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Three-way tie at Qatar Masters

DOHA, Qatar, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Three players shot 6-under-par 66 Thursday and share the lead after the first 18 holes at the European Tour's Qatar Masters in Doha.
Strong showing boosts Stenson's ranking

Strong showing boosts Stenson's ranking

VIRGINIA WATER, England, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Henrik Stenson posted a nine-shot victory over a strong field at a tournament in South Africa and jumped five places to No. 7 in the men's world golf rankings.

Sweden wins World Cup of Golf

SHENZHEN, China, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Henrik Stenson and Robert Karlsson combined to shoot 9-under-par 63 Sunday, helping Sweden bag a four-stroke win at the World Cup of Golf in Shenzhen, China.

Garcia, Stenson are co-leaders at Shanghai

SHANGHAI, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Sergio Garcia shot 4-under-par 68 Saturday to join Henrik Stenson in the lead at the European Tour's weather-plagued HSBC Champions golf tournament in China.

Stenson leads Shanghai golf event

SHANGHAI, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Henrik Stenson shot 7-under-par 65 for a one-stroke lead after Thursday's first round of the European Golf Tour's HSBC Champions golf tournament.

Darren Clarke on top at KLM Open

ZANDVOORT, Netherlands, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Darren Clarke's 4-under-par 66 in Saturday's third round made him a three-shot leader at the European Tour's KLM Open golf tournament in Zanvoort, Netherlands.

O'Malley leads at BMW Asian Open

SHANGHAI, April 24 (UPI) -- Peter O'Malley shot a 5-under-par 67 Thursday and has a 1-shot lead after the first round of the BMW Asian Open golf tournament in Shanghai.
Master's champ now ranked 15th in world

Master's champ now ranked 15th in world

VIRGINIA WATER, England, April 14 (UPI) -- Trevor Immelman's Master's victory moved him from 29th of 15th Monday in the world golf rankings.

Woods extends large lead in golf rankings

PHILADELPHIA, March 17 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods, who won his fifth straight PGA Tour start Sunday, extended his large lead in this week's world golf rankings.
Woods easily wins 63rd tour title

Woods easily wins 63rd tour title

MARANA, Ariz., Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods won his sixth straight tournament worldwide and 63rd on tour Sunday, overwhelming Stewart Cink 8 and 7 in the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship.

Woods, Cink reach Match Play final

MARANA, Ariz., Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods and Stewart Cink will meet Sunday in the final of at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship at Marana, Ariz.

Woods survives close match with Baddeley

MARANA, Ariz., Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods rolled in a 20-foot birdie putt at the second extra hole Friday to earn a spot in the quarterfinals of the Accenture Match Play Championship.

Woods coasts into Accenture third round

MARANA, Ariz., Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods coasted into the third round of the Accenture Match Play Championship Thursday while Phil Mickelson was eliminated by Stuart Appleby.

Els leads Dubai Desert Golf Classic

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- South African Ernie Els used a 7-under-par 65 Saturday to storm to a one-stroke lead after three rounds of the European Tour's Dubai Desert Classic.
Woods still leads at Dubai Desert Classic

Woods still leads at Dubai Desert Classic

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Tiger Woods survived windy conditions Friday and retained the lead halfway through the Dubai Desert Classic golf tournament in the United Arab Emirates.
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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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