We keep saying to focus on what’s important and follow your dreams, which has been the mantra of The Invincibles Tour since 2003, but when you see this philosophy come to fruition, it was awe inspiring and inspirational to the……..
Next generation of young men and women who aspire to reach their full potential and realise their dreams.
To witness Cameron Smith, achieve what he achieved at the Masters, was spine tingling to all those past and present juniors that honed their skills on The Invincibles Tour, and for that matter, all golfers worldwide.
It only seemed like yesterday when Cameron joined us at our development squad, at the then Hyatt Regency Coolum as a tiny ten-year-old (playing off 10) with the aim of following his dreams and aspirations to where he is today.
To think that Cameron was runner-up to Taylor Macdonald at The Invincibles Sunshine Coast Junior Masters Championship in 2009, to now being runner-up in what is arguably the pinnacle of golf world wide, and in the process become the first player to ever record four consecutive rounds in the 60’s.
All this from a ten year old boy (sixth form left below) to where he is today, is a fairy tale story that should inspire any man, women or child that witnessed this performance, to follow their dreams with the aim of achieving their best!
Golf Australia Post:
In Masters history, only six men have bettered Australian Cameron Smith’s 15-under total.
Remarkably, to cap a crazy men’s season, it was good enough today for only second to Dustin Johnson, who turned in one of the great major championship performances for a five-shot victory.
The world No.1 fended off early runs by both Smith and Korean Sungjae Im, then careered away to post 20 under – the lowest total score at Augusta National and the equal lowest score to par in major championship golf, matching Jason Day at the US PGA in 2015 and Henrik Stenson at the Open in 2016.
Smith and Im each carded final-round 69s to share a mark that’s normally more than enough to pull on a green jacket – their 273 totals the lowest not to win the crown.
Smith, a proud member of Brisbane's Wantima Golf Club, even became the first player in Masters history to break 70 all four rounds, proving further the remarkable achievements of all three podium finishers.
The Presidents Cup teammates each closed the gap to two at multiple times after starting the day four behind Johnson.
But the American was bulletproof on the back nine, playing it in three under despite having the handbrake on with a second major title in his sights.
“As a kid, (I was) dreaming about winning the Masters, having Tiger put the green jacket on me – it still seems like it’s a dream,” said Johnson, who set another Masters record with just four bogeys for the week.
“But I’m here, what a great feeling it is, and I couldn’t be more excited.”
Smith was exemplary throughout the week and looked as if he might get the ultimate reward when he made birdies on the second and third holes with Johnson showing early nerves.
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