Marc-Etienne Bussières is a Canadian powerhouse. Ranked No. 64 in the R&A’s
World Amateur Golf Ranking, Bussières was named Quebec’s male amateur of the
year for 2009 after he won the Quebec Amateur and the Quebec Golf Association’s
Provincial Match Play Championship, and finished second in the Duke of Kent and
third in the Alexander of Tunis tournaments. He’s also found success in the pros,
tying for 10th in the 2009 Canadian Tour’s Montreal Open.
BIRTHPLACE Gatineau, Quebec, Canada
SHOT I LOVE TO PRACTICE Tap-in for eagle, haha, but 96-yard wedge shot as well.
WORDS TO LIVE BY Live so that if you had the chance to do things over again you
wouldn’t change a thing.
DREAM FOURSOME Me, my caddy Ismael Dufour, Mike Weir and Tiger Woods.
FAVORITE CLUB Putter, even though I feel like throwing it in the lake sometimes.
FAVORITE NON-GOLF ATHLETE Sidney Crosby (professional hockey player).
BALL MARKER My home golf club’s logo, Royal Ottawa Golf Club.
NEEDS IMPROVEMENT Short game, mostly chipping.
HOLES-IN-ONE A few, but none in a tournament yet.
FAVORITE MOVIE(S) ”Gladiator,” “The Matrix.”
ON MY iPOD Saosin, Red Jumpsuit Apparatus.
FAVORITE COURSE Squire Creek in Louisiana.
LOVE TO TRADE PLACES WITH FOR A DAY Bill Gates.
FAVORITE GOLFER(S) Mike Weir and Tiger Woods.
BEST GOLF TIP Play the percentages.
BIGGEST FEAR Speaking in public.
FAVORITE FOOD Tacos.
AGE I FIRST BROKE 70 16.
LOWEST ROUND EVER 64.
WHAT’S IN THE BAG
Watching Blazers-Suns. As always, refs controlling the
DRIVER TaylorMade R9 with Aldila Voodoo X-stiff shaft, 3-WOOD TaylorMade R9 with
Motore 74 X-stiff shaft, 5-WOOD TaylorMade R9 with Motore 65 S-stiff shaft, IRONS
(Currently) Callaway X-Forged with Black Golf stiff shafts (Coming Up) TaylorMade
R9 TP B with KBS X-stiff shafts, WEDGES (Currently) Titleist Vokey (54 & 58 degrees)
(Coming Up) TaylorMade (52, 56 & 60 degrees), PUTTER TaylorMade Rossa.
game. Home teams in NBA always get the calls.
Feels like Florida flipped the humidity switch to HIGH (from
low), knowing that THE PLAYERS is almost here. Yippee
I feel so old...I was just told my shirt was “fresh”. The quick
thinker that I am,realised he wasn’t meaning just washed!
Couldn’t get anything to work today. Even tried to dig to
China on #2. Then spent rest of day trying to dig myself
Morelia is a gaining weight week. Some weeks are plus lbs,
and some are minus lbs. The handmade quesadillas make
for a plus pounds week!
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