Bouchard makes his debut on the Junior Boys Squad as one of three players that hail from Québec. The Otterburn Park native finished 2nd at the 2019 Future Links Fall Series (East) and reached the quarterfinals at the 2020 Québec Junior Match Play Championship. Bouchard is also a previous winner at the 2017 Future Links Junior Skills Challenge National Finals in the boys 12-14 age category.
Q & A
Q: What are some of your nicknames?
Fil, Kimmell, Bouch.
Q: How did you get into golf?
When I was 6, my dad brought me hit some balls at the driving range,I loved the game right away! Then, my grandfather put me in the Future Links program from 7 to 9 years old. I started competitive golf around the age of 9.
Q: How do you mark your golf ball?
With a black line and my nickname on the side (KIMMELL) in red.
Q: Do you have any siblings?
Yes, two brothers, Kevin and Maxim.
Q: What was the last book you read?
Your 15th club, by Bob Rotella.
Q: Who would play you in a movie about your life?
Q: What is something most people don’t know about you? Any hidden talents?
I’m quite a good dancer and I love aviation.
Q: What exercise do you dread the most?
I hate Burpees.
Q: What was the last picture that you took on your phone?
A picture with my girlfriend.
Q: What is the best thing about your hometown?
The mountain and downtown Montreal.
Q: Do you have any superstitions?
Yes! I eat a Cherry Blossom before each competitive rounds.
Q: What is the most surprising thing in your golf bag?
Few training bands for my warm up and my Frank headcover.
Q: If you could have a walk-up song on the first tee box, what would it be?
“Legend” by The Score
Driver: Titleist TS2 (9.5°)
Woods: Titleist TS2 (15°) and Titleist Hybrid H1 718 (19°)
Irons: Titleist AP2 718 (PW-F4) and Titleist TMB 718 (F3)
Wedges: Vokey SM7 (50°,54°,58°)
Putter: Scotty Cameron Special Select Newport 2
Ball: Titleist ProV1