#3 seed 2013 Henrik Stenson just beat #14 seed 2014 Russell Henley 1 UP in a close match! Stenson took a 2 UP lead at the par 5 570 yard 4th hole at Oak Hill but Henley SQUARED the match with birdies at the par 4 478 yard 5th hole at Bethpage Black and the par 3 109 yard 7th hole at Pebble Beach. Stenson then came back and birdied the par 5 550 yard 8th hole at Doral to go 1 UP at the turn.
Stenson the birdied the short par 4 10th hole at Riviera to go 2 UP but Henley birdied the 11th, 13th, and 14th holes to take a 1 UP lead, his first and only lead he could muster at the beautiful 18 hole created course!
Stenson won the match at the par 5 539 yard 18th hole at Wentworth and he’ll advance to the 2nd Round and meet the winner of the #6 seed 2012 Nick Watney versus #11 seed 2013 Keegan Bradley match in the Bobby Jones Bracket. Bradley currently has a 1 UP lead over Watney heading to the “island green” par 3 17th hole at TPC Sawgrass.