Henrik Stenson has been married to Emma Lofgren since 2006. Get to know her in this piece.

Who Is Henrik Stenson’s Wife?

Henrik Stenson will be playing in his fifth Ryder Cup later this month at Le Golf National. Selected as a wildcard pick for the very first time, Stenson will be looking to prove Thomas Bjorn‘s faith in him was warranted. He is the second Swede to make the 2018 team after Alex Noren so it would not be surprising to see the two players paired together in Paris.

Emma Lofgren, Stenson’s wife will be present at the event giving her support once again. Get to know her in the piece below.

Who Is Henrik Stenson’s Wife?

Henrik Stenson is married to fellow Swede Emma Lofgren, although they grew up in very different parts of the country. Stenson is from Gothenburg which is at the bottom of the country whereas Lofgren grew up in the northern part of Sweden.

Stenson and Lofgren at the 2017 BMW International Open (Getty Images)

The pair met at the University of South Carolina where Lofgren was studying Public Relations and Media whilst also playing for the golf team. Stenson on the other hand was not a student there but according to his website, Puggy Blackmon, the head of South Carolina’s golf programme, let Stenson practice with the university team. This meant the pair spent a lot of time together.

Lofgren, after university, became a teaching pro at Barsebäck Golf and Country Club for a few years before eventually quitting. She said; “Golf is such a big part of your life, but it’s a job. Eventually you have to make life work.”

The pair eventually got married in 2006 in Dubai which is where they lived until they moved to the United States.

They have three children together called Lisa who was born in 2007, Karl (2010), and Alice (2014).

Stenson with his wife and children in 2013. Their third child Alice would arrive a year later (Getty Images)

In their spare time they often travel back to Sweden and love to ski. Lofgren in particular came from a sporting family and was a very strong alpine skier when she was younger.

How do you think Europe and Stenson are going to get on at the 2018 Ryder Cup?

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