Former LSU Tiger Sam Burns wins Valspar Championship

Sam Burns (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
Sam Burns (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)(Chris O'Meara | AP)
Published: May. 2, 2021 at 6:32 PM CDT|Updated: May. 2, 2021 at 6:40 PM CDT
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(KNOE) - Former LSU Tiger and Squire Creek resident, 24-year-old Sam Burns won the Valspar Championship in Palm Harbor, Florida.

On May 2, 2021, Burns got his first PGA Tour victory by 3 shots, 17 under with a 68. It was emotional for Burns as his wife and family joined him after he clinched the win to celebrate the moment.

Burns is the second youngest winner in the history of the Valspar Championship.

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