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Encyclopedia > Jocelyne Bourassa

Jocelyne Bourassa (born May 30, 1947 in Shawinigan, Quebec) is a former Canadian golf amateur and LPGA Tour player. She studied Physical Education at the University of Montreal where she was a member of the volleyball, basketball, skiing and |track and field teams. May 30 is the 150th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (151st in leap years). ... 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1947 calendar). ... Shawinigan is a city in the Province of Quebec, Canada on the Saint-Maurice River. ... Golfer after swing. ... LPGA stands for Ladies Professional Golf Association. ... Physical instruction at the U.S. Naval Training Station, Newport, RI, 1917 In most educational systems, physical education (PE), also called physical training (PT) or gym, is a course in the curriculum which utilizes the learning medium of large-muscle activities in a play or movement exploration setting. ... The Université de Montréal (UdeM) (translated into English commonly as (the) University of Montreal) is one of four universities in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... Volleyball is an Olympic sport in which two teams separated by a high net use their hands, arms, or (rarely) other parts of their bodies to hit a ball back and forth over the net. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005. ... Deep powder skiing An alpine skier Members of the US Air Force skiing (and snowboarding) at Keystone Resorts 14th Annual SnoFest Skiing is the activity of gliding over snow using skis (originally wooden planks, now usually made from fiberglass or related composites), with metal edges, strapped to the feet... A womens 400 metre hurdles race on a typical outdoor red rubber track. ...


In 1963, '64 and '65, Jocelyn Bourassa won the Quebec junior golf championship and that year captured the Canadian Women's Amateur Golf Championship. She repeated as the national amateur champion in 1971 then turned professional in 1972, earing LPGA Rookie of the Year honors. The following year she won the first-ever Canadian Women's Open golf championship. The Rookie of the Year award is given by a number of North American sports leagues to the top first-time professional athlete of the season. ...


In 1996, Jocelyne Bourassa was inducted into the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame. Canadian Golf Hall of Fame is the hall of fame for Canadian golfers. ...


 
 

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