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Vice captain resigns from team

...decision came after the Ryder Cup committee met with Sam Torrance, who will captain the 2001 Ryder team and appointed...good friend, as calls increased for him to resign. "Sam Torrance as captain always has, and always will have, my complete...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/02/gol_293975.shtml
Golf
Not all Europeans in Ryder Cup are on foreign soil

...Team Europe came over together because that's where so many lived and played ? Howard Clark and David Gilford, Sam Torrance and Mark James, Ian Woosnam and Colin Montgomerie.Olazabal didn't see that as a problem."Obviously, when you...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2012-09-24/not-all-europeans-ryder-cup-
Faldo rules himself out as 2004 captain

...Europe's defense of the Ryder Cup in 2004. Faldo, who has been on the team a record 11 times, said Thursday he believes Sam Torrance should continue as captain at Oakland Hills in two years even though Torrance has expressed a reluctance to do so...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/10/04/gol_356465.shtml
Golf
Ballesteros' funeral today in his hometown in Spain

...other golf luminaries to the small Spanish village to honor the five-time major winner.Top-ranked Lee Westwood, Sam Torrance and Jose Maria Olazabal also are expected to attend the service remembering Ballesteros, who died Saturday of complications...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2011-05-10/ballesteros-funeral-wednesda
Golf | Sports
Mourners say their farewells to Seve Ballesteros

...the dynamic Spaniard who revived the European game.Ryder Cup captains Nick Faldo, Colin Montgomerie, Ian Woosnam, Sam Torrance and Jose Maria Olazabal and players including Miguel Angel Jimenez marched together in silence as part of the procession...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2011-05-11/mourners-say-their-farewells
Golf | Sports
Americans overcome cold to win Warburg Cup

...performance go to waste when he ran into a European tour player who made just about every putt. Curtis Strange and Sam Torrance mixed it up again, this time with clubs in their hands. The big difference was the outcome - the United States won...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/18/gol_359158.shtml
Golf
Closing eagle pushes Funk's lead to three

...36 holes without a bogey. He capped his round by making a 174-yard 8-iron shot at the last hole for an eagle 2. Sam Torrance, who also shot 65, is second, and 2006 winner Loren Roberts is another two shots back at 134. Watson, trying to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/25/gol_542091.shtml
Golf
Bernhard Langer named as Europe's Ryder Cup captain

...the Ryder Cup Committee. Langer, a two-time Masters champion and member of the World Golf Hall of Fame, replaces Sam Torrance, who did not want to be considered for the post. "It's a fabulous honor to be named European captain," Langer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/25/gol_382108.shtml
Golf
Blake leads Americans' charge in Senior British Open

...Bernhard Langer and England's Carl Mason.Below that trio the only non-American in the next 17 places was Scotsman Sam Torrance, who shot 69.Among the Americans chasing the leaders are Mark Wiebe and Dan Forsman at 68.Augusta native Larry...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2010-07-23/blake-leads-americans-charge
Golf | Sports
Kingston and Green take lead with 67s

...superb morning conditions. Green played through afternoon rain later. They led by one stroke over Ryder Cup captain Sam Torrance, who fired a 66 after almost missing his tee time, and Bradley Dredge of Wales. Kingston, who qualified for last...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/08/09/gol_351670.shtml
Golf