Seve Ballesteros

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This name uises Spaingie namin customs; the first or paternal faimily name is Ballesteros an the seicont or maternal faimily name is Sota.
Seve Ballesteros
Seve Ballesteros 2006-07-19.jpg
Ballesteros at the 2006 Open Championship
Personal information
Full nameSeveriano Ballesteros Sota
Born9 Apryle 1957(1957-04-09)
Pedreña, Cantabrie, Spain
Dee'd7 Mey 2011(2011-05-07) (aged 54)
Pedreña, Cantabrie, Spain
Hicht1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Naitionality Spain
SpooseCarmen Botín O'Shea
(m. 1988–2004, divorced)
Childer2 sons, 1 dochter
Career
Turned perfaisional1974
Reteert2007
Umwhile tour(s)European Tour
Perfaisional wins91
Nummer o wins bi tour
PGA Tour9
European Tour50 (1st aw time)
Japan Golf Tour6
Ither31
Best results in major championships
(wins: 5)
Masters TournamentWan: 1980, 1983
U.S. Open3rd: 1987
The Open ChampionshipWan: 1979, 1984, 1988
PGA Championship5t: 1984
Achievements and awards
World Golf Hall of Fame1999 (member page)
European Tour
Order o Meerit winner
1976, 1977, 1978, 1986, 1988, 1991
European Tour
Player o the Year
1986, 1988, 1991

Severiano "Seve" Ballesteros Sota (Spaingie pronunciation: [seβeˈɾjano βaʎesˈteɾos] 9 Apryle 1957 – 7 Mey 2011) wis a Spaingie perfaisional gowfer, a Warld No. 1 that wis ane o the sport's leadin feegurs frae the mid-1970s tae the mid-1990s.