How Much Prize Money Did Cameron Smith Win at 2022 Sentry Tournament of Champions?

Published 01/10/2022, 3:36 AM EST
January 6, 2022; Maui, Hawaii, USA; Cameron Smith lines up his putt on the 18th hole during the first round of the Sentry Tournament of Champions golf tournament at Kapalua Resort – The Plantation Course. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports


PGA Tour 2022 season had one of the best openings ever. The 2022 Sentry Tournament of Champions witnessed some exceptional golf played by the best players on the field. The Plantation Course in Kapalua set the stage for an enthralling season opener. As conditions at the Plantation Course witnessed some record-breaking rounds, fans were left amazed.

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

The tournament started on January 6th and concluded with its final round on the 9th of January, with Cameron Smith emerging as the winner.

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

How much did the winner takes home at the PGA Tour opener?

Cameron, the awesome Smith, won the 2022 Sentry Tournament of Champions; thereby, becoming the first winner of the 2022 season. The Par 73 golf course, which measures 7,596 yards, laid the foundation for an exciting golf tournament. Cam Smith led through the tournament and won it with an overall score of 34 under par. He shot a final-round 65, eight under par. Jon Rahm finished one shot back at 33 under par with a round of 66, seven under par. Matt Jones shot the lowest round of the day, a 12 under par 61. He equaled the course record, which was earlier shot by Justin Thomas and Jon Rahm.

Watch this story: 2022 Sentry Tournament of Champions prize money breakdown?

The 2022 Sentry Tournament of Champions at the Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii, had a total prize money pool of a whopping $8.2 million. The tournament was played by 38 players, which included some of the biggest names in golf. The winner Cameron Smith took home prize money worth $1.476 million. Cam won his fourth PGA Tour title and started his 2022 campaign in the right manner. Smith created history as he scored most strokes under par in 72- holes in the history of the PGA Tour.

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

January 6, 2022; Maui, Hawaii, USA; Cameron Smith acknowledges after making his putt on the 18th hole during the first round of the Sentry Tournament of Champions golf tournament at Kapalua Resort – The Plantation Course. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

Cam creates history at Sentry

Cameron Smith, the Australian-based golfer, created history once again at the 2022 Sentry Tournament of champions. In the second round of the tournament, the Aussie golfer became the first person since 2003 to reclaim the 36 hole lead, after starting the round with two bogeys. Despite the bogey-bogey start, Smith went on to shoot a 64, 9 under par and took the lead with Jon Rahm.

ADVERTISEMENT

Article continues below this ad

DIVE DEEPER

Jon Rahm and Cameron Smith Relishing Leaderboard Battle at 2022 Sentry Tournament of Champions

15 days ago

How will the rest of the 2022 season be for Cameron Smith? Let us know in the comments section below.

SHARE THIS ARTICLE :

ADVERTISEMENT

Bazif Qadri

65 articles

Bazif Qadri is a Golf writer at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing BSC Economics Hons, Bazif is a golf enthusiast. Not only a fan, but he is also an avid golfer himself.

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT