Handigolf & Handigolf Tour
Henrik Stenson becomes ambassador for the Swedish Golf Federation's Handigolf and Handigolf Tour. The disabled players who are competing and playing golf in Sweden now have support and encouragement from one of the world's best golfers.
Henrik has repeatedly donated his prize money from winning "Golfer of the Year" in Sweden to the Handigolf Organization and has also donated two special cars, Powergolfer, that makes golf possible for disabled players. Henrik and Emma will once again through Henrik Stenson Foundation financially support the Handigolfers with a new Powergolfer, which will be handed over on June 3 at Barseback GCC, where Henrik will practice golf with some youngsters with disabilities.
" We are very excited and proud that Henrik Stenson becomes the ambassador for Handigolf and the Handigolf Tour. Henrik is a role model and has shown a genuine commitment by supporting this cause several times. The idea of becoming an ambassador for Handigolf and Handigolf Tour has also come from Henrik himself. As ambassador he will be of help recruiting more disabled people to the game of golf and to allow them to reach their goals whether it is just by training or competing on a national level", says Helena Brobeck, Handigolf Manager at SGF.
Henrik Stenson: "I feel very strongly about being able to help children and adults to live out their dreams and see their own power and potential in life. I have seen great things being achieved with small efforts and resources. Can I give these people a first spark, an encouragement to take a step forward in the game of golf, then it's a great feeling!"View
Ren Idrott is a non-profit antidoping organisation based in Sweden. Ren Idrott is built on the stregths of 70 top Swedish athletes as role models and ambassadors for doping free sports. In the fight against doping, education, information and knowledge are key elements. Our mission is to educate young athletes against doping in sports and teach them good values. This mission can be accomplished through Ren Idrotts 70 ambassadors.
”I look forward to working with the organisation and to represent a doping free generation. It's important we all compete under equal conditions and fair play. I am proud to be a role model for the next generation of golfers and young athletes”, says Henrik Stenson
”It's fantastic to welcome Henrik to our organisation and we look forward to working with him. Our mission is to educate young athletes against doping in sports and teach them good values. This mission is more important than ever”, says Hans G Svensson, Ren Idrotts chairman.
Henrik Stenson is Ren Idrotts 70th. ambassador for a doping free generation.View