R.I.P. Jaime Ortiz-Patino

Golf in Spain's most passionate advocate and host of the 1997 Ryder Cup at Valderrama has passed away at 82 according to Reuters.

Patino recently sold his incredible golf history collection and John Hopkins penned a must read piece about why Patino was selling and the disappointing results of the sale.

He'd also been made an honorary "life vice president" of the European Tour.