Who's who: Mike Weir

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Who's who: Mike Weir

  • Name:

    Michael Richard Weir
  • Also known as:

    Weirsy
  • Country:

    Canada
  • Born:

    May 12, 1970 in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer; wine producer.
  • Turned Pro:

    1992
  • Website:

    https://www.mikeweir.com

Roll of Honour

MAJORS (1): Masters Tournament (2003). Presidents Cup player (2000, '03, '05, '07, '09). Multiple wins on the PGA Tour (8) and Canadian Tour.

Did you know?

Mike Weir is a PGA Tour player, one of the best known left-handed golfers and the leading Canadian player of the recent era. He attended Brigham Young University in Utah.

Top tournaments won by Mike Weir

2021
America
134 (-10)
$337,500
Insperity

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Weir, Mike

Score

134 (-10)

Prize money

$337,500

Title sponsor

Insperity

Played as the Insperity Invitational (Apr 30-May 2). Second-placed John Daly (USA), Tim Petrovic (USA) and David Toms (USA) finished 2 shots behind 50-year-old Mike Weir (Can), who recorded his first PGA Tour Champions win in his 14th start on the Tour, and his first major tour win since 2007. Reduced to 36 holes due to rain. [Tournament course, The Woodlands CC, nr Houston, TX].

2007
America
266 (-14)
$900,000
Fry's Electronics

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Weir, Mike

Score

266 (-14)

Prize money

$900,000

Title sponsor

Fry's Electronics

Played as the inaugural Fry's Electronics Open (Oct 18-21). Second-placed Mark Hensby (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Mike Weir (Can), who recorded the last of his eight PGA Tour titles. [Raptor course, Grayhawk GC, Scottsdale, AZ].

2004
America
267 (-17)
$864,000
Nissan

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Weir, Mike

Score

267 (-17)

Prize money

$864,000

Title sponsor

Nissan

Played as the Nissan Open (Feb 19-22). Second-placed Shigeki Maruyama (Jpn) finished 1 shot behind defending champion Weir (Can). [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].

2003
America
275 (-9)
$810,000
Nissan

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Weir, Mike

Score

275 (-9)

Prize money

$810,000

Title sponsor

Nissan

Played as the Nissan Open (Feb 20-23). Weir (Can) beat Charles Howell III (USA) with a birdie at the second playoff hole, to record his fifth PGA Tour win. Howell led by 3 shots going into the final round and going into the last nine holes. [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].

2003
Majors
281 (-7)
$1,080,000
x

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Weir, Mike

Score

281 (-7)

Prize money

$1,080,000

Title sponsor

x

The Masters Tournament (67th) (April 10-13). Weir (Can) beat Len Mattiace (USA) with a bogie at the first playoff hole (par-4 10th). Weir became the first Canadian to win a Major, and the first left-hander to win one for 40 years. [Augusta National GC, Augusta, GA].

2003
America
PGA West (Palmer)
330 (-30)
$810,000
Chrysler

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Weir, Mike

Venue

PGA West (Palmer)

Score

330 (-30)

Prize money

$810,000

Title sponsor

Chrysler

Played as the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic (Jan 29-Feb 2). Second-placed Jay Haas (USA) finished 2 shots behind Weir (Can). [Palmer (private) course, PGA West, La Quinta, CA. Earlier rounds also at: Bermuda Dunes CC; Indian Wells CC; La Quinta CC].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Weir, Mike

Score

270 (-14)

Prize money

$900,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Tour Championship (Nov 1-4). Weir (Can) beat Ernie Els (RSA), Sergio García (Esp) and David Toms (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole (par-4 18th). [Cypress Creek course, Champions GC, Houston, TX].

2000
WGC
277 (-7)
$1,000,000
American Express

Category

WGC

Winner (holder)

Weir, Mike

Score

277 (-7)

Prize money

$1,000,000

Title sponsor

American Express

Played as the WGC-American Express Championship (Nov 9-12). Second-placed Lee Westwood (Eng) finished 2 shots behind Weir (Can), who recorded his first win in a World Golf Championships event. [Valderrama GC, San Roque, Spain].

1999
America
266 (-18)
$450,000
Air Canada

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Weir, Mike

Score

266 (-18)

Prize money

$450,000

Title sponsor

Air Canada

Played as the Air Canada Championship (Sept 2-5; formerly Greater Vancouver Open). Second-placed Fred Funk (USA) finished 2 shots behind home country winner Mike Weir (Can), who recorded his first PGA Tour win. [Ridge course, Northview G&CC, Surrey, Vancouver].

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