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Augusta James made the biggest gain of the week among the Top-10, gaining 32 spots in the world rankings after finishing third at the Symetra Tour’s PHC Classic in Milwaukee. It was the fifth Top-10 of the year for James, who finds herself 12th on the money list and within striking distance of earning her LPGA Tour card for next year.

Brooke Henderson and Alena Sharp took part in the Olympic Golf Tournament with the 18-year-old finishing in a tie for seventh, maintaining her World No. 3 ranking, while Sharp finished 30th to pick up two spots in the world.

Anne-Catherine Tanguay gained seven spots in the world after finishing in a tie for 16th at the PHC Classic. It was her second straight Top-20 result and her third of the year in six events.

Other Notable Results: No. 4 Samantha Richdale tied for 11th at the Symetra Tour event, while No. 6 Sue Kim missed the cut.

WOMEN’S TOP-10

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Adam Svensson made the biggest move among the Top-10, finishing in a tie for 12th at the Web.com Tour’s  News Sentinel Open. The former Golf Canada National Team member gained 41 spots in the world rankings and moved up to No. 8 in Canada. The result was worth 1.49 world ranking points, his first points-paying finish in six events.

No. 3 Adam Hadwin maintained his world ranking, finishing tied for 33rd at the PGA Tour’s Wyndham Championship. The result was worth 1.75 world ranking points; it was the second consecutive week in which he has had a points-paying finish.

Corey Conners gained one spot to climb back into the Top-10 in the Canadian rankings after his tie for 34th at the Mackenzie Tour-PGA Tour Canada’s National Capital Open to Support Our Troops.

Outside the Top-10, Ryan Yip gained 156 spots in the world after finishing tied for eighth at the Web.com Tour’s News Sentinel Open. The result helped move him back into the Top-20, going from No. 21 to No. 17.

Adam Cornelson picked up his second Top-10 result of the season, finishing in a tie for second at the Mackenzie Tour-PGA Tour Canada National Capital Open to Support Our Troops. The 162-spot gain in the world rankings moved him up to No. 12 in Canada. It was his second best career finish, behind his win earlier this year on the Mackenzie Tour.

Other notable results: No. 5 Nick Taylor missed the cut at PGA Tour Wyndham Championship. No. 4 Brad Fritsch tied for 44th at Web.com Tour News Sentinel Open.

MEN’S TOP-10

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No major changes in the rankings of Canada’s Top-10 amateur females with Vanessa Ha making a six-spot gain over the past week.

Biggest Move: Anne Balser gained 364 spots in the world rankings after finishing runner-up at the Atlantic Golf Championship while helping the Nova Scotia Women’s Amateur Team to a second-place finish as well in the tournament.

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Garrett Rank gained eight spots in the world and moved up to No. 2 in Canada following his performance at the U.S. Amateur Championship. Rank finished tied for 41st in stroke place, along with fellow Canadians Hugo Bernard and Austin James. Rank defeated the 18th-ranked player 1-up in the opening round of match play before falling 1-up in the Round of 32 to the 50th ranked player. Bernard and James both lost their opening match play games.

Blair Hamilton, who gained one place in the world rankings, but gave up his No. 2 Canadian ranking to Rank, needed a playoff to advance to the match play portion of the event. He pulled off an opening-round upset, winning 4 and 2 over the No. 6-ranked player before losing 2-up in the Round of 32.

Joey Savoie took over the No. 7 ranking in Canada, while Alastair Tidcombe moved up to No. 8 as a result of Chris Crisologo falling two spots this week.

Biggest move: Zachary Greifenberger gained 750 spots in the world rankings after finishing in a tie for 17th at the AJGA New Era Championship. Back-to-back rounds of 1-under 71 left the Toronto golfer in a tie for first place before closing with a final round 8-over 80. The event was won by Quebec golfer Charles-David Trépanier.

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