FLIPPING THE SWITCH s advertised, it wasn’t easy.
The 2002 season was a lost year, with almost as many rounds in the 80s (four) than the 60s (five). In 2003, Stenson was playing on the last year of the exemption he got for winning as a rookie, so he needed to show some progress. It finally came near the end of the season, at the German Masters. It wasn’t a win, but it felt like collecting the final leg of the Grand Slam for a player who had finished over par for the week in 35 tournaments since his win.“I hit a great tee ball down the last and made par to finish 13th and keep my card.That was a big moment,” Stenson says.“Without