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Henrik Norlander

Team: PGA Golfer
Age / DOB:  (29) / 3/25/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 190

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Henrik Norlander authored a career-tying-low 6-under-par 33-31=64 in today's final round of the Travelers Championship to wrap his second appearance on 7-under 273, up 38 places on the live leaderboard to T22.
The 29-year-old was making his second appearance after 83/MDF in 2013 as a TOUR rookie (75-65-75). He's hoping for his first top-25 finish of the season in his 19th start, but should break his best 72-hole finishes of 2015-16, which is T39 (twice), most recently at the Puerto Rico Open. The Tour grad's actual best this season is T31 at the weather-shortened Zurich Classic (54 holes) and his 64 is a season best (previously 65) and matched a career mark shot in R2 of the 2013 Sony Open. He began the final round on 1-under (T60) after opening in 71-68 (made cut on number) and tacking on a 70 in R3. The Swede, an Augusta University alum, circled seven birdies against a lone bogey on nine (of 14) fairways and 16 greens in regulation. Aug 7 - 2:12 PM

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Henrik Norlander swallowed a late double bogey to settle for a 3-under-par 36-31=67 during the first round of the FedEx St. Jude Classic, putting him at T10 on the leaderboard through day one.

A late-round three putt destroyed the hopes of a bogey-free round but the Swede has a lot of good to takeaway from this round. He opened on the back nine and circled four birdies before making the turn, all four coming on putts from 8-to-13 feet. Norlander would add one more birdie to find himself in a share of the lead as he reached the eighth tee box. He played the par-3 eighth in textbook fashion, needing just a 3'10" roll to secure par. Instead, he blasted one 3'1" past the hole and missed the come-backer as well. A three-jack from inside four feet will sting, mentally, but luckily he had just one hole remaining. Despite the late stumble, he's just two off the lead through 18 holes.
Jun 9 - 8:10 PM

Sweden's Henrik Norlander arrives at TPC Southwind for his second edition of the FedEx St. Jude Classic.

The Tour grad has connected three straight paydays, including a season-best T31 at the weather-shortened Zurich Classic. He's a respectable 9-for-15 on the season but is laboring at 172nd in the FedExCup standings. The 29-year-old ranks 53rd on TOUR in GIR and 29th in Proximity, but 155th in birdie average (3.29). He's 0-for-1 at TPC Southwind with a missed cut in 2013 (72-70).
Jun 8 - 9:16 AM

Henrik Norlander finished T53 during the 2013 Valero Texas Open and returns this week for another crack at JW Marriott TPC San Antonio.

The Swede sits at 29th in the Tour graduate reshuffle after a 6-for-10 opening to the season. That's on the heels of a 2015 Tour season that featured seven top 25s, including a win and a runner-up in 23 starts. We know the upside is there for the Augusta resident, it just hasn't translated to the big stage yet. Gamers should file Norlander under sleeper status for the time being.
Apr 19 - 8:03 AM

Henrik Norlander tees it up this week for his second playing of the Sony Open in Hawaii after finishing T41 in 2013.

The Tour grad finished third in the WCT Finals last season to earn his second trip to the PGA TOUR and first since 2013, where he finished 159th in the FedExCup standings. He entered the 2015-16 season at No. 6 in the priority rankings but dipped to 22nd following the first reshuffle post-RSM Classic. The 28-year-old Swede went 3-for-5 prior to the holiday break, his best a T39 at the Sanderson Farms Championship. He's in the final threesome off No. 10 tee in round one, grouped with TOUR rookie Harold Varner III and Open Qualifier Nick Killpack.
Jan 13 - 9:38 AM

Twenty-eight-year-old Henrik Norlander returned to the PGA TOUR for the 2015-16 season, his second go-around since finishing 159th in the FedExCup standings in 2013.

The Tour grad began the season ranked sixth in the priority rankings but nosedived 16 spots following the first reshuffle at the conclusion of The RSM Classic. He's 3-for-5 with a season best T39 at the Sanderson Farms. Most notably, he opened the Shriners in 6-under 65 (T5), and then missed the cut by three after a 7-over 78. The three-time All American helped Augusta State win back-to-back NCAA titles in 2010 and 2011, a team which also featured Patrick Reed. The collegiate success manifested itself on the pro level when he came from six shots back and won the Tour Finals' opener last season (Hotel Fitness Championship) with a bogey-free, course-record 62 in the final round and a three-stroke victory, his first on the Tour (48 starts).
Sat, Dec 5, 2015 05:44:00 PM

Henrik Norlander returned to TPC Summerlin at 7:30 a.m. PT today to put the finishing touches on a bogey-free, 6-under-par 32-33=65 for his opening round of the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.

