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
2015 TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola T2 63+68+72+72 275 -5
2015 BMW Championship T10 71+63+71+67 272 -12
2015 Deutsche Bank Championship 2 67+68+65+70 270 -14
2015 The Barclays 2 68+66+67+66 267 -17
2015 US PGA Championship T25 76+66+70+71 283 283
2015 WGC - Bridgestone Invitational T6 68+69+68+70 275 -5
Grand Slam History
US Masters T19T14T18T40--T38
US Open T27T4T21-T23T299
The Open Championship T40T382-68T3T13
US PGA Championship -T33--T142T6

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".


WATCH: Pros take celebs test

WATCH: Pros take celebs test

Watch as European Tour professionals are quizzed about the celebrities on show at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship.

Spieth's record-breaking year

Spieth's record-breaking year

As world No 1 Jordan Spieth is named the PGA Tour's Player of the Year, we look back at his record-breaking 2015.

WATCH: Hansen and putting rule

WATCH: Hansen and putting rule

With anchored putting banned from next year, watch top official John Paramor explain to Alan Hansen what will be allowed.