Cameron Smith Wins 2023 DP World Tour Season Opener in Australia

DP WORLD TOUR/PGA TOUR OF AUSTRALASIA | Fortinet Australian PGA Championship

Cameron Smith, playing a Pro V1x golf ball and NEW TSR metalwoods among his Titleist setup, won his third career Australian PGA Championship in the DP World Tour’s season-opening week.

  • Playing in his birthplace of Brisbane, Smith shot all four rounds in the 60’s (68-65-69-68) on his way to a three-shot win over fellow countryman Jason Scrivener.
  • The reigning Champion Golfer of the Year closed in 3-under 68 to finish at 14 under.
  • Smith made three back nine birdies to pull away from the field and add another victory to his stellar 2022.
  • Thirteen of the top 17 finishers at Royal Queensland Golf Club gamed a Pro V1 or Pro V1x golf ball model.

What’s in Cameron Smith Titleist Golf Bag?

Golf Ball: Titleist Pro V1x
Driver: NEW TSR3 10.0° | Fujikura Ventus TR Blue 6 X
Fairway Metal: NEW TSR2 15.0°
Irons: T100 5-9 (w/ prototype black finish) | KBS Tour 130 Custom Matte Black X
Wedges: NEW Vokey Design SM9 46.10F, 52.08F, 56.08M, WedgeWorks 60T | KBS Tour 130 Custom Matte Black X
Putter: Scotty Cameron 009M tour prototype


In just his third start on the DP World Tour, Dan Bradbury (Pro V1) claimed his maiden victory, winning in wire-to-wire fashion.

  • The 23-year-old Englishman opened the week with an 8-under 63 and closed in 4-under 67 for a three-shot win.
  • Playing on a sponsor’s exemption this week, Bradbury locked up a two-year exemption on the DP World Tour and qualified for the 151st Open Championship at Royal Liverpool in 2023.

ASIAN TOUR | Bangabandhu Cup Golf Bangladesh Open

Titleist Brand Ambassador Danthai Boonma claimed his second career Asian Tour title after closing in 3-under 68.

  • Boonma made key birdies on Nos. 7, 8 and 9 to take the lead at the turn after starting the day one shot back.
  • His 13-under total was enough to win by a one-shot margin.
  • Ten of the 11 players who finished among the top ten and ties played a Titleist golf ball

What’s in Danthai Boonma’s Titleist Golf Bag?

Golf Ball: Titleist Pro V1x
Driver: TSi2 9.0°
Fairway Metal: TSi2 15.0°
Hybrid: TS2 19.0°
Irons: T100 4-9
Wedges: Vokey Design SM9 48°, 52°, 56°, 60°

JAPAN GOLF TOUR | Casio World Open Golf Tournament

Chan Kim (Pro V1) won in his first week after switching to the NEW 2023 Pro V1 golf ball, turning in a record-setting performance to win his eighth JGTO title.

  • The win was NEW Pro V1 and Pro V1x's first victory on the JGTO and second victory worldwide.
  • Kim’s 32-under par victory total marked the lowest 72-hole score in JGTO history.
  • Kim closed with a final round 10-under par 62 to finish six shots clear of his nearest competitor and shattered the previous 72-hole scoring record (-28) by four shots.
  • Kim’s wire-to-wire victory featured four rounds of 66 or lower (64-66-64-62) as well as 30 birdies and two eagles in total.
  • Four of the seven players finishing T6 or better gamed a NEW Pro V1 or Pro V1x.