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MEN’S AMATEUR TOP 10

Hugo Bernard was one of three players in the Top-10 to make a positive gain in this week’s world rankings. The Quebec golfer will finish the year as the only other Canadian amateur ranked inside the Top-10. The Golf Canada National Squad member solidified his standing with a number of top 10 performances this past year, including medalist honours at the Palm Beach County Four Ball. He also recorded his third straight top-5 result at the Canadian Men’s Amateur Championship, finishing in a tie for fourth. A tie for third at the Murat Cup, tie for ninth at the Terra Cotta Invitational and a tie for seventh at the South American Amateur also highlight his resume in 2017.

One significant change outside the Top-10. Steven Diack climbs five places to move into the the top 20, replacing Golf Canada Development Squad member Johnny Travale.

Former Golf Canada National Team member Stuart MacDonald will be among the Canadians attempting to improve his playing status on the Web.com Tour at this week’s qualifying school. He’s already assured a tour card for making it to the Final Stage and if he can finish in the top 45, he’s assured of a healthy number of starts through the first part of the 2018 season to try and further improve his standing.

HOMETOWN SCHOOL WR + / –
1. Garrett Rank Elmira, ON 76
2. Hugo Bernard Mont St-Hilaire, QC Univ. of Montreal 89
3. Joey Savoie La Prairie, QC 177 +1
4. Josh Whalen Napanee, ON Kent State 221 -1
5. Chris Crisologo Richmond, B.C. Simon Fraser Univ. 337 -1
6. Charles Corner Cayuga, ON UTEP 390 -1
7. Emmett Oh Calgary, AB 414 +2
8. Lawren Rowe Victoria, BC Univ. of Victoria 422 +2
9. Matt Williams Calgary, AB Houston 442 -1
10. Blair Bursey Gander, NFLD Utah Valley 458 -1

Complete World Amateur Golf Rankings can be found here.


WOMEN’S AMATEUR TOP 10

Maddie Szeryk maintained her top 30 standing in the world rankings and will finish as the top ranked amateur in Canada. The dual-citizen currently sits at No. 29 in the world, up three places from where she ended the year in 2016. The four-year Golf Canada National Squad member boasts 10 Top-10 results in 2017 including titles at the B.C. Women’s Amateur Championship, Women’s Western Golf Association and medallist honours at the Dr. Donnis Invitational. She also has runner-up finishes in three other NCAA events. In fact, the senior at Texas A&M has finished in the Top 10 in all five collegiate tournaments she has played this season, and has Top 5 results in four of those tournaments.

HOMETOWN SCHOOL WR + / –
1. Maddie Szeryk Allen, TX Texas A&M 29
2. Jaclyn Lee Calgary, AB Ohio State 128 +2
3. Naomi Ko Victoria, BC NC State 149
4. Vanessa Ha Montreal, QC San Francisco 275 +5
5. Grace St-Germain Ottawa Daytona St. 333 +1
6. Jessica Ip Richmond Hill, ON Iowa 412 +3
7. Jisoo Keel Coquitlam, BC Stanford 444 -26
8. Monet Chun Richmond Hill, ON (Team Canada) 453
9. Michelle Kim Surrey, BC Idaho 455
10. Celeste Dao Notre-Dame, QC (Team Canada) 476

Complete World Amateur Golf Rankings can be found here.


MEN’S TOP 10

No notable changes in the Top 10 but this week is notable for what happened outside that list.

Sunil Richard Jung Bell makes his debut in not only the Canadian rankings but the official world rankings after finishing in a tie for seventh at the Asian Tour’s KG S&H City Asian Golf Championship. That was good for a 696 place jump in the world rankings, putting him inside the top 20 in Canada at No. 19. The 2.38 world rankings points earned were the first of Jung’s career in just his third career professional tour start – the previous two coming on the European Challenge Tour.

Mike Weir re-enters the Canadian rankings, picking up 603 spots  after finishing in a tie for 15th at the Australian PGA Championship. The result was worth 1.96 world ranking points, his first points-paying finish since 2014. If you’re keeping count, that’s a stretch of 38 tournaments. Since 2011, Weir has missed 71 cuts through various injuries and poor form. The Australian event marked the second weekend cut he has made in his last three tournaments and third in his last six starts. After finishing 2016 outside the world rankings, the 2003 Masters champion now finds himself up to No. 23 in the Canadian table.

HOMETOWN TOUR WR + / –
1. Adam Hadwin Abbotsford, BC PGA 57 -1
2. Graham DeLaet Weyburn, SK PGA 115 -1
3. Mackenzie Hughes Dundas, ON PGA 142 -3
4. Nick Taylor Abbotsford, BC PGA 194 -1
5. Austin Connelly Irving, TX EUR 213 -2
6. Benjamin Silverman Thornhill, ON PGA 243 -3
7. David Hearn Brantford, ON PGA 291 -5
8. Richard T Lee Toronto, ON ASIA 467
9. Roger Sloan Merritt, BC WEB 528 -7
10. Corey Conners Listowel, ON PGA 665 -9

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WOMEN’S TOP 10

Both Maude-Aimée LeBlanc and Brittany Marchand have earned LPGA Tour status for 2018. Both LeBlanc and Marchand finished in a tie for 32nd at the final stage of Qualifying School, giving them conditional status for next season.

They will join LPGA Tour regulars next year Brooke Henderson, Alena Sharp and Anne-Catherine Tanguay, who graduated after finishing eighth on the Symetra Tour money list this past year.

HOMETOWN TOUR WR + / –
1. Brooke Henderson Smiths Falls, ON LPGA 13
2. Alena Sharp Hamilton, ON LPGA 101
3. Maude-Aimee Leblanc Sherbrooke, QC LPGA 264 -1
4. Anne-Catherine Tanguay Quebec City, QC LPGA 363 +1
5. Brittany Marchand Orangeville, ON LPGA 397
6. Augusta James Bath, ON SYMT 461
7. Samantha Richdale Kelowna, BC SYMT 585 -5
8. Jennifer Ha Calgary, AB SYMT 713 -2
9. Jessica Wallace Langley, BC 722 -5
10. Elizabeth Tong Thornhill, ON SYMT 777 -1

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