Sam Burns Biography – Sam Burns Wiki
Sam Burns is an American professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour. He played his college golf at Louisiana State University. In 2021, he won the Valspar Championship and the Sanderson Farms Championship.
At Louisiana State University, Burns won four tournaments in 15 collegiate starts during his sophomore season. He was also named a first-team All-American and was the NCAA Division I Jack Nicklaus National Player of the Year for the 2016-2017 season. Burns attended Calvary Baptist Academy, where he was a three-time individual state champion. He was also named AJGA Rolex Junior Player of the Year in 2014.
Burns had a very successful amateur career. During his amateur career, he won the 2014 AJGA Rolex Tournament of Champions, Junior PGA Championship, the 2016 David Toms Intercollegiate, Sun Bowl Western Refining College All-America Golf Classic and, the 2017 Louisiana Classics, NCAA Baton Rouge Regional. 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.
Burns turned professional in 2017. He made his PGA Tour debut as a professional at the Sanderson Farms Championship. A week later, he played at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open and finished T20. Burns secured a guaranteed start for the first 12 Web.com. Tour events of the 2018 season with his T10 finish at the final stage of the Web.com Tour Qualifying Tournament. He finished T2 at the Colombia Championship in February 2018. He earned his first professional win at the 2018 Savannah Golf Championship on the Web.com Tour. On May 2, 2021, he won the 2021 Valspar Championship for his first PGA Tour victory. The golfer shot a final round 68 to win by three strokes over Keegan Bradley. On October 3, 2021, Burns won his second PGA Tour title at the Sanderson Farms Championship in Jackson, Mississippi.
Sam Burns Age
He was born Samuel Holland Burnson on July 23, 1996, in Shreveport, Louisiana, United States.
Sam Burns Wife
Who is Sam Burns married to? The golfer is married to his wife Caroline Campbell. Burns and Campbell, who both grew up in Shreveport, Louisiana, met in a class at church when they were little kids. They went to different high schools, though, and didn’t start dating until Burns was a freshman at LSU and she was a sophomore. The former LSU All-American proposed to his girlfriend of four years, Caroline Campbell, in April 2019 during the RBC Heritage. He decided to propose during the RBC Heritage because Campbell had spent a lot of time growing up at a place called Palmetto Bluffs in Bluffton, South Carolina, which is about 45 minutes from Hilton Head. In December 2019, Burns married his lifelong partner, Caroline Campbell.
Sam Burns Parents
Former LSU men’s golfer Sam Burns was born to parents Todd and Beth Burns. Beth met her husband Todd when both attended Louisiana Tech in the early 1980s where he played football for then-coach Billy Brewer.
Sam Burns Golfer Family
Golfer Sam Burns is the son of Todd and Beth Burns. He has an older sister, Tori, and an older brother, Chase. His father, Todd, and brother both played football at Louisiana Tech.
Sam Burns Grandfather
Is Sam Burns related to Arnold Palmer? The golfer is not the grandson of Arnold Palmer. Arnold Palmer is the grandfather of golfer Sam Saunders.
Sam Burns Height
He stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m) tall.
Sam Burns Net Worth
Sam Burns’ net worth is estimated to be $5 million. Much of his net worth is from endorsements and sponsorships. His sponsors include Callaway Golf, adidas Golf, Origin Bank, Mastercard and SentinelOne among others.
Sam Burns Career Earnings
Golfer Sam Burns has earned $10,233,323 in career earnings.
Sam Burns Instagram
Sam’s Instagram handle is @samburns66.