Sam Burns

Sam Burns

Height: 6'1" (1.85 m)
Weight: 185 (83 kg)
Age: 25 (July 23, 1996)
Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana
Residence: Choudrant, Louisiana
Family: Wife, Caroline

Education: Louisiana State University
Turned Professional: 2017
City plays from: Shreveport, LA, United States


Exempt Status


PGA TOURTournament winner (thru 2023-24)

Career Victories


PGA TOUR Victories (2):
2021 (1) Valspar Championship. 2022 (1) Sanderson Farms Championship.
Korn Ferry Tour Victories (1):
2018 (1) Savannah Golf Championship.

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

62 - 2021 AT&T Byron Nelson (Round 2)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#1 : 2022 Hewlett Packard Enterprise Houston Open

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#11 : 2022 Sentry Tournament of Champions

Career Largest Paycheck:

$1,260,000 : 2022 Sanderson Farms Championship (Finished 1)

2021-22 Season Highlights


PGA TOUR
Sanderson Farms Championship - Won the Sanderson Farms Championship to earn his second PGA TOUR victory in his 87th start at the age of 25 years, 2 months, 10 days. Victory came in his first start of the season and fifth start at Sanderson Farms Championship, site of his professional debut (T43/2017). At 22-under, became the first player with a 72-hole total of 22-under or better at the Sanderson Farms Championship since the event moved to Country Club of Jackson in 2014. Moved to No. 1 in the FedExCup standings for the first time in his PGA TOUR career. Led the field in Strokes Gained: Off the Tee (1.538 per round).

National Team Selections


Arnold Palmer Cup : 2017

Career Records


PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 0 - 1)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD FedExCup Rank Earnings
Total: 91 285 2 2 2 17 33 60 28 3 $9,597,789
2022 5 20 1 3 5 5 3 $2,067,031
2021 26 84 1 2 1 8 13 19 6 1 18 $5,160,030
2020 19 58 1 5 11 8 111 $757,500
2019 26 78 1 3 6 16 8 2 94 $1,117,312
2018 11 35 1 3 8 3 $495,916
2017 1 (A) 4 1 1 1
2016 1 (A) 2 1
2015 2 (A) 4 2
(A) - Amateur

Top Tournaments


PGA TOUR
THE PLAYERS Championship Masters Tournament PGA Championship U.S. Open The Open Championship WGC-HSBC Champions WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play WGC-FedEx St. Jude Inv WGC-Workday Championship at The Concession
2021 CUT W/D T76 T2 (P)
2020 CNL
2019 T29
2018 T41
2016 CUT
FedExCup Playoffs
FedEx St. Jude Championship Dell Technologies Championship BMW Championship TOUR Championship
2021 T21 8 T18
2020 CUT

Personal


  • Watching David Toms win 2011 Crowne Plaza Invitational is his favorite golf memory.
  • Loves to hunt and fish.
  • Is passionate about charities helping those with Juvenile Diabetes. Best friend is a type 2 diabetic.