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
2016 145th Open Championship 1 68+65+68+63 264 264
2016 Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open T13 76+69+66+70 281 281
2016 BMW International Open 1 68+65+67+71 271 271
2016 U.S. Open RET 69+72 141 141
2016 Nordea Masters T4 72+70+70+66 278 278
2016 THE PLAYERS Championship CUT 77+73 150 150
Grand Slam History
  2016201520142013201220112010
US Masters -T19T14T18T40--
US Open -T27T4T21-T23T29
The Open Championship -T40T382-68T3
US PGA Championship --T33--T142

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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