MEN’S AMATEUR TOP 10
Positive gains for all but one of the Top 10 ranked players with Chris Crisologo making the biggest move, picking up 97 spots in the world rankings after finishing 45th at the RBC Canadian Open. The result helped the Golf Canada National Team member, who was the only amateur player to make the cut, also move up to the No. 6 ranking in Canada.
Joey Savoie moved up to take the No. 2 ranking in Canada with a gain of seven places in the world rankings . The Golf Canada National Team member took part in his first ever RBC Canadian Open, missing the cut.
James Song picked up 10 places after helping to lead the West team to victory at the Wyndham Cup, a Ryder Cup-style match play tournament. Song finished with a 2-2 record at the AJGA event.
Biggest move: Ken Rodgers climbed 674 spots following a runner-up finish at the Saskatchewan Senior Men’s Championship
|HOMETOWN||SCHOOL||WR||+ / –|
|1.||Hugo Bernard||Mont St-Hilaire, QC||Univ. of Montreal||42||+1|
|2.||Joey Savoie||La Prairie, QC||–||93||+7|
|3.||Garrett Rank||Elmira, ON||–||95||+2|
|4.||James Song||Rancho Santa Fe, CA||(California)||110||+10|
|5.||Josh Whalen||Napanee, ON||–||217||-13|
|6.||Chris Crisologo||Richmond, B.C.||Simon Fraser Univ.||271||+97|
|7.||Charles Corner||Cayuga, ON||–||311||+8|
|8.||Myles Creighton||Digby, NS||Radford||515||+3|
|9.||Henry Lee||Coquitlam, BC||Washington||520||+5|
|10.||Brendan Macdougall||Calgary, AB||High Point University||528||+10|
WOMEN’S AMATEUR TOP 10
Brigitte Thibault climbed six places in the world rankings after finishing 40th in her first ever Canadian Women’s Amateur Championship. The result enabled her to move up and take over the No. 5 spot in Canada from Team Canada National Squad member Grace St-Germain, who finished 53rd.
No. 9 Jessica Ip made the biggest move among the Top 10, climbing 32 places in the world rankings.
Top ranked Maddie Szeryk maintained her No. 17 world ranking after finishing 22nd at the Canadian Women’s Amateur Championship.
Outside the Top 10, No. 15 ranked Tiffany Kong jumped 92 places after finishing 14th at the Canadian Women’s Amateur Championship.
Biggest Move:Amanda Minni gained 281 spots in the world rankings after finishing 67th at the Canadian Women’s Amateur Championship.
|HOMETOWN||SCHOOL||WR||+ / –|
|1.||Maddie Szeryk||Allen, TX||–||17||–|
|2.||Jaclyn Lee||Calgary, AB||Ohio State||26||-2|
|3.||Naomi Ko||Victoria, BC||NC State||195||-12|
|4.||Michelle Ruiz||Mississauga, ON||Nova Southeastern||268||-12|
|5.||Brigitte Thibault||Montreal, QC||Fresno State||274||+6|
|6.||Grace St-Germain||Ottawa||Daytona St.||290||-17|
|7.||Vanessa Ha||Montreal, QC||San Francisco||312||–|
|8.||Celeste Dao||Notre-Dame, QC||(Team Canada)||363||-3|
|9.||Jessica Ip||Richmond Hill, ON||Iowa||426||+32|
|10.||Michelle Kim||Surrey, BC||Idaho||549||-28|
MEN’S TOP 10
Mackenzie Hughes made the biggest move of the week among the Top 10, picking up 41 places in the world rankings after finishing in a tie for eighth at the RBC Canadian Open. He was the only Canadian to finish in the top 10 and it marked the second straight year he was the top ranked Canadian at the national championship. The result was worth 6.67 world ranking points – the fourth best points-paying result of his career – and it moved him up to take over the No. 2 ranking in Canada.No. 10 Roger Sloan gained 28 spots in the world rankings after finishing in a tie for 37th at the RBC Canadian Open. The result was worth 1.59 world ranking points and marked his career-best result in four appearances at the national championship.
