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Son Javier keeps Ballesteros name alive in Dubai

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The name Ballesteros returned to grace the Dubai Desert Classic on Thursday in the form of the legendary Seve's son Javier. 

Javier Ballesteros (centre), accompanied by his sister Carmen (left), carries the ashes of his father Seve Ballesteros during the funeral service held for the legendary Spanish golfer on May 11, 2011 in Pedrena, Spain

It was the first time that the 23-year-old Madrid amateur had teed off in a top-tier European Tour event and it came on an invitation as part of the celebrations to mark the 25th anniversary of the Gulf's premier tournament.

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