Australians Cameron Smith and Marc Leishman win PGA team event in playoff and now set their sights on Olympics

Cameron Smith and Marc Leishman are eyeing Olympic gold after winning the US PGA Tour’s lone team event in dramatic fashion in New Orleans.

The Australians beat South Africa’s third-round leaders Louis Oosthuizen and Charl Schwartzel with a par on the first play-off hole, capping a tight and tense final round.

Smith and Leishman carded a final-round 70 in the alternate-shot format on Sunday to finish at 20-under 268, along with Oosthuizen and Schwartzel, who shot a 71.

Oosthuizen’s tee shot on the par-5 18th on the first extra…

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