Sam Torrance is one of the most popular and charismatic golfers in the world. He has spent the last three decades at the top of the professional game, but it is his exploits in the Ryder Cup that are truly astounding. As a player, he is famous for his winning putt for Europe on the 18th green at the Belfry in 1985, which secured Europes first Ryder Cup victory in 28 years. And it was as captain of the team that Sam was to cap his glorious career, when on the 29th September 2002 Europe regained the Ryder Cup. Captained by Torrance to devastating affect, they European team defeated the Americans by 3 points with Torrance gambling by putting his best players out first.
In his autobiography, Sam, who turns 50 this year, and his life-long friend and Daily Mail sportswriter Alan Fraser, tell the story of a fascinating life - the highlights and the low points of a remarkable 30 years in golf.