May 7th, 2011
03:01 PM ET

Spain's golfing maestro remembered

CNN’s Don Riddell with Seve in Tenerife back in 2005.
CNN’s Don Riddell with Seve in Tenerife back in 2005.

We all have our heroes, men or women who have inspired or entertained us. Very few of us are able to meet these people, even fewer can say they have experienced first hand their genius and charisma.

So I consider myself incredibly fortunate not just to have met Seve Ballesteros, but to have played golf with him; to have walked a fairway beside him, bantered with and taken tips from a man that transcended his sport and made an indelible mark upon it. FULL POST

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