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

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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