Henrik Stenson (born 5 April 1976) is a Swedish professional golfer. He has been ranked top 10 in the world more than 100 weeks and his career high ranking of second is the best by any Swede golfer after Robert Karlsson. Stenson is first player to win both The DP World Tour Championship, Race to Dubai and the US PGA Tour's FedEx Cup a historic double in the same season.
He turned professional in 1998, and by 2000 top the money rankings on second tier golf the Challenge Cup in Europe. Stenson plays the European Tour first time in 2001 and win total 8 European tours. He also earns the top 10 of the European Order of Merit from 2005 to 2008. Stenson reached top 20 of the Official World Golf Ranking in 2006 and the top 10 in 2007. He is the first swede to win the World Golf Championship first time at WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship and also first to achieve a high of 5th raking for his country. Stenson claims his victory in 2008 against Miguel Ángel Jiménez and Pablo Larrazábal by three strokes and later on 7 Decembe 2008, he wins Nedbank Golf Challenge by 9 strokes over Kenny Perry.
In November 2012, Stenson earns South African Open Championship against home player George Coetzee. Stenson's continued into the 2013 FedEx Cup Playoffs, when he won the Deutsche Bank Championship by 2 strokes against runner-up, Steve Stricker. On September 22, 2013 Stenson wins the Tour Championship and FedEx Cup and claims his career best 3rd Official World Golf Ranking on 3 November, 2013 then he was later named European Tour Golfer of the Year. In May 2014, Stenson earns a career high best ranking of number 2 in the world, trailing only Adam Scott. A family friend introduced him to the game and he start to play from scratch by the age of 18. Stenson married with Emma Löfgren a swede girl and his classmate at the University of South Carolina.