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 The 144th Open Championship T40 73+70+71+69 283 -5
2015 BMW International Open 2 67+71+69+65 272 -16
2015 U.S. Open T27 65+74+72+74 285 -3
2015 Nordea Masters T13 70+72+68+74 284 -4
2015 Wells Fargo T58 72+71+73+71 287 -1
2015 The Players Championship T17 72+69+73+68 282 -6
Grand Slam History
  2015201420132012201120102009
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".

Features

Matchplay Terminology

Matchplay Terminology

Wayne Riley provides a breakdown of some of the unusual terminology likely to be used in this weekend's Paul Lawrie Match Play.

The Paul Lawrie quiz

The Paul Lawrie quiz

Some of the golfers playing at the Paul Lawrie Matchplay EPGA tournament in Aberdeen, were quizzed about the man himself, with mixed results.

Hatton living the dream

Hatton living the dream

Tyrrell Hatton is determined to break into the European Tour's winners' circle sooner rather than later.