Every player has some very specific trait or features that become a part of their identity over time. For Cameron Smith, it’s his unmistakable mullet. His hairstyle has often been brought up, now as part of his personality.
Smith is currently in Hawaii for the 2022 Sony Open. His mullet was mentioned during the presser, which had Smith answering some pressing questions.
Is Cameron Smith about to part with his mullet?
The interviewer ended up asking Smith about his mullet, wondering if he was about to part with it while in Hawaii for the Sony Open. Notably, seems like his mullet is safe for now. “Don’t know if it’s going to be forever, but yeah, for the time being, it’s hanging in,” he said.
Smith’s performance was also discussed, as the reporter was wondering if the 28-year-old was feeling pressured. They talked about the putter he was using, and how it has been working for him for the past few years.
Smith on his mullet
Whatever views one might have about his mullet, Smith loves it. So much so that he has referred to it as his good luck charm.
“It’s almost turned into my good luck charm.”
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— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) January 12, 2021
He spoke about it after his Zurich Classic win last year with Marc Leishman. While he promised his girlfriend he would cut it, he was unable to do it. “I would have to apologize to my girlfriend, it’s not going away. I mean, it’s, I feel like it’s part of me now,” Smith said.
Smith is also aware that the fans love it and believes it is good to have something fun going around that can make people laugh.
January 9, 2022; Maui, Hawaii, USA; Cameron Smith hoists the trophy after winning during the final round of the Sentry Tournament of Champions golf tournament at Kapalua Resort – The Plantation Course. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports/Reuters
The four-time PGA Tour winner also added an Olympic twist to his mullet, which even had his mother calling him names. The golfer got the word “AUS” written on the side of his head. While people ended up focusing on the mullet, Smith only wanted to give a shout-out to his country.
“My mom called me up. She was laughing. She was like, oh, you were just on the news,” he said. “Called me all sorts of names, but she loved it and she loves that it brings a lot of, I guess, joy to, it puts a smile on people’s faces, I think, she enjoys the most, so, yeah.”
Having said that, Smith last played the Sentry Tournament of Champions, finished first, and took home the win.
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