Raymond Burrows began registered shooting in 1983, winning the Handicap Championship at the Golden West Grand that year.

He has earned more than 20 category trophies in California State Shoot competition, including the 1995 Veteran and 1999 Senior Veteran singles championship titles.

Rays Spring Grand trophies include the 1995 veteran singles championship plus back to back senior vet 16 yard crowns in 1998 and 1999. He also earned the 70-and-over handicap championship the latter year.

In addition to the handicap wins in his rookie year, Burrows has earned numerous other awards at the Golden West Grand.

At the completion of his 2006 target year, Burrows had registered 14,800 singles, 26,600 handicap and 8,700 doubles targets.

Raymond (Ray) Burrows was inducted in to the California Trapshooting Hall of Fame in 2007.