Arnold Palmer was previously announced for the NTSC or US Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14′s cover, and now we can confirm that ‘Golf Hall of Famer’ Seve Ballesteros, world No. 1 and two-time major winner Rory McIlroy will appear with Woods on the PAL or European cover.
As seen in the screenshot, McIlroy appears in his newly Nike sponsored brand. The young British golfer last week signed a mega deal with Nike thought to be worth around $250 000 000.
The masterful Ballesteros dominanted during the 1970’s and early 1980’s, winning the Masters Tournament twice and the Open Championship three times. EA Sports explain that Ballesteros was known for his imaginative and intuitive style of play, claiming a record 50 times on the European Tour and compiled an impressive 91 total professional wins during his career.
The world of gold lost the legendary Ballesteros in 2011 who entered was into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1999.
“We are very grateful to EA SPORTS for remembering and honoring our dear Seve through this fantastic video game,” said Iván Ballesteros, vice president of Seve Ballesteros Foundation.
“Not only does this celebrate Seve’s great golf accomplishments, it helps raise awareness to the work we are doing at the Seve Ballesteros Foundation for brain cancer research.”