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Golfer Henrik Stenson won the Deutsche Bank Title 2013

Sep 4, 2013 16:38 IST

Henrik Stenson, the golfer from Sweden on 2 September 2013 won the Deutsche Bank title after shooting a five under 66. This is his first win at any PGA tour in three years, where he finished at 22-under 262 to tie the tournament at the Tournament Players Club (TPC), Boston.


To win the title, he surpassed American Steve Stricker with two shots, who finished second in the tournament. Sergio Garcia of Spain and Graham DeLaet of Canada finished at the thiord position in the tour.


Earlier he had been the runner-up of the two PGA tour in 2013 against Phil Mickelson at a Major and Tiger Woods at a World Golf Championship.

About Henrik Stenson

• Stenson was born in Gothenburg and turned up to be a professional golfer in 1999.
• In 2001, he joined the major European Tour and till date has own seven major European tour events
• In European Order of Merit, he finished under the list of top ten, from 2005 to 2008
• From 2005 to 2008 he finished each year in the top 10 of the European Order of Merit
 
About Deutsche Bank Championship
Deutsche Bank Championship is a golf PGA tour that is held every year over the Labor Day weekend at the Tournament Players Club of Boston in Norton, Massachusetts. The tournament for the first time was held in 2003. The basic difference of this event from other events of the PGA tour is that it is held from Friday to Monday, whereas other events are held from Thursday to Sunday. Its final round is played on Labor Day (first Monday of September is a Labor Day in US).

At present this event is managed by Tiger Woods Foundation.

 

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