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, Quebec Golf Association’s Provincial Match Play Championship, finished second in the Duke of Kent and third in the Alexander of Tunis. He’s also found success in the pros already, tying for 10th in the Canadian Tour’s Montreal Open.
Name Marc-Etienne Bussières
Birthdate August 21, 1986
Birthplace Gatineau, Quebec, Canada
Favorite Food Tacos.
On My iPod Saosin, Red Jumpsuit Apparatus.
Favorite Movie(s) “Gladiator,” “The Matrix.”
Hidden Talent Cooking.
Biggest Fear Speaking in public.
Favorite Course Squire Creek in Louisiana.
Dream Foursome Me, my caddy Ismael Dufour, Mike Weir and Tiger Woods.
Favorite Golfer(s) Mike Weir and Tiger Woods.
Words To Live By Live so that if you had the chance to do things over again you wouldn’t change a thing.
Best Golf Tip For Amateurs Play the percentages.
Shot I Love To Practice Tap-in for eagle, haha, but 96-yard wedge shot as well.
Needs Improvement Short game, mostly chipping.
Favorite Club Putter, even though I feel like throwing it in the lake sometimes.
Ball Marker My home golf club’s logo, Royal Ottawa Golf Club.
Holes-In-One A few, but none in a tournament yet.
Age I First Broke 70 16.
Lowest Round Ever 64.
Love To Trade Places With Bill Gates.
Favorite Athlete, Non-Golf Sidney Crosby (professional hockey player).
WHAT’S IN THE BAG
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