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Joe Highsmith Betting Profile: Valero Texas Open

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Betting Profile

COLLEGE GROVE, TENNESSEE - SEPTEMBER 17: A PGA Tour flag near the putting green during the final round of the Simmons Bank Open for the Snedeker Foundation at The Grove on September 17, 2023 in College Grove, Tennessee. (Photo by Alex Slitz/Getty Images)

COLLEGE GROVE, TENNESSEE - SEPTEMBER 17: A PGA Tour flag near the putting green during the final round of the Simmons Bank Open for the Snedeker Foundation at The Grove on September 17, 2023 in College Grove, Tennessee. (Photo by Alex Slitz/Getty Images)

    Joe Highsmith enters the 2024 Valero Texas Open April 4-7 after a 21st-place finish in the Texas Children's Houston Open in his most recent competition.

    Latest odds for Highsmith 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

    • In the past five years, this is Highsmith's first time playing at the Valero Texas Open.
    • 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.

    Highsmith's Recent Performances

    • Highsmith has finished in the top 10 in one of his last five tournaments.
    • In the last five times he's played a tournament, he has made the cut twice.
    • Highsmith has finished with a score lower than the tournament average in two of his last five tournaments, including one finish within three strokes of the leader.
    • He has finished with an average score of -12 those two times he's made the cut.
    • Off the tee, Joe Highsmith has averaged 298.5 yards in his past five tournaments.
    • Highsmith is averaging -1.324 in terms of Strokes Gained: Putting in his past five tournaments.
    • In his past five starts, Highsmith is averaging -2.821 Strokes Gained: Total.
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    Highsmith's Advanced Stats and Rankings

    • Highsmith's Strokes Gained: Off the Tee average of -0.806 ranks 177th on TOUR this season, and his 53.3% driving accuracy average ranks 150th.
    • In terms of Strokes Gained: Approach, Highsmith ranks 160th on TOUR with a round-by-round average of -0.618. Additionally, he ranks first with a Greens in Regulation mark of %.
    • On the greens, Highsmith's -0.399 Strokes Gained: Putting mark ranks 145th this season, and his putts-per-round average ranks first.
    CategoryOverall TOUR RankLast 5 StartsOverall
    Average Driving Distance100294.9298.5
    Greens in Regulation %1%67.46%
    Putts Per Round128.9
    Par Breakers1%23.81%
    Bogey Avoidance1%13.89%

    Highsmith's Best Finishes

    • Highsmith has taken part in eight tournaments this season, and while he hasn't finished first in any of them, he has secured one finish in the top-10.
    • In those eight events, he made the cut four times (50%).
    • Currently, Highsmith has 134 points, ranking him 111th in the FedExCup standings.

    Highsmith's Best Strokes Gained Performances

    • This season, Highsmith's best Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee effort came at the Texas Children's Houston Open in March 2024, as he ranked eighth in the field with a mark of 2.966.
    • Highsmith's best Strokes Gained: Approach effort this season came at the Texas Children's Houston Open, where his 3.730 mark ranked 12th in the field.
    • In terms of Strokes Gained: Around-the-Green, Highsmith's best performance this season was at the Cognizant Classic in The Palm Beaches in February 2024, as he ranked in the field with a mark of 2.599.
    • At the Farmers Insurance Open in January 2024, Highsmith posted his best Strokes Gained: Putting mark this season (2.022). That ranked 24th in the field.
    • Highsmith delivered his best Strokes Gained: Total mark this season (6.048) at the Texas Children's Houston Open, which was held in March 2024. That performance ranked 21st in the field (he finished 21st in that tournament).

    Highsmith's Strokes Gained Rankings

    CategoryOverall TOUR RankOverallLast 5 Starts
    Average Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee177-0.806-0.467
    Average Strokes Gained: Approach the Green160-0.618-1.692
    Average Strokes Gained: Around the Green390.2500.662
    Average Strokes Gained: Putting145-0.399-1.324
    Average Strokes Gained: Total172-1.573-2.821

    Highsmith's Past Results

    DateTournament NameResultRound ScoresTo ParFedExCup Points
    January 11-14Sony Open in HawaiiMC75-77+12--
    January 18-21The American Express3466-69-65-70-1820
    January 24-27Farmers Insurance Open3370-67-71-75-522
    February 22-25Mexico Open at VidantaMC75-68+1--
    February 29 - March 3Cognizant Classic in The Palm BeachesMC70-78+6--
    March 7-10Puerto Rico Open665-65-71-70-1755
    March 21-24Valspar ChampionshipMC75-76+9--
    March 28-31Texas Children's Houston Open2165-70-72-67-637

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

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