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 The Open Championship T37 72+73+73+69 287 -1
2014 BMW International Open T2 68+68+66+67 269 -19
2014 US Open T4 69+69+70+73 281 1
2014 Nordea Masters 5 69+70+64+71 274 -14
2014 BMW PGA Championship T7 68+71+71+70 280 -8
2014 THE PLAYERS Championship T34 71+70+70+74 285 285
Grand Slam History
  2014201320122011201020092008
US Masters T14T18T40--T38T17
US Open T4T21-T23T299-
The Open Championship T372-68T3T13T3
US PGA Championship -3--T142T6T4

Henrik Stenson News

Henrik Stenson: Bidding for best Masters performance

Stenson eyes Masters best

Henrik Stenson has not been at his best in 2014 so far but says he is ready to put in his best Augusta performance yet.

Henrik Stenson: Now ranked third in the world

Stenson given monthly award

Henrik Stenson named Race to Dubai golfer of the month for November.

Henrik Stenson: In imperious form so far

Stenson on course in Dubai

Halfway leader Henrik Stenson says he is delighted by his play so far in the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai.

Features

Firestone preview

Firestone preview

A preview and best bets for this week's WGC event - the Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club.

Bridging the gap

Bridging the gap

Bruce Critchley explains why the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational is a perfect lead-in to the USPGA.

Lawrie eyes Par 3 prize

Lawrie eyes Par 3 prize

Paul Lawrie is the favourite to take victory on his debut in the upcoming Farmfoods British Par 3 Championships.