For the third time in his career Cameron Smith wins the Australian PGA Championship and confirms his moment of super form. In Brisbane, in his hometown, after the exploits of 2017 and 2018, the Australian dropped the trio of successes in the DP World Tour competition, proving to be stronger even than bad weather.
At the Royal Queensland GC (par 71), the world number 3 won with a total of 270 (68 65 69 68, -14) strokes, clearly beating the competition of fellow countryman Jason Scrivener and Japanese Ryo Hisatsune, both 2 / i with 273 (-11).
While Min Woo Lee - among the favorites on the eve - and the English John Parry shared the 4th position with 275 (-9).
Cameron Smith, statements
"It has been a fantastic week and I am delighted to have once again won this important tournament in my country", the satisfaction of Smith who, since last August, has been one of the leading players in LIV Golf, the Arab Super League.
Truly a golden year for Smith. The 29-year-old from Brisbane in 2022 first won the Sentry Tournament and The Players Championship on the PGA Tour. Then, he triumphed in Scotland in the 150th edition of The Open, the oldest major in golf.
Cameron Smith was born in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. he grew up there in the footsteps of his father, a golf player, Des Smith1. He became a golf professional in 2013 and declared that his goal was to be the best player in the world2.
He has been coached by Grant Field since 2013 who is paid $90 an hour, just as humble as Smith2. He first joined the PGA Tour of Australasia circuit and the Asian circuit "Asian Tour", and revealed himself by winning a fourth place at the 2015 American Open during which he made an eagle on the 18th on the 72nd hole with two shots.
of the winner Jordan Spieth2. This performance then allows him to integrate full-time on the "PGA Tour" circuit from the year 20162. He won on July 17, 2022 at the British Open by winning the Old Course record (-20) held by Tiger Woods since 20001.
This year 2022 he achieved many leading performances with a victory at the Players Championship (considered the fifth major of the season) and a third place at the Augusta1 Masters. This series of performance allows him to reach second place in the world on July 18, 2022 behind the American Scottie Scheffler.
Although he was four strokes behind leader Rory McIlroy on the last day, Smith won with a one stroke lead over Cameron Young1. The last Australian to win the British Open was Greg Norman twenty-eight years ago.