Michael Hoey
Northern Ireland

  • Full name Michael George Hoey
  • Birth date February 13, 1979
  • Birth place Ballymoney, Northern Ireland
  • Current age 39 years 305 days
  • Height 6 ft
Michael Hoey salutes the crowd after winning

A graduate from the fabled 2001 Great Britain & Ireland Walker Cup team that included the likes of Graeme McDowell, Luke Donald and Nick Dougherty, Hoey - who won the Amateur Championship that year - has carved out a reasonably successful professional career for himself but has yet to quite hit the heights many expected him to.

A three-time winner on the European Tour - at the 2009 Open de Portugal, the 2011 Madeira Open and 2012 Trophée Hassan II - Hoey seems to finally have found his feet in the paid ranks, after a number of years yo-yoing between the Challenge Tour and the big show.


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Mar 25, 2012

Jose Manuel Lara takes a look at his tee shot

Mar 25, 2012

Michael Hoey plays a shot from the fairway

Nov 13, 2011

Michael Hoey's caddie searches for his ball

Oct 2, 2011

Michael Hoey celebrates winning the title

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