• Golf
  • 1995
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Jean Dickeson (D)

For some forty years, the sport of golf and the life of Baker Brook’s Jean Dickson have been intimately and productively intertwined.

What began as a recreational pursuit soon blossomed into a vocation that saw her hold almost every executive position from member to president of the New Brunswick Branch of the Canadian Ladies Golf Association between 1963 and 1987.

In 1971, she took her place on the Canadian Association Executive, ascending to the position of president in 1978. In that capacity she represented Canada at world councils and championships; and as vice president of the Ladies Golf Union of Great Britain.

She is a former president of the New Brunswick Ladies Curling Association and an honoured member of the Sports Hall of Fame in her adopted city of Edmundston.

Enrolled in the New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame, June 3rd, 1995.

Quick Facts

  • Devoted over 20 years to the administration and development of Women’s golf in New Brunswick and Canada
  • Member of the board of the NB Ladies Golf Association for 11 years, and was president in 1970  and 1971
  • Elected to the executive of the Canadian Ladies Golf Association in 1971 as Junior development director, and served 10 years, including term a as president in 1978-79
  • Advanced training and competitive opportunities for Junior Women in New Brunswick and Canada
  • Canadian delegate to the World Golf Council in 1978 and to the Commonwealth council in 1979
  • Member of the Rules Committee at the World Golf Championships in Fiji in 1978
  • President of the NB Ladies Curling Association in 1986-87
  • Received Sport New Brunswick Volunteer Award for service to golf in 1990
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