Latest Sam Burns News

Thompson makes consecutive eagles, leads AmEx; Rahm 2 back

Jan. 19, 2023 20:55 PM EST

LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — PGA Tour rookie Davis Thompson played his first six holes in 7 under, including consecutive eagles, and shot a career-low 10-under 62 at La Quinta on Thursday to take a two-stroke lead over Jon Rahm and four others after the first round of The American Express. ...

Strong field minus Woods in Bahamas, Australia a mixed event

Nov. 29, 2022 10:30 AM EST

PGA TOUR HERO WORLD CHALLENGE Site: Nassau, Bahamas. Course: Albany Golf Club. Yardage: 7,414. Par: 72. Prize money: $3.5 million. Winner's share: $1 million. Television: Thursday-Friday, 1:30-4:30 p.m. (Golf Channel);...

Tiger Woods wins $15M in PGA Tour's Player Impact Program

Nov. 22, 2022 15:41 PM EST

Tiger Woods is making a bigger impact off the course than inside the ropes, and he was rewarded with a $15 million bonus from the PGA Tour's Player Impact Program. Woods won the award for the second straight year while playing slightly more often. He was recovering...

Finau hoping for big end to big year, shares Houston lead

Nov. 10, 2022 19:34 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Tony Finau wants to end his big year in a big way, and he took a step Thursday by biding his time and delivering late birdies for a 5-under 65 that gave him a share of the lead in the Houston Open. Finau used a 60-foot birdie putt on the par-3 second hole, his 11th...

Column: Replenishing PGA Tour pipeline starts in college

Nov. 08, 2022 14:46 PM EST

Tiger Woods was one college kid who got everyone's attention on the PGA Tour. Retired commissioner Tim Finchem recalls being in the players' dining room at Firestone during the old World Series of Golf in 1996 when Woods, the NCAA champion at Stanford, was going after a third...

PGA Tour to Houston, Champions Tour ends season in Phoenix

Nov. 08, 2022 10:45 AM EST

PGA TOUR CADENCE BANK HOUSTON OPEN Site: Houston. Course: Memorial Park GC. Yardage: 7,412. Par: 70. Prize money: $8.4 million. Winner's share: $1,512,000. Television: Thursday-Sunday, 1-4 p.m. (Golf Channel). ...