Forgot Password

 

Register

 

Create your Connect ID

This will allow you to login to all DStv websites & applications




or
Login using
x

Email Reset

 




Loading...
Loading Live Scoring...
*All times CAT (GMT+2)

Golf | Golf Globe

Henrik Stenson © Gallo Images

Stenson called up for Royal Trophy



Sweden's Henrik Stenson has been selected for next month's fifth Royal Trophy in Brunei after featuring in all of Europe's four straight wins against Asia at the event, organisers said on Tuesday.

Stenson, who broke a three-year win drought at last week's South Africa Open, was called up by European captain Jose Maria Olazabal, who masterminded Europe's win over the United States at the recent Ryder Cup.

"Henrik's confidence will be sky-high after this latest win, which highlighted his strong character as well as his enormous talent," Olazabal said in a press release.

"It is great to have him on our team. His Royal Trophy record is a phenomenal one, both individually and in terms of helping Europe prevail in tight circumstances."

Stenson joins fellow Ryder Cup winners Paul Lawrie, Francesco Molinari, Nicolas Colsaerts and Colin Montgomerie among the players already nominated for Europe.

Asian captain Joe Ozaki has called up South Korean Major-winner Y.E. Yang, India's Jeev Milkha Singh and Chinese No 1 Wu Ashun among his selections for the December 14-16 tournament at Brunei's Empire Hotel and Country Club.

Shop

The big miss
The big miss - My Years Coaching Tiger Woods
R342.00
The Extraordinary Book of South African Golf
The extraordinary book of South African golf is a must-read for any golf fanatic.
R140.00
Wilson Mens Reflex Package Set
The Wilson REFLEX Set is a great choice for the all level or occasional golfer
R3499.00


Comments

More expert analysis and opinion from Sport24
The opinions expressed by Sport24 experts and bloggers are theirs alone, and do not necessarily represent those of SuperSport

Sports Talk



Michael Todt
Rising with Pace
It's been a tough road for women's professional golf the world over in recent years, but few have...

Reuters on Golf
The drive to be the best
Rory McIlroy is the best driver in contemporary golf when he is 'on his game' while Adam Scott is...