It might be five years ago now but I'll never forget that BBC interview on the eve of the 2010 Open Championship when Ken Brown went to visit my hero Seve at his home in Padrena.

Seve passed away ten months after in May 2011 and at the time of Ken's visit, he was ailing physically but in high spirits as he recalled his 1984 win at St Andrews.

UK readers can watch that interview here.

I think is was the week after that Seve did a newspaper interview, one of his last. In it he was trying to make sense of life.  I just thought these were amazing words and think anyone who has lost a loved one will find Seve's final line particularly resonant.

"Every day I see the unbelievable things that happen to people and I don't understand why," said Ballesteros. "I think 'Why does it happen to those people'. I think the same thing with myself. Why did it happen to me? It is unfair, because I have been a good person. But it happens to some people and not to others.”
"It's like when you start a round.  You bogey the first three holes, but there are still 15 to play. Here I am more or less at the 12th hole."
"There is always a beginning and there is always an end.
"This is the difficult thing, when you see that the end is coming."

Hope you are up there in Heaven smiling down on us Seve.

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