Feeling the good vibes after being given the green light to defend his British Open crown despite his move to LIV Golf, Cameron Smith hoisted three of his countrymen on his back in Miami to earn them an enormous $12m payday at the team final.
Smith and his “Punch” team, which includes Marc Leishman, Matt Jones and Wade Ormsby, were just one shot away from splitting a $25m cheque as Greg Norman’s breakaway tour dished out the massive cheques at Doral.
Having already secured a mind-blowing $25m cheque as the inaugural player of the year, two-time major champion Dustin Johnson added another $6 million as his cut after sinking the winning putt for his “4 Aces” team to win the inaugural team final.
Smith, the Punch captain and the only Aussie to win a LIV Golf event, was the standout individual player as four teams vied for the title.
His score of seven-under 65 was three shots…