The Seve Ballesteros Foundation honours the life, the achievements and professional career of Seve and preserves his legacy supporting his passion, golf, and what this sport can do for young people.
Seve set up the Foundation in 2009, with the commitment to contribute to the advancement of science for the benefit of those suffering from brain tumours. The Foundation raises money for scientific research with the aim of helping to cure brain cancer, working with some of the best scientists and institutes in the world.
Seve was also passionate about helping talented young players giving them the opportunity to play golf, and having the possibility to develop their careers in the game of golf. The Foundation also aims to introduce young children to play golf, to use the game as a vehicle for social development, instilling the values associated to the practice of sport inherent in the founder: humility, effort, perseverance, resilitent spirit, determination, integrity, tolerance and respect.