Outdueled Phil Mickelson in an epic Sunday finish to claim The Open Championship at Royal Troon in 2016 for his first major championship. Stenson fired weekend rounds of 68-63 to best Mickelson by three strokes. A week after withdrawing from the U.S. Open at Oakmont, Stenson won the BMW International Open in Germany before his breakthrough win in Scotland. Stenson now has 20 worldwide victories, including The Players Championship in 2009. In 2013, Stenson won the FedEx Cup and Race to Dubai titles on the PGA and European tours, respectively. Has represented Europe on the 2006, 2008, 2014 and 2016 European Ryder Cup teams.

U.S. Open Record
Year Site Scores To Par Finish
2017 Erin Hills 74-73 +3 MC
2016 Oakmont Country Club 69-WD   WD
2015 Chambers Bay 65-74-72-74--285 +5 T-27
2014 Pinehurst Resort & C.C. (Course No. 2) 69-69-70-73--281 +1 T-4
2013 Merion Golf Club 74-68-73-76--291 +11 T-21
2011 Congressional Country Club 70-72-69-74--285 +1 T-23
2010 Pebble Beach Golf Links 77-70-74-74--295 +11 T-29
2009 Bethpage State Park (Black Course) 73-70-70-68--281 +1 9
2008 Torrey Pines (South Course) 78-76 +12 MC
2007 Oakmont Country Club 79-76 +15 MC
2006 Winged Foot Golf Club (West Course) 75-71-73-74--293 +13 T-26

Road To Shinnecock Hills