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Leishman leads Stenson by 1 after 3rd round at Sun City

SUN CITY, South Africa (AP) Marc Leishman birdied the last two holes to card a 6-under 66 and move into the lead on the third day of the Nedbank Challenge. The Australian started the day on 8-under par, trailing leader Henrik Stenson by three shots, but a strong back nine saw him close the day on 14 under to lead the Swede by one stroke. Stenson's birdies at the 14th and 15th...
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December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Stenson takes 1-shot lead after 2nd round Nedbank Challenge

SUN CITY, South Africa (AP) Henrik Stenson made five birdies on his back nine to shoot a 5-under 67 Friday and take a one-shot lead after the second round of the Nedbank Golf Challenge. After bogeying three straight holes before a two-hour rain delay, the Swede came back out to pick up five shots between the 11th and 17th holes for an 11-under total of 133. Jaco van Zyl of South...
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December 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Stenson, Van Zyl shoot 6 under in 1st round to lead Sun City

SUN CITY, South Africa (AP) South African golfer Jaco van Zyl birdied three of the last five holes to ensure some local representation at the top of the Nedbank Challenge leaderboard with Henrik Stenson in the first round at Sun City on Thursday. Sweden's Stenson shook off the illness that hampered his buildup to record five birdies by the turn, but was less prolific over the...
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December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

The golfers who made a difference in 2015

The 2015 PGA Tour season was one to be remembered. Stacked fields led to high levels of competition, and the game's greats did not disappoint during the year's most crucial moments. While there was a group of players that certainly separated themselves from the rest, Jordan Spieth was a particular joy to watch in 2015.  For those who weren't following this year's Tour Championship...
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September 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Jordan Spieth Wins Tour Championship, $10M Bonus At FedEx Cup Finale

ATLANTA — Jordan Spieth treated the Tour Championship as if it were a major. He played like it was, too. Looking for a fitting finish to a sensational season, Spieth poured in putts from all over East Lake and never gave Henrik Stenson or anyone else much of a chance Sunday. His final stroke was an 8-foot par putt that was right in the heart for a 1...
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September 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Jordan Spieth Birdies 18, leads Tour Championship after 3rd round

There were whispers that Jordan Spieth was playing himself out of Tour Player of the Year honors. Then Saturday happened. The reigning Masters and U.S. Open champion gutted out a 2-under 68 to take the 54-hole lead at the Tour Championship. As a result, he now has the inside track on winning the FedEx Cup and $10 million. The conditions were less than ideal at East Lake Golf...
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September 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Tour Championship: Spieth overtakes Stenson to lead at East Lake

  Jordan Spieth already has the best year in golf. He's one round away from having the richest year in golf history. Spieth battled through a tough, rainy Saturday at the Tour Championship and overtook Henrik Stenson with a 2-under 68. The Masters and U.S. Open champion saved par with a 20-foot putt on the 16th hole and took the lead for the first time with a 20-foot birdie on the...
Via AP on Fox
September 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Tour Championship: Stenson stretches lead as Spieth makes a surge

  Henrik Stenson overcame a few early mistakes in a Friday drizzle and shot 2-under 68 for a three-shot lead over Jordan Spieth going into the weekend of the Tour Championship. It was the sixth straight round under par at East Lake for Stenson. He has never left this course without seeing his name atop the leaderboard. Spieth, the Masters and U.S. Open champion, made two crucial...
Via AP on Fox
September 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Stenson stretches lead at East Lake as Spieth makes a surge

ATLANTA (AP) Henrik Stenson overcame a few early mistakes in a Friday drizzle and shot 2-under 68 for a three-shot lead over Jordan Spieth going into the weekend of the Tour Championship. It was the sixth straight round under par at East Lake for Stenson. He has never left this course without seeing his name atop the leaderboard. Spieth, the Masters and U.S. Open champion, made...
Via AP on Fox
September 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Stenson builds 2-shot lead in the blink of an eye

ATLANTA (AP) The word ''blink'' translates easily from English to Swedish. ''Blinka,'' Henrik Stenson said. ''Just add an `a' to the end. Very simple.'' It's become his buzz work at the Tour Championship, starting with a question earlier in the week when he was asked whether someone posting a low score made him blink. ''I wouldn't mind blinking once or twice this week and shooting...
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September 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Tour Championship: Stenson feeling right at home with two-shot lead

  Getting back to East Lake is the challenge for Henrik Stenson. Playing the course appears to be the easy part. Two years after a dominant victory to capture the FedEx Cup, Stenson was unstoppable for 12 holes until he settled for a 7-under 63 for a two-shot lead over Paul Casey in the opening round of the Tour Championship. Stenson is No. 4 in the FedEx Cup and only has to win...
Via AP on Fox
September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Stenson feeling right at home at East Lake

ATLANTA (AP) Getting back to East Lake is the challenge for Henrik Stenson. Playing the course appears to be the easy part. Two years after a dominant victory to capture the FedEx Cup, Stenson was unstoppable for 12 holes until he settled for a 7-under 63 for a two-shot lead over Paul Casey in the opening round of the Tour Championship. Stenson is No. 4 in the FedEx Cup and only...
Via AP on Fox
September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Stenson can win $10 million without winning a tournament

ATLANTA (AP) The last five winners of the FedEx Cup also won the Tour Championship. Vijay Singh in 2008 and Tiger Woods in 2009 are the only FedEx Cup champions who didn't win at East Lake. Henrik Stenson is in position to make his own brand of history this week - winning the FedEx Cup without winning a PGA Tour event all year. The Swede started at No. 41, soared up to No. 4 with...
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September 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Rickie Fowler Rallies, Beats Henrik Stenson To Win Deutsche Bank Championship

