Who is Sam Burns’ Caddie? All You Need to Know About Travis Perkins

Published 09/28/2021, 7:39 PM EDT


To every golfer, their caddie is one of the most important parts of playing any tournament. Without a good caddie, the chances of any golfer doing well are minimal. Therefore, for every player, it is very important to have a good caddie and have a good relationship with him. Of course, this also includes PGA Tour’s, Sam Burns.

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Burns’s caddie is named Travis Perkins, and he has been with Bruns for almost five years. Let’s take a look at Burn’ caddie and other details about the same.

May 2, 2021; Palm Harbor, Florida, USA; Sam Burns hoists the winners trophy after winning the Valspar Championship golf tournament. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

Who is Sam Burns’ caddie, Travis Perkins?

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In an interview, Perkins answered a few questions about himself, giving fans a little glimpse into a world they seldom get to enjoy. Before joining Burns, Perkins has played with players like Kris Blanks, D. A. Points, Scott Piercy, Aaron Wise, and Brandt Snedeker. Burns grew up in Lewis Center, Ohio, and attended the Olentangy High School in 1995.

While he is a successful caddie now, Perkins has himself played golf when he was in college.

Apr 23, 2021; Avondale, Louisiana, USA; Sam Burns lines up a putt from the 9th green during the second round of the Zurich Classic of New Orleans golf tournament. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports

Perkins also talked about how his greatest golf memory is getting his PGA Tour card in 2008. He even shared his favorite moment as a caddie, which was when DA won the Houston Open (2013) and he was on the bag. While Perkins enjoys every aspect of being a caddie.

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According to him, the best part of being a caddie is being able to travel every week and meeting new people. Perkins also revealed that his personal favorite golfers are Freddy Couples and Jack Nicklaus.

Perkins loves to travel and considers traveling to be the best part of his job. While Perkins loves to visit new cities and countries, his favorite place to visit is Portland, Oregon.

Perkins’ life outside of golf

Meanwhile, the golf course where Perkins loves to play is the Royal County Down, while his favorite course to caddie is St. Andrews. Perkins loves to eat and drink whenever he travels, he is really fond of Thai food and his favorite drink is Tito’s.

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Perkins also revealed how his favorite NFL team is the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, which is now led by Tom Brady. Speaking of life outside of golf, Perkins added that he loves sports in Tampa, along with a barbeque.

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Wile Perkins is fond of traveling, eating, and various other things. His first love is always golf. That being said, Perkins has helped Burns secure his 2021 Valspar Championship win in Florida, his first PGA Tour win.

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Devika Pawar is a golf and NBA writer at EssentiallySports. A psychology graduate from KJ Somaiya, she has over two years' worth of sportswriting experience at Republic World. Devika loves NBA a little too much and is a dedicated Golden State Warriors fan.

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