Donald leads at Scandinavian Masters

MALMO, Sweden, July 31 (UPI) -- Luke Donald shot three-under 69 Saturday to widen his lead to three strokes through three rounds of the Scandinavian Masters.

Howell, Edfors lead Sweden event

MALMO, Sweden, July 29 (UPI) -- David Howell and Johan Edfors shared the first-round lead Thursday in the Scandanavian Masters in Sweden.

Rookie leads on European Tour

SUTTON COLDFIELD, England, May 8 (UPI) -- European Tour rookie David Dixon produced two eagles and upstaged a high-profile field Thursday with a 6-under 66 that put him in front after one round of the B

Dredge challenges in Portugal

SANTO DA SERRA, Portugal, March 21 (UPI) -- Bradley Dredge of Wales, the only golfer in the field ranked in the world's top 100, used a 3-under-par Friday 69 to charge into contention at the Madeira Islan

Sandstorm suspends Qatar tourney

DOHA, Qatar, March 13 (UPI) -- The opening round of the European Tour's Qatar Open was suspended Thursday due to a sandstorm.
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Henrik Stenson
Henrik Stenson picks up his daughter Lisa, after winning the 2009 Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida on May 10, 2009. Stenson finished 12-under-par with a four day total of 276. (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch)

Henrik Stenson (born 5 April 1976) is a Swedish professional golfer who plays both on the US and European tours. He has spent over 100 weeks ranked in the World top ten and his career high ranking of fourth is the best by any Swedish golfer.

Stenson was born in Gothenburg. He 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 has won six European Tour events. From 2005 to 2008 he finished each year in the top 10 of the European Order of Merit.

Stenson reached the top 20 of the Official World Golf Rankings in 2006 and the top 10 in 2007. In February 2007, he reached number eight in the rankings following his victory at the Dubai Desert Classic and became the highest ranked European golfer for the first time.

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