Cameron Smith sets sights on world top 20 after winning Australian PGA Championship

Cameron Smith has vowed to use his second Australian PGA Championship title to further assert himself on the world golf rankings after emerging triumphant from a drama-filled final day at RACV Royal Pines Resort on Sunday.

Courtesy of Tony Webeck and PGA of Australia

Starting the day three shots clear of good friend Marc Leishman, two early bogeys saw Smith relegated to second position after just four holes as Leishman made his move but the 25-year-old rallied late to win by two shots.

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2018 Australian PGA Championship: TV Times and broadcast schedule

Golf is back on Channel 7 this week covering the Australian PGA Championship from Royal Pines on the Gold Coast.

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There are a number of ways to watch the Australian PGA Championship from Royal Pines on the Gold Coast this week and it all starts at 12pm on Thursday (AEDT).

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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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