Mike Weir

Mike Weir, born in Sarnia, May 12, 1970, is a Canadian golfer, winner of The Masters.

He turned pro in 1992. In 2003 he was the first Canadian and the first southpaw to win the prestigious The Masters, one of the four Majors tournaments. Later another southpaw would go on to win the Masters three times, namely Phil Mickelson. Weir also won seven PGA Tour tournaments.

The Masters is one of the four major tournaments, the most important of the men's professional golf season. It is the only major that has been held since the first edition on the same course and is played every year at the Augusta National Golf Club, in Georgia (USA), in one of the most exclusive clubs in the world.
Between 2001 and 2005 he spent 110 weeks at the top of the Official World Golf Rankings.

As of 2010, he is ranked 12th among Canada's greatest athletes.

Mike is married to Bricia Weir and has two daughters, Elle Marisa born in 1997 and Lili born in 2000.