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Burns’ heartbreak, Toms’ rally lead to same place

OAKMONT, Pa. – At the beginning of the week, David Toms believed he and fellow Shreveporter Sam Burns could forever be linked by the U.S. Open at Oakmont Country Club. 581 more words

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LSU golfer Sam Burns tops Day, Rory to begin U.S. Open

OAKMONT, Pa. Shreveport’s Sam Burns opened his major championship career with a 4-over 74 in the first round of the U.S. Open here today. The LSU rising sophomore is tied for 65th and finished ahead of big names like world No. 247 more words

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Burns U.S. Open debut delayed after messy day at Oakmont

OAKMONT, Pa. — Sam Burns has waited his whole life for the moment, another day won’t hurt.

The 19-year-old LSU sophomore-to-be’s major championship debut was pushed to Friday after a wet, wacky day at Oakmont Country Club for the 2016 U.S. 656 more words

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Carter Toms is second-team All-American

Byrd’s Carter Toms has been selected to USA Today’s  American Family Insurance ALL-USA boys golf  second team.

Toms, son of PGA Tour star David Toms, won the Division I state boys championship as a senior. 127 more words

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David Toms may pass torch to local greats at U.S. Open

OAKMONT, Pa. Ten days ago, Shreveporters David Toms and Sam Burns weren’t qualified for the U.S. Open. That all changed during a 36-hole event on June 6 in Memphis. 1,156 more words

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LSU's Sam Burns makes hole-in-one during U.S. Open prep

OAKMONT, Pa. The U.S. Open doesn’t begin until Thursday morning, but Shreveport’s Sam Burns got the crowds going early Wednesday afternoon when he aced the 13th hole at historic Oakmont Country Club. 258 more words

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David Toms pays U.S. Open fan $100 for shirt off his back

OAKMONT, Pa. As David Toms stood on the 8th tee at Oakmont Country Club on Tuesday, he spotted a fan wearing a U.S. Open T-shirt with the club’s famous squirrel logo. 620 more words

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