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Troy Merritt Betting Profile: Valero Texas Open

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PALM HARBOR, FLORIDA - MARCH 22: Troy Merritt of the United States putts on the 17th green during the second round of the Valspar Championship at Copperhead Course at Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club on March 22, 2024 in Palm Harbor, Florida. (Photo by Julio Aguilar/Getty Images)

PALM HARBOR, FLORIDA - MARCH 22: Troy Merritt of the United States putts on the 17th green during the second round of the Valspar Championship at Copperhead Course at Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club on March 22, 2024 in Palm Harbor, Florida. (Photo by Julio Aguilar/Getty Images)

    In his most recent competition, Troy Merritt 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 Merritt 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 his last five appearances at the Valero Texas Open, Merritt has an average finish of 31st, and an average score of -3.
    • In 2023, Merritt missed the cut (with a score of +1) in his most recent appearance at the Valero Texas Open.
    • 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).

    Merritt's Recent History at the Valero Texas Open

    DateResultRound ScoresTo Par

    Merritt's Recent Performances

    • In his last five events, Merritt has an average finish of 43rd.
    • Out of the last five tournaments he's entered, he made the cut three times.
    • Merritt has finished with a score lower than the tournament average in one of his last five appearances.
    • He has an average score relative to par of -7 in his last five appearances.
    • Off the tee, Troy Merritt has averaged 285.3 yards in his past five tournaments.
    • In his past five starts, Merritt is averaging -2.119 Strokes Gained: Putting.
    • Looking at Strokes Gained: Total, Merritt has an average of -1.525 in his past five tournaments.
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    Merritt's Advanced Stats and Rankings

    • Merritt has posted a Strokes Gained: Off the Tee average of -0.154 this season (124th on TOUR). His average driving distance (287.4 yards) ranks 158th, while his 67% driving accuracy average ranks 14th.
    • In terms of Strokes Gained: Approach, Merritt owns a -0.127 average that ranks 110th on TOUR. He ranks first with a % Greens in Regulation rate.
    • On the greens, Merritt's -0.394 Strokes Gained: Putting mark places him 144th on TOUR this season, and his putts-per-round average ranks first. He has broken par % of the time (first).
    CategoryOverall TOUR RankLast 5 StartsOverall
    Average Driving Distance158287.4285.3
    Greens in Regulation %1%65.63%
    Putts Per Round128.8
    Par Breakers1%20.49%
    Bogey Avoidance1%13.54%

    Merritt's Best Finishes

    • Merritt has participated in nine tournaments this season, but he has not collected a finish in the top 10.
    • In those nine events, he made the cut four times (44.4%).
    • As of now, Merritt has collected 68 points, which ranks him 138th in the FedExCup standings.

    Merritt's Best Strokes Gained Performances

    • This season, Merritt's best Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee performance came at the Mexico Open at Vidanta in February 2024, as he ranked 21st in the field with a mark of 1.639.
    • Merritt's best Strokes Gained: Approach mark this season came at the Cognizant Classic in The Palm Beaches in February 2024, as he ranked 15th in the field with a mark of 3.941.
    • In terms of Strokes Gained: Around-the-Green, Merritt delivered his best mark this season at the Mexico Open at Vidanta, ranking sixth in the field at 4.076. In that event, he finished 58th.
    • At the WM Phoenix Open in February 2024, Merritt posted his best Strokes Gained: Putting mark so far this season (1.867, which ranked in the field). In that event, he missed the cut.
    • Merritt posted his best Strokes Gained: Total mark this season (4.751) at the Sony Open in Hawaii (which ranked him 24th in the field). In that tournament, he finished 24th.

    Merritt's Strokes Gained Rankings

    CategoryOverall TOUR RankOverallLast 5 Starts
    Average Strokes Gained: Off-the-Tee124-0.1540.310
    Average Strokes Gained: Approach the Green110-0.127-0.098
    Average Strokes Gained: Around the Green480.2040.381
    Average Strokes Gained: Putting144-0.394-2.119
    Average Strokes Gained: Total138-0.470-1.525

    Merritt's Past Results

    DateTournament NameResultRound ScoresTo ParFedExCup Points
    April 13-16RBC HeritageMC72-69-1--
    May 4-7Wells Fargo ChampionshipMC69-75+2--
    May 11-14AT&T Byron NelsonMC74-74+6--
    May 25-28Charles Schwab ChallengeMC68-75+3--
    June 1-4the Memorial Tournament presented by WorkdayMC76-78+10--
    June 22-25Travelers ChampionshipMC72-69+1--
    June 29 - July 2Rocket Mortgage Classic1768-68-67-69-1648
    July 6-9John Deere Classic1769-67-69-65-1448
    July 13-15Genesis Scottish OpenMC71-72+3--
    July 27-303M OpenMC72-71+1--
    August 3-6Wyndham Championship5870-63-70-75-25
    September 14-17Fortinet Championship774-67-69-65-13--
    October 5-8Sanderson Farms Championship968-65-71-68-16--
    October 12-15Shriners Children's Open6468-71-71-72-2--
    November 2-5World Wide Technology Championship6571-68-73-65-11--
    November 9-12Butterfield Bermuda Championship7269-67-71-72-5--
    November 16-19The RSM ClassicMC77-64-1--
    January 11-14Sony Open in Hawaii2468-66-66-70-1033
    January 18-21The American ExpressMC70-64-70-12--
    January 24-27Farmers Insurance OpenMC70-77+3--
    February 8-11WM Phoenix OpenMC69-74+1--
    February 22-25Mexico Open at Vidanta5871-69-69-72-35
    February 29 - March 3Cognizant Classic in The Palm Beaches4768-72-69-69-69
    March 7-10Puerto Rico Open2368-71-69-68-1220
    March 14-17THE PLAYERS ChampionshipMC73-73+2--
    March 21-24Valspar ChampionshipMC70-77+5--

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

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