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