Scottish swing coach Bob Torrance dies at 82

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Former Ryder Cup captain Sam Torrance says on Twitter that his father Bob, a respected Scottish golf coach who had been fighting cancer, has died. He was 82.

Torrance posted the following message to Twitter on Friday.

 

 

Bob Torrance built Padraig Harrington's swing before his 2007 victory at Carnoustie in the British Open. Harrington also won the claret jug at Royal Birkdale in 2008.

Several players paid their respects on social media, including Darren Clarke, who won the British Open in 2011.