Outside the Top 10, Ryan Yip jumped 117 spots in the world ranking after finishing in a tie for 22nd in his first career appearance at the RBC Canadian Open. The result was worth 2.48 world ranking points and enabled him to take over the No. 13 spot in the Canadian rankings
Peter Campbell climbed 1,044 spots after picking up his first career professional victory at the PGA Tour Series-China Beijing Championship. The victory was worth 6 world ranking points and moved him from No. 33 all the way up inside the top 20 to No. 17 in Canada. He joins both Justin Shin and Eugene Wong as winners on the PGA Tour Series-China
After finishing at the top amateur at the RBC Canadian Open, Golf Canada National Team member Chris Crisologo jumps 493 spots after finishing in a tie for 45th to make his debut at No. 31 in the Canadian rankings. The result was worth 1.29 world ranking points, his first career points-paying finish on a professional tour.
Other notable results:No. 1 Adam Hadwin, No. 6 Austin Connelly, No. 7 Corey Conners and No. 8 Adam Svensson all missed the cut at RBC Canadian Open; No. 4 Benjamin Silverman and No. 5 Nick Taylor both finished tied for 71st at RBC Canadian Open; No. 9 David Hearn finished tied for 61st at RBC Canadian Open;
|HOMETOWN||TOUR||WR||+ / –|
|1.||Adam Hadwin||Abbotsford, BC||PGA||56||-1|
|2.||Mackenzie Hughes||Dundas, ON||PGA||213||+41|
|3.||Graham DeLaet||Weyburn, SK||PGA||222||-4|
|4.||Benjamin Silverman||Thornhill, ON||PGA||266||-10|
|5.||Nick Taylor||Abbotsford, BC||PGA||277||-8|
|6.||Austin Connelly||Irving, TX||EUR||312||-17|
|7.||Corey Conners||Listowel, ON||PGA||347||-1|
|8.||Adam Svensson||Surrey, BC||WEB||352||-2|
|9.||David Hearn||Brantford, ON||PGA||453||-10|
|10.||Roger Sloan||Merritt, BC||PGA||521||+28|
WOMEN’S TOP 10
Brittany Marchand made the biggest move among the Top 10, picking up eight places in the world rankings after finishing in a tie for 44th at the Ladies European Tour’s Ladies Scottish Open. The result was worth 1.26 world ranking points for the Golf Canada Young Pro Squad member, who was playing in her second ever European Tour event.
Other Notable Results: No. 2 Alena Sharp finished tied for 67th at Ladies European Tour Ladies Scottish Open; No. 4 Maude-Aimee Leblanc missed the cut at Ladies European Tour Ladies Scottish Open; No. 6 Augusta James finished in a tie for 30th at the Symetra Tour event in New York; No. 8 Samantha Richdale missed the cut at the Symetra Tour event in New York; No. 10 Elizabeth Tong finished tied for 52nd at the Symetra Tour event in New York;
|HOMETOWN||TOUR||WR||+ / –|
|1.||Brooke Henderson||Smiths Falls, ON||LPGA||16||–|
|2.||Alena Sharp||Hamilton, ON||LPGA||174||-6|
|3.||Brittany Marchand||Orangeville, ON||LPGA||220||+8|
|4.||Maude-Aimee Leblanc||Sherbrooke, QC||LPGA||288||-5|
|5.||Anne-Catherine Tanguay||Quebec City, QC||LPGA||417||+2|
|6.||Augusta James||Bath, ON||SYMT||538||-6|
|7.||Jaclyn Lee||Calgary, AB||–||702||–|
|8.||Samantha Richdale||Kelowna, BC||SYMT||810||-5|
|9.||Christina Foster||Concord, ON||SYMT||914||-2|
|10.||Elizabeth Tong||Thornhill, ON||SYMT||922||-3|