The 150th Open At St Andrews Review

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By Golf Histories

Long before a ball was struck in The 150th Open at St Andrews, it was clear a week like no other was in prospect for golf’s original Championship.

Winning The 150th Open at the home of golf is one thing but coming home in 30 with the aid of five successive birdies and a sixth on the final hole is something else.

Smith’s surge for the winning post ranked alongside anything we have seen before in the Championship’s long and decorated history, a fitting end to a week that will live long in the memory.