• Henrik Stenson is the first recipient of the newly named Award
• Award recognises the legacy left to the game by Ballesteros
• Renaming of the award comes in the year when Ballesteros would have been 60
The European Tour is today delighted to announce that the annual Players’ Player of the Year Award has been renamed The Seve Ballesteros Award.
The award is voted for by every European Tour Member at the end of a season and will now carry the name of the legendary Spaniard, who became the first European golfer to win the Masters Tournament in 1980, and who repeated the victory three years later.
The first recipient of The Seve Ballesteros Award will be Sweden’s Henrik Stenson…