Australia's Cameron Smith won the 150th British Open for his first major title on Sunday, while Yuto Katsuragawa finished in a six-way tie for 47th for Japan's best result.

Cameron Smith of Australia kisses the victor's trophy after winning the British Open golf championship on July 17, 2022, on the Old Course at St. Andrews, Scotland. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo

Smith matched a British Open record of 20-under-par, thanks to a stunning 64 in the final round that put him one shot ahead of American Cameron Young and two clear of Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy.

Katsuragawa carded a final-round 69 for a 5-under-par 283 total. Japan's 2021 Masters winner, Hideki Matsuyama, posted rounds of 71-72-76-67 to finish in a tie for 68th at 2-under.

Yuto Katsuragawa of Japan hits off the first tee during the third round of the British Open golf championship on July 16, 2022, at the Old Course in St. Andrews, Scotland. (Kyodo)

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