- 4 DAYS IN APRIL: THE MIKE WEIR STORY premieres Wednesday, April 10 at 9:30 p.m. ET on TSN and debuts on Global on Saturday, April 13 at 2 p.m. ET -
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TORONTO, March 27, 2013 /CNW/ - In celebration of the 10th anniversary of Mike Weir's historic victory at The Masters in 2003, TSN and Global will broadcast the original documentary 4 DAYS IN APRIL: THE MIKE WEIR STORY. The 30-minute documentary premieres Wednesday, April 10 at 9:30 p.m. ET on TSN and debuts on Global on Saturday, April 13 at 2 p.m. ET.
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4 DAYS IN APRIL: THE MIKE WEIR STORY is a joint commission by TSN and Global and was produced by Project 10 Productions in partnership with IMG. The film is directed by Project 10 Production's Kevin Foley, an award-winning producer and director who has worked in sports broadcasting for more than 13 years. Foley recently won his second honour from the prestigious PromaxBDA Sports Marketing Awards in New York City, winning Best Spot + Best Long Form Promo. His critically acclaimed projects have also won New York Film Festival awards and a Gemini nomination. Foley's brother Sean is a renowned golf instructor who has worked with some of the biggest names in golf, including Tiger Woods and Hunter Mahan, Justin Rose, and Canadian Stephen Ames.
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4 DAYS IN APRIL: THE MIKE WEIR STORY
Ten years ago this April, Brights Grove, Ont.-native Mike Weir reserved a spot on the Mount Rushmore of Canadian sports. Already the benchmark for Canadian golf, Weir rolled into Augusta National under the radar and left the hallowed grounds a national hero - becoming the first Canadian to wear the Green Jacket.
For the first time ever, the man responsible for one of the greatest chapters in Canadian sports history goes on the record to tell his story. Told by Weir, his rivals, contemporaries and those in his inner circle, 4 DAYS IN APRIL: THE MIKE WEIR STORY relives Weir's dramatic journey to the putt that clinched the coveted Green Jacket and changed his life forever.
4 DAYS IN APRIL: THE MIKE WEIR STORY includes on-camera interviews with Tiger Woods, Wayne Gretzky, Gary Player, Nick Price, Sean O'Hair, Justin Rose, Hunter Mahan, Lorie Kane, Fred Couples, and Trevor Immelman.
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