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Ballesteros suffers severe deterioration, family says

posted 6 May 2011, 05:22 by Mpelembe Admin   [ updated 6 May 2011, 05:24 ]

The family of Seve Ballesteros say he has suffered a severe deterioration in his neurological state.

MADRID, SPAIN (JUNE 25, 2009) REUTERS - Spanish golfer Seve Ballesteros has suffered a severe deterioration in his neurological state, his family said in a statement on the player's website (www.seveballesteros.com) on Friday (May 6).

The five-times major winner had surgery on a brain tumour in late 2008 followed by a course of chemotherapy and had been recuperating at his home in northern Spain.

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