April 16, 2021
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, USA
Harbour Town Golf Links
Q. A little bit more stress today in the second round, but made a nice birdie on the last. Just thoughts on how today went.
CAMERON SMITH: Wasn't actually too bad out there. I think the golfing gods got a few back on me today. They let everything in yesterday, and today I thought I was putting really good and just had a lot of putts that went over the edge, didn't go in.
So everything is looking good. Looking forward to tomorrow.
Q. And I was looking at the three bogeys. 17, missed the green and missed the fairways on 1 and 3, and this is the type of golf course if you're going to do that, you're going to have to scramble, and that's what happens.
CAMERON SMITH: Yeah, I mean, I definitely didn't have the driver and the 3-wood quite as on a string as yesterday. I thought I ou drove the ball best I ever have yesterday.
Yeah, just a few little mistakes off the tee and out of position, this place can bite you in the bum.
Q. And thoughts on the putting? Is that just misreads or how do you correct that going into the weekend?
CAMERON SMITH: I mean, I hit a lot of good putts. I thought I had a lot of good reads. A lot of putts went over the edge. Few lip outs as well.
So, yeah, like I said, I think it's just getting back on me from yesterday.
Q. To follow up such a hot round, what are your thoughts after today?
CAMERON SMITH: It was actually quite good. Very solid. Probably didn't hit the driver and the 3-wood as good as I would like.
Just a few mistakes off the tee led to a few bogeys and, but everything else fell pretty good.
Q. What do you think were the big differences today conditions-wise and with your game?
CAMERON SMITH: It was a little bit cooler this morning. The ball wasn't going quite a far as it was yesterday. Yesterday the ball was running out and it was going a long way through the air.
I mean, I thought I did everything pretty good today, to be honest. I had a lot of lip-outs. I think just the golfing gods kind of getting back at me there. I had a lot of putts that went in yesterday that probably shouldn't have, and they just got me back.
Q. After you do have such a hot day, what kind of mindset do you have that evening when you go back and relax and then walk into the course this morning?
CAMERON SMITH: I'm pretty chilled out, to be honest. I just went and had pizza with my caddie last night and a couple beers and went to sleep, and woke up this morning feeling pretty fresh, ready to go this morning. Everything felt great on the range.
Just wasn't quite the day.
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