As part of the Majesticks team, with Lee Westwood, Ian Poulter, and Sam Horsfield, Stenson earned $4 million (£3.28 million) for his two-shot victory.Following his denial of the Ryder Cup
Henrik Stenson answered being deprived of the Ryder Cup captaincy by procuring guard payday and finishing a triumphant LIV Golf Invitational Series debut in Bedminster.
Stenson, who was taken out from the job of Europe’s next Ryder Cup chief subsequent to focusing on the Greg Norman-fronted rival visit, posted a two-under 69 at Trump National Golf Club Bedminster to complete on 11 under and gather the singular first award of $4m (£3.28m).
The Swede drove by five strokes at one phase of the last round of the 54-opening occasion yet ultimately made due with a two-stroke triumph over Dustin Johnson and Matthew Wolff, with Mexico’s Carlos Ortiz a further shot back in fourth spot.
“I surmise we can concur I played like a skipper,” Stenson kidded in a post-round interview. “It’s been a decent first week clearly. Ideal to be here with the folks figuring out it. It’s been a bustling 10 days and I’m very glad I figured out how to complete as well as I did.”
Stenson, who started the day three clear of Johnson, birdied the first and fifth to arrive at the turn in 33 and got one more at the standard three fourteenth to have control of the competition apparently. An intruder at the standard five fifteenth decreased the lead, before Stenson fixed the success with three back to back standards.
The 46-year-old additionally acquired $375,000 (£308,000) as a feature of the Majesticks group – alongside Lee Westwood, Ian Poulter and Sam Horsfield – which completed second in the group contest.
Johnson’s 4 Aces crew of Patrick Reed, Pat Perez and Talor Gooch won the group rivalry briefly straight occasion with a 25 under complete, the Sergio Garcia-captained Fireballs GC completing in third.
What next for the LIV Golf Invitational Series?
The current week’s occasion denoted the third in the debut time of the LIV Golf Invitational Series, while the following competition happens in Boston from September 2-4 – the week after the PGA Tour’s season-finishing Tour Championship.
Rich Harvest Farms in Chicago is the scene for the fifth occasion, held from September 16-18, while Stonehill Golf Club in Bangkok is the setting from October 7-9 and Royal Greens Golf Club – the site of the Saudi International lately – has the next week.
The season-finishing Team Championship will be held at Trump National Doral Miami from October 27-30. LIV Golf then intends to have an extended timetable in 2023.