Australian Amateur: Smith tops Drakeford in finale
SOUTH OAKLEY, VICTORIA, Australia (Jan.
20, 2013) -
- Queenslander Cameron Smith completed
extraordinary turnaround to win the
Amateur Championship against Victorian
Drakeford at Commonwealth Golf Club on
Trailing 5-down to Commonwealth
Drakeford at various stages, Smith fought
win his maiden Australian Amateur title
with a 3&2
“I’m gobsmacked, I can’t even believe I
from that,” Smith said.
“I played some good shots and put him
pressure and holed some putts. I thought
if I could
him get down the last hole I was in with a
turns out I got it done before that which
“Mum was pretty stoked when I told her,
just yelling and couldn’t get a word out,”
Smith earns an exemption into the 2013
Australian Open with his victory.
"It's definitely a good start to 2013 and
this form can carry through to the next