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2009-09-27 11:50:59

Britain-Ireland won the European Tour's Vivendi Trophy with Seve Ballesteros for the fifth straight time Sunday, topping Continental Europe by five points. The Britain-Ireland team needed just two points in the final round to clinch the trophy in Paris and got them in the first two matches, a 3 and 2 win by Graeme McDowell over Robert Karlsson and Rory McIlroy's 1-up decision over Henrik Stenson. The event, which was played at the Saint- Nom-la-Breteche Golf Club, was formerly known as the...

2009-09-24 13:33:44

Great Britain and Ireland leads Continental Europe 3-2 after the first day at the Vivendi Trophy with Seve Ballesteros golf tournament at Paris. GBI secured its Day 1 lead in the four-ball competition, led by the record-equaling 6 and 5 win by England's Chris Wood and Anthony Wall over Sweden's Henrik Stenson and Robert Karlsson. I wanted to play Stenson at some point, Wood said. I think I raised my game against really top players, Wall added. You have something to prove. They are the...

2009-09-24 13:33:44

Great Britain & Ireland leads Continental Europe 3-2 after the first day at the Vivendi Trophy with Seve Ballesteros golf tournament at Paris. GBI secured its Day 1 lead in the four-ball competition, led by the record-equaling 6&5 win by England's Chris Wood and Anthony Wall over Sweden's Henrik Stenson and Robert Karlsson. I wanted to play Stenson at some point, Wood said. I think I raised my game against really top players, Wall added. You have something to prove. They are the...

2009-06-25 13:09:01

European golf great Seve Ballasteros has started a cancer federation in his native Spain that will bear his name, RTE Sport said. The 52-year-old Ballasteros, a five-time major tournament winner, was diagnosed with a brain tumor last October after losing consciousness while at Madrid Airport, and four brain surgeries and chemotherapy treatment followed before his first official public appearance Thursday at a Madrid luncheon. He said he feels as if he has been given a second chance at life....

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2009-05-20 11:35:00

Jose Maria Olazabal, who has two Masters titles among his 29 professional championships, has been elected to the World Golf Hall of Fame. Olazabal was voted in via the international ballot and will join Lanny Wadkins and Christy O'Connor in the 2009 induction ceremonies Nov. 2 in St. Augustine, Fla., Hall of fame officials announced Wednesday. There are huge, huge players in the Hall of Fame, legends such as Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and many, many other greats, Olazabal said...

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2009-05-06 13:33:53

Golf great Seve Ballesteros says he is 90 percent recovered after four operations on a cancerous brain tumor. The native of Pedrena, Spain, said on his Web site he is back to hitting golf balls after four rounds of chemotherapy. The results of my last tests at La Paz Hospital in Madrid showed I was on the right path, Ballesteros said Tuesday. I will go on working to get better each day (and) the fact I was a sportsman and used to competing and fighting helped. The BBC reported Ballesteros,...

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2009-05-06 13:33:53

Golf great Seve Ballesteros says he is 90 percent recovered after four operations on a cancerous brain tumor. The native of Pedrena, Spain, said on his Web site he is back to hitting golf balls after four rounds of chemotherapy. The results of my last tests at La Paz Hospital in Madrid showed I was on the right path, Ballesteros said Tuesday. I will go on working to get better each day (and) the fact I was a sportsman and used to competing and fighting helped. The BBC reported Ballsteros, 52,...

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2009-05-06 13:33:53

Golf great Seve Ballasteros says he is 90 percent recovered after four operations on a cancerous brain tumor. The native of Pedrena, Spain, said on his Web site he is back to hitting golf balls after four rounds of chemotherapy. The results of my last tests at La Paz Hospital in Madrid showed I was on the right path, Ballesteros said Tuesday. I will go on working to get better each day (and) the fact I was a sportsman and used to competing and fighting helped. The BBC reported Ballasteros,...

2009-01-21 19:28:12

Former European golf great Seve Ballasteros said Wednesday he feels optimistic after his first round of chemotherapy following brain surgery. The native of Pedrena, Spain, a five-time winner at major tournaments, has undergone four operations to remove a cancerous tumor, which doctors discovered late last year. The surgeries followed a fainting spell and a fall last Oct. 24 at an airport in Madrid. Fortunately, the results were quite good, he said on his Web site. Besides, the...

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2008-12-09 11:34:41

Seve Ballesteros, who has undergone four brain operations for a brain tumor in recent weeks, was released Tuesday from La Paz Hospital in Spain. Ballesteros, 51, had been under doctors' care since October when he collapsed in a Madrid airport. He was subsequently diagnosed as having a brain tumor and underwent two surgeries to remove the tumor and a third to ease brain swelling related to the first procedure. A Dec. 2 procedure inserted a valve to drain fluid from his head and repaired a bone...


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