MEN’S AMATEUR TOP 10
Garrett Rank made the biggest move among the Top 10, picking up 26 spots in the world rankings to climb back into the top 100 in the world. With his NHL officiating season complete, Rank took part in his first competitive golf event of the year, finishing third at the Campeonato Internacional de Aficionados in Peru. The result moves him up to 75th in the world rankings, his best showing since 2017.
Charles Corner takes over the No. 5 ranking in Canada, moving past Chris Crisologo who saw his college career come to an end after finishing in a tie for 26th at the NCAA Division II West-South Central Regional.
Honourable mention goes to 17-year-old Cole Wilson of Kelowna, B.C. who makes his amateur world rankings debut after capturing the Future Links, driven by Acura Pacific championship.
Biggest move: Craig Titterington gained 806 spots in the world rankings after finishing in a tie for 53rd at the NCAA Division II West-South Central Regional.
|HOMETOWN||SCHOOL||WR||+ / –|
|1.||Hugo Bernard||Mont St-Hilaire, QC||Univ. of Montreal||50||-2|
|2.||Garrett Rank||Elmira, ON||–||75||+26|
|3.||Joey Savoie||La Prairie, QC||–||122||–|
|4.||Josh Whalen||Napanee, ON||–||211||-4|
|5.||Charles Corner||Cayuga, ON||UTEP||320||–|
|6.||Chris Crisologo||Richmond, B.C.||Simon Fraser Univ.||330||-17|
|7.||Myles Creighton||Digby, NS||Radford||406||-2|
|8.||Emmett Oh||Calgary, AB||–||480||-3|
|9.||Lawren Rowe||Victoria, BC||Univ. of Victoria||491||-3|
|10.||Blair Bursey||Gander, NFLD||Utah Valley St.||513||-3|
WOMEN’S AMATEUR TOP 10
Top ranked Maddie Szeryk picked up two places in the world rankings after finishing runner-up at the NCAA Austin Regional. It was the best finish for a player from Texas A&M at a regional since 2012 and the result improved her career-best world ranking to No. 22. The Golf Canada National Team member will now have a shot at the individual title at the Women’s National Golf Championship after the Aggies failed to qualify as a team.
No. 2 ranked Jaclyn Lee moved up six places after a runner-up finish at the NCAA Madison Regional. The Golf Canada National Team member, who captured the Big 10 title last month, will next lead her Ohio State team into the Women’s National Golf Championship next weekend.
Outside the Top 10, Golf Canada Development Squad member Monet Chun picked up 14 places in the world rankings after winning the Future Links, driven by Acura Pacific Championship. It was the third Future Links Championship win for the No. 12 ranked Canadian amateur, who also secures an entry into the 2018 Junior Girls Championship later this summer.
No. 5 ranked Michelle Ruiz maintained her world ranking after finishing in a tie for 10th at the NCAA D2 Super Region 2Championship.
Outside the Top 10, honourable mention goes to No. 18 ranked Noemie Pare, who finished in a tie for 18th at the NCAA D2 Super Region 2Championship.
Biggest Move: Phoebe Yue of West Vancouver gained 381 spots after finishing fourth at the Future Links, driven by Acura Pacific Championship.
|HOMETOWN||SCHOOL||WR||+ / –|
|1.||Maddie Szeryk||Allen, TX||Texas A&M||22||+2|
|2.||Jaclyn Lee||Calgary, AB||Ohio State||55||+6|
|3.||Naomi Ko||Victoria, BC||NC State||157||-24|
|4.||Vanessa Ha||Montreal, QC||San Francisco||270||-2|
|5.||Michelle Ruiz||Mississauga, ON||Nova Southeastern||274||–|
|6.||Grace St-Germain||Ottawa||Daytona St.||308||+11|
|7.||Celeste Dao||Notre-Dame, QC||(Team Canada)||406||-31|
|8.||Valerie Tanguay||St-Hyacinthe, QC||Oklahoma||422||-34|
|9.||Jessica Ip||Richmond Hill, ON||Iowa||435||-8|
|10.||Brigitte Thibault||Montreal, QC||Fresno State||482||-2|
MEN’S TOP 10
Austin Connelly was the only player in the Top 10 to make any positive gains this past week, picking up 11 spots in the world ranking after finishing tied for 11th at the European Tour’s Sicilian Open. The former Golf Canada National Squad member just missed his first Top 10 result of the season by a single stroke. The finish was worth 2.88 world ranking points and enabled him to take over the No. 5 ranking in Canada.
Top ranked Adam Hadwin slipped a spot in the world rankings, down to No. 45 but the B.C. golfer extended his streak of points-paying results after finishing in a tie for 57th at The Players Championship. It marked the 11th consecutive tournament he has picked up world ranking points this year.
Outside the Top 10, a giant move by Justin Shin who picked up 523 spots in the world rankings after finishing runner-up at the PGA Tour China Series’ Haikou Championship. The result was worth 3.00 world ranking points and enabled Shin to move back into the Top 20, taking over the No. 14 spot in Canada.
Other notable results: No. 3 Mackenzie Hughes finished tied for 57th at The Players Championship; No. 4 Nick Taylor finished tied for 79th at The Players Championship; No. 7 Adam Svensson missed the cut at the Web.com Tour Knoxville Open;
|HOMETOWN||TOUR||WR||+ / –|
|1.||Adam Hadwin||Abbotsford, BC||PGA||45||-1|
|2.||Graham DeLaet||Weyburn, SK||PGA||153||-5|
|3.||Mackenzie Hughes||Dundas, ON||PGA||216||-1|
|4.||Nick Taylor||Abbotsford, BC||PGA||242||-12|
|5.||Austin Connelly||Irving, TX||EUR||259||+11|
|6.||Benjamin Silverman||Thornhill, ON||PGA||276||-9|
|7.||Adam Svensson||Surrey, BC||WEB||347||-18|
|8.||David Hearn||Brantford, ON||PGA||392||-13|
|9.||Corey Conners||Listowel, ON||PGA||437||-4|
|10.||Richard T Lee||Toronto, ON||ASIA||511||-9|
WOMEN’S TOP 10
Brittany Marchand made the biggest gain of the week, picking up 12 spots in the world rankings after finishing in a tie for seventh at the Symetra Tour event in South Carolina. The result was her second top 10 finish on the development tour this year and was worth 0.68 world ranking points.
Other Notable Results: No. 6 Augusta James, No. 7 Samantha Richdale, No. 8 Jennifer Ha and No. 9 Elizabeth Tong all missed the cut at the Symetra Tour event in South Carolina;
|HOMETOWN||TOUR||WR||+ / –|
|1.||Brooke Henderson||Smiths Falls, ON||LPGA||16||–|
|2.||Alena Sharp||Hamilton, ON||LPGA||125||-4|
|3.||Maude-Aimee Leblanc||Sherbrooke, QC||LPGA||304||-6|
|4.||Brittany Marchand||Orangeville, ON||LPGA||357||+12|
|5.||Anne-Catherine Tanguay||Quebec City, QC||LPGA||446||-1|
|6.||Augusta James||Bath, ON||SYMT||548||-9|
|7.||Samantha Richdale||Kelowna, BC||SYMT||709||-15|
|8.||Jennifer Ha||Calgary, AB||SYMT||809||-20|
|9.||Elizabeth Tong||Thornhill, ON||SYMT||882||-14|
|10.||Jessica Wallace||Langley, BC||–||964||-13|