Death of Seve Ballesteros

April 9, 1957 - May 7, 2011
Madrid | Age 54

Spanish golf great dies at 54
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PAUL LOGOTHETIS, The Associated Press

MADRID (AP) — Seve Ballesteros was a genius with a golf club in his hands, an inspiration to everyone who saw him create shots that didn't seem possible. The Spaniard's passion and pride revived European golf and made the Ryder Cup one of the game's most compelling events.

Ballesteros, a five-time major champion whose incomparable imagination and fiery personality made him one of the most significant figures in modern golf, died Saturday from...

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