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Crosby takes NHL weekly honor

Crosby takes NHL weekly honor

NEW YORK, April 12 (UPI) -- Pittsburgh center Sidney Crosby piled up 15 points in the final week of the season and was selected the NHL's No. 1 star of the week.

Davis Love shares Palmer Invitational lead

ORLANDO, Fla., March 25 (UPI) -- Davis Love III, seeking his first win in two years, shot a 6-under 66 Thursday for a share of the lead after one round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
Casey, Harrington improve world rankings

Casey, Harrington improve world rankings

VIRGINIA WATER, England, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Paul Casey and Padraig Harrington improved their world golf rankings, released Monday, as only minor changes marked the list's Top 10.
Allenby is playoff winner in South Africa

Allenby is playoff winner in South Africa

SUN CITY, South Africa, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Robert Allenby won the Nedbank Golf Challenge at Sun City, South Africa, Sunday with a two-putt par on the third hole of a playoff with Henrik Stenson.

McIlroy/McDowell lead dwindles in China

SHENZHEN, China, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Despite shooting 8-under-par 64 Saturday, Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell lead by just one stroke through three rounds at the World Cup of Golf.
Mickelson gains on Woods in world rankings

Mickelson gains on Woods in world rankings

VIRGINIA WATER, England, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Second-ranked Phil Mickelson's victory in the HSBC Champions tournament in Shanghai moved him closer to top-ranked Tiger Woods in the world golf rankings.
Matteson makes big gain in golf rankings

Matteson makes big gain in golf rankings

VIRGINIA WATER, England, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Troy Matteson's weekend playoff victory in the Frys.com Open in Arizona moved him up 122 places in the world golf rankings.
Britain-Ireland team makes it 5 in a row

Britain-Ireland team makes it 5 in a row

PARIS, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Britain-Ireland won the European Tour's Vivendi Trophy with Seve Ballesteros for the fifth straight time Sunday, topping Continental Europe by five points.

Europe trails Ballesteros golf event 3-2

PARIS, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Great Britain and Ireland leads Continental Europe 3-2 after the first day at the Vivendi Trophy with Seve Ballesteros golf tournament at Paris.
Moore jumps 48 places in world rankings

Moore jumps 48 places in world rankings

VIRGINIA WATER, England, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Ryan Moore gained 48 places to No. 73 in the world golf rankings following his first PGA Tour victory.
Stricker, Kaymer move up in rankings

Stricker, Kaymer move up in rankings

PHILADELPHIA, July 13 (UPI) -- Steve Stricker and Martin Kaymer climbed Monday in the men's world golf rankings after both won tournaments Sunday.
Stenson moves to No. 5 in world rankings

Stenson moves to No. 5 in world rankings

VIRGINIA WATER, England, May 11 (UPI) -- Henrik Stenson's daylong charge in the final round of The Players Championship resulted in a tournament title and a charge to No. 5 in the world golf rankings.
Stenson roars to win PGA Players title

Stenson roars to win PGA Players title

PONTE VEDRE BEACH, Fla., May 10 (UPI) -- Henrik Stenson shot a 6-under 66 Sunday to win the PGA Players Championship in Florida by four shots over Ian Poulter.

Henrik Stenson leads Dubai golf event

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Sweden's Henrik Stenson shot 7-under-par 65 Friday and sits at the top of the leader board at the Dubai Desert Classic after two rounds.

Alvaro Quiros win Qatar Masters

DOHA, Qatar, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Spain's Alvaro Quiros closed with a 3-under-par 69 Sunday and recorded a three-stroke victory at the European Tour's Qatar Masters golf tournament.
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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)
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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.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Henrik Stenson."
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