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LIV Golf’s Cam Smith has confirmed he will make a return to the DP World Tour this year.

The Australian will head down under to compete in two events, the Australian PGA Championship and the Australian Open.

The 30-year-old, who broke the news of his homecoming on Nine’s Today, said: “I’m coming back home to play some golf.

“To play golf in front of the fans is something that I love doing, and I’m happy that I’m coming back home.

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“I’ve been fortunate to have a few PGAs, haven’t quite got the Open yet so that’s something that I want, and I’ll be working hard to get it done.”

The events are co-sanctioned between the DP World Tour and the PGA Tour of Australasia, and come after LIV Golf’s season is over.

As a result of playing on the Saudi-backed circuit, Smith has dropped to 11th on the Official World Golf Rankings (OWGR).

Smith did compete in all four major championships this season, though, and has two LIV Golf wins to his name this season.

The 2022 Open champion has claimed the Australian PGA Championship on three occasions and will defend his title in November.

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The tournament will take place at Royal Queensland in Brisbane from November 26.

A week later, Smith will head to The Lakes in Sydney in search of the Australian Open title which
has eluded him.

PGA of Australia CEO Gavin Kirkman said Smith will be ‘trying to join an elite group of golfers by winning the Kirkwood Cup (Australian PGA) for a fourth time’.

He added: “Cam continues to support his home tour, and the fans want to see him live in action showcasing his game while inspiring our next generation of players to reach their peak.

“With Cam locked in for both fields, the Australian PGA and Australian Open will be must-see events.”

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John Turnbull A graduate of the University of Stirling, John joined the bunkered team in 2023 as a Content Producer, with a responsibility for covering all breaking news, tour news, grassroots content and much more besides. A keen golfer, he plays the majority of his golf at Falkirk Golf Club. Top of his 'bucket list' is a round of Pebble Beach... ideally in the company of Gareth Bale.

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