Henrik Stenson has been made an honorary life member of the European Tour in recognition of his groundbreaking 2016 season. Pirates Dovydas Neverauskas Jersey . Stenson becomes the first golfer from Sweden to be honoured by the Tour following his historic maiden major victory in The Open at Royal Troon in July, when he edged out Phil Mickelson in a memorable final-day duel. Henrik Stenson held off Phil Mickelson to win his first major title at The Open The 40-year-old received the accolade from European Tour chief executive Keith Pelley ahead of the season-ending DP World Tour Championship, where Stenson is a firm favourite to wrap up the Race to Dubai crown for the second time in his career. Six months half price Upgrade to Sky Sports to watch Man Utd v Arsenal on Saturday and get the first six months half price Stenson, who carded a sensational 63 to get his hands on the Claret Jug, is the 51st honorary life member after Danny Willett received the same award earlier this year to mark his Masters victory in April. Stenson is favourite to win the Race to Dubai for the second time It is a great honour to join the exclusive club of people who have been awarded Honorary Life Membership of The European Tour, said Stenson, whose Open win was the 11th European Tour title of his career. Thats definitely a special thing and something I will dearly cherish. Live European Tour Golf November 17, 2016, 8:00am Live on Get Sky Sports Get a Sky Sports pass Pelley added: It is a true privilege to present Henrik with his honorary life membership of The European Tour. Obviously the epic battle and his legendary win in The Open at Troon versus Phil Mickelson is the catalyst for this. But Henrik is a special member of our Tour both on and off the golf course. What he gives to our Tour is incredible, his contribution to the tournament committee, and how he interacts with all the players. Stenson becomes the 51st player to be awarded honourary life membership of the European Tour I call him often to get advice, but today its about celebrating his greatness on the golf course, and there was no greater afternoon than watching that Sunday at Troon.Upgrade to Sky Sports now to watch Man Utd v Arsenal this Saturday and get the first six months half price! Also See: Stenson keen to make amends All-time Dubai top shots Golf live on Sky Sports 4 European Tour Schedule Pirates Clay Holmes Jersey . The team announced the moves before Sundays game against Houston. Shaw was 1-4 with a 4.26 ERA in 43 games for the Diamondbacks. Bergesen was claimed off waivers from Baltimore on Friday. Pirates Alex McRae Jersey . 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