by-round average of 0.315. Additionally, he ranks first with a Greens in Regulation mark of %.
    • On the greens, Cole's 0.383 Strokes Gained: Putting mark places him 36th on TOUR this season, and his putts-per-round average ranks first. He has broken par % of the time (first).
    CategoryOverall TOUR RankLast 5 StartsOverall
    Average Driving Distance115293.6294.4
    Greens in Regulation %1%57.29%
    Putts Per Round127.5
    Par Breakers1%19.79%
    Bogey Avoidance1%14.24%

    Cole's Best Finishes

    • While Cole has not won any of the 11 tournaments he has played this season, he has collected one top-10 finish.
    • In those 11 tournaments, he had a 72.7% success rate in terms of making the cut (eight cuts made).
    • Currently, Cole has 590 points, ranking him 29th in the FedExCup standings.

    Cole's Best Strokes Gained Performances

    • This season, Cole's best Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee performance came in January 2024 at the Sony Open in Hawaii, where he ranked 13th in the field with a mark of 3.194. He finished 13th in that tournament.
    • Cole produced his best Strokes Gained: Approach mark this season at the Valspar Championship (March 2024), ranking seventh in the field with a mark of 5.266.
    • In terms of Strokes Gained: Around-the-Green, Cole delivered his best effort this season at the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard (March 2024), ranking 11th in the field with a mark of 1.991.
    • At The Sentry in January 2024, Cole posted his best Strokes Gained: Putting mark this season (4.188), which ranked seventh in the field.
    • Cole posted his best Strokes Gained: Total mark this season (6.751) in January 2024 at the Sony Open in Hawaii, which ranked 13th in the field. He finished 13th in that tournament.

    Cole's Strokes Gained Rankings

    CategoryOverall TOUR RankOverallLast 5 Starts
    Average Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee133-0.196-1.138
    Average Strokes Gained: Approach the Green450.3150.010
    Average Strokes Gained: Around the Green106-0.0590.530
    Average Strokes Gained: Putting360.3830.589
    Average Strokes Gained: Total590.443-0.009

    Cole's Past Results

    DateTournament NameResultRound ScoresTo ParFedExCup Points
    April 27-30Mexico Open at Vidanta565-68-69-66-16100
    May 4-7Wells Fargo ChampionshipMC71-72+1--
    May 11-14AT&T Byron Nelson2366-68-70-65-1534
    May 18-21PGA Championship1567-74-70-70+159
    May 25-28Charles Schwab ChallengeMC69-74+3--
    June 1-4the Memorial Tournament presented by Workday2475-70-70-74+138
    June 8-11RBC Canadian Open669-73-69-63-1495
    June 15-18U.S. Open3969-70-71-74+418
    June 22-25Travelers Championship2464-65-73-65-1334
    July 6-9John Deere Classic4269-67-68-71-911
    July 13-15Genesis Scottish Open6067-69-64-79-15
    July 27-303M Open3070-66-68-70-1024
    August 3-6Wyndham Championship1469-65-66-70-1051
    August 10-13FedEx St. Jude Championship3166-70-68-70-692
    August 17-20BMW Championship2572-68-68-69-3133
    September 14-17Fortinet Championship468-66-68-70-16--
    October 5-8Sanderson Farms Championship3571-68-71-69-9--
    October 12-15Shriners Children's Open371-66-67-62-18--
    October 19-21ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP265-71-66-70-8--
    November 16-19The RSM Classic366-66-61-67-22--
    January 4-7The Sentry1470-66-69-65-22113
    January 11-14Sony Open in Hawaii1366-72-64-66-1255
    January 18-21The American Express2166-64-66-72-2040
    January 24-27Farmers Insurance OpenMC74-74+4--
    February 1-4AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am1468-71-67-10118
    February 8-11WM Phoenix Open4970-69-70-70-58
    February 15-18The Genesis Invitational1073-69-65-69-8150
    February 29 - March 3Cognizant Classic in The Palm BeachesMC78-71+7--
    March 7-10Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard2170-73-70-74-188
    March 14-17THE PLAYERS ChampionshipMC72-74+2--
    March 21-24Valspar Championship3373-67-71-71-218

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

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