Sam Burns Bio, Age, Family, PGA Tour, Career, Height and Championships

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Who is Sam Burns?

Sam Burns is an American professional golfer. He plays on the PGA Tour where he has one win, the 2021 Valspar Championship. He played his college golf at Louisiana State University.

Sam Burns’s Career

Amateur career

Burns was born in Shreveport, Louisiana, to Todd and Beth Burns. During his prep career at Calvary Baptist Academy, he was a three-time individual state champion. He was named AJGA Rolex Junior Player of the Year in 2014. Burns played college golf at Louisiana State University, where he won four tournaments in 15 collegiate starts during his sophomore season.

He was named a first-team All-American and was the NCAA Division I Jack Nicklaus National Player of the Year for the 2016-17 season. Burns represented the United States on the winning 2017 Arnold Palmer Cup team and he qualified for the PGA Tour’s 2017 Barbasol Championship, where he finished T6.

Professional career

In October 2017, Burns made his PGA Tour debut as a professional at the Sanderson Farms Championship. After finishing T43, he played a week later at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open and finished T20. Burns earned guaranteed starts for the first 12 Tour events of the 2018 season with his T10 finish at the final stage of the Tour Qualifying Tournament. He finished T2 at the Colombia Championship in February 2018. Burns finished T7 at the Honda Classic with Tiger Woods as his playing partner in the final round, earning Burns entry into the Valspar Championship, where he finished T12.

A Photo of Sam Burns
A Photo of Sam Burns

Burns earned his first professional win at the 2018 Savannah Golf Championship on the Tour when he birdied each of the final three holes to defeat Roberto Castro by one stroke. He gained a place on the PGA Tour at the end of the 2018 season. Burns has played on the PGA Tour since the start of the 2018–19 season. In February 2021 he finished solo third place at the Genesis Invitational, one shot outside of the playoff with Tony Finau and Max Homa, Homa being the eventual winner. In May, Burns won the Valspar Championship for his first PGA Tour victory. Burns shot a final round 68 to win by three strokes over Keegan Bradley.

Amateur wins

  • 2014 AJGA Rolex Tournament of Champions, Junior PGA Championship
  • 2016 David Toms Intercollegiate, Sun Bowl Western Refining College All-America Golf Classic
  • 2017 Louisiana Classics, NCAA Baton Rouge Regional

Professional wins

PGA Tour wins 

No. Date Tournament Winning score To par Margin of
1 May 2, 2021 Valspar Championship 67-63-69-68=267 −17 3 strokes  Keegan Bradley Tour wins

No. Date Tournament Winning score To par Margin of
1 Apr 1, 2018 Savannah Golf Championship 72-65-65-65=267 −21 1 stroke  Roberto Castro

Results in major championships

Tournament 2016 2017 2018
Masters Tournament
U.S. Open CUT T41
The Open Championship
PGA Championship
Tournament 2019
Masters Tournament
PGA Championship        T29
U.S. Open
The Open Championship

U.S. national team appearances


  • Junior Ryder Cup: 2014 (winners)
  • Arnold Palmer Cup: 2017 (winners)

How Old is Sam Burns?

Burns was born on July 23, 1996, in Shreveport, Louisiana. He is currently 24 years old.

Sam Burns‘s Family

Who are Sam Burns’s parents?

Burns’ parents are Todd and Beth Burns.

Does Sam Burns have siblings?

Burns has two older siblings Tori (aged 30) and Chase (aged 29).

Sam Burns‘s Education

Burns attended Louisiana University.

Sam Burns‘s wife

Burns married Caroline Campbell.

Sam Burns‘s Children – Kids

Burns does not have any kids.

Sam Burns’s Net Worth

Burns has an estimated net worth of $13 million.


Burns has a height of 6 ft 1 in and weighs around 185 pounds.

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