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 2
Recent Stroke Play Results
Date Tournament Pos Score Total To Par
2017 BMW PGA Championship T3 68+71+73+68 280 -8
2017 The Players Championship T16 72+70+74+71 287 -1
2017 Zurich Classic of New Orleans CUT 72+66 138 -6
2017 Masters Tournament CUT 77+75 152 8
2017 Shell Houston Open CUT 74+75 149 5
2017 Arnold Palmer Invitational CUT 75+74 149 5
Grand Slam History
  2017201620152014201320122011
US Masters RET-T19T14T18T40-
US Open --T27T4T21-T23
The Open Championship --T40T382-68
US PGA Championship ---T33--

Henrik Stenson News

Henrik Stenson tees off on the second hole during a practice round at St Andrews

Stenson targets first major

Henrik Stenson remains hopeful he can become the first Swede to win a major but he insists it will not be the end of the world if he misses out.

Henrik Stenson: Two off the lead despite a triple-bogey at 16

BMW Int Open: Day one highlights

Henrik Stenson is two shots back at the BMW International Open, where three players share the lead on seven under.

Gary Player: Not a fan of the Robert Trent Jones Jnr design

Player: Chambers Bay a tragedy

Gary Player has lambasted Chambers Bay and described the US Open as "the most unpleasant golf tournament I've seen".

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