Mike Hendry was born and raised in Auckland, New Zealand. He attended Long Bay College and AUT University. Mike started playing golf at the age of 12 and was a member of the Pupuke Golf Club. He represented New Zealand at the Under 19 Cricket World Cup, but gave up a promising cricketing career to become a golf professional in 2005. Read More
The Count (due to Mike's startling resemblance to The Count from Sesame St)
Date of Birth:
15 October 1979 - 37 years old
Country of Birth:
Gulf Harbour County Club, Auckland, New Zealand
Started Golf at Age:
12years at Pupuke Golf Course, North Shore
Favourite Course/s that you have played:
Kinloch, Kauri Cliffs, Jacks Point, Gulf Harbour
Craig Dixon – Institute of Golf
Hours Practice Per Week:
Golf Player Most Admired:
Most Satisfying Golfing Moment:
Winning the Indonesian Open 2010 closely followed by winning the NZ PGA Championship 2012.
What is the Best Thing About Golf:
The challenge of never having it mastered, you have to keep working at it to get better.
The scenery of some courses and the quiet time spent alone working on my game.
Strongest Part of Mike's Game: