Henrik Stenson http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/27253/all en INTERVIEW-Golf-Stenson out to perfect transatlantic juggling act http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/interview-golf-stenson-out-perfect-transatlantic-juggling-act <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Tony Jimenez</p> <p>Jan 22 (Reuters) - Henrik Stenson is slowly returning to the sort of form that took him to fourth in the world in 2009 and believes he will compete regularly with golf's elite again as long as he can successfully juggle his membership of two tours.</p> <p>The 36-year-old Swede has a hectic time honouring his commitment to the European Tour and the U.S. Tour where he secured a five-year exemption thanks to his victory at the 2009 Players Championship in Florida, the event dubbed golf's 'fifth major'.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/interview-golf-stenson-out-perfect-transatlantic-juggling-act" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Henrik Stenson Henrik Stenson Human Interest Professional golf tours Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 12:45:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737693 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Stenson in but Siem comes up short in Masters bid http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130331/golf-stenson-siem-comes-short-masters-bid <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Sweden's Henrik Stenson will qualify to play in his eighth consecutive Masters after firing a six-under par 66 on Sunday at the Houston Open, but Germany's Marcel Siem will miss out on Augusta.</p> <p>Siem captured the European Tour's Hassan 11 Trophy in Morocco on Sunday and had moved to 49th in the projected world rankings list after his third Race to Dubai victory.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130331/golf-stenson-siem-comes-short-masters-bid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Henrik Stenson Henrik Stenson Human Interest Masters Tournament AFP Mon, 01 Apr 2013 00:15:34 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5798297 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Stenson claims clubhouse lead at storm-hit PGA event http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130331/golf-stenson-claims-clubhouse-lead-at-storm-hit-pga-event-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Sweden's Henrik Stenson birdied four of the last five holes to seize the clubhouse lead when a thunderstorm halted play on Sunday in the final round of the $6.2 million PGA Houston Open.</p> <p>Stenson, a former top-five player whose effort will enable him to qualify for the Masters, fired a six-under par 66 to finish 72 holes on 15-under 273.</p> <p>"To be heading back to Augusta is really special for me. I'm extremely happy with what I've done," Stenson said. "It's a very pleasing finish to birdie four of my last five holes. I played some great shots coming down the stretch."</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130331/golf-stenson-claims-clubhouse-lead-at-storm-hit-pga-event-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Henrik Stenson PGA Championship U.S. Open AFP Mon, 01 Apr 2013 00:30:59 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5798308 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Stenson in but Siem comes up short in Masters bid http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130331/golf-stenson-siem-comes-short-masters-bid-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Henrik Stenson's share of second place at the Houston Open was enough to secure his eighth straight Masters berth on Sunday, but a European tour title left Marcel Siem missing out on Augusta.</p> <p>Germany's Siem captured the European Tour's Hassan II Trophy in Morocco on Sunday and had moved to 49th in the projected world rankings list after his third Race to Dubai victory -- just inside the top-50 needed to claim a spot in the first major championship of the year.</p> <p>Siem's dream of playing at Augusta National was undone however thanks to the results later in Texas.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130331/golf-stenson-siem-comes-short-masters-bid-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Henrik Stenson Henrik Stenson Human Interest Masters Tournament AFP Mon, 01 Apr 2013 01:30:27 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5798332 at http://www.globalpost.com Firestone delight for in-form Stenson http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130802/firestone-delight-form-stenson <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Mark Lamport-Stokes</p> <p>AKRON, Ohio (Reuters) - Resurgent Swede Henrik Stenson could hardly be in a more different position at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational since he most recently competed in the World Golf Championships (WGC) event three years ago.</p> <p>In 2010, a dispirited Stenson finished stone last in an elite field of 80 at Firestone Country Club and he later regretted playing in the tournament that week as he had been battling a lingering viral infection.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130802/firestone-delight-form-stenson" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Henrik Stenson Henrik Stenson Human Interest Professional golf tours Thomson Reuters Fri, 02 Aug 2013 07:37:39 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5900714 at http://www.globalpost.com Stenson and Blixt hope for Swede ending to PGA http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130810/stenson-and-blixt-hope-swede-ending-pga <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Steve Keating</p> <p>ROCHESTER, New York (Reuters) - Two years ago, his game at a low ebb, Henrik Stenson was back home in Sweden playing for his club championship - and lost.</p> <p>On Sunday, he will be at the PGA Championship, playing for a place in his country's sporting history when he sets out to become the first Swedish man to win one of golf's four majors.</p> <p>From ABBA to IKEA to Annika Sorenstam; across entertainment, business and sport Sweden has produced all manner of winners.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130810/stenson-and-blixt-hope-swede-ending-pga" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Henrik Stenson Henrik Stenson Professional golf tours Sports Thomson Reuters Sun, 11 Aug 2013 03:32:15 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5907156 at http://www.globalpost.com Painful wrist a concern for Stenson at East Lake http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130918/painful-wrist-concern-stenson-at-east-lake <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Mark Lamport-Stokes</p> <p>ATLANTA (Reuters) - Swede Henrik Stenson holds one of the coveted top-five positions in the FedExCup points standings going into this week's season-ending Tour Championship but has growing concern over tendinitis in his left wrist.</p> <p>Stenson, who won his third PGA Tour title at the Deutsche Bank Championship earlier this month, initially realized he had a problem with his wrist during last week's weather-delayed BMW Championship in Chicago and says the pain has since intensified.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130918/painful-wrist-concern-stenson-at-east-lake" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Henrik Stenson Henrik Stenson Thomson Reuters Wed, 18 Sep 2013 18:48:35 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5937858 at http://www.globalpost.com Sizzling Stenson one ahead, Woods struggles to 73 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130919/sizzling-stenson-sets-early-pace-at-east-lake <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Mark Lamport-Stokes</p> <p>ATLANTA (Reuters) - 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.</p> <p>In glorious sunshine with barely a breath of wind at East Lake Golf Club in the PGA Tour's season finale, Stenson piled up five birdies in six holes with a superb exhibition of pinpoint approach play on the way to a six-under-par 64.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130919/sizzling-stenson-sets-early-pace-at-east-lake" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Henrik Stenson Professional golf tours U.S. Open Thomson Reuters Thu, 19 Sep 2013 23:18:46 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5939344 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Swede Stenson seizes early lead at Tour Championship http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130920/golf-swede-stenson-seizes-early-lead-at-tour-championship <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Henrik Stenson fired a six-under 64 to grab the lead at the Tour Championship in an opening round in which world number one Tiger Woods finished a disappointing second to last.</p> <p>Sweden's Stenson, who played in the final group with Woods, birdied the last hole Thursday in a round that included seven birdies and one bogey at the East Lake Golf Club.</p> <p>Stenson started quickly with five birdies in a six-hole stretch from the second to grab the lead in the final tournament of the PGA Tour's playoff series.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130920/golf-swede-stenson-seizes-early-lead-at-tour-championship" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Henrik Stenson PGA Championship Professional golf tours AFP Fri, 20 Sep 2013 06:46:21 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5939600 at http://www.globalpost.com Stenson and Woods highlight ups and downs of Tour life http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130920/stenson-and-woods-highlight-ups-and-downs-tour-life <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Mark Lamport-Stokes</p> <p>ATLANTA (Reuters) - Professional golf's fickle nature and the difficulty for players to find consistency in form could hardly have been better contrasted by Tiger Woods and Henrik Stenson in the opening round of the Tour Championship.</p> <p>Woods came into the PGA Tour's season-ending event hunting a third FedExCup playoff title and a sixth victory this year but tumbled out of contention with a three-over-par 73 at East Lake, failing to make a single birdie in a woeful putting display.