Seve Ballesteros is set to make his return to competitive golf next month after an absence of almost two years.
Ballesteros, who has been suffering with back and weight problems for the last decade, says he will play the Madrid Open from 13-16 October.
Ballesteros said: "I never retired. I was always going to return at some point and this is the best moment.
"I am at my best weight for the last 10 years and I feel better than ever. I have been working really hard."