How Cameron Smith surged at St. Andrews and stole the show from Rory McIlroy at The Open

A winner emerged from the turn in the 150th Open in St. Andrews Scotland

Through 14 holes Cameron Smith led the leaderboard while the rest of St. Andrews followed Rory McIlroy

The Claret Jug was being carved with Smith's name about an hour later

In fact he didn't blink once Sunday The only time he looked rattled was when he held the trophy

The one thing he did not do over the past four days was crumble despite a challenging Saturday

On the eve of being named Champion Golfer of the Year Smith pondered where it had all gone wrong

He'd shot 73 and looked dejected He complained that the golfing gods had been against him