Michael Hendry turned Professional in 2005 after giving up a promising cricket career which had seen him represent New Zealand at the Under 19 Cricket World Cup. Attending PGA Tour of Australasia Qualifying School in 2006, Hendry earned limited starts on the Tour in 2007. He again attended Qualifying School gaining a small number of starts in 2008. It wasn't until 2009 that Hendry played a full schedule on the PGA Tour of Australasia, where the recorded three top-5 finishes in eight starts. In 2010 he also competed on the OneAsia Tour where he recorded his first Professional victory.
In 2012 he won his first tournament on the PGA Tour of Australasia at the NZ PGA Championship. Since then he has become one of the most consistent players on Tour. He defended his title in 2013 but is yet to try for a third NZ PGA Championship with the tournament not played in 2014. In 2012 Hendry attended Japan Tour Qualifying School earning a card for the 2013 season. In the process he almost missed the Australian Open arriving at the course minutes before his first round tee time. After a moderate maiden season on the Japan Tour in 2013 Hendry retained his card for the 2014 season. In 2017 Hendry won the ISPS Handa New Zealand Open in a playoff. Hendry qualified for his debut at The Open Championship in 2017 at Royal Birkdale by being one of the leading four players at the Mizuno Open 2017
- Became the first OneAsia Champion from New Zealand.
- Previously played cricket for New Zealand.
- Qualified for 146th The Open Championship at Royal Birkdale.
- Michael won the 2017 ISPS Handa New Zealand Open in which qualifies him to be fully exempt onto the ISPS Handa PGA Tour of Australasia until the end of the 2019 season.