NORTON, Mass. — One big putt for Rickie Fowler. One big mistake for Henrik Stenson. The turned out to be the difference Monday when Fowler rallied from a two-shot deficit with five holes to play, making a 40-foot birdie putt on the 14th hole and playing flawless the rest of the way for a 3-under 68 and a one-shot victory in the Deutsche Bank Championship. Fowler won for the third...
Via NESN.com
September 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Fowler rallies from 2 back with 5 holes to go to win Deutsche Bank

NORTON, Mass. — One big putt for Rickie Fowler. One big mistake for Henrik Stenson. The turned out to be the difference Monday when Fowler rallied from a two-shot deficit with five holes to play, making a 40-foot birdie putt on the 14th hole and playing flawless the rest of the way for a 3-under 68 and a one-shot victory in the Deutsche Bank Championship. Fowler won for the third...
Via AP on Fox
September 07, 2015  |  Discuss

ON THE TEE: Stenson tries to repeat role as Mr. September

NORTON, Mass. (AP) Henrik Stenson wants to be at his best for tournaments that offer the ''biggest prizes.'' He would prefer the majors, though that didn't work out well for him this year. The FedEx Cup is a small consolation, but only in history, not prize money. The $10 million bonus is still a long way off. It won't be decided for three more weeks at the Tour Championship, and...
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September 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Stenson leads Fowler by 1 stroke at Deutsche Bank after 3d round

NORTON, Mass. — One 3-wood quickly put Henrik Stenson into the mix at the Deutsche Bank Championship. Another one helped to give him the lead. Stenson drilled a 3-wood on the 298-yard fourth hole at the TPC Boston that hit into the bank and rolled up to 20 feet for an eagle that allowed him to bolt up the leaderboard. The Swede showed off his supreme strength on the par-5 closing...
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September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Deutsche Bank Championship Round 3: Henrik Stenson, Rickie Fowler In Contention

NORTON, Mass. — Henrik Stenson is starting to hit his stride at a good time. Coming off a runner-up finish in the opening FedEx Cup playoff event last week, Stenson erased a five-shot deficit in seven holes Sunday and played bogey-free for a 6-under 65 at the Deutsche Bank Championship. His only birdie on the back nine was a two-putt on the par-5 18th that gave him a one-shot lead...
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September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Stenson takes the lead at Deutsche Bank

NORTON, Mass. (AP) Henrik Stenson is picking the right time of the year to start playing like a $10 million Swede. Coming off a runner-up finish last week in The Barclays, Stenson erased a five-shot deficit in seven holes Sunday. He played bogey-free for a 6-under 65 that gave him a one-shot lead over Rickie Fowler going into the Labor Day finish at the TPC Boston. Stenson won this...
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September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Brendon de Jonge, Jason Day Headline Round 1 Of Deutsche Bank Championship

NORTON, Mass. — Brendon de Jonge opened with a 6-under 65 in the Deutsche Bank Championship on Friday that allowed the Zimbabwean to wonder if this might be the week he breaks through with his first win. De Jonge had a two-shot lead over nine players, including Rickie Fowler and Henrik Stenson. Jason Day, who needs a victory to become No. 1 in the world for the first time, played...
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September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Jason Day Favored Over Jordan Spieth At Deutsche Bank Championship

Jason Day will be looking to stay on a roll in the FedEx Cup playoffs this weekend when he tees off at TPC Boston in Norton, Mass., as the betting favorite at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com in the Deutsche Bank Championship. Day sits as the +600 betting favorite to win this week’s second FedEx Cup event, after he surged to a win at The Barclays last weekend to grab the...
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September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Jason Day Handily Takes The Barclays With Five-Stroke Victory

EDISON, N.J. — Jason Day powered and putted his way to another blowout against a world-class field Sunday at The Barclays. Fresh off his first major at the PGA Championship, Day pulled away early and poured it on with three long birdie putts on the back nine at Plainfield. A birdie on the closing hole gave him an 8-under 62 for a six-shot victory over Henrik Stenson. Day closed...
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August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Pablo Larrazabal captures BMW International Open title

MUNICH -- Pablo Larrazabal won the BMW International Open by one shot Sunday for his fourth European Tour title. The Spaniard, who also won the tournament in 2011, closed with a bogey-free 6-under 66 to finish with a 17-under 271 on the Eichenried Golf Club course. "Every title is very special, but this place, there's something here that suits my eye. From the tee to the greens,...
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June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

'We love Swedish Fish!': Henrik Stenson serenaded during tee-off

Some Henrik Stenson fans took advantage of the perfect storm of camera attention and crowd quietness Friday to deliver quite the hilarious cheer as the co-leader teed off for his second round. As Stenson -- who hails from Sweden -- watched his ball sail through the air, FOX Sports 1 cameras picked up a group of fans shouting, "We love Swedish Fish!" And how could you not love Swedish...
Via Fox Sports
June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Henrik Stenson appears to troll Tiger Woods with talk of ‘tired glutes’

Henrik Stenson was feeling pretty good after firing a 5-under 65 in the first round of the U.S. Open on Thursday, an excellent round good enough to land him in a tie for first with Dustin Johnson heading into Friday’s action. So much so, in fact, that he appeared to troll Tiger Woods during his...Read More The post Henrik Stenson appears to troll Tiger Woods with talk of ‘tired...
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June 19, 2015  |  Discuss
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