STATBOX - New British Open champion Henrik Stenson

Golf - British Open - Sweden's Henrik Stenson celebrates with the Claret Jug after winning the British Open golf championship - Royal Troon, Scotland, Britain - 17/07/2016.          REUTERS/Paul Childs 
Golf - British Open - Sweden's Henrik Stenson celebrates with the Claret Jug after winning the British Open golf championship

Statbox on new British Open champion Henrik Stenson of Sweden:
- Wins first major championship on 42nd appearance

- Achieves 18th victory as a professional
- Receives cheque for 1.175 million pounds ($1.55 million)
- Could move from sixth to fifth in world rankings
- Eleventh victory equals Robert Karlsson's record for most Swedish wins on European Tour
- Becomes second European Tour member to win a major this season after Englishman Danny Willett's triumph at the U.S. Masters in April
- Sixth player from Continental Europe to win a major after Seve Ballesteros and Jose Maria Olazabal of Spain, Germans Bernhard Langer and Martin Kaymer and Frenchman Arnaud Massy.
- Aged 40 years and 103 days he becomes oldest first-time major champion since Northern Ireland's Darren Clarke won the Open in 2011
- Breaks sequence of six straight victories by American players in a Royal Troon Open

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