Sam Burns

Sam Burns

Height: 6'1" (1.85 m)
Weight: 185 (83 kg)
Age: 24 (July 23, 1996)
Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana
Residence: Tyler, Texas
Family: Wife, Caroline

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


Exempt Status


PGA TOURTop 125 in 2019-20 FedExCup standings (thru 2020-21)

Career Victories


Korn Ferry Tour Victories (1):
2018 (1) Savannah Golf Championship.

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

63 - 2020 The American Express (Round 4)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#7 : 2021 Safeway Open

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#78 : 2021 Puerto Rico Open

Career Largest Paycheck:

$641,700 : 2021 The Genesis Invitational (Finished 3)

2020-21 Season Highlights


PGA TOUR
Safeway Open - Held a two-stroke lead after the second round of the Safeway Open before finishing T7. Marked his first lead/co-lead after any round on the PGA TOUR. 36-hole score of 129 was his first such score of 130 or better. Vivint Houston Open - Led after the second and third rounds of the Vivint Houston Open en route to a T7. Co-led the field in Par-5 Scoring Average (4.33). The Genesis Invitational - Held the outright lead after each of the first three rounds of The Genesis Invitational before finishing solo-third. Led by five strokes after the second round, becoming the first player in tournament history to hold a 36-hole lead of five strokes or more and the first to do so in a PGA TOUR event since Brooks Koepka at the 2019 PGA Championship (7). 36-hole score of 130 was the fourth such score in tournament history and first since Mike Weir and Shigeki Maruyama in 2004.

National Team Selections


Arnold Palmer Cup : 2017

Career Records


PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 0 - 0)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD FedExCup Rank Earnings
Total: 73 223 2 9 20 44 27 2 $3,675,650
2021 13 42 1 3 5 8 5 52 $1,304,922
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
2020 CNL
2019 T29
2018 T41
2016 CUT
FedExCup Playoffs
THE NORTHERN TRUST Dell Technologies Championship BMW Championship TOUR Championship
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.