Henrik Stenson took charge on Day 1 in Abu Dhabi. All play and no work paid dividends for Henrik Stenson in the first round of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship. The Swede, coming off an off-season break where he rarely touched a club, shot an 8-under 64 at Abu Dhabi Golf Club to take a two-shot lead over four players, including past winner Martin Kaymer and Kiradech Aphibarnrat.
After a little bit of will-he-won’t-he, Phil Mickelson is going to play in the CareerBuilder Challenge this week, the first year Mickelson is considered the ambassador (read: sort-of host) of the event. There had been some doubt if Mickelson would play after the five-time major winner had a pair of off-season surgeries to repair a sports hernia he dealt with throughout 2016. Following an October procedure that had him on pace to start the year in the California desert, a second surgery in December led to some speculation Mickelson would be unable to compete.
Over the last two decades, Greg Norman's brand has grown to the extent that his business achievements rival his stellar on-course career. For Norman, business is the post-golf outlet where he continues to channel his competitiveness. The Shark joined