|Hometown:||Blue Springs, Mo.|
|High School:||Blue Springs High School|
2013-14 - Played in 10 of the Lions 11 events on the season...had three top 10 finishes on the season, tied for 10th at the David Falconer Memorial Invite, fourth at the Texoma Championship, and third at the First Federal Bank Invite...shot a season low at the second round of the Texoma Championship carding a 70 for the round...finished the season with a 75.7 average (+4) in 26 rounds of play.
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...Individual won the 2010 Missouri state championship.
Personal - Major at Southern is marketing...son of Daniel and Ann Buerk...has older sister Rachel.