Henrik Olof Stenson born 5 April 1976 is a Swedish professional golfer who plays both on the PGA and European Tours.
He is the first male Swedish and first male Nordic major champion, having won the 2016 Open Championship at Royal Troon with a major championship record score of 264. A two-time European Tour Golfer of the Year (2013 and 2016), he has spent over 300 weeks ranked in the World top ten and his career high ranking of second is the best by any male Swedish golfer.
Stenson turned professional in 1999 and the following year topped the money rankings on the second tier golf tour in Europe, the Challenge Tour. He joined the main European Tour in 2001, and that year, he won the Benson & Hedges International Open for his first European Tour victory. From 2005 to 2008 he finished each year in the top 10 of the European Order of Merit.
PGA Tour Golfers