Jocelyne Bourassa was inducted into Canada’s SportsHall of Fame as a builder Wednesday evening in Toronto.
Bourassa is a former LPGA Tour rookie of the year and the last Canadian to win a tour event on home soil, that coming in 1973 at La Canadienne in Montreal, but her contributions to the game go beyond the golf course.
She is particulary remembered on a national basis for the work she did as executive director of the du Maurier Classic, a one-time major championship, and of the du Maurier Series development tour. Her hall of fame profile can be found here.
Hutch chatted with Bourassa earlier this year about going into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame and some of her memories from her long association with the game in this country. Please allow about 10 seconds for the sound to cue up.
Bourassa’s career is also remembered in the video below, with memories from another hall of fame member Marlene Streit.