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Mike Weir
Mike Weir Height: 5 ft, 9 in
Weight: 155 lbs
Birthday: 05/12/1970
College: Brigham Young University (1993, Recreation Management)
Turned Pro: 1992
Birthplace: WSarnia, Ontario, Canada
Personal
  • During busy Presidents Cup week in Montreal in 2007, met and presented Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper with a personalized TaylorMade golf bag
  • Dropped the ceremonial puck before the Toronto Maple Leafs playoff game against the Philadelphia Flyers on April 14, 2003. Prior to 2003 Presidents Cup, gave teammates Team Canada hockey jerseys complete with names stitched on the back
  • At age 13, sought advice from Jack Nicklaus. In a letter, asked whether he should switch to playing right-handed. Response was to stick to natural swing
  • Three-time recipient (2000-01 and 2003) of Lionel Conacher Award, given to Canada's Male Athlete of the Year. First golfer to be so honored since 1932
  • Received the Order of Canada in 2009, Canada's highest civilian honor, and received the Order of Ontario in 2004. 2009 Canadian Golf Hall of Fame inductee
  • Mike Weir Foundation, established in 2004, is dedicated to advancing the physical, emotional and educational needs of children. Runs annual event, the Mike Weir Miracle Golf Drive for Kids, to raise money for the Children's Miracle Network. Established Mike Weir Wine in 2005, benefiting the Weir Foundation
  • Website is mikeweir.com.
PGA TOUR Victories
(8) 2007 Fry's Electronics Open. 2004 Nissan Open. 2003 Bob Hope Chrysler Classic. 2003 Nissan Open. 2003 Masters Tournament. 2001 THE TOUR Championship. 2000 World Golf Championships-American Express Championship. 1999 Air Canada Championship.
International Victories
(2) 1997 BC TEL Pacific Open [Can], Canadian Masters [Can].
Other Victories
(3) 2003 Champions Challenge [with Dean Wilson]. 1999 Telus Skins Game. 2004 Champions Challenge [with Dean Wilson].

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