VIDEO / Cameron Smith wins dramatic playoff to claim Australian PGA Championship

For the second week running, a Cameron has won a big golf tournament in Australia.

At Royal Pines on the Gold Coast, 25-year-old Cameron Smith outlasted Jordan Zunic in a tense two-hole sudden-death playoff to capture the Australian PGA Championship.

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Zunic and Bland upstage big names at Australian PGA Championship / Round one video highlights

Sergio Garcia and Marc Leishman were upstaged by a couple of lesser known Australians on the opening day of the 2017 Australian PGA Championship at Royal Pines.

Adam Bland and Jordan Zunic have stolen some of the limelight from the more well-known golfers on the opening fay of the 2017 Australian PGA Championship at Royal Pines on the Gold Coast

Zunic holed a pitch shot for eagle on the par-5 ninth hole to finish his day at 6-under par 66 just moments after Adam Bland got into the clubhouse on the same number after a bogey on his final hole the par-4 18th.

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AUSTRALIAN PGA CHAMPIONSHIP / The Garcia’s meet the Aussie locals

A trip to Australia wouldn’t be complete without meeting some of the locals and while on the Gold Coast for the Australian PGA Championship, Sergio and Angela Garcia got up close to some Australian wildlife.

Courtesy of PGA of Australia

Visiting Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, the Garcia’s met a koala, wedge tail eagle, a python, visited the kangaroos and handfed a family of rosellas.

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Marc Leishman honoured with Greg Norman Medal

World Number 13 Marc Leishman has been bestowed Australian golf’s most prestigious individual honour; the Greg Norman Medal.

Courtesy of PGA of Australia

Australia’s best performing, male or female, golfer on the international stage in 2017, Leishman won the coveted award following in the footsteps of Jason Day who won the Greg Norman Medal in 2015 and 2016.

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2017 AUSTRALIAN PGA CHAMPIONSHIP: TV Times and broadcast schedule

Golf is back on free-to-air this week with Channel 7 covering the Australian PGA Championship from Royal Pines on the Gold Coast.

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Channel 7 will once again be broadcasting live, free-to-air golf this week with coverage of the Australian PGA Championship beginning at 12pm (through to 5pm) Australian Eastern Daylight Savings time.

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PGA TOUR winners Smith and Blixt headed to Australia for summer of golf

The winning combination of Cameron Smith and Jonas Blixt is headed to Australia for the Emirates Australian Open and Australian PGA Championship.

Media release via PGA of Australia

Queenslander Smith, 24, was the toast of Australian sport when he teamed up with Swede Blixt to win the PGA Tour’s inaugural team-format Zurich Classic.

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