Go on a guided tour of British Open champ Cameron Smith’s $3.5million bogan mansion in Florida


Recently crowned British Open champion Cameron Smith is living large away from the greens – with his bogan mansion in Florida the envy of many blokes around the world.

The Brisbane-raised golfer, 28, calls Jacksonville in Florida home – and his luxury residence is decked out with a man cave for the ages, a fully stocked bar and pristine water views.

World No.2 Smith – who beat US star Cameron Young by one stroke to hoist the British Open trophy at St Andrews this week – purchased the mansion for a little over $3.5million in April 2020.

Spanning 5,350 square feet on a .55-acre lot, the layout includes an open-plan living, kitchen and dining area. 

When guests stop by, there’s a built-in bar as well as an al fresco lounge area with palm trees, a race simulator and a grilling space with a huge television outside.

A few metres away is access to Smith’s ‘play toy’, a Front Runner 39 boat, which he uses for fishing and to cruise the nearby waterways.

Recently crowned British Open champion Cameron Smith is living large away from the greens – with his bogan mansion in Florida (pictured) the envy of many blokes around the world

Spanning 5,350 square feet on a .55-acre lot, the layout includes an open-plan living, kitchen and dining area that's ideal for throwing parties (pictured)

Spanning 5,350 square feet on a .55-acre lot, the layout includes an open-plan living, kitchen and dining area that’s ideal for throwing parties (pictured)

Smith, who proudly sports a mullet, welcomed PGA Memes into his home for a behind-the-scenes tour late last year, and it is safe to say he will be in the mood to celebrate over the next few weeks following his epic triumph in Scotland.

His one-shot victory to secure the Claret Jug netted Smith another $3.66million in prizemoney, adding to what was already comfortably his most successful season to date.

According to the PGA Tour, Smith has pocketed an astonishing $14,404,098 from just 13 events in 2022.

His total career winnings, since joining the professional tour in 2013, stands at just over $39million – and that doesn’t include sponsorship deals and endorsements for the larrikin Aussie.

Smith shot a total of 268 across his four rounds to finish 20 under par at the British Open – the furthest under par a winner has finished in major history and the lowest ever score at St Andrews.

The Aussie beat Tiger Woods’ previous best mark of 269 set in 2000, when the fabled American finished 19 under.

The larrikin Aussie hasn't forgotten where he came from, sporting a XXXX beer T-shirt as he gave a guided tour of his home to PGA Memes (pictured)

The larrikin Aussie hasn’t forgotten where he came from, sporting a XXXX beer T-shirt as he gave a guided tour of his home to PGA Memes (pictured)

When guests stop by there's a built-in bar as well as an al-fresco lounge area with palm trees, a race simulator (pictured) as well as a grilling space and a huge television outside

When guests stop by there’s a built-in bar as well as an al-fresco lounge area with palm trees, a race simulator (pictured) as well as a grilling space and a huge television outside

The 28-year-old's astonishing round of 64 on the final day sealed a win for the ages and saw him break Tiger Woods' mark for the lowest ever score over four rounds at St Andrews

The 28-year-old’s astonishing round of 64 on the final day sealed a win for the ages and saw him break Tiger Woods’ mark for the lowest ever score over four rounds at St Andrews

With a remarkable five successive birdies to start the back nine, Smith chased down McIlroy to become the first Australian to claim the famous silverware since Greg Norman at Royal St George’s in 1993.

He is Australia’s fifth winner of the Open after Norman, who also reigned at Turnberry in 1986, Ian Baker Finch (1991), Kel Nagle (1960) and five-times champion Peter Thomson (1954, 1955, 1956, 1958 and 1965).

Despite being the current feel good name in world golf, that could soon change if Smith defects from the PGA to the rogue LIV tour, where Norman is the CEO.

Smith didn’t like being asked if he was poised to join the Saudi backed tour after winning the British Open – but he didn’t deny the speculation.

‘I just won the British Open and you’re asking about that. I think that’s, pretty, not that good,’ he said.

‘I don’t know, mate. My team around me worries about all that stuff. I’m here to win golf tournaments.’

That last line has been uttered by many of the LIV defectors, particularly when asked to comment on the human rights issues of their Saudi funders.

According to the Irish Golfer, Smith’s move to LIV Golf is a done deal.

Other high profile golfers who will also defect reportedly include Aussie Marc Leishman, two-time Masters winner Bubba Watson and 2023 European Ryder Cup captain Henrik Stenson.

Beer close by, Smith poses with the trophy on the balcony at the Royal & Ancient clubhouse after becoming the first Aussie to claim the title since Greg Norman in 1993

Beer close by, Smith poses with the trophy on the balcony at the Royal & Ancient clubhouse after becoming the first Aussie to claim the title since Greg Norman in 1993

Recruiting Smith would be a huge coup for Norman, who was barred from attending celebrations for the 150th Open at St Andrews due to his CEO role with LIV

Recruiting Smith would be a huge coup for Norman, who was barred from attending celebrations for the 150th Open at St Andrews due to his CEO role with LIV



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