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Jocelyne Bourassa

Nationality  Canada
U.S. Women's Open  T9: 1972, 1975
Height  1.66 m
LPGA tour wins  1
Women's PGA C'ship  T6: 1975
Role  Golfer
Former tours  LPGA

Titleholders C'ship  T17: 1972
Name  Jocelyne Bourassa
Turned professional  1972
College  Universite de Montreal
du Maurier Classic  CUT: 1979
Education  Universite de Montreal
Professional wins  1
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Born  May 30, 1947 (age 68) Shawinigan, Quebec, Canada (1947-05-30)

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Jocelyne Bourassa, CM (born May 30, 1947) is a former Canadian professional golfer on the LPGA Tour who had a distinguished amateur career.

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Amateur career

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Bourassa was born in Shawinigan, Quebec. She studied Physical Education at the Université de Montréal where she was a member of the volleyball, basketball, skiing and track and field teams.

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Bourassa won the Quebec Junior golf championship in 1963, 1964, and 1965. In 1965, she also captured the Canadian Women's Amateur. She repeated as the national amateur champion in 1971 then turned professional in 1972.

Professional career

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Bourassa won LPGA Rookie of the Year honors in 1972. The following year she won the first-ever La Canadienne golf championship.

Honors

Bourassa won the Bobbie Rosenfeld Award in 1972 as Canada's best female athlete.

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Bourassa was made a Member of the Order of Canada in 1972.

Bourassa was elected to the Quebec Sports Hall of Fame in 1992, the Quebec Golf Hall of Fame in 1995, the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame in 1996, and Canada's Sports Hall of Fame in 2015.

Amateur wins (15)

this list may be incomplete

  • 1963 Quebec Junior, Quebec Amateur
  • 1964 Quebec Junior
  • 1965 Quebec Junior, Canadian Women's Amateur
  • 1967 Eastern Province Championship, Scottish Girls Open Stroke Play Championship
  • 1968 Eastern Province Championship
  • 1969 Eastern Province Championship, Quebec Amateur
  • 1970 Eastern Province Championship, World Amateur Championships (individual)
  • 1971 Canadian Women's Amateur, Ontario Amateur, New Zealand Women's Amateur, Quebec Amateur
  • LPGA Tour wins (1)

    Note: Bourassa won the La Canadienne (which became the du Maurier Classic) before it became a major championship.

    LPGA Tour playoff record (1-1)

    References

    Jocelyne Bourassa Wikipedia


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