Big price Sam Burns lands Sanderson Farms Championship

Planet Sport Bet tipster Jack Kelliher landed another big price punt as Sam Burns claimed the Sanderson Farms Championship at the weekend.

Kelliher had Burns, at 16/1 with Planet Sport Bet before the tournament began, as his headline selection believing him to be in the perfect position to take advantage of a weak field at the Country Club of Jackson.

Kelliher said before the tournament: "Burns was third here in 2018, is a player that excels on the Bermuda grass putting surfaces and one of the top five putters in the field statistically and an elite level iron player.

"He is a player that can win many tournaments throughout his career. He has a great chance to take advantage of a relatively weak field and get another PGA Tour win under his belt."

Burns picked up four shots on the back nine has he collected a 67 to win the Sanderson Farms Championship.

It was the second PGA Tour title in 2021 for the American after victory in May's Valspar Championship, with the 25-year-old jumping one spot on the leaderboard after seven birdies in his final round in Jackson.

He bogeyed the eighth and the 18th, but his two-shot lead going into the last was enough of a cushion as he finished on 22 under.

Nick Watney impressed on Sunday with his 65 moving him into a tie for second alongside Cameron Young on 21 under.

A trio of Americans - Hayden Buckley, Andrew Landry and Trey Millinax - tied for fourth on 20 under along with Sweden's Henrik Norlander, while overnight leader Sahith Theegala shot a 71 and fell to a tie for eighth.

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