|Spanish Golf leyend Seve Ballesteros|
In 2008 he was detected a brain tumour which made him go through surgery 4 times. Always with optimism & an iron will to keep going, the long sickness unfortunately managed to beat him at the final hole.
Here are just some of the titles won ( source Wiki):
PGA Tour 9
European Tour 50 (1st all time)
Japan Golf Tour 6
Best results in Major Championships
Masters Tournament Won: 1980, 1983
U.S. Open 3rd: 1987
The Open Championship Won: 1979, 1984, 1988
PGA Championship 5th: 1984
Achievements and awards
World Golf Hall of Fame 1999 (member page)
Order of Merit winner 1976, 1977, 1978, 1986, 1988, 1991
Player of the Year 1986, 1988, 1991
From here all my deepest best wishes to the Ballesteros family. Spanish Sport loses today a Worldwide reference for Golf & for many Sportsman; big loss for Spain. RIP Seve.