Cam Smith is craving for an Australian PGA Sunday showdown with “one of the best golfers ever” in Adam Scott following the pair’s impressive start to the tournament at Royal Queensland.
Scott, the 2013 Masters winner, was the early clubhouse leader on Thursday after shooting a five-under par 66, while Smith, the reigning British Open champion, was two shots back after a first-round 68.
However, by the end of the day, Scott had been upstaged by fellow Australians Min Woo Lee, Jason Scrivener, and John Lyras, who led the tournament at six-under after brilliant rounds of 65.
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“It was awesome,” Lee said.
“(It was) very solid. There was one mistake, a bad drive on (hole) 10, but other than it was a very solid day approach-wise, and off the tee, and a very good day on the greens, so…