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

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:

#101 : 2019 RBC Heritage

Career Largest Paycheck:

$255,200 : 2019 Sanderson Farms Championship (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).

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: 65 199 1 8 17 40 23 2 $2,858,736
2021 5 18 2 2 4 1 66 $488,008
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 at The Concession
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.