STENSON Henrik

Henrik STENSON

SWE

Biography

ResidenceOrlando, Florida, USA
AttachmentPGA of Sweden National
Date of Birth:05/04/1976
Place of BirthGothenburg, Sweden
Height & Weight6ft 2¾in 14st 2lbs (187cm 90kgs)
FamilyWife: Emma (m. 2006); Children: Lisa (2007), Karl (2010), Alice (2014)
InterestsMusic, movies, fishing, cars
Web Sitewww.henrikstenson.com
Turned Pro1998 (plus 4)
Qualifying School1999

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Biography

Won the 2000 Challenge Tour Rankings with a record of eight top ten finishes, including three wins. Has since topped The Race to Dubai twice, in 2013 and 201 6, partnered Robert Karlsson to victory in the 2008 World Cup, and has won 11 individual titles on the European Tour including The 2016 Open Championship, where he shot 63 in the final round at Royal Troon to set the lowest winning total in Major Championship history of 264 and with it become Sweden’s first male Major winner. Claimed the silver medal at Rio 2016 behind Justin Rose, the man he has formed a strong Ryder Cup record alongside during four appearances for Europe. Lives in Orlando and is coached by the Dubai-based Pete Cowen.

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Challenge Tour Wins3
European Tour Wins11
Wins this season0
Current Rankings
OWGR8
Race To Dubai18
Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 1,363,834 (2016)

Teams

Professional Ryder Cup 2006 (winners), 08, 14 (winners), 16 World Cup 2005, 06, 08 (winners), 09 Seve Trophy 2005, 09 Royal Trophy 2006 (winners), 07 (winners), 10 (winners), 11 (winners), 12 Sweden Olympic 2016 (Silver Medal winner) Amateur Eisenhower Trophy 1998 St Andrews Trophy 1998 (winners) Jacques Léglise Trophy 1994 Boys, Youths, Seniors 1994-97

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