At 43, Stenson swears he still has Major ambitions

Henrik Stenson kissing the Claret Jug after winning the 2016 Open Championship. The Swede wants another Major title and Ryder Cup victory on American soil. PHOTO: EPA-EFE
Henrik Stenson kissing the Claret Jug after winning the 2016 Open Championship. The Swede wants another Major title and Ryder Cup victory on American soil. PHOTO: EPA-EFE

Eyes blue, height 1.88m, manner affable, smile easy, Henrik Stenson sits on the veranda of Sentosa Golf Club and listens patiently to yet another damn question that involves his underwear.

He has been FedExCup champion, won a Major, used the "F word" on live TV, been the Match Play champion, hit a fine shot when stripped to his undies, triumphed at the Players Championship and knocked in the winning putt on his Ryder Cup debut.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 16, 2020, with the headline 'At 43, Stenson swears he still has Major ambitions'. Subscribe