SPANISH FOOTBALL | SPORTS: SEVE BALLESTEROS DIES | SPANISH SPORTS LOSES GOLF LEGEND

SEVE BALLESTEROS DIES | SPANISH SPORTS LOSES GOLF LEGEND

Big shock for SPANISH SPORTS & the World of Golf with the sad news of the death this early morning of Spanish Golf legend SEVE BALLESTEROS. The Sportsman dies at the age of 54 at his home in the North of Spain surrounded by all his family.

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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
Other 36

Best results in Major Championships
(Wins: 5)
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)
European Tour
Order of Merit winner 1976, 1977, 1978, 1986, 1988, 1991
European Tour
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.


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