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Sam Burns in the hunt at Barbasol Championship

July 23, 2017 GMT

AUBURN, AL - After three rounds at the Barbasol Championship, Shreveport native Sam Burns is tied for sixth and six strokes behind the leader.

This is the fourth PGA event for the former LSU Tiger as he plans to officially go pro in September.

Burns shot a 66 in round two and matched that score in round three thanks to four birdies in the front nine.

Burns sits at -13 heading into Sunday’s final round. Scott Stallings leads the way at -19.