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No changes in the Top 10 as we start 2018 with No. 9 Matt Williams making the biggest gain, picking up 5 places in the world rankings.

A trio of National Team members will be Down Under to start the golf season as No. 2 Hugo Bernard, No. 3 Joey Savoie and No. 4 Josh Whalen take part in the Australian Master of the Amateurs event.

Honourable mention goes to Matthew Anderson, who picked up 804 spots in the world rankings after winning the Innisbrook Christmas Junior event over the Christmas break. Anderson signed a letter of intent last November to play collegiate golf at the University of San Francisco.

Biggest move: Brendan Seys gained 1,338 spots in the world rankings after finishing in a tie for 28th at the New Year’s Invitational.

1. Garrett Rank Elmira, ON 78
2. Hugo Bernard Mont St-Hilaire, QC Univ. of Montreal 82 -1
3. Joey Savoie La Prairie, QC 157 -1
4. Josh Whalen Napanee, ON Kent State 219 -2
5. Chris Crisologo Richmond, B.C. Simon Fraser Univ. 333 +3
6. Charles Corner Cayuga, ON UTEP 385 +1
7. Emmett Oh Calgary, AB 413 +2
8. Lawren Rowe Victoria, BC Univ. of Victoria 425 +2
9. Matt Williams Calgary, AB Houston 434 +5
10. Blair Bursey Gander, NFLD Utah Valley 452 +4

Complete World Amateur Golf Rankings can be found here.


Some movement within the Top 10 over the Christmas break.

No. 6 Jessica Ip made the biggest move among the Top 10, picking up 24 spots in the world rankings.

After 10 weeks outside the Top 10, Valerie Tanguay moves up to take over the No. 9 spot.

Michelle Ruiz makes her Top 10 debut, climbing over 300 spots over the Christmas break to take over the No. 10 ranking. Ruiz recently finished tied for 31st at the Dixie Amateur.

Team Canada National Squad member Naomi Ko finished in a tie for 10th at the Dixie Amateur. The Victoria golfer picking up three places in the world rankings.

Team Canada Development Squad member Celeste Dao finished tied for 11th at the Junior Orange Bowl Championship. The No. 8 ranked Dao picking up one place in the world rankings this past week.

Honourable mention to Jennifer Gu, who makes her world amateur rankings debut following her victory at the North American Junior Amateur match play event.

Biggest Move: Emily Zhu climbed 413 spots in the world ranking after placing second at the Orlando International Amateur for Juniors event. She just missed the cut by three strokes in the main field event for amateurs at the same tournament. And she finished tied for 53rd at the Dixie Amateur.

1. Maddie Szeryk Allen, TX Texas A&M 27
2. Jaclyn Lee Calgary, AB Ohio State 124 +1
3. Naomi Ko Victoria, BC NC State 135 +3
4. Vanessa Ha Montreal, QC San Francisco 272 -1
5. Grace St-Germain Ottawa Daytona St. 279 +1
6. Jessica Ip Richmond Hill, ON Iowa 383 +24
7. Michelle Kim Surrey, BC Idaho 448 -1
8. Celeste Dao Notre-Dame, QC (Team Canada) 457 +1
9. Valerie Tanguay St-Hyacinthe, QC Oklahoma 479 +1
10. Michelle Ruiz Mississauga, ON Nova Southeastern 483 -14

Complete World Amateur Golf Rankings can be found here.


Adam Hadwin starts 2018 as the No. 1 ranked pro in Canada and the Abbotsford, B.C. golfer picked up two places in the world rankings after finishing 32nd in the Sentry Tournament of Champions event in Hawaii. The result was worth 2.40 world ranking points, which moves up inside the top 60 in the world to begin the 2018 portion of the new PGA season. Hadwin earned his invite into the season opening event following his 2017 win at the Valspar Championship.

Benjamin Silverman, who made the biggest move among the Top 10 by picking up three places in the world rankings, will make his 2018 PGA Tour debut this week at the Sony Open. Since qualifying for his Tour card last fall, Silverman has already recorded a pair of top 10 finishes to close out 2017.

1. Adam Hadwin Abbotsford, BC PGA 58 +2
2. Graham DeLaet Weyburn, SK PGA 117 -2
3. Mackenzie Hughes Dundas, ON PGA 146 -1
4. Nick Taylor Abbotsford, BC PGA 198 +1
5. Austin Connelly Irving, TX EUR 209
6. Benjamin Silverman Thornhill, ON PGA 236 +3
7. David Hearn Brantford, ON PGA 300 -1
8. Richard T Lee Toronto, ON ASIA 469 +2
9. Roger Sloan Merritt, BC WEB 539
10. Corey Conners Listowel, ON PGA 677 -1

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Brooke Henderson begins 2018 as the No. 14 ranked player in the world. She is the only Canadian pro ranked within the top 100 as the new year begins.

Henderson is also one of five Canadians who will have status on the LPGA Tour in 2018. She will be joined by No. 2 Alena Sharp, No. 3 Maude-Aimee Leblanc, No. 4 Anne-Catherine Tanguay and No. 5 Brittany Marchand.

No. 6 Augusta James made the biggest move among the Top 10, picking up three places in the world rankings.

1. Brooke Henderson Smiths Falls, ON LPGA 14
2. Alena Sharp Hamilton, ON LPGA 105 -2
3. Maude-Aimee Leblanc Sherbrooke, QC LPGA 276 -2
4. Anne-Catherine Tanguay Quebec City, QC LPGA 364 +2
5. Brittany Marchand Orangeville, ON LPGA 405
6. Augusta James Bath, ON SYMT 468 +3
7. Samantha Richdale Kelowna, BC SYMT 607 -6
8. Jennifer Ha Calgary, AB SYMT 716
9. Jessica Wallace Langley, BC 748 -7
10. Elizabeth Tong Thornhill, ON SYMT 775 -1

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