Cameron Smith is a golfer from Australia who was born on August 18, 1993 in Brisbane, Queensland to parents Sharon and Des Smith.
Cameron’s father, who was a scratch golfer (a golfer with a zero handicap) who played at the Wantima Golf Club in Brisbane, can be attributed with instilling in him a love of the game.Grant Field, one of Australia’s top golf coaches, took Cameron Smith under his wing in 2004.
Cameron Smith, who now lives in Florida, stays true to his Australian background by wearing a mullet, which he has been wearing since the Covid-19 outbreak.
Birthday August 18th, 1993
Place of Birth Brisbane, Australia
Residency Jacksonville, Florida, the USA
Girlfriend Shanel Naoum
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 78 kg (172 lbs)
Tattoos Cam doesn’t have any tattoos.
Sister / Brother He has a sister named Mel
Father & Mother Sharon and Des Smith are his parents.
Hair Colour Blonde
Eye Colour Blue
Net Worth (approx.) $22 Million
Smith began playing golf as a two-year-old at Wantima Country Club, a modest golf course in Brisbane’s northern suburbs. His father, Des, worked as a printer and was the club captain. Sharon, Smith’s mother, worked at the local department store. Mel Smith is Smith’s sister.
Golf Career of Cameron Smith
Five years later, in 2009, Cameron Smith won the Handa Junior Masters, a now-defunct junior golf competition in Australia. In 2011, he added three more junior championships to his long list of wins by winning the Australian Boys’ Amateur, Australian Amateur Stroke Play, and Victorian Junior Masters.
Cameron Smith played on the PGA Tour of Australasia after declaring himself to be a professional in 2013.
In 2015, he came second in the Coca-Cola Queensland PGA Championship, and in 2016, he finished second at the Emirates Australian Open.
Cameron Smith moved to Jacksonville, Florida, in 2014 to seek a PGA Tour career.
In his first PGA Tour tournament, he tied for fifth place in the CIMB Classic in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Smith continued to shine on the international stage with a top-four finish at the 2015 US Open, qualifying him for the 2016 Masters.
Cameron Smith and Jonas Blixt, who stayed with Smith’s caddy Sam Pinfold, won the Zurich Classic of New Orleans in 2017. This was his first victory on the PGA Tour.
After this triumph, he ended the 2017 season with two top-10 finishes. Smith went on to win the Australian PGA Championship in both the 2017-18 and 2018-19 seasons.
Cameron Smith did not win his first individual PGA Tour victory until 2020, when he won the Sony Open in Hawaii.
Smith placed second in the 2020 Masters and became the first golfer in Masters history to record all four rounds in the 60s, with scores of 67-68-69-69.
Smith won the Zurich Classic of New Orleans again in 2021, this time with fellow Australian golfer Marc Leishman.
Cameron got off to a fantastic start in 2022 by winning the calendar-opening Sentry Tournament of Champions on Maui, Hawaii. Smith beat the previous record by finishing 34 strokes under par (the previous record was 31 under par, set by Ernie Els at the same tournament in 2003).
Following this triumph, he went on to take third place at the 2022 Masters and another victory in The Players Championship, in which he defeated Anirban Lahiri by one stroke.
Cameron Smith Net Worth
Cameron Smith’s net worth is now projected to be $6 million, although this figure is expected to rise following his victory at The Open.
How much did Cameron Smith win at The Open?
Cameron Smith won the British Open and received US$2.5 million (or AU$3,681,525.00) (conversion correct at the time of publishing).
So far, Cameron Smith has received official prize money worth US$24,731,271 and AU$36,413,705.14.
Cameron Smith Girlfriend
Cameron Smith does not have a wife, but his girlfriend is Shanel Naoum.The young man has had a lot of bad luck with women. Jordan Ontiveros, a golfer whom he had been seeing since 2016, is no longer in his life.
They were reportedly together when they honoured their marriage’s sixth anniversary. However, since then, nothing has remained the same. This relationship, as far as we know, is over.
Unknown facts about Cameron Smith
Did you know this dude is a coffee junkie? His coffee machine is the only thing he misses as much as his mother, if not more.
Cam also wants to run a coffee shop after he retires.
He has a strong interest in vehicles, and we’ve heard that he enjoys tinkering with his rides at home.
Did you know this golfer likes to watch rugby and is a fan of the Brisbane Broncos rugby league team?