Mike Weir – Class of 2010

mikeweirhoftopAfter honing his skills as a young golfer at Huron Oaks Golf Club in Bright’s Grove, Ontario, Mike Weir has catapulted to the forefront of professional golf in Canada with his impressive playing career. At age 16, he captured his first national title with a victory at the 1986 Canadian Juvenile Championship, and followed that up two years later with the Ontario Junior title. He continued to progress with his first Ontario Amateur crown in 1990, and earned a second provincial victory in 1992.

Weir, The Canadian Tour Rookie of the Year (1993), went on to win the BC Tel Pacific Open and the Canadian Masters (1997) as well as the 1998 PGA Tour Q-School. He clinched his first PGA Tour victory in 1999 and has since gone on to win seven more titles including the 2003 Masters Tournament in Augusta, Georgia. In that same year, he was awarded the Lou Marsh Memorial Trophy by Canadian journalists as the outstanding Canadian Athlete of the Year.

Weir’s other accomplishments include representing the International Team at the President’s Cup (2000, 2003, 2005, 2007) and representing Canada at three World Cups (2000-2003). In 2009, Weir was inducted into the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame and was also invested as a Member of the Order of Canada.