Cameron Smith is inside the FedEx top ten on the US PGA tour. The young Aussie with the mad mullet has surprised golf pundits with his consistent efforts and results on the world’s toughest golf tour. Now, a three-time winner on this tour Cam Smith looks very much at home in this company. He has performed better in the majors than any other Australian golfer in recent years. The young Queenslander is blessed with a remarkable short game, as we have witnessed in big events like the President’s Cup. Cam Smith is the best Australian golfer currently going around.
A Dab Hand with the Short Stick
He looks more like a Medieval troubadour with wispy moustache and long hair, but his instrument of choice is definitely a wedge. Cam Smith is a dab hand with the short stick as well, sinking putts when it really matters. Getting up and down from anywhere must be his mantra and MO. Cam gets that driver out there as well. The 27 YO turned pro in 2013 and he won back-to-back Australian PGA Championships in 2018 and 2018. Smith tied for second in the 2020 Masters at Augusta.
A Great Four Best Ball Partner
Together with Marc Leishman he won the Zurich Classic in 2021. Prior to that he achieved victory at the 2020 Sony Open in Hawaii and the Zurich in 2017 with Jonas Blixt. Cameron Smith would be a good partner to have in any four ball best ball or foursome’s championship. He comes across as a very likeable chap and is popular with the home fans Down Under. Standing at 5 foot 11 inches and weighing around 172 pounds the young man gets the most out of his frame. He appears to love the golfing life at the pointy end.
Cameron Smith’s Stats
Smith’s average driving distance is 297.4 yards, and his longest recorded drive is 373 yards. He is ranked 4th in sand saves on the US PGA tour. Cam Smith is ranked 6th in putting. His scoring average is 70.156 and this is ranked 22nd on tour. Cam Smith is the best Australian golfer on recent form and results. Not many Aussies would have predicted that this young fella would stick around near the top of the leader board for so long. His consistency has surprised many and now it seems anything is possible for this prodigious talent. Cam Smith is GolfDom’s golfer of the month in June.