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Sam Torrance

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Past articles by sam:

Sam Torrance: Rory McIlroy was just too good for Patrick Reed at Dubai Desert Classic

Rory McIlroy held off rival Patrick Reed to win the Dubai Desert Classic for a third time Rory McIlroy had it all thrown at him during the Dubai Desert → Read More

Sam Torrance: Ryder Cup, Rory McIlroy, peace between tours – my hopes for golf in 2023

Rory McIlroy is primed for a big 2023 which will likely include representing Europe in the Ryder Cup There is plenty to look forward to for followers of → Read More

Sam Torrance: Major or no major, Rory McIlroy has played his best golf in 2022

Rory McIlroy has played some of the best golf of his life on his way to winning the Race to Dubai again this year Nobody in the world is playing better → Read More

Sam Torrance: Rory McIlroy would be the most fitting Race to Dubai winner this week

Rory McIlroy tops the race to Dubai standings ahead of the DP World Tour Championship The Race to Dubai is set up for a brilliant finale this week, with → Read More

Sam Torrance: Jordan Smith and Seamus Power join the multiple winners’ club

Jordan Smith won the Portugal Masters on 30 under par for his second DP World Tour title In golf they say your second win is often harder to get than your → Read More

Sam Torrance: Jon Rahm and Tom Kim are following in the footsteps of golf’s greats

Jon Rahm won his third Spanish Open to equal the tally of his hero Seve Ballesteros Jon Rahm knew exactly what was on the line as he tried to close out → Read More

Sam Torrance: Effortless Shane Lowry was star turn in perfect advert for European golf

Shane Lowry pipped Rory McIlroy and Jon Rahm to win the PGA Championship at Wentworth on Sunday We saw the best of what European golf and the DP World → Read More

Sam Torrance: Rory McIlroy has never been better – and there’s much more to come

Rory McIlroy won the FedEx Cup for a third time at East Lake on Sunday Rory McIlroy’s FedEx Cup victory, clinched at the Tour Championship on Sunday, was → Read More

Sam Torrance: Open champion Cameron Smith is a silent assassin blessed with natural talent

Sam Torrance on Cameron Smith's magnificent victory, a classic Open Championship and why it was still tough to watch. → Read More

Sam Torrance’s Open Championship preview: St Andrew’s to be firm but fair for 150th edition

Rory McIlroy is the favourite to win the 150th Open Championship, taking place at St Andrew's this week The Open Championship is the greatest major in my → Read More

Sam Torrance: Fitzpatrick is pick of English hopes in world class Scottish Open field

City A.M.'s resident golf columnist Sam Torrance previews this week's Scottish Open The week before the Open Championship is always a very prestigious one → Read More

Sam Torrance: Flawless Matt Fitzpatrick claimed a US Open that was a great advert for golf

Fitzpatrick claimed his first major title at the US Open on Sunday Watching Matt Fitzpatrick warming up on the driving range during the US Open, his swing → Read More

Sam Torrance: Stage is set for Rory McIlroy and Justin Thomas to continue rivalry at US Open

Rory McIlroy beat Justin Thomas to the Canadian Open on Sunday and the pair are favourites for this week's US Open Recent form dictates that Rory McIlroy → Read More

Sam Torrance: Justin Thomas weathered the storm to win US PGA Championship

Justin Thomas won the US PGA Championship on Sunday, but the foundations were laid over the first two days. → Read More

Sam Torrance: Thorbjorn Olesen is back on the up after extraordinary British Masters win

Thorbjorn Olesen won his first title since 2018 at the British Masters on Sunday From his opening tee shot at The British Masters on Sunday, overnight → Read More

Sam Torrance: Jon Rahm is due another major as magical Masters week rolls around

Jon Rahm has finished in the top 10 on his last four visits to the Masters Masters week is always one of my favourites and I am really looking forward to → Read More

Sam Torrance: Man of the moment Scottie Scheffler has a wonderful golfing brain

Scheffler won the Arnold Palmer Invitational, his second PGA Tour title and just 21 days after his first Until a few weeks ago, Scottie Scheffler was one → Read More

Sam Torrance: Thomas Pieters is playing the best golf of his life

Thomas Pieters is on a hot streak following the Belgian's impressive win in Abu Dhabi at the weekend, writes Sam Torrance. → Read More

Sam Torrance: Cameron Smith and my other players to watch in 2022

Sam Torrance assesses Cameron Smith's record-breaking win in Hawaii and picks his other golfers to watch in 2022. → Read More

Sam Torrance: Even players as good as Rory McIlroy need self-belief too

Sam Torrance reflects on Rory McIlroy and Matt Fitzpatrick bouncing back from Ryder Cup defeat with victories in Las Vegas and Spain. → Read More