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LOOK: Cameron Smith struggles to get Claret Jug in overhead storage on commercial flight out of Scotland after Open Championship

By Matt Smith
Cameron Smith may have been struggling a little more than normal as he boarded his flight back to Florida from Scotland on Monday, given the late-night partying that followed his now-famous Open Championship triumph at St Andrews. But while the Australian may seen untouchable on the course and has now etched his name in golfing history, he still has his feet on the ground — event when preparing for take-off.

Smith won $2.5 million for his success on the Old Course, but instead of kicking back on a private jet from Edinburgh to Jacksonville, the mulleted Queenslander flew commercially and was snapped getting more than he bargained for while trying to stow his the additional baggage he picked up in Scotland — the Claret Jug.


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We hope he managed to squeeze it in there without a ding and didn’t have to check it in, because it looks he will be reluctant to let it out of his reach for a long time to come.

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