Seve Ballesteros. a five-time major champion, died from complication from brain cancer, on Friday. He was 54. The Associated Press, courtesy of, has the story, below.

Former golf great Seve Ballesteros

Seve Ballesteros, a five-time major champion whose passion and gift for imaginative shot-making invigorated European golf and the Ryder Cup, has died from complications of a cancerous brain tumor. He was 54.

A statement on Ballesteros' website Saturday said the golf great died peacefully at 2:10 a.m. local time, surrounded by his family at his home in Pedrena, in northern Spain.