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British Open Golf 2022: Cameron Smith, the never seen in St. Andrews

cameron smith finished making the category jump when it was awarded The Players last March, a victory that had to be added this course to the one h


cameron smith finished making the category jump when it was awarded The Players last March, a victory that had to be added this course to the one he obtained in the Sentry TOC. The Australian occupies the sixth place in the world ranking and it is to their 28 years old one of the players with the greatest projection, to the point that his name is sounding very strongly on the Tour as the next star to join the feared LIV saud. curiously Australia hasn’t hunted for a win since Greg Norman in 1993.

The one in Brisbane could become the second player to win the British Open and The Players in the same year. The other is none other than Jack Nicklaus, in 1978, also winning at St. Andrews. Stats aside, Smith is playing terrific on the Old Course and his 64th was the best lap of the day. His 131 strokes in total represent the best 36 initial holes that have been seen in the cathedral of golf. The previous record was -12, done three times.

In any case, the upper part of the classification begins to be scary, with many of the tournament’s roosters well positioned. The highest placed LIV representative is none other than Dustin Johnson, who, no matter how much he is asked about this subject, says that he does not read anything about it nor is he interested. DJ already played two rounds below 70 in the 2015 edition at the house of golf and then came the hit (75+75). This is the ninth time he has started a major two laps under 60, more than anyone since 1995, including Tiger, Mickelson or Rory.

The latter, the crowd’s favourite, remains firm in search of his long-awaited fifth major, the first since 2014. The Northern Irishman has some stands that play in his favour, but too many high-level players are positioning themselves. As usual, scottie scheffler He does not detach himself from the noble zone and his performance in the big ones invites us to think that on Sunday he will surely fight for victory.