Severiano Ballesteros Sota (9 April 1957 - 7 May 2011) was a Spanish golfer.
Ballesteros won the The Open Championship in 1979, 1984 and 1988. He won the Masters Tournament in 1980 and 1983. He was ranked number one golfer in the world for parts of the 1980s.
He was born in Pedrena, Cantabria and died there, of brain cancer.