Jared du Toit moved past Blair Hamilton into second in the Canadian rankings, picking up 49 spots after winning the British Columbia Amateur championship by seven strokes. du Toit will join runner-up Stuart Macdonald and Kevin Kwon in representing B.C. as part of the Willingdon Cup team at the upcoming Canadian Amateur Championship.
Branson Ferrier made one of the biggest jump of the week, picking up 302 spots in the world rankings after finishing tied for ninth at the Ontario Amateur. The Barrie, Ont., golfer vaulted all the way up to No. 4 in the Canadian rankings.
Elliott Whitley’s victory at the Ontario Amateur was good for a 180 spot gain in the ranking, moving him up three spots to No. 16.
On the women’s side, Jennifer Ha moved back into the top 10 after winning the Alberta Ladies Amateur Championship. That was good for a 44 spot gain in the rankings, moving her up to No. 7 in Canada. The victory came at an opportune time for Ha, a member of Golf Canada’s national amateur squad, as she plans to try for her LPGA Tour card in the fall.
Just outside the top 10, Jacklyn Lee picked up 162 spots after finishing third at the Alberta amateur. That moved her up to No. 13 in the Canadian rankings.
Sabrine Garrison’s runner-up finish at the Alberta amateur helped the Golf Canada Development Squad member move into the top 20 in the Canadian rankings for the first time.
Top ranked Graham DeLaet finished tied for 68th at the weather-delayed British Open. That was good enough for 1.50 world ranking points, the fifth straight tournament he has scored ranking points.
Brad Fritsch’s sixth place tie at the Stonebrae Classic was good for 2.52 world ranking points. It was his second top-10 result on the Web.com Tour this year.
Former top ranked amateur Corey Conners picked up 2.40 world ranking points as a result of his third place finish at the Mackenzie Tour-PGA Tour Canada event. It was the best result in nine events since turning pro for the Golf Canada Young Pro squad member.
Another member of the Young Pro team continues to inch closer to LPGA Tour membership. Brooke Henderson finished tied for seventh at the Symetra Tour event and climbed one more spot in the world rankings to a career-best 31st. Henderson is now 39th on the Symetra Tour money list with nine events remaining. She needs to be in the top 10 to automatically earn LPGA membership next year.
The Symetra Tour event was also good for several other Canadian pros. Maude-Aimee Leblanc climbed 29 spots in the rankings, up to No. 5 in Canada, after her third place result. It’s her seventh top-10 result of the season on the developmental tour, which leaves her eighth on the money list.
Sara-Maude Juneau climbed up to No. 9 in Canada after a 33 spot gain after finishing tied for seventh. That was her second straight top-10 result of the year.
Natalie Gleadall made one of the biggest gains of the week, up 163 spots to No. 15 in Canada, after finishing tied for 10th. It was her first top 10 result of the season.
Alena Sharp, the number two ranked female in Canada, moved up 11 spots in the world rankings after finishing tied for 22nd at the LPGA event in Ohio.
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