MEN’S AMATEUR TOP 10
Charles Corner made the biggest move of the week among the Top 10, picking up 40 places after finishing in a tie for third at the NCAA Pacific Regional. The result helped the UTEP senior from Cayuga, Ont. qualify as one of six individual players for the upcoming NCAA Golf Championships. Corner will be seeded fifth in the season ending championship. With four top-five finishes this season, he’s the first player from UTEP to qualify for the men’s championship since another former Canadian pro, Chris Baryla, did it 14 years ago.
Outside the Top 10, Noah Steele jumped up 306 spots to take over the No. 20 ranking in Canada after finishing in a tie for 60th at the NCAA Norman Regional.
Biggest move: Marc Sweeney of Saskatoon gained 433 spots in the world rankings after finishing tied for 85th at the NAIA Championship.
|HOMETOWN||SCHOOL||WR||+ / –|
|1.||Hugo Bernard||Mont St-Hilaire, QC||Univ. of Montreal||54||-4|
|2.||Garrett Rank||Elmira, ON||–||78||-3|
|3.||Joey Savoie||La Prairie, QC||–||125||-3|
|4.||Josh Whalen||Napanee, ON||–||202||+9|
|5.||Charles Corner||Cayuga, ON||UTEP||280||+40|
|6.||Chris Crisologo||Richmond, B.C.||Simon Fraser Univ.||340||-10|
|7.||Myles Creighton||Digby, NS||Radford||408||-2|
|8.||Emmett Oh||Calgary, AB||–||488||-8|
|9.||Blair Bursey||Gander, NFLD||Utah Valley St.||524||-11|
|10.||Lawren Rowe||Victoria, BC||Univ. of Victoria||527||-36|
WOMEN’S AMATEUR TOP 10
Grace St-Germain made the biggest move among the Top 10, gaining 55 places in the world rankings after leading Daytona State to the NJCAA omen’s Golf Championship. The Golf Canada National Squad member finished in a tie for medallist honours with her teammate before losing the individual title on the third playoff hole. The result helped move the Ottawa golf up to No. 4 in the Canadian rankings.
Top ranked Maddie Szeryk picked up a single spot to continue to improve upon her career-best world ranking, moving up to No. 21 in the world as she prepares for the upcoming NCAA Women’s Golf Championship.
Biggest Move: Annika Haynes of Oakville, Ont., gained 114 spots in the world rankings after finishing in a tie for 27th and helping the University of Indianapolis capture the NCAA Division II Championship. The senior was also named to the Academic All-District At-Large Team for the second straight year while also earning the Great Lakes Valley Conference Paragon Award as the league’s female athlete of the year.
|HOMETOWN||SCHOOL||WR||+ / –|
|1.||Maddie Szeryk||Allen, TX||Texas A&M||21||+1|
|2.||Jaclyn Lee||Calgary, AB||Ohio State||55||–|
|3.||Naomi Ko||Victoria, BC||NC State||156||+1|
|4.||Grace St-Germain||Ottawa||Daytona St.||253||+55|
|5.||Vanessa Ha||Montreal, QC||San Francisco||269||+1|
|6.||Michelle Ruiz||Mississauga, ON||Nova Southeastern||279||-5|
|7.||Celeste Dao||Notre-Dame, QC||(Team Canada)||415||-9|
|8.||Valerie Tanguay||St-Hyacinthe, QC||Oklahoma||422||–|
|9.||Jessica Ip||Richmond Hill, ON||Iowa||436||-1|
|10.||Brigitte Thibault||Montreal, QC||Fresno State||480||+2|
MEN’S TOP 10
Nick Taylor was the only Top 10 player to make a positive move in the world rankings, picking up seven places after finishing in a tie for 32nd at the AT&T Byron Nelson. That result was worth 1.31 world ranking points, his first points-paying finish since February and only the fourth time this year he’s picked up world ranking points.
Outside the Top 10, Justin Shin gained 146 spots after finishing seventh at the Asian Tour Asia-Pacific Classic. It was his second consecutive top 10 result and was worth 1.80 world ranking points. Shin has picked up 669 places in the world rankings over the last two weeks and has climbed up to No. 12 in the Canadian rankings.
Other notable results: No. 5 Austin Connelly missed the cut at the European Tour Belgian Knockout; No. 6 Benjamin Silverman and No. 8 David Hearn both missed the cut at PGA AT&T Byron Nelson; No. 7 Adam Svensson finished tied for 27th at Web.com Tour BMW Charity Pro-Am; No. 9 Corey Conners finished tied for 53rd at the AT&T Byron Nelson; No. 10 Richard Lee missed the cut at Korean Tour SK Telecom Open;
|HOMETOWN||TOUR||WR||+ / –|
|1.||Adam Hadwin||Abbotsford, BC||PGA||45||–|
|2.||Graham DeLaet||Weyburn, SK||PGA||163||-10|
|3.||Mackenzie Hughes||Dundas, ON||PGA||221||-5|
|4.||Nick Taylor||Abbotsford, BC||PGA||235||+7|
|5.||Austin Connelly||Irving, TX||EUR||270||-11|
|6.||Benjamin Silverman||Thornhill, ON||PGA||277||-1|
|7.||Adam Svensson||Surrey, BC||WEB||348||-1|
|8.||David Hearn||Brantford, ON||PGA||404||-12|
|9.||Corey Conners||Listowel, ON||PGA||440||-3|
|10.||Richard T Lee||Toronto, ON||ASIA||525||-14|
WOMEN’S TOP 10
Brooke Henderson maintained her No. 16 world ranking after finishing fourth at the LPGA’s Kingsmill Championship. It was her fifth top 10 result of the season and second in the last five tournaments for the top ranked Canadian who picked up 12.9 world ranking points.
For the second straight week, Brittany Marchand made the biggest move among the Top 10, picking up 27 spots in the world rankings after finishing in a tie for 42nd at the LPGA’s Kingsmill Championship. The result was worth 1.27 world ranking points for the Golf Canada Young Pro squad member. Marchand has picked up world ranking points in each of her six starts this year split between the Symetra Tour and LPGA Tour.
Other Notable Results: No. 2 Alena Sharp and No. 5 Anne-Catherine Tanguay both missed the cut at the LPGA Kingsmill Championship; No. 3 Maude-Aimee Leblanc finished tied for 67th at LPGA Kingsmill Championship; No. 6 Augusta James finished tied for 43rd at the Symetra Classic; No. 7 Samantha Richdale withdrew at the Symetra Classic; No. 8 Jennifer Ha and No. 9 Elizabeth Tong both missed the cut at the Symetra Classic;
|HOMETOWN||TOUR||WR||+ / –|
|1.||Brooke Henderson||Smiths Falls, ON||LPGA||16||–|
|2.||Alena Sharp||Hamilton, ON||LPGA||131||-6|
|3.||Maude-Aimee Leblanc||Sherbrooke, QC||LPGA||313||-9|
|4.||Brittany Marchand||Orangeville, ON||LPGA||330||+27|
|5.||Anne-Catherine Tanguay||Quebec City, QC||LPGA||457||-11|
|6.||Augusta James||Bath, ON||SYMT||555||-7|
|7.||Samantha Richdale||Kelowna, BC||SYMT||723||-14|
|8.||Jennifer Ha||Calgary, AB||SYMT||825||-16|
|9.||Elizabeth Tong||Thornhill, ON||SYMT||897||-15|
|10.||Jessica Wallace||Langley, BC||–||976||-12|