Seve could be through the worst of it as Brit Dyson leads the charge in Singapore

Seve Ballesteros could be moved out of intensive care as soon as next week, according to the hospital treating the five-time major winner.

Ballesteros was diagnosed with a brain tumour at La Paz hospital after losing consciousness at Madrid Airport early last month.

captain of the European Team, plays a tee shot during the Pro-Am for the Seve Trophy 2007 held at The Heritage Golf and Country Club on September 26, 2007 in Killenard,

Spanish fighter: Seve Ballesteros could be out of intensive care as soon as next week as the golfing legend recovers from surgery in Madrid

He underwent a lengthy operation on October 24 to reduce pressure on his brain caused by an edema and to remove remaining tumour tissues following two previous operations.

He was moved to the hospital's intensive care unit following the treatment.
The hospital released a statement today saying that Ballesteros, 51, is continuing to respond well to treatment and could move out of intensive care next week.

The statement read: 'The neurological evolution of the patient Mr Severiano Ballesteros remains favourable.

SINGAPORE - NOVEMBER 14:  Simon Dyson of England plays an approach shot during the second round of the Barclays Singapore Open at Sentosa Golf Club on November 14, 2008 in Singapore.  (Photo by I

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'He continues to receive rehabilitative treatment and it is likely that he could leave the Intensive Care Unit next week and be moved to another ward.'

Meanwhile at the Singapore Open, Britain's Simon Dyson was tied for the clubhouse lead with Ernie Els when darkness ended play with half of the field yet to complete the second round. Dyson fired a 67 to be six under par at halfway.

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