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Erik Barnes Betting Profile: Valero Texas Open

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RIO GRANDE, PUERTO RICO - MARCH 10: Brice Garnett of the United States celebrates making his putt for birdie on the 18th green, the fourth-playoff hole, to win against Erik Barnes (not pictured) of the United States, during the final round of the Puerto Rico Open at Grand Reserve Golf Club on March 10, 2024 in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

RIO GRANDE, PUERTO RICO - MARCH 10: Brice Garnett of the United States celebrates making his putt for birdie on the 18th green, the fourth-playoff hole, to win against Erik Barnes (not pictured) of the United States, during the final round of the Puerto Rico Open at Grand Reserve Golf Club on March 10, 2024 in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)



    Erik Barnes enters play April 4-7 in the 2024 Valero Texas Open at TPC San Antonio (Oaks) after a 17th-place finish in the Texas Children's Houston Open, which was his last competition.

    Latest odds for Barnes 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

    • This is Barnes' first time competing at the Valero Texas Open in the past five years.
    • 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).
    • In addition, Conners' average driving distance was 300.6 (51st in field), he hit 77.78% of greens in regulation (first), and he averaged 29 putts per round (53rd).

    Barnes' Recent Performances

    • Over his last five tournaments, Barnes has finished in the top five once.
    • He's made the cut in four of his last five tournaments.
    • Barnes has finished with a score lower than the tournament average in one of his last five appearances, including one finish within five strokes of the leader.
    • He has an average score relative to par of -14 in his last five events.
    • Erik Barnes has averaged 298.1 yards off the tee in his past five tournaments.
    • In his past five starts, Barnes is averaging 0.142 Strokes Gained: Putting.
    • Barnes is averaging -0.229 Strokes Gained: Total in his past five tournaments.
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    Barnes' Advanced Stats and Rankings

    • Barnes has posted a Strokes Gained: Off the Tee average of -0.348, which ranks 152nd on TOUR this season. Meanwhile, his average driving distance (296.9 yards) ranks 84th, and his 56.8% driving accuracy average ranks 109th.
    • In terms of Strokes Gained: Approach, Barnes ranks 81st on TOUR with a mark of 0.061.
    • On the greens, Barnes' 0.047 Strokes Gained: Putting mark ranks 91st this season, and his putts-per-round average ranks first.
    CategoryOverall TOUR RankLast 5 StartsOverall
    Average Driving Distance84296.9298.1
    Greens in Regulation %1%67.32%
    Putts Per Round129.3
    Par Breakers1%21.24%
    Bogey Avoidance1%11.44%

    Barnes' Best Finishes

    • Barnes has participated in six tournaments this season, coming away with one top-five finish.
    • In those six tournaments, he had a 83.3% success rate in terms of making the cut (five cuts made).
    • Currently, Barnes ranks 75th in the FedExCup standings with 236 points.

    Barnes' Best Strokes Gained Performances

    • This season, Barnes produced his best Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee effort at the Texas Children's Houston Open, ranking 51st in the field at 0.150. In that event, he finished 17th.
    • Barnes' best Strokes Gained: Approach effort this season came at the Mexico Open at Vidanta, where his 2.695 mark ranked 20th in the field.
    • In terms of Strokes Gained: Around-the-Green, Barnes posted his best effort this season at the Mexico Open at Vidanta, ranking 21st in the field at 1.596. In that event, he finished 58th.
    • At the Texas Children's Houston Open in March 2024, Barnes posted his best Strokes Gained: Putting mark this season -- 6.660, which ranked him second in the field. He finished 17th in that event.
    • Barnes recorded his best Strokes Gained: Total mark this season (7.048) at the Texas Children's Houston Open (which ranked him 17th in the field). In that event, he finished 17th.

    Barnes' Strokes Gained Rankings

    CategoryOverall TOUR RankOverallLast 5 Starts
    Average Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee152-0.348-1.044
    Average Strokes Gained: Approach the Green810.0610.182
    Average Strokes Gained: Around the Green580.1630.490
    Average Strokes Gained: Putting910.0470.142
    Average Strokes Gained: Total109-0.076-0.229

    Barnes' Past Results

    DateTournament NameResultRound ScoresTo ParFedExCup Points
    January 18-21The American Express5268-65-68-72-157
    January 24-27Farmers Insurance Open4372-69-73-71-311
    February 22-25Mexico Open at Vidanta5870-70-70-71-35
    March 7-10Puerto Rico Open266-66-69-68-44165
    March 21-24Valspar ChampionshipMC79+8--
    March 28-31Texas Children's Houston Open1772-68-66-67-748

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

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