Norlander was one of 13 golfers who couldn't complete the lid-lifter due to darkness. He won't complain, not only because the outdoor sport is his chosen profession but also because he checked up only one stroke behind the clubhouse tri-leaders. The 28-year-old went 6-for-16 in scoring opportunities with six birdies. That set included a pair ranging 11-15 feet. He'll turn around and begin his second round off the 10th tee at 8:30 a.m.
Fri, Oct 23, 2015 10:55:00 AM

Henrik Norlander conjured up a bogey-free 10-under-par 30-32=62 in the final round of the Hotel Fitness Championship for the course record and the win.

He ends the week at 19-under 269. Norlander circled 10 birdies and settled for eight pars on his stroll around Sycamore Hills GC in the first of four Tour Finals tournaments. Amazingly, he landed a mere 13 GIR. That added up to a 1.231 putting average for the afternoon. He was a rookie on the PGA TOUR in 2013, where he finished a respectable 159th in the FedExCup standings, and has assured himself a card for the 2015-16 season with his play this week. The Swede ended the 2014 Tour season ranked 50th on the money list, and was 47th during the regular season for 2015. That consistency could be valuable to gamers in 2015-16 on the PGA TOUR, as he should stand a decent shot at cracking the top 125 next season.
Sun, Sep 13, 2015 05:59:00 PM

Henrik Norlander turns his attention to El Bosque Mexico Championship as he readies for his tournament debut.

The former PGA TOUR member missed the cut in his last start, the Chile Classic, but has a pair of top 5s this season in five starts. His 2015 campaign has been all about consistency as he's carded 9-of-14 rounds in red numbers. Norlander currently sits at 14th on the Money List.
Wed, Apr 15, 2015 08:38:00 PM

With a pair of 2-under-par 70s at Ansley Golf Club's Settindown Creek Course in Roswell, Georgia, Henrik Norlander earned medalist honors at his U.S. Open sectional qualifier.

The former PGA TOUR member buried nine birdies against five bogeys in the 36-hole marathon. He has never competed in a major. The other berth at stake at this site was secured by Smylie Kaufman. The Louisiana State University product submitted respective rounds of 67 and 75 to post 2-under 142, one clear of Trevor Cone in third place. Kaufman circled seven birdies in the opener to pave the way. The only notable that failed to qualify was Ollie Schniederjans. The Georgia Tech senior was a finalist for the Jack Nicklaus and Ben Hogan Awards.
Mon, Jun 2, 2014 06:03:00 PM

Henrik Norlander posted an 8-under-par 33-31=64 in the first round of the Chile Classic and is in a three-way tie for the lead.

While Norlander was unable to retain his PGA TOUR card last year, he's wasted no time in trying to earn a card for 2014-15. The Swede birdied half of the holes at Prince of Wales Country Club, giving back his lone bogey at the par-4 fifth hole. A veteran of 22 Tour starts, he's yet to record a top-10 finish.
Thu, Mar 6, 2014 09:09:00 PM

Henrik Norlander is 5-under-par 67-68=135 through two rounds of the Wyndham Championship.

Norlander has zero top-70 finishes among four paydays in his last nine starts. He's a PGA TOUR rookie, but he was showing promise and fulfilling what his splits project prior to the slide. Thus far at Sedgefield, he's hit 13 greens in each round and rolled in nine birdies against four bogeys. His longest par breaker of the week disappeared from 15'2" at the par-3 16th hole in today's round. The Swede sits six strokes off the 36-hole clubhouse lead.
Fri, Aug 16, 2013 02:34:00 PM

Henrik Norlander is down to his last chance to retain his PGA TOUR card at this week’s Wyndham Championship.

The rookie is 172nd in the FedExCup standings and 159th on the money list. He must figure out a way to crack the top 125 in one of those this week, or it’s off to the Tour four-tournament playoff. After a steady run in the Spring, he’s missed four of his last five cuts.
Tue, Aug 13, 2013 09:05:00 PM

Henrik Norlander signed for a 1-over-par 36-36=72, putting the second round of AT&T National at Congressional in the books at 2-over 144 and setting the table for the third round to begin at 10:50 a.m. ET.

Play will go off in threesomes off the first and 10th tees. Should there be no further delays, the tournament will be back on schedule by Saturday evening. Norlander continued a steady run of play by securing his ninth cut in his last 10 events.
Sat, Jun 29, 2013 10:52:00 AM

Henrik Norlander rebounded from his opening 75 at the Travelers Championship with a 5-under-par 33-32=65 to survive the cut on the number at even-par 140.

The rookie hit 15 greens in regulation in today's lap around TPC River Highlands. He converted six birdies, including rolls from 23'9" and 12'3" at the 13th and second holes, respectively, but for most intents and purposes, he secured a tee time in the third round due to respective par saves from 30'7" and 18'3" at holes 18 and 5. Norlander was one of three to card a field-low 65 today (Tag Ridings, Keegan Bradley). Of the 83 golfers that posted 140 or lower, 82 are professionals, so a second cut of low 70 pros and ties will occur after 54 holes.
Fri, Jun 21, 2013 07:12:00 PM