Maurice J Mousie Dowling

Catégorie

Athlete

Sport

Multi-Sport

Ville natale

Riverview

Année d'intronisation

2008

Ambassadeur Sportif

athlete

Maurice J. "Mousie" Dowling

MEMBRE HONORÉ

Biographie

Maurice J. (Mousie) Dowling of Riverview was one of Atlantic Canada’s most-gifted athletes on either a hockey rink or golf course. He played forward on several Maritime senior hockey champions in the late 1940s and professional in the U.S., winning an IAHL championship. Dowling served five years in the Canadian Army in the Second World War, but continued to play hockey for service teams.The Charlottetown native, who has called New Brunswick home since 1950, left hockey in 1951 and devoted his full-time athletic ability to golf, which he had played successfully for several years. He won close to 40 club, provincial and Maritime amateur and professional titles in a career that stretched from 1939 to 2001. He played on eight Willingdon Cup teams and in 10 national amateur and 29 CPGA events. He is in the Moncton, P.E.I. and Nova Scotia halls of fame, testimonies to his outstanding career. Inducted into the New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame, May 31, 2008.

Faits rapides

  • Competed in both hockey and golf as an amateur and a professional. 

  • Provincial champion and top scorer for the Charlottetown Abbies Hockey Team during the 1937-38 season. 

  • AHL champion with the Hibbing Monarchs during the 1939-40 season . 

  • Maritime Intermediate champion with the Charlottetown Legion hockey team in 1946. 

  • Maritime Senior Hockey champion with the Moncton Hawks in 1947 and the Sydney Millionaires in 1948.

  • 8-Time member of the New Brunswick - Prince Edward Island Willington Cup golf team (1939, '49,'50,'54,'55,'58,'59,'62,) 

  • Maritime Amateur champion in 1950, runner-up in 1951 and 1953, set a course record of 67 in Saint John in 1953. 

  • Competed in the Canadian Amateur Championships on 10 occasions between 1939 and 1963. 

  • Competed professionally in the CPGA a total of 29 times. 

  • Seven-time Maritime PGA Champion between 1969 and 1976. 

  • Won the Super Senior Division 3 times. 

  • Inducted into the Prince Edward Island Sports Hall of Fame in 1981.

  • Inducted into the Moncton Wall of Fame in 1989. 

  • Inducted into the Nova Scotia Sports Hall of Fame as a member of the Sydney Millionaires in 2000.