Ballesteros Released From Hospital

Golfer will receive outpatient care after brain tumor surgery
By Wesley Oliver,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 9, 2008 2:20 PM CST
Seve Ballesteros retired from golf last year after winning 87 titles including three British Opens and two US Masters crowns.   (AP Photo / Rob Carr, File)
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(Newser) – Spanish golfer Seve Ballesteros was released from a Madrid hospital today, having undergone several operations on a brain tumor, Reuters reports. The retired legend, a five times major winner, will continue to receive treatment at an outpatient clinic. Since being diagnosed, Ballesteros, 51, has had four operations, including one routine surgery last week to drain fluid from his brain.
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