Cameron Smith wins first major.

Cameron Smith celebrates with The Claret Jug after winning the 150th Open at St. Andrews.

A stunning late surge by Cameron Smith saw the Australian take home his first major victory.

In his first appearance in the event the 28-year-old made 5 consecutive birdies.

After beginning the day four shots clear over Smith, Rory McIlroy finished with two strokes in the third spot after registering a 70 without bogey.

It brought heartbreak to the Northern Irishman seeking to end the eight-year drought, was unable to do so.

"To win an Open Championship in itself is probably going to be a golfer's highlight in their career," Smith said to reporters.

"To do it around St Andrews is just unbelievable. This place is so cool. I love the golf course. I love the town." He added.

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