The R&A is working with ZigZag Productions, Egoli Media and North Ridge Movies to create ‘Seve’, a documentary movie which can premiere in autumn of this 12 months.
It should profile Ballesteros’ outstanding life on and off the course, from its humble beginnings in Cantabria, Spain, the place, as a younger boy, he discovered to play golf on its seashores, by means of to realising his dream and turn out to be some of the embellished and celebrated golfers within the historical past of the game.
The landmark documentary will characteristic contributions from his household, together with his youngsters Javier, Miguel and Carmen Ballesteros, and fellow sporting heroes, together with shut good friend José María Olazábal, Sir Nick Faldo, Gary Participant and Colin Montgomerie.
Javier Ballesteros, Seve’s son, stated: “My dad thought of his profitable second at St Andrews the crowning achievement of a really particular sporting profession crammed with tour wins, Main Championship victories and Ryder Cup triumphs, which makes it very becoming that we’ve got been in a position to work with The R&A on these particular tributes.
“For me, Miguel and Carmen, he was an excellent higher father than he was a golfer which tells you all the pieces about him as a person. We want to thank our dad’s followers for all of the passionate and steady assist all through the years. It means a lot to all of us that his legend lives on.”
The R&A and the European Tour have additionally supported the publication of a shocking new e-book “Seve: His Life through the Lens” which has been compiled by famend sports activities photographer David Cannon of Getty Photographs and revealed by Imaginative and prescient Sports activities Publishing.
In addition to pictures from Cannon’s portfolio and the archives of Getty Photographs, the e-book options most of the most interesting motion pictures and portraits captured by different outstanding golf photographers. The e-book is now accessible to buy at TheOpen.com/Shop.
An exhibition celebrating the lifetime of Seve will launch when the British Golf Museum in St Andrews is re-opened after refurbishment later this 12 months. It should run for 18 months and guests to the Dwelling of Golf will get pleasure from a novel assortment devoted to his biggest achievements in golf, together with profitable The Open on three events in 1979, 1984 and 1988.
A sequence of content material devoted to celebrating his life may even be revealed on RandA.org and TheOpen.com and The Open’s and R&A social media channels, together with Fb, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube.
A share of the proceeds from these tributes might be donated to the Seve Ballesteros Basis to assist the necessary work that it does to introduce younger folks to golf and inspiring their growth and for important scientific analysis that’s used for the remedy of mind most cancers.