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  • Sam TORRANCE 193

    Meet Sam

    Largs, Scotland Place of Birth
    5′ 10″ (180cm) Height
    Family, all sports Interests
    Sunningdale GC Attachment

    Coached by his father Bob, Torrance turned professional at the age of 16 and joined the European Tour the following year. He achieved his first professional win in 1972 and won the Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year award that same year, the first of 21 victories on the Tour. He holds the record for the most career appearances on the European Tour, with over 700 events. A Ryder Cup hero, the Scot was part of the famous 1985 winning team, sinking the winning putt to secure a first victory for the European side in 28 years. Guided Europe to victory as Ryder Cup Captain at The 2002 Ryder Cup. Honoured with the MBE (1996) and OBE (2003) for his outstanding contributions to golf.