Furious Henrik Stenson suffers season-ending rib injury after ‘Superman’ PR stunt goes wrong

HENRIK STENSON suffered a season-ending rib injury while being suspended within the air posing as a superhero.

He might have been Superman on the 2016 Open Championship, however this caped campaign was not fairly the setting you'd look forward to finding the genial Swede in.

 Henrik Stenson hanging high and handsome. But he was hurt along the way

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Henrik Stenson hanging excessive and good-looking. However he was harm alongside the best way

It was, in reality, all right down to a promotion stunt on the current WGC-HSBC Championship.

And Stenson's injury might result in golf's fundamental Excursions regulating 'wacky' photograph stunts sooner or later.

Stenson wants an MRI scan to determine the true extent of his drawback however he's undoubtedly out of the final two weeks of the season.

It appears he was irritated at being requested to participate within the stunt, which additionally featured world No 1 Dustin Johnson hanging from the ceiling in a harness.

 Stenson (left), Dustin Johnson (centre) and Haotong Li were the three players to take part

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Stenson (left), Dustin Johnson (centre) and Haotong Li have been the three gamers to participate
 Stenson and Johnson as we usually see them

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Stenson and Johnson as we often see them

When quizzed how he sustained the injury, Stenson remained obscure however stated: "I'm no superman regardless that sure individuals thought I used to be superman.

"Should you noticed the promotion in Shanghai, you already know what I imply."

The Day by day Telegraph stories that Stenson truly managed to complete in a tie for second alongside Johnson behind Justin Rose in China.

However he felt the impacts of his off-course antics, which turned worse finally week’s Turkish Airways Open.

 Stenson triumphed at the 2016 Open

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Stenson triumphed on the 2016 Open

Stenson, thirty fifth in Antalya, defined: “I used to be not one hundred per cent final week, however I assume the journey and the best way issues progressed it simply acquired worse.

"It's not been good, and clearly I haven't been capable of do myself justice when it comes to the golf."

The WGC occasion in China is understood for its “artistic” publicity photographs.

Thoughts you, finally yr’s Abu Dhabi Championship, Rory McIlroy revealed how shut Jordan Spieth got here to crashing into him when the pair have been driving on customised segways referred to as “Golfboards” as part of a promotion.

Stenson’s plight has added to considerations.

HENRIK STENSON suffered a season-ending rib injury while being suspended within the air posing as a superhero.