10 Dec 2008

Ballesteros released from hospital after more than two months

6:01 pm on 10 December 2008

More than two months after brain surgery to remove a malignant tumour Spanish golfing great Seve Ballesteros has been released from a Madrid hospital.

A five time major winner Ballesteros, was admitted to hospital in early October after collapsing at Madrid's international airport.

Since then, he has undergone four separate operations, including a 6 hour procedure to remove the brain tumor and reduce swelling around the brain.