Michael Hoey

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Birthday
13, 1979
Birthplace
Northern Ireland
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
13, 1979 (age 40)
Birthplace
Northern Ireland

About

Between 2005 and 2013, this Northern Irish professional golfer scored five European Tour wins and four Challenge Tour victories and represented Ireland in the 2007 World Cup.

Before Fame

Before going pro, he won the 2001 editions of both the Great Britan & Ireland Walker Cup and the British Amateur Championship.

Trivia

He was cut from the 2002 U.S. Masters tournament by a margin of just one stroke.

Family Life

He spent his youth in Ballymoney and East Belfast and lived temporarily in South Carolina, U.S.A., where he played his collegiate golf career for Clemson University. He and his wife, Bev, married in 2011 and subsequently welcomed a child named Erin.

Associated With

He defeated champion Irish golfer Rory McIlroy by two strokes at the 2011 Alfred Dunhill Links Championship.