Winner’s Circle: Cameron Smith Claims Victory at The PLAYERS

Cameron Smith wins THE PLAYERS Championship 2022
Cameron Smith hoists the trophy after winning THE PLAYERS Championship on the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass on Mar 14, 2022 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (Photo by David Cannon via Getty Images)

On Monday at TPC Sawgrass’ Stadium Course, Cameron Smith posted a final-round 66 to claim a one-shot victory over Anirban Lahiri at The 2022 PLAYERS Championship.

The 28-year-old Aussie finished his final day in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida with four bogeys against 10 birdies to reach 13-under par.

For his fifth career PGA Tour title, and second of the season, Smith earned $3,600,000 and 600 FedEx Cup points. He will move to No. 6 in the world rankings – his best career position.


PRO-FILE

Cameron Smith

Nationality: Australian
Height: 5′ 11″
Weight: 175 lb
Birthdate: Aug. 18, 1993 (age 28)
Native: Brisbane, Queensland, Aus.
Residence: Jacksonville, FL
Turned Pro: 2013
PGA Tour Rookie: 2016
Best World Rank: 6 (Mar 14, 2022)


The PLAYERS: Leaderboard

Cameron Smith wins THE PLAYERS Championship 2022
Cameron Smith on the 18th green during the final round of THE PLAYERS Championship on the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass on Mar 14, 2022 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (Photo by Chris Condon / PGA TOUR via Getty Images)
Top-5 Finishers

Pos-Player-To Par (Final Rd)
1. Cameron Smith -13 (-6)
2. Anirban Lahiri -12 (-3)
3. Paul Casey -11 (-3)
4. Kevin Kisner -10 (-4)
5. Keegan Bradley -9 (-4)

Payouts

Pos-(Money)
1. Cameron Smith ($3,600,000)
2. Anirban Lahiri ($2,180,000)
3. Paul Casey ($1,380,000)
4. Kevin Kisner ($980,000)
5. Keegan Bradley ($820,000)


Cameron Smith’s Winning Numbers

Cameron Smith wins THE PLAYERS Championship 2022
Cameron Smith hits a shot on the 18th tee during the final round of THE PLAYERS Championship on the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass on Mar 14, 2022 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (Photo by Logan Bowles / PGA TOUR via Getty Images)

Driving: 290.6 yards (35th)
Fairways: 42.86%, 24/56 (123rd)
Greens: 62.50%, 45/72 (82nd)
Putts/GIR: 1.556 (1st)
SG-Off Tee: -5.189 (68th)
SG-Approach Green: 6.660 (5th)
SG-Around Green: 1.396 (19th)
SG-Putting: 11.521 (1st)
SG-Tee to Green: 2.866 (35th)
SG-Total: 14.388 (1st)
Scores: 24 Birdies, 37 Pars, 11 Bogeys


Smith’s 2022 PGA TOUR Season

Cameron Smith wins THE PLAYERS Championship 2022
Cameron Smith hits a shot on the 15th hole during the final round of THE PLAYERS Championship on the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass on Mar 14, 2022 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (Photo by David Cannon via Getty Images)

Starts: 7
Cuts Made: 7
Wins: 2 (Sentry TOC, PLAYERS)
Additional Top 10s: 2
Money: $5,797,375 (1st)
Points: 1,354 (2nd)
World Rank Before/After: 10/6


Smith’s Career Victories

PGA Tour: 5
2022 The Players Championship
2022 Sentry Tournament of Champions
2021 Zurich Classic
2020 Sony Open
2017 Zurich Classic
European: 2
2018 Australian PGA Championship
2017 Australian PGA Championship


WITB: Cameron Smith 2022

Cameron Smith wins THE PLAYERS Championship 2022
Cameron Smith hits a shot on the 15th hole during the final round of THE PLAYERS Championship on the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass on Mar 14, 2022 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (Photo by David Cannon via Getty Images)

Cameron Smith plays a full bag of Titleist gear, including a Titleist TSi3 driver and Titleist Pro V1x balls.

Driver: Titleist TSi3 (10°)
3-wood: Titleist TSi2 (15°)
7-wood: Titleist TS2 (18°)
Long Iron: Mizuno Pro Fli-Hi (3)
Irons: Titleist T100 Black (4-9)
Pitch: Vokey SM9 (46°)
Gap : Vokey SM9 (50°)
Sand: Vokey SM9 (56˚)
Lob: Vokey WedgeWorks (60˚)
Putter: Scotty Cameron 009M Prototype
Golf Ball: Titleist Pro V1x
Hat: Titleist
Apparel: Penguin
Shoes: FootJoy


Credits: Getty Images, PGA Tour Media


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