Sentry Tournament of Champions R4

Cameron Smith completes wire-to-wire victory with record-setting low score

Sentry Champions 2022 R4
January 06-09
Plantation Course at Kapalua, Kapalua, Maui, Hawaii
Round 1, Round 2, Round 3

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Cameron Smith won the Sentry Tournament of Champions wire-to-wire after a bogey-free 65 to close with a 34-under par 258.

“It’s such a good event. I’ve been fortunate enough to be here two times before. I love Maui. It’s such a cool place and obviously you’re competing against the best guys the year prior and all guys that know how to win a golf tournament. So yeah, it’s pretty cool to be the winner.”

Sentry Champions 2022 R4

The Australian broke the PGA Tour record of most strokes under par since 1950.

“I think just stringing four really good days together. I think that’s always kind of something I’ve, not struggled with, but I’ve always kind of wanted to do that, and I’ve always had kind of a scratchy day in there. So four really, really solid days of golf.

“Obviously playing with Jon over the weekend was tough. He kept firing at pins and kept making birdies and I felt like I had to stay on top of him and it was nice to do that.”

Sentry Champions 2022 R4

Spain’s Jon Rahm closed with a bogey-free 66 to take solo second place one shot behind.

“There’s a lot of positives to take,” said Rahm. “There’s some stuff I’ve been working on in the off-season that was a lot better today. Some of those flighted wedges I hit this week were a lot better than they have been in the past. I still can improve quite a bit, but it’s moving and trending in the right direction, so I’m happy with that.

“My iron play was really, really good. I know I’m usually ball striking but it felt amazing and I hit a lot of great shots today and even putting was great. My Achilles heel on this golf course has been putting and this is the first time I putted good and putted great. So hopefully I can keep that going throughout the season and give myself a lot more chances to win.”

Sentry Champions 2022 R4

Matt Jones carded a final round 61 to finish two shots behind compatriot Smith at 32-under followed by American Patrick Cantlay (67) in fourth place at 26-under.

Sentry Champions 2022 R4

Prior to this year’s event only three players in Tour history had finished at 30-under or lower. Ernie Els shot 31-under at Kapalua in 2002 and won the tournament by eight shots. Jordan Spieth shot 30-under in 2016 and also won it by eight shots and Dustin Johnson won by 11 shots at TPC Boston in 2020 after closing at 30-under.

Sentry Champions 2022 R4

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2Jon Rahm-3366666166259
3Matt Jones-3270676261260
4Patrick Cantlay-2666676667266
T5Collin Morikawa-2568706762267
T5Justin Thomas-2574676165267
T5Daniel Berger-2566666669267
T8Kevin Kisner-2469686665268
T8Sungjae Im-2467676569268
T10Cam Davis-2369686666269
T10Marc Leishman-2369676568269
12Xander Schauffele-2269676866270
T13Kevin Na-2167686868271
T13Hideki Matsuyama-2169656869271
T15Seamus Power-2071656967272
T15Talor Gooch-2068706767272
T15Patrick Reed-2074646668272
T15Max Homa-2072676568272
T19Tony Finau-1970696965273
T19Sam Burns-1972646869273
T21Jordan Spieth-1871696866274
T21Stewart Cink-1869676771274
T23Billy Horschel-1772677066275
T23Si Woo Kim-1771656970275
T25Erik van Rooyen-1667707069276
T25Garrick Higgo-1668696970276
T25Bryson DeChambeau-1669686772276
T28Brooks Koepka-1568687269277
T28Joel Dahmen-1568696971277
T30Viktor Hovland-1469697367278
T30Phil Mickelson-1471697068278
T30Harris English-1473706867278
T33Branden Grace-1369697467279
T33K.H. Lee-1372716967279
T35Lucas Glover-1074697069282
T35Abraham Ancer-1072697170282
37Lucas Herbert-869736874284
38Jason Kokrak-772707271285

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