The Swedish international star, launched the Europatourtävlingen in Abu Dhabi with a parrond, 72 kind. Stenson made four birdies but also two dubbelbogeys and he is a full ten strokes behind the early leader Shane Lowry, Ireland.
It went the better it is for another swede, Alexander Björk, who went on 66 shots.
in his elbow in October and said before the årsdebuten that he was not fully recovered.
”I would not say that it is one hundred percent but we are coming closer and closer and now I can almost do everything in the gym. Playing golf feels pretty good, so I am pleased with the progress there,” said Stenson for the european Tour.