Henrik Stenson - Profile

Henrik Stenson: Strong record in the US PGA

Henrik Stenson: Strong record in the US PGA

Had a sensational second half of the season in 2013 and now in hot pursuit of a first major title.

* 8 European Tour wins. First was 2001 Benson & Hedges International Open. Most recent was 2013 DP World Tour Championship, Dubai.

* 4 PGA Tour wins. 2007 WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, 2009 Players Championship, 2013 Deutsche Bank Championship, Tour Championship

* 2013 - became first player to win FedEx Cup on the PGA Tour and European Tour's Race to Dubai in the same season

* Fell from 4th in world rankings in May, 2009 (after winning Players Championship) to 230th in February, 2012 after big dip in form. Current world No 3.

* Played in two Ryder Cups (2006 and 2008). Holed winning putt in 2006 Sunday singles.

* Three top sixes in last four US PGA appearances, including third at Oak Hill in 2013.

Player Details

  • Nationality: Sweden
  • Date Of Birth: 05/04/1976
  • Birth Place: Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Height: 6ft 1
Recent Stroke Play Results
Date Tournament Pos Score Total To Par
2014 Hero World Challenge 2 67+68+68+69 272 -16
2014 DP World Tour Championship, Dubai 1 68+66+68+70 272 -16
2014 Turkish Open 3 70+70+70+64 274 -14
2014 WGC - HSBC Champions T24 70+71+81+65 287 -1
2014 Volvo World Match Play Championship T1 - - -
2014 Ryder Cup T9 - - -
Grand Slam History
US Masters T14T18T40--T38T17
US Open T4T21-T23T299-
The Open Championship T382-68T3T13T3
US PGA Championship T33--T142T6T4

Henrik Stenson News

Henrik Stenson on his way to retaining his DP World Tour Championship title in Dubai

Lee praises Stenson mentality

Sky Sports' Rob Lee was full of praise for Henrik Stenson who retained his DP World Tour Championship title on Sunday.

Henrik Stenson: Poses with the trophy after winning the DP World Tour Championship

Dubai glory for Stenson

Henrik Stenson held his nerve over the closing holes to wrap up a two-shot victory at the DP World Tour Championship.

Henrik Stenson during the second round of the US PGA Championship

Stenson criticises officials

Henrik Stenson was unhappy with the officials after carding a 71 in the second round of the US PGA Championship.


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