15 Things You Didn't Know About Cameron Smith

Get to know Australian pro Cameron Smith a little better...

15 Things You Didn't Know About Cameron Smith
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Full nameCameron Smith
Date of birthAugust 18 1993
BornBrisbane, Australia
Height5ft 11in
ResidesJacksonville, Florida
SpouseShanel Naoum
Turned pro2013
PGA Tour wins6
Major wins1 (2022 Open Championship)
Career high world ranking2nd
Current tour(s)LIV Golf
CaddieSam Pinfold
SponsorsTitleist, FootJoy, Original Penguin, Citi, Easypost, Bakertilly

15 Things You Didn't Know About Cameron Smith

Australian Cameron Smith has become a global star of golf over the last few years, peaking at the 150th Open Championship with victory. Here are 15 things you might not have known about the Aussie:

1. Born in Brisbane, Australia, he now lives in Jacksonville, Florida

2. He turned pro in 2013

3. He played on the PGA Tour of Australasia in 2013 and the Asian Tour in 2014 before joining the PGA Tour in 2015

4. His maiden pro title came on the PGA Tour at the Zurich Classic doubles event with Jonax Blixt in May 2017

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5. Smith has had one victory on the LIV Tour which came in Chicago.

6. He's a big fan of the Brisbane Bronco's rugby league team

7. He wants to own a coffee shop when he retires

8. His father Des is an accomplished golfer as well.

9. Smith is currently going out with Shanel Naoum

10. His best major finish came at the 2022 Open Championship. He shot a final round 64 to win by one stroke from Cameron Young

11. He's a big petrol head and an amateur mechanic who enjoys tinkering with classic cars

12. He also enjoys maintaining his lawn

13. He won 1.5 points from three matches at the 2019 Presidents Cup on his debut

14. Smith was reportedly offered $100m to join LIV Golf.

15. He uses Titleist equipment through the bag, including a TSi3 driver, TSi2 fairway, blacked out T100 irons, SM9 wedges and a Scotty Cameron 009 Prototype.

Sam Tremlett
Senior Staff Writer

A golfer for most of his life, Sam is a Senior Staff Writer for Golf Monthly. 

Working with golf gear and equipment over the last six years, Sam has quickly built outstanding knowledge and expertise on golf products ranging from drivers, to balls, to shoes. 

He combines this knowledge with a passion for helping golfers get the best gear for them, and as such Sam manages a team of writers that look to deliver the most accurate and informative reviews and buying advice. This is so the reader can find exactly what they are looking for.

Sam now spends most of his time testing and looking after golf gear content for the website, whilst he is also responsible for all content related to golf apparel. 

He also oversees all Tour player content as well so if you need to know what clubs Tiger or Rory has in play, Sam is the person to ask. 

Unfortunately, Sam is not a member of any club at the moment but regularly gets out on the golf course to keep up the facade of having a handicap of five. 

Sam's What's In The Bag: 

Driver: Titleist TS3 (9 degrees) 

Fairway Wood: Callaway Paradym (15 degrees), Nike Covert Tour 2.0 (19 degrees) 

Irons (4-PW): Titleist AP2 

Wedges: Titleist Vokey SM7 54˚, 58˚ 

Putter: Scotty Cameron Phantom X 5.5 

Ball: Srixon Z-Star Diamond

Shoes: G/FORE Gallivanter/Nike Air Zoom Infinity NEXT%/Cuater The Ringer/adidas Tour 360 22