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Who is Cameron Smith (golfer)?
Cameron Smith (golfer) is a professional notable Australian golfer who plays on the PGA Tour and is the current Open champion. On the PGA Tour, he has won six times, including the 2022 Players Championship and the 2022 Open Championship. Moreover, he was runner-up in the 2020 Masters Tournament.
How Old Is Cameron Smith (golfer)?
He is 28 years old as of July 2022, having been born on August 18, 1993, in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Smith shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Infinite, Madelaine Petsch, Maia Mitchell, LeafyIsHere, Louie Castro, and many more.
Cameron Smith (golfer) Family
Who are Cameron Smith’s (golfer) Parents?
He was born to Des Smith (Father) and Sharon Smith (Mother).
Does Cameron Smith (golfer) have Siblings?
He has two siblings, a brother by the name of Matthew Smith and a sister by the name Khirstie Smith.
Cameron Smith (golfer) Education
He received his education at Pine Rivers State High School.
Cameron Smith (golfer) Marital Status
He is currently dating Shanel Naoum.
Cameron Smith (golfer) Kids
He does not have any kids currently. In case there is new news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Cameron Smith (golfer) Professional Career
In 2013, he turned professional and played on the PGA Tour of Australasia. He was thus tied for second at the 2015 Coca-Cola Queensland PGA Championship and at the 2016 Emirates Australian Open.
A Career in 2014
In 2014, he played on the Asian Tour where he finished in the top 10 seven times and finishing 5th on the Order of Merit. His best finish was at the 2014 CIMB Niaga Indonesian Masters where he was tied for second. His first PGA Tour event was in October 2014 at the CIMB Classic which was a co-sanctioned event with the Asian Tour, he tied for 5th.
A Career in 2015
In April, he tied for 15th in the RBC Heritage, playing on a sponsor’s exemption. After qualifying for the 2015 U.S. Open, he earned an invitation to the 2016 Masters Tournament as he finished in the top 4. In addition, the finish also earned him a Special Temporary Membership on the PGA Tour for the remainder of the 2015 season. By earning enough as a non-member, he earned his 2015-16 PGA Tour card to have been in the top 125 on the money list: his best three events would have been sufficient.
A Career in 2016
During this time, he finished 157th on the FedEx points list. His exemplary performance in the Web.com Tour Finals, allowed him to return to the PGA Tour for 2017.
A Career in 2017
In May, he partnered with Jonas Blixt and won the Zurich Classic of New Orleans, the first team event on the PGA Tour since 1981. Thus the pair did not make a bogey during the tournament and defeated Scott Brown and Kevin Kisner in a playoff. This became Smith’s first career PGA Tour win.
Also, he had two top-10 finishes on the 2017 PGA Tour tying for 6th place at the Valero Texas Open and for 7th at the Wyndham Championship, and finished 46th in the FedEx Cup Standings. In late 2017, he started the new PGA Tour season by tying for 5th place in the CIMB Classic in Malaysia and finished 3rd in the CJ Cup in South Korea. Overall, he continued his good form by finishing 4th in the Emirates Australian Open and then winning the Australian PGA Championship the following week by beating Jordan Zunic in a playoff.
A Career in 2018
During this time, he defended his title in December at the Australian PGA Championship, by winning two strokes over Marc Leishman.
A Career in 2019
He went on to play on the International team in December at the 2019 Presidents Cup at Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Australia. The U.S. team won 16-14. Whereas Smith went 1-1-1 including a win in his Sunday singles match against Justin Thomas.
A Career in 2020
During this time, he won the Sony Open in Hawaii in January in a playoff over Brendan Steele; his first individual victory on the PGA Tour. In November, he finished tie for runner-up to Dustin Johnson at the 2020 Masters. Moreover, he became the first golfer in Masters history to shoot all four rounds in the 60s (67-68-69-69).
A Career in 2021
For the second time in April, he won the Zurich Classic of New Orleans. This time, he was partnered with fellow countryman Marc Leishman. The duo went on in a playoff over Louis Oosthuizen and Carl Schwartzel. Smith then qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and competed in the men’s competition in July/August 2021. He scored – 14 across the four rounds and finished 10th. However, in spite of shooting 66 in the third and fourth rounds, he was still out of the medal competition.
A Career in 2022
In January, he won the 2022 Sentry Tournament of Champions at Kapalua Resort in Maui, Hawaii. He shot a PGA Tour record of 34 under par winning by one stroke over world number one Jon Rahm. 34 under par beat the previous mark of 31 under par set by Ernie Els at the same tournament in 2003. In March, he won by one shot from Anirban Lahiri at The Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass, thus becoming the fifth Australian to win the tournament. He went on to win his first major championship in July at the 150th Open Championship, played at the Old Course at St. Andrews. He shot a final-round 64 to finish one shot better than Cameron Young. And also overtook overnight leade4r Rory Mcllroy who eventually finished in third place.
Cameron Smith Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 5ft 11inches (1.8m) and a weight of 78kg (172lbs).
Cameron Smith’s Salary and Net Worth
He earns $2.5 million and has a net worth of $6 million.