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Currently Trending at The Masters, Meet The PGA Tour Phenom Enjoying Special Ties With The MLB

Published 04/07/2023, 3:40 PM EDT

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USA Today via Reuters

25-year-old Cameron Young is currently competing at the Augusta National for the coveted Masters green jacket. The young golfer boasts top-three finishes in two major championships and has several other notable feats to his name.

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Golf viewers have now taken note of the Major League Baseball logo on the player’s tournament shirts. In fact, the MLB logo on his Masters’ polo has grabbed people’s attention. The unique logo, which has incited speculation from fans, has a special reason behind it.

Why does Cameron Smith sport an MLB logo?


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The answer to the question is a simple one. The MLB sponsors the up-and-coming golf star. However, he is not the only golfer to sport the unique logo. Other golfers with MLB sponsors include Billy Andrade, Peter Malnati, Brandon Todd, and Spencer Levin.

This special sponsorship also has its own perks, including access to “any MLB ballpark.” Young’s MLB partnership has a compelling backstory as well.


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The golfer grew up being coached by his father, who recently retired from his position as the head pro at the Sleepy Hollow Country Club outside New York City. His family maintained a strong bond with MLB Commissioner, Rob Manfred, a member of the Sleepy Hollow club.

When asked by Manfred if he wished to wear the MLB logo after turning pro, Young readily agreed. The sponsorship has continued harmoniously since then. The MLB patch on the golfer’s shirt signifies the league’s commitment to promoting youth baseball and supporting talent. It also represents support for Young’s charitable work with the Make-A-Wish Foundation.


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Is Cameron Young a fan of baseball?

A Bronx native, Cameron Young was born and brought up at a place which was at a close distance from the Yankees stadium. Young, who recently finished runner-up at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play event in March, is a fan of the Bronx Brothers. The young golfer has revealed that he has been a Yankees fan since he was a child, even though he doesn’t follow the sport as closely now.

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The unique crossover between the two distinct worlds of golf and baseball is more than you think. Before Young, other golfers have also been seen sporting the MLB logo due to sponsorship deals. Reports have also revealed that the demographics for golf and baseball are more similar than different.


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Cameron Young’s eye-grabbing shirt’s with MLB logos will definitely pave the way for more golfing stars opting for MLB deals in the future. What do you think of this distinctive partnership? Let us know in the comments below!



Abantika Ghosh

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Edited By: Manaal Siddiqui