'A new king': Aussie golfer Cam Smith's Olympic haircut wins hearts

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Cam Smith (pictured) showing off his Olympic haircut days out from his Olympic quest.
Aussie Golf Cam Smith has won over the hearts of Australian's with his Olympic style haircut. (Images: Twitter)

Golf star Cameron Smith continues to win over the hearts of the nation after showing off his remarkable Australian mullet ahead of his Olympics quest.

Smith's famous mullet made waves in the US as his hair could be seen flowing out the back of his cap during the 2020-21 PGA.

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However, the Australian has gone one better for the Olympics.

Just days away from the first round in Tokyo, Smith posted a photo of his mullet.

But he took patriotism to the next level after he had shaved 'AUS' into the side of his head.

Fans rightfully went wild for the popular golf star.

He even drew the attention of Aussie cricket legend Adam Gilchrist.

Cameron Smith's Tokyo Olympic quest

Following a tough finish to the latest major, Smith said that the quest to win Olympic gold will give him the perfect pick-me-up after "a day that sucked" at The Open

Australia's No.1 Men's golfer was flying back from the UK to his Florida base on Monday, doubtless still feeling a little chastened after a calamitous final round of 74 at Royal St George's.

It was the day's joint-second worst of any player in the field - and proved an anti-climactic end to Smith's latest bid to win a major.

While 24-year-old American Collin Morikawa was soaking up the superlatives being heaped on him after his consummate Open triumph, Smith was trying to extricate as many positives as possible from his last-round meltdown - which featured three double bogeys.

But Smith was confident he could turn things around as he planned his Tokyo journey other Australian men's representative Marc Leishman.

"It's kind of disappointing to end the week like this but I feel like my game's in a really good spot, I feel like I'm playing really good golf," Smith said.

"Three rounds this week in Sandwich, I'm up there.

"A couple of tweaks here or there and I'm sure I'll be up the leaderboard at the Olympics."

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