18 Jul '14, 8pm

A Golf Magazine profile of the legendary Bob Torrance from 2009:

A Golf Magazine profile of the legendary Bob Torrance from 2009:

Chris Close Torrance spends most of his days grooming swings at the Inverclyde practice range in Scotland. Sam Torrance announced via Twitter on July 18 that his father Bob had passed away in his sleep at age 82. The following profile of the elder Torrance appeared in the August 2009, issue of Golf Magazine. At the eight-stall practice range at the inverclyde sports centre in southwest Scotland, school is in session. Old school, that is. The mats are worn, the wooden dividers are splattered with mud, and the balls — well, golfers must supply their own. There are no pickers roaming the range, no heaters, no demo days, no cameras propped on tripods. On the worst winter days — and there are plenty — fierce gales whip off the Firth of Clyde, rain lashes sideways and the biting cold leaves Padraig Harrington pining for lemon sole and warm apple pie. Yes, that Padraig Harrington...

Full article: http://www.golf.com/tour-and-news/swing-whisperer-padraig...

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