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Name: - Michael Richard Weir
Country: - Canada
Born : - On May 12th, 1970 in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada.
Original Home/Club: - Sarnia, Ontario, Canada
Occupation: - Professional golfer; wine producer.
Turned Pro: - 1992
Web Address: - http://www.mikeweir.com

Roll of Honour

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


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


Top tournaments won by Mike Weir

2007Men AmericaSafeway OpenGrayhawk266 (-14)$900,000
Played as the inaugural Fry's Electronics Open (Oct 18-21). Second-placed Mark Hensby (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Weir (Can), who recorded the last of his eight PGA Tour titles. [Raptor course, Grayhawk GC, Scottsdale, AZ].
2004Men AmericaLos Angeles OpenRiviera CC, Calif.267 (-17)$864,000
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].
2003Men AmericaDesert ClassicPGA West330 (-30)$810,000
Played as the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic (Jan 29-Feb 2). Second-placed Jay Haas (USA) finished 2 shots behind Weir (Can). [PGA West (Palmer), La Quinta, CA. Earlier rounds also at: Bermuda Dunes CC; Indian Wells CC; La Quinta CC].
2003Men AmericaLos Angeles OpenRiviera CC, Calif.275 (-9)$810,000
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].
2003Men MajorsThe MastersAugusta National281 (-7)$1,080,000
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].
2001Men AmericaTour Championship (PGA Tr)Champions GC270 (-14)$900,000
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].
2000Men WGCWGC - ChampionshipValderrama277 (-7)$1,000,000
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].
1999Men AmericaAir Canada Ch'shipNorthview G&CC266 (-18)$450,000
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 Weir (Can), who recorded his first PGA Tour win. [Ridge course, Northview G&CC, Surrey, Vancouver].

 

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