MEN’S AMATEUR TOP 10
Garrett Rank gained 16 places and moved back up to reclaim the No. 2 ranking in Canada following his wire-to-wire victory at the Investors Group Ontario Men’s Amateur. It’s the second victory in the last three tournament starts for the former Golf Canada National Team member and his fifth top 10 result since starting his summer golf campaign.
Josh Whalen made the biggest move among the Top 10, picking up 24 spots despite missing the cut at the Mackenzie Tour-PGA Tour Canada Staal Foundation Open. It was his first ever career start at a professional tournament.
Chris Crisologo gained 21 places in the world rankings after winning the British Columbia Amateur. It’s the second win since the collegiate season concluded for the Golf Canada National Team member and fifth overall.
Outside the Top 10, Noah Steele made one of the biggest moves, jumping 406 spots up to No. 13 in the Canadian rankings after finishing 24th at the Investors Group Ontario Men’s Amateur.
Biggest move: Jay Snyder gained 874 places in the world rankings after finishing 26th at the British Columbia Amateur
|HOMETOWN||SCHOOL||WR||+ / –|
|1.||Hugo Bernard||Mont St-Hilaire, QC||Univ. of Montreal||44||-8|
|2.||Garrett Rank||Elmira, ON||–||78||+16|
|3.||Joey Savoie||La Prairie, QC||–||98||-6|
|4.||James Song||Rancho Santa Fe, CA||(California)||144||-7|
|5.||Josh Whalen||Napanee, ON||–||197||+24|
|6.||Charles Corner||Cayuga, ON||–||304||-19|
|7.||Chris Crisologo||Richmond, B.C.||Simon Fraser Univ.||362||+21|
|8.||Myles Creighton||Digby, NS||Radford||509||-63|
|9.||Henry Lee||Coquitlam, BC||Washington||516||-13|
|10.||Blair Bursey||Gander, NFLD||Utah Valley St.||524||-7|
WOMEN’S AMATEUR TOP 10
Brigitte Thibault made the biggest move among the Top 10, picking up 37 places in the world rankings after finishing ninth at the North & South Women’s Amateur Championship. It’s her third top 10 finish in her last three tournaments and the result helped move her past Vanessa Ha to take over the No. 6 spot in the world rankings.
Michelle Ruiz moves past Golf Canada National Team member Grace St-Germain to take over the No. 4 ranking in Canada.
Golf Canada Development Squad member Celeste Dao jumped 24 places in the world rankings after winning the Golf Quebec Girl’s Junior Championship. That is her third individual victory this season and ninth top 10 finish in 11 tournaments this year.
Despite a slip of three places, Golf Canada National Team member Jaclyn Lee remains in the top 30 in the world rankings after finishing ninth at the North & South Women’s Amateur Championship – her second top 10 result in as many tournaments and fifth in the last six events.
Biggest Move:Brooke Rivers of Brampton, Ont., gained 416 spots in the world rankings after finishing fifth at the Ontario Junior Girls Championship – her second top 5 result in the last two weeks.
|HOMETOWN||SCHOOL||WR||+ / –|
|1.||Maddie Szeryk||Allen, TX||–||16||–|
|2.||Jaclyn Lee||Calgary, AB||Ohio State||29||-3|
|3.||Naomi Ko||Victoria, BC||NC State||176||+1|
|4.||Michelle Ruiz||Mississauga, ON||Nova Southeastern||255||–|
|5.||Grace St-Germain||Ottawa||Daytona St.||273||-24|
|6.||Brigitte Thibault||Montreal, QC||Fresno State||280||+37|
|7.||Vanessa Ha||Montreal, QC||San Francisco||307||-6|
|8.||Celeste Dao||Notre-Dame, QC||(Team Canada)||353||+24|
|9.||Jessica Ip||Richmond Hill, ON||Iowa||448||-8|
|10.||Michelle Kim||Surrey, BC||Idaho||498||-8|
MEN’S TOP 10
David Hearn made the biggest move among the Top 10, picking up 26 spots in the world rankings after finishing in a tie for 16th at the PGA John Deere Classic. It equals his best finish on the Tour this year and was worth 1.80 world ranking points, his second straight points-paying finish.
