12th Aug 2017 | News Sentinel Open

News Sentinel Open Trends

News Sentinel Open Trends

The visits Knoxville for the News Sentinel Open, one of the founding events on tour. We look at the trends of past winners.

Under various sponsors, Fox Den Country Club has hosted a tournament on the from the very start.

The par-71 course has large greens averaging 7,500 square feet but they are protected by eight water features and numerous bunkers.

In analysing winning trends over the last eleven years we have opted to leave out 2011 winner Kirk Triplett due to a lack of data.

Top-60 in par-4 scoring
Each of the last eleven champions ranked inside the top-60 on tour for par-4 scoring.

Top-60 for bogey avoidance
The last eleven champions all ranked inside the top-60 on tour for bogey avoidance.  The strategically placed bunkers and water hazards means wayward shots will be punished. 

Top-70 in par-3 scoring
Peter Malnati birdied the par-3s five times on the way to victory in 2013 and the last eleven winners excelled on the short holes.

Top-70 in all-around ranking
Past champions have been competent in all disciplines, with the last eleven winners ranking inside the top-70 for this metric.

Top-70 in scoring average
There have been some good quality winners of this event in recent years, Chris Kirk, Peter Malnati, Patton Kizzire and JJ Spaun to name but four.

Players that fit all five trends:
Andrew Landry 33/1
Beau Hossler 40/1
Billy Kennerly 33/1
Blake Adams 50/1
Blake Trimble 300/1
Brandon Harkins 28/1
Brice Garnett 50/1
Chris Baker 80/1
Corey Conners 90/1
Jeff Gove 125/1
Jimmy Gunn 160/1
John Chin 80/1
Josh Teater 125/1
Justin Hueber 80/1
Kyle Thompson 28/1
Luke Guthrie 125/1
Michael Hebert 125/1
Nate Lashley 20/1
Rafael Campos 110/1
Rob Oppenheim 50/1
Sam Ryder 28/1
Scott Gutschewski 66/1
Talor Gooch 28/1
Ted Potter, Jr. 50/1
Tyler Duncan 55/1

News Sentinel Open: Tyler Duncan to win 55/1 with Bet365
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Odds correct at time of publishing: 15:36 12th Aug, 2017 but subject to change