It's a great honor to play for your country, and obviously even better when you winSweden wins World Cup of Golf Nov 30, 2008
I had a great first round, then there was a long wait to get out there againGarcia, Stenson are co-leaders at Shanghai Nov 08, 2008
I came so close in Sweden two years ago when I lost in a playoff for the Scandinavian MastersStenson defends his title at Dubai Feb 04, 2007
I was just hoping to go out there and shoot under par like I did yesterday (70) and hopefully move up the leader boardStenson takes lead at Volvo Masters Oct 27, 2006
I will just try and keep to my plan (Sunday) and hopefully execute shots and play my way around the golf course like I did for the first three days and hopefully it will be enoughStenson takes lead in England's Heritage Sep 25, 2004
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.