Nick Taylor moved back into the No. 3 ranking in Canada, ahead of Benjamin Silverman, who lost 15 places in the world rankings. Taylor finished tied for 34th at the John Deere Classic while Silverman was tied for 65th.
Outside the Top 10, Riley Wheeldon gained 932 spots in the world rankings following his runner-up finish at the Mackenzie Tour-PGA Tour Canada Staal Foundation Open. It was his second best career result after winning a Canadian Tour event back in 2013. The result was worth 3.60 world ranking points and enabled him to climb 13 places up to No. 19 in the Canadian rankings.
Other notable results: No. 3 Mackenzie Hughes finished tied for 16th at the PGA John Deere Classic; No. 6 Austin Connelly missed the cut at the European Tour Scottish Open; No. 7 Corey Conners finished tied for 50th at the PGA John Deere Classic; No. 10 Roger Sloan finished tied for 49th at Web.com Tour Utah Championship;
|HOMETOWN||TOUR||WR||+ / –|
|1.||Adam Hadwin||Abbotsford, BC||PGA||53||-1|
|2.||Graham DeLaet||Weyburn, SK||PGA||207||-7|
|3.||Mackenzie Hughes||DUndas, ON||PGA||244||-2|
|4.||Nick Taylor||Abbotsford, BC||PGA||271||-12|
|5.||Benjamin Silverman||Thornhill, ON||PGA||272||-15|
|6.||Austin Connelly||Irving, TX||EUR||300||-10|
|7.||Corey Conners||Listowel, ON||PGA||345||-11|
|8.||Adam Svensson||Surrey, BC||WEB||349||-4|
|9.||David Hearn||Brantford, ON||PGA||427||+26|
|10.||Roger Sloan||Merritt, BC||PGA||597||-7|
WOMEN’S TOP 10
Brittany Marchand gained 10 places in the world rankings after finishing tied for 32nd at the LPGA Marathon Classic. The result was worth 0.89 world ranking points for the Golf Canada Young Pro squad member who has picked up 81 spots in the world rankings over the last four weeks.
Top ranked Brooke Henderson moved up a single spot to No. 15 in the world after her third place finish at the LPGA Marathon Classic. The result was worth 8.8 world ranking points and marked her third top 10 finish in her last seven tournaments and second in the last three weeks.
Other Notable Results: No. 2 Alena Sharp finished tied for 49th at the LPGA Marathon Classic; No. 4 Maude-Aimee Leblanc missed the cut at the LPGA Marathon Classic; No. 6 Augusta James and No. 8 Samantha Richdale both missed the cut at Symetra Tour event in Indiana; No. 10 Elizabeth Tong finished tied for 59th at Symetra Tour event in Indiana
|HOMETOWN||TOUR||WR||+ / –|
|1.||Brooke Henderson||Smiths Falls, ON||LPGA||15||+1|
|2.||Alena Sharp||Hamilton, ON||LPGA||160||-4|
|3.||Brittany Marchand||Orangeville, ON||LPGA||229||+10|
|4.||Maude-Aimee Leblanc||Sherbrooke, QC||LPGA||277||-4|
|5.||Anne-Catherine Tanguay||Quebec City, QC||LPGA||421||-2|
|6.||Augusta James||Bath, ON||SYMT||625||-8|
|7.||Jaclyn Lee||Calgary, AB||–||695||-1|
|8.||Samantha Richdale||Kelowna, BC||SYMT||796||-6|
|9.||Christina Foster||Concord, ON||SYMT||908||-4|
|10.||Elizabeth Tong||Thornhill, ON||SYMT||913||-5|