Sam Burns claimed his maiden PGA Tour title after winning the 2021 Valspar Championship at Innisbrook Resort (Copperhead). The American posted final round 68 to finish the tournament with total score of 17 under par. Third round leader Keegan Bradley played the course on par on Sunday and as a result finished solo second at 14 under par. In-form Viktor Hovland and Cameron Tringale shared third place at 13 under par.
Valspar Championship final leaderboard:
This was the first PGA Tour title for the 24 years old Sam Burns who has one Web.com win under his belt. Thanks to his triumph at Innisbrook Resort Burns climbed to 44th in the world. He started the week ranked 94th.
Keegan Bradley had his chances to win first PGA Tour title since 2018, but the poor play on the back nine cost him the win. The key moment was the double bogey he made on the par three 13th after he sent his tee shot in the water.