Henrik Stenson

  • Birdie bonanza as Europe and US light up Ryder Cup 3 days ago

    It was a case of 'watch the birdies' as the players from Europe and the United States produced some early fireworks on the second day of the 40th Ryder Cup on Saturday. A series of long putts, and the occasional chip-in, disappeared from every angle on a cold, crisp morning on...
  • Ryder Cup: Europe roar back to lead on gripping opening day 4 days ago

    The Ryder Cup delivered high drama yet again as Europe produced a stirring fightback to win three of the foursomes matches against the United States and take a 5-3 lead after a tense and hugely entertaining first day on Friday. The Americans had much the best of the morning fourballs, the...
  • McIlroy wins PGA Championship, claims fourth major August 11, 2014

    Louisville: Pretournament favourite Rory McIlroy recovered from a stumbling start to overcome a series of challengers and clinch his fourth major title by a shot at the PGA Championship on Sunday. A stroke in front of the chasing pack overnight, the Northern Irish world number one lost the lead but regained...
  • McIlroy stays one ahead after wild day at Valhalla August 10, 2014

    Louisville: Rory McIlroy, seeking his fourth major title, ended a pulsating third round of low scoring and frequent lead changes to preserve his oneshot advantage at the PGA Championship on Saturday. A stroke in front overnight heading into what is traditionally known as 'moving day', the British Open champion birdied three...
  • Tiger Woods drawn with Henrik Stenson and Angel Cabrera at Hoylake July 14, 2014

    Former world number one Tiger Woods has been drawn to play alongside twice major winner Angel Cabrera of Argentina and secondranked Swede Henrik Stenson in the first round of the British Open on Thursday. The trio will teeoff at 0904 local time at Royal Liverpool Golf Club, the R&A (Royal and...
  • Lahiri moves to tied second in Thailand Championships December 14, 2013

    Bangkok: Anriban Lahiri continued his great run this season, playing a sharp round of fiveunder 67 to move to tied second at the end of day three at the USD one million Thailand Golf Championships here. With one more round to go, Spaniard Sergio Garcia (65) seemed to run away from...
  • Henrik Stenson wins World Tour Championship in Dubai November 17, 2013

    Dubai: Henrik Stenson won the seasonending World Tour Championship Sunday after shooting a finalround 8under 64 for a 263 total. With the victory, the Swede became the first golfer to win the PGA Tour's FedEx Cup and European Tour's Race to Dubai in the same season. It was Stenson's first European Tour...
  • Dubai leader Stenson aims to hold off Poulter November 16, 2013

    Dubai: Henrik Stenson fired a fiveunder 67 in the third round of Dubai's $8million DP World Tour Championship on Saturday to retain a oneshot lead, although Ian Poulter who can pip the Swede to Europe's moneylist title closed to within four shots. Stenson can win the Race to Dubai,...
  • Stenson looks set for World Tour Championship November 15, 2013

    Dubai: Henrik Stenson took a giant stride towards becoming European number one with a joint best of the day, eight under par 64 in the second round to lead the DP World Tour Championship, here on Friday. The Swede, who is in pole position in The Race to Dubai at the...
  • Tiger Woods and Henrik Stenson nominated for Player of Year award September 24, 2013

    Tiger Woods, Adam Scott and Henrik Stenson are among the five nominees for the PGA Tour's Player of the Year, the tour said on Monday. British Opener winner Phil Mickelson and fellow American Matt Kuchar, who finished third on the money list, have also been nominated for the honour, known...
  • Henrik Stenson wins Tour Championship and FedEx Cup September 23, 2013

    Atlanta: Henrik Stenson knows better than most players how it feels to go from the depths of a slump to the elite in golf. He's done it twice now. And the second time was sweeter and richer than ever. Not even among the top 200 players in the world...
  • Stenson takes 4-shot lead at East Lake September 22, 2013

    Atlanta: Henrik Stenson was so flawless that he built a nine-shot lead at the turn in the Tour Championship on Saturday. Four bogeys in the rain on the back nine at East Lake put him right back where he started the day and injected some hope for the rest of...
  • East Lake leader Stenson takes nothing for granted September 21, 2013

    Atlanta: Henrik Stenson has both the Tour Championship and FedExCup firmly in his grasp heading into the last two rounds but, though he enjoys being a front-runner, is well aware a lot can happen over the final 36 holes. After two days of superlative ball-striking in dazzling sunshine at East Lake...
  • Sizzling Stenson one ahead, Woods battles to a 73 September 20, 2013

    Atlanta: In-form Swede Henrik Stenson, boosted by a red-hot front nine, totally upstaged his playing partner Tiger Woods as he surged into a one-shot lead in Thursday's opening round of the elite Tour Championship. In glorious sunshine with barely a breath of wind at East Lake Golf Club in the...
  • Rejuvenated Henrik Stenson has his career back on the upswing August 12, 2013

    New York: Henrik Stenson fell short in his bid to become the first Swedish man to win one of golf's elite titles at the PGA Championship on Sunday but takes comfort in rejuvenating a career he once considered quitting. Stenson, whose game faltered to a point where he was unable...
  • Stenson so close but Sweden's long wait goes on July 22, 2013

    Gullane: Henrik Stenson continued his recent resurgence with a calm final round of 70 to finish runnerup to Phil Mickelson in the British Open on Sunday. He emulated the feat of compatriot Jesper Parnevik, who was second in the 1994 and 1997 Opens, but Sweden's long wait for a first...
  • Henrik Stenson holds off Mickelson at Scottish Open July 14, 2013

    Inverness: Henrik Stenson held off a resurgent Phil Mickelson at the Scottish Open by shooting a 6under 66 to take a twostroke lead into the final round. Mickelson was in a group of four players in a tie for second after making six birdies in his last 11 holes for...
  • Golf: Henrik Stenson wins South Africa Open November 19, 2012

    Ekurhuleni: Henrik Stenson fired a oneunderpar final round of 71 to win the 102nd South African Open on Sunday, helping him to qualify for the lucrative DP World Tour Championship in Dubai. The Swede finished three strokes ahead of South Africa's George Coetzee at the Serengeti Golf and Wildlife Estate...