Golfer Ballesteros discharged from hospital

December 10th, 2008 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS  

Madrid, Dec 10 (DPA) Spanish former golfer Severiano Ballesteros was released from hospital after two months of treatment for a brain tumour.”Ballesteros will continue to receive outpatient treatment from the Medical Oncology and Oncological Radiotherapy services,” La Paz hospital in Madrid said in a statement Tuesday.

The former golfer, 51, collapsed Oct 6 at the Madrid airport and was subsequently diagnosed with a brain tumour. He was first operated on eight days later and has undergone surgery a total of four times.

The former Ryder Cup captain retired in 2007 with a record of 87 titles, including three British Open and two US Masters crowns.

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