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Kevin Yu Betting Profile: Valero Texas Open

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PALM BEACH GARDENS, FLORIDA - FEBRUARY 29: Kevin Yu of Chinese Taipei reacts to a putt on the sixth green during the first round of The Cognizant Classic in The Palm Beaches at PGA National Resort And Spa on February 29, 2024 in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Brennan Asplen/Getty Images)

PALM BEACH GARDENS, FLORIDA - FEBRUARY 29: Kevin Yu of Chinese Taipei reacts to a putt on the sixth green during the first round of The Cognizant Classic in The Palm Beaches at PGA National Resort And Spa on February 29, 2024 in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Brennan Asplen/Getty Images)



    In his most recent competition, Kevin Yu missed the cut at the Valspar Championship in Palm Harbor, Florida. He'll be after a better outcome April 4-7 in the 2024 Valero Texas Open in San Antonio, Texas.

    Latest odds for Yu 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 Yu's first time competing at the Valero Texas Open in the past five years.
    • 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.
    • 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).

    Yu's Recent Performances

    • Yu has finished in the top 10 once over his last five events.
    • Out of the last five tournaments he's entered, he made the cut once.
    • Over his last five events, Yu has finished within five shots of the leader once. He's carded a score that's better than average once.
    • He posted a final score of -12 relative to par in his only made cut in his last five events.
    • Kevin Yu has averaged 302.9 yards off the tee in his past five tournaments.
    • Yu is averaging -1.075 in terms of Strokes Gained: Putting in his past five tournaments.
    • Looking at Strokes Gained: Total, Yu has an average of -1.384 in his past five tournaments.
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    Yu's Advanced Stats and Rankings

    • Yu has put up a Strokes Gained: Off the Tee average of 0.721, which ranks seventh on TOUR this season. Meanwhile, his average driving distance (304.1 yards) ranks 35th, and his 60.6% driving accuracy average ranks 67th.
    • In terms of Strokes Gained: Approach, Yu ranks 75th on TOUR, putting up an average of 0.102, while he ranks first with a Greens in Regulation mark of %.
    • On the greens, Yu has registered a -0.487 Strokes Gained: Putting mark this season, which places him 155th on TOUR. In addition, he ranks first with a putts-per-round average of , and he ranks first by breaking par % of the time.
    CategoryOverall TOUR RankLast 5 StartsOverall
    Average Driving Distance35304.1302.9
    Greens in Regulation %1%69.44%
    Putts Per Round130.9
    Par Breakers1%17.13%
    Bogey Avoidance1%14.35%

    Yu's Best Finishes

    • Yu has not won any of the nine tournaments he has participated in this season, though he has earned one top-five finish and three top-10 finishes.
    • In those nine events, he made the cut four times.
    • With 311 points, Yu currently ranks 64th in the FedExCup standings.

    Yu's Best Strokes Gained Performances

    • This season, Yu'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 4.025.
    • Yu produced his best Strokes Gained: Approach mark this season at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am (February 2024), ranking second in the field with a mark of 4.848.
    • When it comes to Strokes Gained: Around-the-Green, Yu's best effort this season was at the Cognizant Classic in The Palm Beaches, where he ranked 27th in the field with a mark of 1.336 (he finished ninth in that event).
    • At the Farmers Insurance Open in January 2024, Yu recorded his best Strokes Gained: Putting mark this season (2.893). That ranked 19th in the field.
    • Yu delivered his best Strokes Gained: Total mark this season (7.627) at the Cognizant Classic in The Palm Beaches in February 2024, a performance that ranked him ninth in the field.

    Yu's Strokes Gained Rankings

    CategoryOverall TOUR RankOverallLast 5 Starts
    Average Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee70.7211.328
    Average Strokes Gained: Approach the Green750.102-0.150
    Average Strokes Gained: Around the Green176-0.678-1.487
    Average Strokes Gained: Putting155-0.487-1.075
    Average Strokes Gained: Total128-0.342-1.384

    Yu's Past Results

    DateTournament NameResultRound ScoresTo ParFedExCup Points
    June 22-25Travelers Championship4965-67-71-69-89
    June 29 - July 2Rocket Mortgage ClassicMC72-72E--
    July 6-9John Deere Classic670-67-65-66-1681
    July 13-15Genesis Scottish OpenMC72-70+2--
    July 27-303M Open3770-66-67-72-917
    August 3-6Wyndham ChampionshipMC72-72+4--
    September 14-17Fortinet ChampionshipMC74-69-1--
    October 5-8Sanderson Farms ChampionshipMC69-76+1--
    October 12-15Shriners Children's OpenMC76-67+1--
    October 19-21ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP5969-74-71-72+6--
    November 2-5World Wide Technology ChampionshipMC70-72-2--
    November 9-12Butterfield Bermuda Championship3071-63-72-65-13--
    November 16-19The RSM ClassicMC69-72-1--
    January 11-14Sony Open in HawaiiMC68-71-1--
    January 18-21The American Express366-66-66-63-27145
    January 24-27Farmers Insurance Open664-74-73-67-1092
    February 1-4AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am5872-68-73-38
    February 8-11WM Phoenix OpenMC69-73E--
    February 15-18The Genesis InvitationalMC75-75+8--
    February 29 - March 3Cognizant Classic in The Palm Beaches966-67-70-69-1266
    March 14-17THE PLAYERS ChampionshipMC74-73+3--
    March 21-24Valspar ChampionshipMC74-69+1--

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

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