Wednesday, August 05, 2009

Known for his competitiveness, creative shotmaking and flair for drama, Seve Ballesteros won more than 70 tournaments around the world and five majors, including the '79, '84 and '88 British Opens and the '80 and '83 Masters. But even more than his individual achievements, Ballesteros was known for his role in invigorating the Ryder Cup, which he competed in eight times, leading Europe to its first win on U.S. soil and captaining a victory in his native Spain. \n

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Seve Ballesteros in the SI Vault
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Seve Ballesteros World Golf Hall of Fame Profile\n

Seve Ballesteros's Major Championships
1979 British Open: At Royal Lytham and St. Annes, Seve Ballesteros won, By Dan Jenkins
1980 Masters: Remember The Battle Of Merion, By Dan Jenkins\n
1983 Masters: Seve Ballesteros breezes to second Masters title, By Dan Jenkins
1984 British Open: Birdie putt by Seve Ballesteros on last hole beat Tom Watson, By Dan Jenkins
1988 British Open: Seve Ballesteros outdueled Nick Price, By Jaime Diaz

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