The Open

Stenson’s Open win the highlight of the year

Brendan Mcdaid , , , ,
Henrik Stenson with Claret Jug after winning British Open 2016

Henrik Stenson with the Claret Jug after winning The Open at Royal Troon

2016 has brought us another great year of great golf, but for me, the undoubted highlight on the Tour scene was Henrik Stenson’s brilliant victory in The Open at Royal Troon.

Stenson is one of my favourite golfers anyway. I love his competitive spirit and his style of play. He’s also a great character, as can be seen on his social media account. For example, have a look at his official Facebook page if you’ve never done so before, to see what I mean.

His Open victory saw him post a record score of 20 under par, and was also history-making in that it made him the first ever golfer from Sweden to win a Major.

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