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Michael Kim Betting Profile: Valero Texas Open

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HOUSTON, TEXAS - MARCH 29: Michael Kim of the United States lines up a putt on the third green during the second round of the Texas Children's Houston Open at Memorial Park Golf Course on March 29, 2024 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Logan Riely/Getty Images)

HOUSTON, TEXAS - MARCH 29: Michael Kim of the United States lines up a putt on the third green during the second round of the Texas Children's Houston Open at Memorial Park Golf Course on March 29, 2024 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Logan Riely/Getty Images)



    Michael Kim will appear in the 2024 Valero Texas Open from April 4-7 after a 64th-place finish in Houston, Texas at the Texas Children's Houston Open.

    Latest odds for Kim 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

    • Kim's average finish has been 46th, and his average score -1, over his last four appearances at the Valero Texas Open.
    • Kim finished 46th (with a score of -1) in his most recent go-round at the Valero Texas Open (in 2023).
    • When Corey Conners won this tournament in 2023, he had 3.959 Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee (eighth in the field), 9.539 SG: Approach the Green (first), and 0.376 SG: Putting (41st).
    • Conners averaged 300.6 yards off the tee (51st in field), had a greens in regulation percentage of 77.78% (first), and attempted 29 putts per round (53rd) in that victory a year ago.

    Kim's Recent History at the Valero Texas Open

    DateResultRound ScoresTo Par
    3/30/20234668-71-73-75-1
    4/1/2021MC76-74+6
    4/19/2018MC77-81+14

    Kim's Recent Performances

    • In his last five events, Kim has an average finish of 40th.
    • In the last five times he's played a tournament, he has made the cut three times.
    • Kim has finished with a score lower than the tournament average in two of his last five events.
    • He has an average score of -4 across his last five events.
    • In terms of driving distance, Michael Kim has averaged 295.1 yards in his past five starts.
    • In his past five starts, Kim is averaging 0.010 Strokes Gained: Putting.
    • Kim is averaging -2.443 Strokes Gained: Total in his past five tournaments.
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    Kim's Advanced Stats and Rankings

    • Kim has put up a Strokes Gained: Off the Tee average of -0.597 this season (174th on TOUR). His average driving distance (296.8 yards) ranks 85th, while his 50.5% driving accuracy average ranks 165th.
    • In terms of Strokes Gained: Approach, Kim ranks 71st on TOUR, putting up an average of 0.138, while he ranks first with a Greens in Regulation mark of %.
    • On the greens, Kim's 0.104 Strokes Gained: Putting mark ranks 84th this season, and his putts-per-round average ranks first.
    CategoryOverall TOUR RankLast 5 StartsOverall
    Average Driving Distance85296.8295.1
    Greens in Regulation %1%62.15%
    Putts Per Round129.0
    Par Breakers1%19.79%
    Bogey Avoidance1%13.89%

    Kim's Best Finishes

    • Kim has played 10 tournaments this season, and while he hasn't finished first in any of them, he has collected one finish in the top-10.
    • In those 10 events, he made the cut six times (60%).
    • Kim, who has 160 points, currently ranks 103rd in the FedExCup standings.

    Kim's Best Strokes Gained Performances

    • This season Kim's best Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee mark came at the WM Phoenix Open in February 2024, as he put up a 1.223 mark, which ranked him in the field. He missed the cut in that tournament.
    • Kim delivered his best Strokes Gained: Approach mark this season at the Farmers Insurance Open, ranking 18th in the field at 2.662. In that tournament, he finished 37th.
    • In terms of Strokes Gained: Around-the-Green, Kim delivered his best mark this season at the Mexico Open at Vidanta (February 2024), ranking in the field with a mark of 1.465.
    • At the Sony Open in Hawaii in January 2024, Kim recorded a Strokes Gained: Putting mark of 4.634, his best mark so far this season. That ranked him 11th in the field (he finished 42nd in that event).
    • Kim posted his best Strokes Gained: Total mark this season (3.547) at the Valspar Championship, which was held in March 2024. That performance ranked 33rd in the field (he finished 33rd in that tournament).

    Kim's Strokes Gained Rankings

    CategoryOverall TOUR RankOverallLast 5 Starts
    Average Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee174-0.597-1.776
    Average Strokes Gained: Approach the Green710.138-0.234
    Average Strokes Gained: Around the Green114-0.095-0.443
    Average Strokes Gained: Putting840.1040.010
    Average Strokes Gained: Total136-0.451-2.443

    Kim's Past Results

    DateTournament NameResultRound ScoresTo ParFedExCup Points
    April 27-30Mexico Open at Vidanta3068-67-69-71-927
    May 4-7Wells Fargo Championship768-68-69-69-1090
    May 11-14AT&T Byron NelsonMC69-74+1--
    May 25-28Charles Schwab Challenge667-71-70-67-592
    June 8-11RBC Canadian Open4372-71-73-68-411
    June 15-18U.S. OpenMC74-73+7--
    June 22-25Travelers Championship3868-65-66-71-1015
    July 6-9John Deere ClassicMC71-69-2--
    July 13-15Genesis Scottish OpenMC72-68E--
    July 20-22The Open ChampionshipMC75-73+6--
    July 27-303M OpenMC75-71+4--
    August 3-6Wyndham Championship572-65-62-68-13105
    October 12-15Shriners Children's Open1870-69-65-65-15--
    October 19-21ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP4170-75-68-70+3--
    November 2-5World Wide Technology Championship2364-69-68-70-17--
    January 11-14Sony Open in Hawaii4269-69-66-68-811
    January 18-21The American Express665-63-70-65-2592
    January 24-27Farmers Insurance Open3767-68-77-72-417
    February 8-11WM Phoenix OpenMC71-71E--
    February 22-25Mexico Open at VidantaMC69-74+1--
    February 29 - March 3Cognizant Classic in The Palm BeachesMC74-75+7--
    March 7-10Puerto Rico Open2372-68-67-69-1220
    March 14-17THE PLAYERS ChampionshipMC68-80+4--
    March 21-24Valspar Championship3370-67-72-73-218
    March 28-31Texas Children's Houston Open6471-70-70-70+14

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

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