Shreveport’s Sam Burns Earned $3.5 Million This Weekend

Shreveport’s Sam Burns routed Cam Young in the finals of the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play, earning his fifth career PGA Tour title and $3.5 million.

Here’s how the prize money was distributed from Austin Country Club, with players who did not qualify for the knockout stage being paid based on how many points they earned in pool play.

Sam Burns won his fifth PGA Tour career victory on Sunday at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play tournament held at Austin Country Club.

Despite being an unlikely candidate at the start, Burns defeated Cameron Young 6 & 5 in the championship match, claiming his biggest title yet.

Burns spoke of his gratitude at being able to compete against top players and play so well in his first time playing the WGC event.

Burns had a dominant performance on the final day, making eight birdies in the final 10 holes to put him in command, allowing him to win with a 6 UP lead. Despite his victory, Burns recognizes the need to improve his major championship résumé if he wants to rise in notoriety.

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