Henrik Stenson was born on April 5, 1976. He was nicknamed as ‘The Iceman’ by his peers. He is a 46 years old Swedish professional golfer. Stenson is a two time winner of European tour Golfer of the Year title. He won one in 2013 and one in 2016. Stenson was ranked second in the world golf rankling, achieving his career’s highest ranking and highest ranking by a Swedish player.
Henrik Stenson Biography and Net Worth
|Net worth||$25 M|
|Full Name||Henrik Olof Stenson|
|Birth Date||April 5, 1976|
Henrik Stenson Career
Stenson started golf at a young age and started participating in junior and amateur tournaments in his teenage years. Stenson is a left hander naturally but he plays golf with his right hand. After showing a great play in amateur championship Stenson became a member of Swedish team at the Eisenhower Trophy 1998, in Santiago, Chile. The Swedish team finished 6th at the trophy and Stenson was the best Swedish player at the trophy.
Hnerik Stenson also became a professional golfer in 1998. After becoming professional, he topped the money list on the second tier European golf tour called the Challenge tour. In 2001, he joined the main European Tour and also won Benson and Hedges International Open that same year marking his first victory in the European Tour. Stenson has also been in the top ten of European Tour Order Of Merit for four years straight [2005 to 2008]. In 2006, Stenson reached top twenty ranking in Official world golf ranking and he was able to reach top ten ranking in 2007. With his win in February 2007 at the WGC Accenture Match Play Championship, he become the first Sewdish player to win one of the World Golf Championship. With this victory he was placed 5th in the world ranking achieveing the highest ranking by a male Swedish player. In total, Stenson spent a total of 100 weeks in top ten. He made his first Ryder Cup appearence in 2006 and led Europe to their third consecuive Ryder Cup victory. In 2009, Stenson secured a win at The Players Championship.
During the golfing season of 2011, Stenson struggled to maintain his performance and as a result he was ranked at 230 in the world ranking in the beginning of 2012. However, he showed an impressive performance at the 2012 Masters.
In 2013, he had a great season with numerous victories and due to his great performance he was becoming one of golf’s best ball strikers. Stenson was a runner up in the 2013 Open Championship and at the WGC Bridgestone Invitational. He finished third in PGA Championship 2013.
Stenson has a total of 22 career wins including 11 European tours win and 6 PGA tours win. He is currently a player at PGA Tour, European Tour, and LIV Golf.
Henrik Stenson Net Worth
The Swedish professional golfer Henrik Stenson has an estimated net worth of 25 million dollars.
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