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Solid performances turned in by all four members of Golf Canada’s National Squad this past week.

Top ranked Hugo Bernard continued to improve upon his career-best world rankings, climbing eight more places to No. 51 as he finished runner-up at the Azalea Invitational, eventually losing in a three-man playoff.

Joey Savoie finished fifth at the same tournament, which helped him climb 12 places in the world rankings while No. 5 Josh Whalen ended up in a tie for 11th, which was good for a five place gain in the world rankings.

Chris Crisologo picked up five places in the world rankings after finishing seventh at the CBU Lancer Men’s Golf Joust. It was the sixth consecutive top 10 result for the National Team member and the first time this season he has finished outside the top 3.

Charles Corner made the biggest gain among the Top 10, picking up 21 spots in the world rankings after finishing fourth at the UTSA/Lone Star Invitational. It was his fourth career top 10 result.

Biggest move: Carter Graf of Sylvan Lake, Alberta, gained 724 spots in the world rankings after taking medalist honours at the MJT Humber College PGM Classic.

1. Hugo Bernard Mont St-Hilaire, QC Univ. of Montreal 51 +8
2. Garrett Rank Elmira, ON 93 -2
3. Joey Savoie La Prairie, QC 142 +12
4. Chris Crisologo Richmond, B.C. Simon Fraser Univ. 242 +5
5. Josh Whalen Napanee, ON Kent State 266 +5
6. Charles Corner Cayuga, ON UTEP 331 +21
7. Emmett Oh Calgary, AB 372 -6
8. Myles Creighton Digby, NS Radford 387 +12
9. Lawren Rowe Victoria, BC Univ. of Victoria 457 -20
10. Matt Williams Calgary, AB Houston 462 +5

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Celeste Dao made the biggest move among the Top 10, picking up 40 places in the world rankings after finishing runner-up at the CJGA Humber College PGM Western Championship. Dao finished one stroke shy of fellow Golf Canada Development Squad member Monet Chun. The result moved Dao up two spots in Canada to No. 6.

Valerie Tanguay climbed 33 spots in the world rankings after finishing in a tie for fourth at the Clemson Invitational. It was the second top five result of the year for the senior at Oklahoma, who finished just three strokes behind the eventual winner while playing as an individual.

Vanessa Ha gained 20 spots in the world rankings after taking medalist honours at the Sacramento State Invitational. The senior at San Francisco posted a record-breaking 54-hole performance to claim the tournament title for the second time in two years and third career collegiate win.

Top ranked Maddie Szeryk moves up two places to No. 28 in the world rankings after finishing in a tie for seventh at the Clemson Invitational. The Golf Canada National Team member has eight top 10 results in nine events and has recorded 20 rounds of par or better this year, which ranks only behind her freshman and junior seasons at Texas A&M.

Biggest Move: Brigitte Thibault of Rosemere, Que., gained 373 spots in the world rankings after finishing in a tie for ninth at the PING/ASU Invitational. It was the third top 10 result of the season for the freshman at Fresno State, who makes the leap into the top 20 of the Canadian rankings, settling in at No. 17

1. Maddie Szeryk Allen, TX Texas A&M 28 +2
2. Jaclyn Lee Calgary, AB Ohio State 81 -4
3. Naomi Ko Victoria, BC NC State 150 -5
4. Vanessa Ha Montreal, QC San Francisco 268 +20
5. Grace St-Germain Ottawa Daytona St. 307 -6
6. Celeste Dao Notre-Dame, QC (Team Canada) 386 +40
7. Michelle Ruiz Mississauga, ON Nova Southeastern 405 -14
8. Valerie Tanguay St-Hyacinthe, QC Oklahoma 411 +33
9. Jessica Ip Richmond Hill, ON Iowa 436 -50
10. Michelle Kim Surrey, BC Idaho 526 -8

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Corey Conners jumps back into the Top 10, climbing 39 spots in the world rankings after finishing in a tie for 13th at the PGA’s Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship. It marked his carer-best finish to date on the PGA Tour and the second straight tournament in which he has gone into the final round with a shot at winning. The result was worth 2.24 world ranking points as he takes over the No. 9 ranking in Canada after being outside the Top 10 for the last eight weeks.

Adam Svensson moved up 31 spots in the world rankings after finishing in a tie for sixth at the Tour’s Louisiana Open, his third top-10 result in his last five events. The result was worth 2.66 world ranking points.

Top ranked Adam Hadwin maintained his No. 42 world ranking after a solid showing at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play event. Hadwin picked up one win, taking down world No. 1 Dustin Johnson, and halved his two other matches to finish just a half point shy of qualifying for the knockout stage. His results earned him 4.65 world ranking points.

Other notable results: No. 8 David Hearn finished tied for 50th at PGA Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship; No. 10 Roger Sloan finished 69th at Tour’s Louisiana Open;

1. Adam Hadwin Abbotsford, BC PGA 42
2. Graham DeLaet Weyburn, SK PGA 132 -1
3. Mackenzie Hughes Dundas, ON PGA 181 -2
4. Nick Taylor Abbotsford, BC PGA 208 -2
5. Austin Connelly Irving, TX EUR 248 -1
6. Benjamin Silverman Thornhill, ON PGA 262 +5
7. Adam Svensson Surrey, BC WEB 337 +31
8. David Hearn Brantford, ON PGA 378 -7
9. Corey Conners Listowel, ON PGA 478 +39
10. Roger Sloan Merritt, BC WEB 509 -16

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Maude-Aimee Leblanc made the biggest move among the Top 10, picking up 33 spots in the world rankings after finishing in a tie for 39th at the LPGA’s Kia Classic. It’s her best result in three LPGA events this year and was worth 1.61 world ranking points.

Top ranked Brooke Henderson slipped a spot in the world rankings down to No. 14 after finishing in a tie for 22nd at the Kia Classic.

Other Notable Results: No. 2 Alena Sharp and No. 5 Anne-Catherine Tanguay missed the cut at LPGA Kia Classic;

1. Brooke Henderson Smiths Falls, ON LPGA 14 -1
2. Alena Sharp Hamilton, ON LPGA 116 -5
3. Maude-Aimee Leblanc Sherbrooke, QC LPGA 276 +33
4. Brittany Marchand Orangeville, ON LPGA 387 -3
5. Anne-Catherine Tanguay Quebec City, QC LPGA 398 -8
6. Augusta James Bath, ON SYMT 515 -7
7. Samantha Richdale Kelowna, BC SYMT 644 -6
8. Jennifer Ha Calgary, AB SYMT 741 -3
9. Elizabeth Tong Thornhill, ON SYMT 807 -2
10. Jessica Wallace Langley, BC 834 -12

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