Watch out for Cameron Smith in this year’s majors and also the Tokyo Olympics following his US PGA Tour triumph in Hawaii.
That’s the message from the 26-year-old Queenslander’s longtime coach Grant Field, who believes Sunday’s first-up success in the Sony Open has set his charge up for a big 2020 season.
The win earned Smith a berth in April’s Masters at Augusta National, where Field says he’s “more than capable” of claiming the green jacket, having already tied fifth there in 2018.
There’s no question, I think this could be a great year for Cam,” Field told AAP.
“He will be confident having won and he knows he’s played well at Augusta before.
“I think Augusta really suits Cam’s game, with how accurate he is from 100 yards in and how good his putting is.
“He is also not one to get caught up in the hype of the Masters and he’s able to treat it like a normal PGA Tour event.”
Field believes Smith’s gritty style of play will also serve him well at US Open host Winged Foot in New York – one of the hardest courses on the rotation – and a likely cold, foggy US PGA Championship in San Francisco in May.
“He plays well in tough conditions and I expect the course set-up to be brutal at the US…
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