Henrik Stenson is not a superhero. He doesn’t even play one on T.V.
But Stenson donned a cape and “flew” through the air (via cables) two weeks ago before the WGC-HSBC Champions during a promotional shoot, and he is now likely headed for an MRI exam on his injured rib, according to Golf Channel.
😬 Henrik Stenson will likely undergo an MRI for a rib injury he suffered in the @HSBC_Champions photo shoot: https://t.co/WNx7Y2oaFv pic.twitter.com/AGPPj4XRV4
— Golf Channel (@GolfChannel) November 7, 2017
Stenson, ranked ninth in world, shook off the injury to finish T-2, two strokes behind winner Justin Rose at that event. He then finished T-35 last week at the European Tour’s Turkish Airlines Open.
Now he says (per Golf Digest) that he’s shutting down his year earlier than planned after suffering the rib injury.
“I was not 100 percent last week, but I guess the travel and the way things progressed it just got worse,” Stenson said, via golfchannel.com. “It’s not been good and obviously I haven’t been able to do myself justice in terms of the golf.
“I’m not Superman even though certain people thought I was Superman.”