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An Enduring Passion

In an Enduring Passion, Sam recalls every great moment in the two decades he spent pursuing Ryder Cup glory and looks at how the event has changed since he was trying to qualify for it as a player in the late 1970s. Read more...

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European Tour Titles

1 1976 Piccadilly Medal
2 1976 Martini International
3 1981 Carroll's Irish Open
4 1982 Benson & Hedges Spanish Open
5 1982 Portuguese Open
6 1983 Scandinavian Enterprise Open
7 1983 Portuguese Open
8 1984 Tunisian Open
9 1984 Benson & Hedges International Open
10 1984 Sanyo Open
11 1985 Johnnie Walker Monte Carlo Open
12 1987 Lancia Italian Open
13 1990 Mercedes German Masters
14 1991 Jersey European Airways Open
15 1993 Kronenbourg Open
16 1993 Heineken Open
17 1993 Honda Open
18 1995 Italian Open
19 1995 Murphy's Irish Open
20 1995 Collingtree British Masters
21 1998 Peugeot Open de France

 

European Senior Tour Titles

1 2004 Travis Perkins Senior Masters
2 2005 Irvine Whitlock Seniors Classic
3 2005 De Vere PGA Seniors Championship
4 2005 Bendinat London Seniors Masters
5 2006 Sharp Italian Seniors Open
6 2006 AIB Irish Seniors Open
7 2006 PGA Seniors Championship
8 2006 Charles Church Scottish Seniors Open
9 2007 Bendinat London Seniors Masters
10 2008 OKI Castellón Open España – Senior Tour Championship
11 2009 DGM Barbados Open


Ryder Cup Europe

1981, 1983, 1985 (winners), 1987 (winners), 1989 (tied and retained trophy), 1991, 1993, 1995 (winners), 2002 (non-playing captain of winning team) 2014 (non-playing Vice Captain of winning team)

Alfred Dunhill Cup (Scotland)
1985, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1995 (winning team), 1999

World Cup (Scotland)
1976, 1978, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1995

Four Tours World Championship
1985, 1991 (winners, captain)

Hennessy Cognac Cup
1976 (winners), 1978 (winners), 1980 (winners), 1982 (winners), 1984

Double Diamond
1973 (winners), 1976, 1977

UBS Cup
2001, 2002, 2003