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 Hero World Challenge 2 67+71+66+68 272 272
2016 DP World Tour Championship T9 72+69+70+65 276 276
2016 Nedbank Golf Challenge 8 69+74+69+70 282 282
2016 WGC - HSBC Champions T2 69+71+67+65 272 272
2016 Ryder Cup T9 - - -
2016 Deutsche Bank Championship T41 68+70+70+72 280 280
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".

Features

VOTE: Funniest moment of 2016

VOTE: Funniest moment of 2016

From Rory McIlroy's "six in the sand" to a fan taking the limelight, we look back at some of the year's golfing funnies.

VOTE: Golfer of the year

VOTE: Golfer of the year

As an action-packed 2016 golfing schedule draws to a close, we look at the potential contenders for player of the year.

VOTE: Round of the year

VOTE: Round of the year

With just a few tournaments remaining in 2016, we're asking you to select your favourite round from the past 12 months.