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130920/stenson-and-woods-highlight-ups-and-downs-tour-life" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Henrik Stenson Human Interest Professional golf tours Tiger Woods Thomson Reuters Fri, 20 Sep 2013 18:16:28 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5940102 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Stenson surges, Tiger struggles at PGA finale http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130920/golf-stenson-surges-tiger-struggles-at-pga-finale <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Sweden's Henrik Stenson birdied three of the first four holes and stretched his lead to four shots Friday at the season-ending US PGA Tour Championship while weary Tiger Woods struggled again.</p> <p>Stenson, playing with one club under the limit, fired a four-under-par 66 in the second round to finish 36 holes on 10-under 130 with reigning Masters champion Adam Scott next on 134. The Australian has started the day only one stroke adrift of Stenson.</p> <p>Both players are among the five who can capture the $10 million playoff bonus prize with a victory in the $8 million tournament.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130920/golf-stenson-surges-tiger-struggles-at-pga-finale" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Henrik Stenson Professional golf tours U.S. Open AFP Fri, 20 Sep 2013 23:58:17 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5940375 at http://www.globalpost.com Imperious Stenson surges four ahead at East Lake http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130920/stenson-surges-five-ahead-at-east-lake <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Mark Lamport-Stokes</p> <p>ATLANTA (Reuters) - In-form Swede Henrik Stenson piled up four birdies in his first nine holes, then held steady after the turn to forge four shots clear in Friday's second round of the PGA Tour's season-ending Tour Championship.</p> <p>With the FedExCup playoff title and its bonus jackpot of $10 million also on the line at East Lake Golf Club this week, Stenson tightened his grip on all those honors as he fired a four-under-par 66 on a glorious, sun-splashed day.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130920/stenson-surges-five-ahead-at-east-lake" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Henrik Stenson Professional golf tours U.S. Open Thomson Reuters Fri, 20 Sep 2013 20:47:25 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5940244 at http://www.globalpost.com East Lake leader Stenson takes nothing for granted http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130920/east-lake-leader-stenson-takes-nothing-granted <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Mark Lamport-Stokes</p> <p>ATLANTA (Reuters) - 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.</p> <p>After two days of superlative ball-striking in dazzling sunshine at East Lake Golf Club in the PGA Tour's season-ending event, the Swede holds a four-stroke lead after firing a four-under-par 66 in Friday's second round.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130920/east-lake-leader-stenson-takes-nothing-granted" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Henrik Stenson Henrik Stenson Human Interest Thomson Reuters Sat, 21 Sep 2013 02:31:48 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5940402 at http://www.globalpost.com Stenson stays four ahead at wet East Lake http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130921/stenson-stays-four-ahead-at-wet-east-lake <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Mark Lamport-Stokes</p> <p>ATLANTA (Reuters) - Henrik Stenson made another fast start then struggled in torrential rain over the closing holes to remain four strokes in front after Saturday's third round of the season-ending Tour Championship.</p> <p>With the FedExCup playoff title and its bonus jackpot of $10 million also on the line at East Lake Golf Club, Stenson carded a one-under-par 69 in difficult scoring conditions to stay on track for all those honors.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130921/stenson-stays-four-ahead-at-wet-east-lake" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Henrik Stenson Professional golf tours U.S. Open Thomson Reuters Sat, 21 Sep 2013 18:46:49 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5940760 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Stenson keeps four-shot lead at Tour Championship http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130921/golf-stenson-keeps-four-shot-lead-at-tour-championship <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Sweden's Henrik Stenson fired a one-under par 69 on Saturday to keep a four-stroke lead after the third round of the season-ending $8 million US PGA Tour Championship.</p> <p>If Stenson can keep his lead over the final 18 holes at East Lake on Sunday, he will claim the $10 million bonus for winning the tour's playoff title, the FedEx Cup, as well as the tournament's $1.44 million top prize.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130921/golf-stenson-keeps-four-shot-lead-at-tour-championship" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Henrik Stenson Professional golf tours Tiger Woods AFP Sat, 21 Sep 2013 18:49:26 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5940772 at http://www.globalpost.com