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Matthew NeSmith Betting Profile: Valero Texas Open

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PALM BEACH GARDENS, FLORIDA - FEBRUARY 29: Matthew NeSmith of the United States plays his shot from the second tee 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: Matthew NeSmith of the United States plays his shot from the second tee 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)



    At the Texas Children's Houston Open, Matthew NeSmith struggled, failing to make the cut at Memorial Park Golf Course. He is aiming for a better outcome in the 2024 Valero Texas Open April 4-7 in San Antonio, Texas.

    Latest odds for NeSmith 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

    • NeSmith's average finish has been 34th, and his average score -2, over his last three appearances at the Valero Texas Open.
    • NeSmith last participated in the Valero Texas Open in 2023, missing the cut with a score of +4.
    • 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.
    • Conners also posted numbers of 300.6 in average driving distance (51st in field), 77.78% in terms of greens in regulation (first), and 29 putts per round (53rd).

    NeSmith's Recent History at the Valero Texas Open

    DateResultRound ScoresTo Par
    3/30/2023MC73-75+4
    3/31/2022MC74-73+3
    4/1/20213473-71-72-70-2

    NeSmith's Recent Performances

    • In his last five events, NeSmith finished outside the top 20.
    • He's made the cut in one of his last five appearances.
    • NeSmith has finished with a better-than-average score in one of his last five tournaments.
    • He finished with a score of -8 in his only recent appearance.
    • Matthew NeSmith has averaged 298.2 yards off the tee in his past five tournaments.
    • In his past five starts, NeSmith is averaging -0.079 Strokes Gained: Putting.
    • NeSmith is averaging 0.118 Strokes Gained: Total in his past five tournaments.
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    NeSmith's Advanced Stats and Rankings

    • NeSmith owns a Strokes Gained: Off the Tee average of -0.013 (99th) this season, while his average driving distance of 290.0 yards ranks 145th on TOUR.
    • In terms of Strokes Gained: Approach, NeSmith ranks 130th on TOUR with a mark of -0.245.
    • On the greens, NeSmith has delivered a -0.292 Strokes Gained: Putting mark this season, which ranks him 134th 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 Distance145290.0298.2
    Greens in Regulation %1%67.13%
    Putts Per Round130.1
    Par Breakers1%18.98%
    Bogey Avoidance1%15.28%

    NeSmith's Best Finishes

    • NeSmith has played nine tournaments this season, with zero top-10 finishes.
    • In those nine tournaments, he had a 44.4% success rate in terms of making the cut (four cuts made).
    • Currently, NeSmith sits 135th in the FedExCup standings with 70 points.

    NeSmith's Best Strokes Gained Performances

    • This season, NeSmith's best Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee effort came at the WM Phoenix Open, where he ranked 11th in the field with a mark of 3.357 (he finished 71st in that tournament).
    • NeSmith delivered his best Strokes Gained: Approach effort this season at the Texas Children's Houston Open, ranking in the field at 2.616. In that tournament, he missed the cut.
    • In terms of Strokes Gained: Around-the-Green, NeSmith's best effort this season was at the Valspar Championship, where his 1.329 mark ranked in the field.
    • At the Mexico Open at Vidanta in February 2024, NeSmith posted his best Strokes Gained: Putting mark this season (0.604), which ranked in the field.
    • NeSmith recorded his best Strokes Gained: Total mark this season (5.126) at THE PLAYERS Championship (which ranked him 26th in the field). In that event, he finished 26th.

    NeSmith's Strokes Gained Rankings

    CategoryOverall TOUR RankOverallLast 5 Starts
    Average Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee99-0.0130.337
    Average Strokes Gained: Approach the Green130-0.2450.480
    Average Strokes Gained: Around the Green140-0.220-0.622
    Average Strokes Gained: Putting134-0.292-0.079
    Average Strokes Gained: Total150-0.7700.118

    NeSmith's Past Results

    DateTournament NameResultRound ScoresTo ParFedExCup Points
    April 13-16RBC Heritage5971-69-74-69-15
    May 4-7Wells Fargo Championship3567-71-69-74-319
    May 11-14AT&T Byron Nelson3068-69-67-66-1426
    May 18-21PGA Championship2370-70-74-69+342
    May 25-28Charles Schwab Challenge4870-69-73-70+29
    June 1-4the Memorial Tournament presented by WorkdayMC73-76+5--
    June 22-25Travelers ChampionshipMC68-75+3--
    June 29 - July 2Rocket Mortgage ClassicMC77-68+1--
    July 6-9John Deere Classic3568-68-71-67-1018
    July 27-303M OpenMC71-70-1--
    August 3-6Wyndham Championship6269-69-73-68-15
    August 10-13FedEx St. Jude Championship5869-71-68-71-121
    September 14-17Fortinet ChampionshipMC72-72E--
    October 5-8Sanderson Farms Championship2566-70-72-69-11--
    October 12-15Shriners Children's Open4269-69-65-71-10--
    October 19-21ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP1570-72-66-69-3--
    November 16-19The RSM Classic2871-63-65-69-14--
    January 11-14Sony Open in Hawaii8069-69-71-73+22
    January 18-21The American Express5667-66-70-71-145
    January 24-27Farmers Insurance OpenMC67-77E--
    February 8-11WM Phoenix Open7170-69-73-72E3
    February 22-25Mexico Open at VidantaMC73-68-1--
    February 29 - March 3Cognizant Classic in The Palm BeachesMC67-75E--
    March 14-17THE PLAYERS Championship2673-67-68-72-860
    March 21-24Valspar ChampionshipMC72-73+3--
    March 28-31Texas Children's Houston OpenMC70-73+3--

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

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