When Smith paired with Sweden’s Jonas Blixt for a breakthrough victory on the PGA Tour in New Orleans in May, one of his first stops when he returned home was the northside Brisbane club where he learnt the game beside dad Des. He didn’t just shout a few close friends. He shouted the whole club. All night. His PGA cheque of $237,500 should fund a few more celebrations. Cam Smith gets the party started early.Source:AFP “Every time he gets home from the US, Wantima is one of Cam’s first stops and no one sees how amazing he is with our juniors or the members,” said Harrison Frei, a Wantima four-marker. Frei had cracked open his first XXXX Gold at 7.30am on Sunday to enjoy the “Cam Crew” buzz in the gallery at Royal Pines which was dotted with 80-odd Wantima members making the noise of 200. BELOW: FINAL AUSTRALIA PGA CHIP SHOTS COLUMN “Cam shouted the club all night after that last win,” Frei said. The revered Joe Kirkwood Cup or a replica will be a drinking goblet at Wantima soon enough after Smith’s chip-and-putt wizardry sealed his play-off win. “We’re so proud of him ... he just didn’t give up the last two rounds with Jordan (Zunic) playing great golf and holing nearly every putt he looked at (for his Saturday 64),” father Des said. PLAY-OFF: Smith silences heckler to win thrilling PGA title “His short game’s pretty special and just gets him out of trouble so I never get too stressed.” When Smith first started swinging a club at four, his little cut-down club fitted in piping hanging off the golf buggy of Smith senior, a one-marker who saw his son first break par as a 12-year-old. “I was a golf addict so I’d pick him up from school and he went to the golf club whether he liked it or not. He just played,” Des said. Cam Smith celebrates after draining the winning putt.Source:Getty Images Young Smith made pilgrimages to the Australian PGA in the Coolum days to watch his idol Adam Scott but there was a subtle baton change with Smith himself swamped as a new-era autograph target. His new fans will get plenty of chances because he plans to support Australia’s top events just as Scott as done admirably. “Playing this tournament and the Australian Open will be on my