Cameron Smith charged his direction into records on the Old Course, a Sunday shocker at St. Andrews that despatched the Australian

to his most memorable chief by utilizing defeating Rory McIlroy to win the British Open.

The stage used to be set for McIlroy to stop his eight-year dry season in the majors and cap off seven days of party at the homegrown of golf in the 100 and fiftieth Open.

Smith took the show through taking strolls off 5 straight birdies to start the returned 9 and turning in extra jump all over opportunities toward the end.

His 8-under 64 was once the least last round by involving a hero in the 30 occasions golf's most established champion has been performed at St. Andrews.

Smith acquired via a single shot over Cameron Young, who holed a 15-foot bird putt on a definitive opening. It wasn't sufficient, and neither used to be anything that McIlroy ought to gather.

He was unable to make a putt early. He was unable to hit it shut satisfactory late.

His excess right risk was once a 15-foot birdie endeavor on the frightening Road Hole at No. 17, and it barely disregarded to one side.