Samuel Holland Burns is a PGA Tour professional golfer from the US. He attended Louisiana State University for his college golf career. He has five PGA Tour victories.
Burns has been a member of the PGA Tour since the 2018-19 season. He finished solo third at the Genesis Invitational, one shot out of a playoff with Tony Finau and Max Homa, with Homa ultimately winning, in Feb 2021.
Burns earned his second PGA Tour win on October 3, 2021, at the Sanderson Farms Championship in Jackson, Mississippi. Burns won his second consecutive Valspar Championship on March 20, 2022, defeating Davis Riley in a playoff.
He won the Charles Schwab Challenge on May 29, 2022, with a 38-foot birdie putt in a playoff against Scottie Scheffler. Burns overcame a seven-stroke deficit to win, tying Nick Price’s 1994 triumph at Colonial Country Club for the biggest comeback in a final round.
Burns qualified for the United States squad at the 2022 Presidents Cup after tying two and losing three of his five matches. He won the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play in March 2023, defeating Cameron Young in the title match 6 and 5.
|Full name||Samuel Holland Burns|
|Born||July 23, 1996 (age 26), Shreveport, Louisiana|
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight||185 lb (84 kg; 13.2 st)|
|Sporting nationality||United States|
|College||Louisiana State University|
|Current tour(s)||PGA Tour|
|Former tour(s)||Web.com Tour|
|Highest ranking||9 (May 29, 2022), (as of May 14, 2023)|
|Korn Ferry Tour||1|
|Official Payouts||Unofficial Payouts||Tour Championship||Player Impact||Comcast Business||Earnings|
Golf Major’s Record
|The Open Championship||0||0||0||0||0||0||2||2|
Sam Burns Recent Form
Sam Burns has not won a single event during his last 15 games. He has been in average form, but his quality to bounce back is amazing. Sam Burns is one of the inconsistent but unpredictable guys who can turn the table at any point in the game. He is selected for the Ryder Cup 2023 event and may prove to be beneficial for his team.