Seve Ballesteros

Golfer and Five-Time Major Championship Winner Seve Ballesteros Full Name: Seve Ballesteros [Severiano Ballesteros]
Nationality: Spanish

Profession: Golfer and Five-Time Major Championship Winner
Why Famous: One of the sport's leading figures from the mid-1970s to the mid-1990s, he won more than 90 international tournaments in an illustrious career, including five major championships.

Born: April 9, 1957
Star Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Pedrena, Spain

Died: May 7, 2011 (aged 54)
Cause of Death: Brain cancer

Historical Events in the Life of Seve Ballesteros

  • 1979-07-21 108th British Golf Open: Seve Ballesteros shoots a 283 at Royal Lytham
  • 1980-04-13 44th Masters Golf Tournament: Seve Ballesteros wins, shooting a 275
  • 1983-04-11 47th Masters Golf Tournament: Seve Ballesteros wins, shooting a 280
  • 1984-07-22 113th British Golf Open: Seve Ballesteros shoots a 276 at St Andrews
  • 1988-07-17 117th British Golf Open: Seve Ballesteros shoots 273 at Royal Lytham
  • 1997-09-18 Seve Ballesteros & Nick Faldo elected to World Golf Hall of Fame

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