|Hometown:||Blue Springs, Mo.|
|High School:||Blue Springs High School|
2012-13: The Lions top golfer for the year, Buerk played in all ten events for the Lions averaging a score of 75.5...Had his best finish at the Missouri Southern Invitational hosted at Twin Hills GC where he tied for third overall carding a two-round score of 145 (+1) with rounds of 72 and 73 as the Lions finished 7th as a team...Tied for 7th place overall at the Dave Falconer Memorial Invite hosted by Arkansas Tech at Chamberlyne GC where he carded a two-round score of 150 (+6) with rounds of 76 and 74 helping the Lions finish fourth as a team...Finished 8th at Arkansas-Ft. Smith Lions Classic where he shot a season-low two-round score of 147 (+7) shooting a 72 and 75...Was the Lions top finisher at the Missouri Western Region Invitational where he finished tied for 11th overall out of 100 golfers shooting a three-round score of 221 ( +8) with rounds of 75, 67 and 79 helping the Lions 5th as a team of 20 teams...Was the Lions top finisher at the MIAA Championships where he finished in a tie for 17th place overall carding a two-round score of 149 (+5) with rounds of 74 and 75 helping the Lions finish 8th overall as a team.
2011-12: Did not compete.
2010-11: Took 26th at the MWSU Fall Invitational where he recorded a two-round score of 151 (+7)
Prior to Southern: A three-year letterwinner for coach Tom Round at Blue Springs HS, Buerk was a two-time all-conference selection...took third at the district championships as a senior in 2010...team won the 2010 Missouri state championship...
Personal: Major at Southern is accounting...son of Daniel and Ann Buerk...has older sister Rachel...Born March 24,1992..