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This article was published 14/8/2009 (2569 days ago), so information in it may no longer be current.
The local lads are cheering on Canadian Mike Weir at the PGA Championship at the Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minn. They were decked out in Team Canada hockey jerseys and helmets on Thursday, when temperatures reached 28 C, but each had a beer in hand soon after Weir teed off at 8:55 a.m., according to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune.
"That's kind of a national thing, too," local firefighter Jason Wiebe, 36, told Star-Tribune's Jerry Zgoda.
Wiebe's travelling companions include Casey Case, Jason Miller, Paul Kingerski, Glen Gray, Justin Smook and Brian Milne.
The fans didn't get to see Weir at his best however, as he finished Friday at 11 over par and missed the cut.