19 Jul '14, 1pm

Our @GolfweekTait pays homage to the legend that was Bob Torrance. Column: #TheOpen

Our @GolfweekTait pays homage to the legend that was Bob Torrance. Column: #TheOpen

Editor's note: This column was written in 2008 about legendary golf coach Bob Torrance, who passed away Friday. Read more about him here. • • • LARGS, Scotland – At 10 a.m. on a cold, windy, Thursday afternoon in June, Bob Torrance is in his usual spot. He is seated on a cheap, red plastic chair in the drab surroundings of the Inverclyde National Golf Training Centre. Torrance is in the first driving bay watching Turnberry assistant professional Michael Sweeney hit balls. A small, portable table sits next to Torrance. On it sits an ashtray, a box of biscuits and a cold cup of tea. There are no high-tech video cameras, computer analyzers, swing aids. “Why would a I need a camera to tell me what I can already see?” Torrance says. Torrance hands out advice sparingly. He will watch Sweeney’s swing, the ball flight, and utter compliments in his distinctive gravelly voice, the r...

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