Local Golfer Wins $2,547,829 on Tour

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Mike Weir

Mike Weir

staff, utahvalley360.com

Mike Weir has been making the Beehive state proud in recent showing on the PGA Tour.

Mike collected his second victory on the PGA Tour last year when he won the World Golf Championship — American Express Championship.

Weir shot a bogey-free 67 on Saturday and a final-round 67 to lift him to his first World Golf Championship title.

Finishing in the top 10 of eight other tournaments helped Weir finish the 2000 season sixth on the PGA Tour money list winning $2,547,829 in the year 2000. Weir became only the seventh player to surpass the $2.5 million mark in single-season earnings

A BYU alumnus, ‘93, the 5-foot-9 lefty has already won $1,214,940 in 2001, placing second in the Genuity Championship and BellSouth Classic.

Mike also enjoys playing hockey and spending time with his wife.

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