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Josh Whalen made the biggest move among the Top 10, picking up 39 spots in the world rankings. The Golf Canada National Team member has gained a total of 68 places in the rankings over the course of the last four weeks.

A couple of Top-10 players will be taking part in the NCAA Regional Golf Championships. No. 6 Charles Corner has been selected to compete as an individual at the Stockton, California regional while Chris Crisologo will lead Simon Fraser University in the Division II West Region.

Honourable mention goes to Craig Titterington, who makes his world amateur rankings debut after finishing runner-up at the GNAC Championship. The senior at Simon Fraser University may have lost out on individual honours in a sudden-death playoff but he, along with teammate Chris Crisologo, helped the Clan to its second conference title.

Biggest move: Marc Sweeney of Saskatoon, Sask., jumped 692 spots in the world rankings after finishing in a tie for 17th while helping the University of South Carolina Beaufort to the title at the Sun Conference Championship.

1. Hugo Bernard Mont St-Hilaire, QC Univ. of Montreal 48
2. Garrett Rank Elmira, ON 100 -2
3. Joey Savoie La Prairie, QC 127 +2
4. Josh Whalen Napanee, ON 209 +39
5. Chris Crisologo Richmond, B.C. Simon Fraser Univ. 315 -46
6. Charles Corner Cayuga, ON UTEP 324 -11
7. Myles Creighton Digby, NS Radford 403 -8
8. Emmett Oh Calgary, AB 475 -8
9. Lawren Rowe Victoria, BC Univ. of Victoria 479 -7
10. Matt Williams Calgary, AB Houston 525 -36

Complete World Amateur Golf Rankings can be found here.


Several Top-10 players – including three members of the Golf Canada National Squad –  will be taking part in the upcoming NCAA Division I golf championships.

Top ranked Maddie Szeryk, who picked up a single spot in the world rankings this week to No. 26, will lead Texas A&M into the Austin Regionals, which will also feature No. 8 Valerie Tanguay and Oklahoma.

Jaclyn Lee, fresh off her Big 10 title win, takes Ohio State into the Madison Regional while Naomi Ko and NC State will take part in the San Francisco Regional.

Six teams and three individuals will all advance from each regional to the championships finals to be held at Oklahoma State University.

Biggest Move: Gloria Choi of Langley, B.C. gained 332 spots in the world rankings after finishing runner-up at the GAC Women’s Golf Championship. It was her fifth top-5 result this season.

1. Maddie Szeryk Allen, TX Texas A&M 26 +1
2. Jaclyn Lee Calgary, AB Ohio State 64 +1
3. Naomi Ko Victoria, BC NC State 145 -14
4. Vanessa Ha Montreal, QC San Francisco 268 -4
5. Michelle Ruiz Mississauga, ON Nova Southeastern 278 -5
6. Grace St-Germain Ottawa Daytona St. 325 -1
7. Celeste Dao Notre-Dame, QC (Team Canada) 389 -1
8. Valerie Tanguay St-Hyacinthe, QC Oklahoma 390
9. Jessica Ip Richmond Hill, ON Iowa 431 -1
10. Brigitte Thibault Montreal, QC Fresno State 481 -5

Complete World Amateur Golf Rankings can be found here.


Richard T. Lee made the biggest move as most of the Top 10 took the week off from competition. Lee climbed 27 spots in the world rankings after finishing in a tie for 37 at the Asian Tour-European Tour co-sanctioned Volvo China Open. The result marked his best finish on the Asian Tour this year and was worth 1.20 world ranking points for the No. 10 ranked Canadian.

One change in the rankings saw Benjamin Silverman move past Austin Connelly to take over the No. 5 ranking in Canada.

Outside the Top 10, Steven Lecuyer becomes the latest Canadian pro to join the Canadian rankings. The Edmonton native who currently calls Victoria, B.C. home, picked up his first career world ranking points after finishing in a tie for 13th at the Zambia Open on the South African Sunshine Tour. It marks his best career result on any professional men’s tour. Lecuyer takes over the No. 20 spot in the Canadian rankings.

Other notable results: No. 6 Austin Connelly missed the cut at the Asian Tour-European Tour Volvo China Open; No. 7 Adam Svensson missed the cut at the Tour United Leasing & Finance Championship;

1. Adam Hadwin Abbotsford, BC PGA 46 -1
2. Graham DeLaet Weyburn, SK PGA 145 -5
3. Mackenzie Hughes Dundas, ON PGA 209 -8
4. Nick Taylor Abbotsford, BC PGA 224 -5
5. Benjamin Silverman Thornhill, ON PGA 262 +1
6. Austin Connelly Irving, TX EUR 268 -14
7. Adam Svensson Surrey, BC WEB 336 -7
8. David Hearn Brantford, ON PGA 372 -9
9. Corey Conners Listowel, ON PGA 460 -4
10. Richard T Lee Toronto, ON ASIA 497 +27

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Brooke Henderson slid down to the No. 16 spot in the world ranking as both tournament winner Lydia Ko and runner-up Minjee Lee moved past the top ranked Canadian following their performance on the LPGA Tour this past week. Henderson finished in a tie for 43rd at the MEDIHEAL Championship. Since winning in Hawaii, Henderson has played four of the her last eight rounds over par.

No. 2 Alena Sharp was the only player in the Top 10 to not lose any ground in the world rankings, finishing in a tie for 50th at the MEDIHEAL Championship.

Other Notable Results: No. 3 Maude-Aimee Leblanc and No. 5 Anne-Catherine Tanguay both missed the cut at LPGA MEDIHEAL Championship.

1. Brooke Henderson Smiths Falls, ON LPGA 16 -2
2. Alena Sharp Hamilton, ON LPGA 119
3. Maude-Aimee Leblanc Sherbrooke, QC LPGA 293 -2
4. Brittany Marchand Orangeville, ON LPGA 377 -4
5. Anne-Catherine Tanguay Quebec City, QC LPGA 437 -12
6. Augusta James Bath, ON SYMT 525 -5
7. Samantha Richdale Kelowna, BC SYMT 680 -6
8. Jennifer Ha Calgary, AB SYMT 770 -11
9. Elizabeth Tong Thornhill, ON SYMT 854 -10
10. Jessica Wallace Langley, BC 930 -24

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