It only took two LIV Golf events for Cameron Smith to return to winning ways, as the Australian star won the Chicago Invitational by three strokes, banking the $4 million ($A6m) prize for first place.
Smith, who recently joined the breakaway competition from the PGA Tour in a deal reportedly worth $140 million, took a three-stroke lead into the third and final day at Rich Harvest Farms.
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Despite the strong lead, Smith coughed it up thanks to a slow start.
A par on the first and third hole sandwiched a birdie on the second, before the 29-year-old bogeyed the fourth hole and left the door ajar for Dustin Johnson, who finished Day Two in second place.
Smith shot par on the fifth before another bogeying the sixth and saw his lead evaporate, as he dropped to…