Henrik Stenson has long been a favorite of other players, with countless stories of his sneaky, dry sense of humor and ability to pull off pranks forever attached to his name.
So when the 40-year-old Swede finally broke through to win his first major on Sunday at The Open after an epic duel with Phil Mickelson, the congratulatory messages didn't take long to start rolling in.
Here's a sampling of the best tweets sent to Stenson from his peers in the wake of his first major championship:
A four-ball score of 57— Jordan Spieth (@JordanSpieth) July 17, 2016
@henrikstenson just incredible! The separated two shoot the lowest rounds of the day! unreal.. Inspiring to watch!— Jordan Spieth (@JordanSpieth) July 17, 2016
20 under!!! Respect @henrikstenson. That's how you earn your 1st major. Amazing stuff.— Luke Donald (@LukeDonald) July 17, 2016
Wonder if Johnny Miller was happy or sad when Henrik make that putt for 63? Congrats @henrikstenson incredible final round !— Daniel Berger (@DanielBerger59) July 17, 2016
Phil played all four rds under par, including a 63 and a final rd 65, and STILL LOST BY 3! That was incredible. This Open was won, not lost.— Webb Simpson (@webbsimpson1) July 17, 2016