HOEY Michael

Michael HOEY

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Titleist

Biography

ResidenceTemplepatrick, Northern Ireland
AttachmentGalgorm Castle
Date of Birth:13/02/1979
Place of BirthBallymoney, Northern Ireland
Height & Weight6' 1" 12st 8lb (183cm 80kg)
FamilyWife: Bev (m. 2011); Children: Erin (2013), Calum (2014)
InterestsHiking, movies, sports, cars
Web Sitewww.mikehoeygolf.com
Turned Pro2002 (plus 3)
Qualifying School2002, 03, 04, (06), (07), 08*, 16

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Biography

Showed huge potential by becoming the Amateur Champion in 2001 and as a member of the victorious Great Britain and Ireland Walker Cup team the same yea r. Gained his first professional victory in September 2005 with the BA-CA Golf Open presented by Telekom Austria, helping him to secure his place on the European Tour via the final Challenge Tour Rankings after a four-year wait to break through to the top level. Enjoyed the finest season of his career so far in 2011, when he won the Madeira Islands Open and the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship on the way to finishing 25th in the Race to Dubai. Held off Major winners Rory McIlroy, Graeme McDowell and Padraig Harrington to win the biggest cheque of his career with that Alfred Dunhill Links Championship victory.

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Challenge Tour Wins4
European Tour Wins5
Wins this season0
Current Rankings
OWGR611
Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 588,149 (2011)

Teams

Professional World Cup 2007 Amateur Walker Cup 2001 (winners) Palmer Cup 1999 Boys, Youths, Seniors 1997-01

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