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“To win an Open Championship in itself might be going to be a golfer’s spotlight of their profession. To do it round St Andrews, I believe is simply unbelievable,” says Cameron Smith after successful The 150th Open; Australian refuses to disclaim LIV Golf rumours after main win

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Cameron Smith joins Tim Barter on the Sky Cart to analyse his sensational closing spherical of 64 which earned him his maiden main title at St Andrews

Cameron Smith joins Tim Barter on the Sky Cart to analyse his sensational closing spherical of 64 which earned him his maiden main title at St Andrews

Cameron Smith admitted he will wrestle to raised the sensation of successful The 150th Open at St Andrews after claiming a surprising success on the Previous Course.

The 28-year-old Australian, who had led on the midway stage, stormed again to the highest of the leaderboard with an eight-under 64 to complete on 20 underneath and one forward of Cameron Younger, with Rory McIlroy an extra shot again in third.

Smith made his transfer with 5 successive birdies from the 10th after which held his nerve over the closing holes as he claimed his maiden main victory.

“To win an Open Championship in itself might be going to be a golfer’s spotlight of their profession. To do it round St Andrews, I believe is simply unbelievable,” he stated.

“This place is so cool. I really like the golf course. I really like the city.

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“These final 4 or 5 holes aren’t straightforward round right here, particularly with the wind up off the left. I simply caught to what I used to be doing and I am simply actually happy with how I type of knuckled down at present and managed to get it performed.”

An emotional Smith says it was 'unreal' to get his hands on the Claret Jug

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An emotional Smith says it was ‘unreal’ to get his fingers on the Claret Jug

An emotional Smith says it was ‘unreal’ to get his fingers on the Claret Jug

Smith began the ultimate spherical 4 photographs behind McIlroy and Viktor Hovland however felt being away from the primary highlight had been to his profit.

He stated: “I typically suppose that being behind on sure golf programs and in sure conditions is perhaps an excellent factor. I believe it is very straightforward to get defensive on the market and hold hitting it to 60, 70 toes, and you can also make pars all day, however you are not going to make birdies.

“I believe it was an excellent factor that I used to be positively behind. I believe my mindset would have been a contact totally different coming in, particularly on that again 9, if I used to be forward.

“I believe my second shot into 13 was actually once I thought that we are able to win this factor. I believe I had three birdies in a row earlier than that, after which to hit that shot in there, or the 2 photographs, the drive and the second shot, have been two of the very best all week. For that to go in, I believe, that was it for me.”

Smith had had a number of near-misses in majors earlier than lastly crossing the road due to his eighth birdie of the day on the 18th, however he recognized his victory in The Gamers Championship earlier this yr as a turning level for him.

Smith produced three stunning shots on the 18th hole at St Andrews to win the 150th Open Championship

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Smith produced three gorgeous photographs on the 18th gap at St Andrews to win the 150th Open Championship

Smith produced three gorgeous photographs on the 18th gap at St Andrews to win the 150th Open Championship

“I do not suppose I’ve modified rather a lot mentally,” he added. “I believe typically you get away from what you are doing, and it is only a factor of simply getting again to what you already know and what you already know works.

“I’ve positively been on that observe a number of occasions in my profession. However I believe it is simply actually perception. The Gamers firstly of the yr, with the very best subject in golf, to go away with the win was a extremely large confidence booster. I knew it wasn’t going to be too lengthy earlier than I bought one in all these. I’ve knocked on the door, I believe, perhaps one too many occasions now. So it is good to get it performed.”

Smith savours his St Andrews success

Smith savours his St Andrews success

Smith refuses to dismiss LIV Golf rumours

Smith has been linked with a swap to the Saudi-backed LIV Golf Invitational Collection in current weeks and was requested in regards to the rumours at his press convention at St Andrews.

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He was sad in regards to the query, however there was no direct denial of the hypothesis.

“I simply gained The Open, and also you’re asking about that. I believe that is fairly not that good,” he stated.

Smith, who’s now exempt in all 4 majors till 2027, added when requested once more if he was : “I do not know, mate. My group round me worries about all that stuff. I am right here to win golf tournaments.”

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