Smith won on the LIV tour

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The Saudi-funded tour has moved on to Chicago.

— I think I had to prove to myself and a few others that I’m an excellent golfer, that I’m out here to win golf competitions, he says after the victory according to AFP.

The 29-year-old from Brisbane shot three under par in the third and final round, landing a total of 13 under par.

Smith, one of the more high-profile players to switch tours, says he needed the win and sees it as a message to those who criticized his decision to leave the PGA Tour for LIFE.

Things went worse for Henrik Stenson, who had to settle for a place significantly further down the list after a closing round of 74 shots, a total of one under par.

A couple of weeks ago, the Swede was forced to cancel his participation at the competition in Boston due to sudden dizziness during the warm-up. He has suffered from it before, but it was many years ago.

“The whole world started spinning,” he says to Tourens site.

Before the competition in Chicago, however, he said he felt better.

— I feel that physically I have felt quite well, with the exception of the dizziness.