Henrik Stenson and His Son Karl Steal the Show With a Hilarious Press Conference at PNC Championship

Published 12/19/2021, 1:20 PM EST


Henrik Stenson is one of the most prominent names in the golfing world. He mostly competes on the European Tour and has won 11 European Tour trophies so far. Stenson has even won six PGA tours and a major championship in 2016. Moreover, fans know him as one of the most hilarious golfers on the Tour.

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Henrik Stenson is currently competing at the 2021 PNC Championship with his 11-year-old son Karl Stenson. They have had a great start to the event as they carded 62 in round one. Moreover, the 11-year-old Karl Stenson stole the show in the post-round interview with some hilarious answers.

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Henrik Stenson and Karl Stenson steal the show with their post-round interview

After round one of the 2021 PNC Championship, Henrik Stenson and his son Karl Stenson gave a post-round interview. And they asked the young Karl how did his dad perform today? “Eh, it was ok for both of us. None of us played pretty good. There’s always some room to improve on the weekend but… pretty fun.” replied Karl.

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Previously Karl had said that given the form that his dad is in, it’s not going to be easy for them. So, the reporter asked, was this kind of what you expected? To which the 11-year-old replied, “Yeah, kind of.” However, Henrik came in and said he has improved on what Karl was expecting. 

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Furthermore, a reporter questioned him if he felt nervous at the first tee. And Karl immediately agreed and said, “Yeah, kind of it was a lot of people.” Also, he wasn’t entirely happy with his first tee shot. So the reporter asked him, you do hit a driver occasionally? and Karl agreed to that.

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However, Henrik stepped in and said, “So did dad quite a few times! If you would have been out there, walked the ropes instead of standing here all day, you would have seen it,” said Stenson jokingly. So in this way, they stole the show with their witty answers, especially the 11-year-old Karl, who seems to have an incredible sense of humor.  

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Amey Kulkarni

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Amey Kulkarni is a Golf writer at EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing his Bachelor’s degree in mass media from HR College, Mumbai. Before joining EssentiallySports he used to write articles on Golf and Cricket on his personal blog cricgolf.

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