Voice of European Tour Renton Laidlaw dies at age 82

Broadcaster and journalist Renton Laidlaw, affectionately known by many as the “Voice of the European Tour,” has died at 82.

Laidlaw began his career in his teens as a copytaker before becoming a reporter for the Edinburgh Evening News covering golf in 1962. Over the next six decades, Laidlaw became one of the leading authorities in the sport, transitioning into radio and TV coverage while continuing to write. In that time he covered 165 majors, highlighted by 58 Open Championships, and became the first non-American journalist to cover 40 consecutive Masters tournaments in 2014.

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