Seve Ballesteros

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Birthday
9, 1957
Birthplace
Spain
Death Date
May 7, 2011 (54)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
9, 1957
Birthplace
Spain
Death Date
May 7, 2011 (54)

About

Golf legend from Spain who won five championships and inspired a generation of golfers from both sides of the Atlantic.

Before Fame

His flamboyant style only made his tournament victories in Europe and the U.S. more memorable.

Trivia

One of his most creative shots didn't come on the course, but on a parking lot where one of his balls landed; he still managed to turn it into a birdie.

Family Life

He fathered three children with his wife, Carmen, before they divorced in 2004.

Associated With

At the time of his death, only Tom Watson had more than his three British Open victories.