Born: Ballymoney, Northern Ireland
DOB: 13th February 1979
Turned Pro: 2002
Michael Hoey is a five-time European Tour winner and has been a longstanding Tournament Ambassador for international golf events played at Galgorm Castle. Michael has been the Touring Professional at Galgorm for over a decade and his knowledge and expertise has been invaluable to tournament organisers at Northern Ireland’s international tournament venue. Michael played an integral part showcasing the NI Open each year and helped it become the most popular event on the European Challenge Tour. His advice was also called on when tournament golf evolved into today’s ISPS Handa World Invitational where men and women compete for the same prize money at the same venue. Michael is passionate about the game, right from those early days when winning the Amateur Championship and playing Walker Cup in 2001. Since then he has won all over the world in places like Russia, Portugal, Scotland and Morocco.