Posts tagged with: "Henrik Stenson"

OFFBEAT: Stenson Rides Camel In Abu Dhabi View More
Henrik Stenson takes a ride on a camel at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

OFFBEAT: Stenson Rides Camel In Abu Dhabi

You may recall the publicity stunt in which Henrik Stenson was hoisted airborne while donning a red cape before last fall’s WGC-HSBC Champions tournament in Shanghai – and the kerfuffle that ensued when Stenson cryptically suggested the photo shoot might have been to blame for a rib injury that prompted…

QUICK TAKE: Shot Clock Tourney A Hot Topic In China

QUICK TAKE: Shot Clock Tourney A Hot Topic In China

SHANGHAI | Henrik Stenson, for one, is fascinated by the idea of the Shot Clock Masters, which is to be played next June at the Diamond Club in Austria and is designed to knock 45 minutes off a round. In truth, everyone is talking about the newfangled European Tour event…

QUICK TAKE: Groups to Watch at the PGA Championship View More
Rory McIlroy and Rickie Fowler will try to keep their positive vibes going at Quail Hollow when grouped together for the first two rounds of the PGA Championship. (Photo Credit: Lee Smith, Reuters)

QUICK TAKE: Groups to Watch at the PGA Championship

As we approach the year’s final major, let’s take a look into some of the featured groups set to tee it up at Quail Hollow for the 99th PGA Championship: Rory McIlroy-Rickie Fowler-Jon Rahm McIlroy and Fowler earned their first PGA Tour victories at Quail Hollow and have impressive track…

WATCH: Spieth Leads By Two At Halfway Mark View More
Jordan Spieth takes shelter beneath his umbrella during a wet and windy second round at Royal Birkdale. (REUTERS/Andrew Boyers)

WATCH: Spieth Leads By Two At Halfway Mark

SOUTHPORT, ENGLAND | Jordan Spieth had a second great day on the links to finish on 6-under par and two ahead of Matt Kuchar at the halfway stage of the 146th Open at Royal Birkdale. One more American, Brooks Koepka, is a shot further back, only he is not on…

QUICK TAKE: Stenson Perseveres Despite Burglary View More
Henrik Stenson played the second round of the Open Championship, trying to forget the burglary at his rental home the day before. (REUTERS/Andrew Boyers)

QUICK TAKE: Stenson Perseveres Despite Burglary

SOUTHPORT, ENGLAND | Henrik Stenson, the defending Open champion, finished Thursday at 1-under par and minus his clothes, his credit cards and his watches. The house where he is staying had been looted while he was out on the course. “When I finished my (first) round, I was informed that…

QUICK TAKE: Over-40s Come Into Focus At Birkdale View More
Henrik Stenson will try to successfully defend his title this week at Royal Birkdale. (Photo Credit: Paul Childs, Reuters)

QUICK TAKE: Over-40s Come Into Focus At Birkdale

SOUTHPORT, ENGLAND | Henrik Stenson, the defending champion, is in the older, more experienced age group they’re all talking about this week. He’s 41, he knows what it is to have won an Open and he’s comfortable with the kind of golf you have to play when the weather gets…