MEN’S AMATEUR TOP 10
Myles Creighton makes the biggest move among the Top 10 which saw a change at the top of the table. Creighton picked up 82 spots in the world rankings.
Joey Savoie takes over the No. 1 amateur ranking from fellow Golf Canada National Team member Hugo Bernard, who had held the No. 1 ranking since Week 1 of this year.
Henry Lee moved up 31 spots in the world rankings after an eighth place finish in the season opening Gopher Invitational. It was the fourth career top 10 result for the junior from Coquitlam, B.C.
Laurent Desmarchais makes his Top 10 debut, moving up 15 spots to take over the No. 10 ranking in Canada. The junior from Quebec has three wins and six top 10 results in eight results in 2018.
Biggest move: Craig Stefureak of Caledonia, Ont., climbed 677 spots in the world rankings after winning The MULE in a playoff. The performance earned the senior Great Lakes Valley Conference Player of the Week honours for the third time in his collegiate career.
|HOMETOWN||SCHOOL||WR||+ / –|
|1.||Joey Savoie||La Prairie, QC||(Team Canada)||71||+6|
|2.||Garrett Rank||Elmira, ON||–||1113||+7|
|3.||James Song||Rancho Santa Fe, CA||California||158||-13|
|4.||Josh Whalen||Napanee, ON||(Team Canada)||253||+11|
|5.||Chris Crisologo||Richmond, B.C.||(Team Canada)||302||+11|
|6.||Charles Corner||Cayuga, ON||–||322||+8|
|7.||Myles Creighton||Digby, NS||–||470||+82|
|8.||Brendan Macdougall||Calgary, AB||High Point University||472||+7|
|9.||Henry Lee||Coquitlam, BC||Washington||506||+31|
|10.||Laurent Desmarchais||Longueuil, QC||–||587||+15|
WOMEN’S AMATEUR TOP 10
Celeste Dao made the biggest move among the Top 10, picking up 33 spots after helping Canada finish fourth at the World Junior Girls Championship. Dao finished fifth in the individual standings at the event. The result vaulted the Golf Canada Development Squad member four places in the Canadian rankings, up to No. 4.
Fellow Development Squad member Ellie Szeryk picked up six places in the world rankings after finishing 27th individually at the World Junior Girls Championship.
The third member of the team, Tiffany Kong, just missed moving into the Top 10 after climbing 31 spots in the world rankings following a 19th place finish at the World Junior Girls Championship.
Biggest Move: Abbie Anghelescu from Wolfe Island, Ont., gained 358 spots in the world rankings following an eight place finish at the MSU-Payne Stewart Memorial.
|HOMETOWN||SCHOOL||WR||+ / –|
|1.||Maddie Szeryk||Allen, TX||(Team Canada)||20||-1|
|2.||Jaclyn Lee||Calgary, AB||Ohio State||23||–|
|3.||Naomi Ko||Victoria, BC||NC State||262||-42|
|4.||Celeste Dao||Notre-Dame, QC||(Team Canada)||266||+33|
|5.||Michelle Ruiz||Mississauga, ON||–||281||-8|
|6.||Vanessa Ha||Montreal, QC||–||294||-22|
|7.||Brigitte Thibault||Montreal, QC||Fresno State||295||-15|
|8.||Grace St-Germain||Ottawa||Daytona St.||298||-10|
|9.||Ellie Szeryk||Allen, TX||(Team Canada)||466||+6|
|10.||Jessica Ip||Richmond Hill, ON||–||511||-110|
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MEN’S TOP 10
Roger Sloan made the biggest move among the Top 10, picking up 144 spots in the world rankings with his runner-up finish at the Web.com Tour’s Albertsons Boise Open. The result was worth 6.93 world ranking points – the second best points-paying finish of his career- but more importantly, it helped clinch Sloan’s return to the PGA Tour for the first time since 2015. Sloan also climbed two places up to No. 8 in the Canadian rankings
No. 6 Austin Connelly gained 26 spots in the world rankings after finishing in a tie for 11th at the European Tour KLM Open – an event where he finished runner-up a year ago. The result was worth 2.76 world ranking points for the former Golf Canada National Team member, who came within a stroke of his first top 10 result on the European Tour this year. It was his first points-paying result in his last eight tournaments.
Other notable results: No. 2 Benjamin Silverman missed the cut at Web.com Tour Albertsons Boise Open; No. 7 Adam Svensson finished tied for 43rd at the Web.com Tour Albertsons Boise Open; No. 9 Corey Conners finished tied for 33rd at Web.com Tour Albertsons Boise Open; No. 10 David Hearn finished tied for 24th at Web.com Tour Albertsons Boise Open;
|HOMETOWN||TOUR||WR||+ / –|
|1.||Adam Hadwin||Abbotsford, BC||PGA||57||-2|
|2.||Benjamin Silverman||Thornhill, ON||PGA||270||-3|
|3.||Nick Taylor||Abbotsford, BC||PGA||273||-5|
|4.||Graham DeLaet||Weyburn, SK||PGA||278||-9|
|5.||Mackenzie Hughes||Dundas, ON||PGA||285||-4|
|6.||Austin Connelly||Irving, TX||EUR||311||+26|
|7.||Adam Svensson||Surrey, BC||WEB||386||-7|
|8.||Roger Sloan||Merritt, BC||PGA||390||+144|
|9.||Corey Conners||Listowel, ON||PGA||399||-14|
|10.||David Hearn||Brantford, ON||PGA||424||-8|
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WOMEN’S TOP 10
Brittany Marchand made the biggest move among the Top 10, picking up 15 places in the world rankings after finishing in a tie for 49th at The Evian Championship, the final major of the LPGA Tour. The result was worth 2.40 world ranking points and marked her seventh points-paying finish in her last 10 tournaments.
Alena Sharp gained seven spots in the world rankings after finishing in a tie for 37th at The Evian Championship. That result was worth 3.55 world ranking points – her best points-paying haul this year and highest total since the 2017 Lotte Championship.
Top ranked Brooke Henderson moved up to No. 8 in the world after finishing in a tie for 10th at The Evian Championship. That was worth 12 world ranking points for the two-time LPGA winner in 2018. Henderson has scored world ranking points in each of her last 10 tournaments.
Other Notable Results: No. 4 Anne-Catherine Tanguay finished tied for 17th at the Symetra Tour event in Arkansas; No. 8 Samantha Richdale and No. 9 Jennifer Ha both missed the cut at the Symetra Tour event in Arkansas;
|HOMETOWN||TOUR||WR||+ / –|
|1.||Brooke Henderson||Smiths Falls, ON||LPGA||8||+1|
|2.||Alena Sharp||Hamilton, ON||LPGA||180||+7|
|3.||Brittany Marchand||Orangeville, ON||LPGA||189||+15|
|4.||Anne-Catherine Tanguay||Quebec City, QC||LPGA||306||-4|
|5.||Maude-Aimee Leblanc||Sherbrooke, QC||LPGA||316||+1|
|6.||Augusta James||Bath, ON||SYMT||449||-2|
|7.||Jaclyn Lee||Calgary, AB||–||721||-4|
|8.||Samantha Richdale||Kelowna, BC||SYMT||848||-16|
|9.||Jennifer Ha||Calgary, AB||SYMT||915||-18|
|10.||Christina Foster||Concord, ON||SYMT||937||-14|
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