Quebec’s Hugo Bernard is the lone returning member to this year’s Amateur Squad. The 22-year-old’s season was highlighted by his third-straight top-5 finish at the Canadian Men’s Amateur championship, which he won in 2016. The Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Que., product also recorded top-10 finishes at Terra Cotta Invitational and South American Amateur. In 2016, Bernard captured the Canadian Men’s Amateur Championship, an event in which he finished runner-up the year prior. He also notched six top-5 finishes in eight events for the Saint Leo Lions, including medalist honours at the NCAA Division II Championship. His efforts at Saint Leo earned him Freshman of the Year honours to go with being named as a first-team All-American. Bernard was also one of three to compete for Canada at the World Amateur in 2016. He boasts victories earlier in his amateur career at the Quebec Men’s Amateur in 2013 as well as the 2012 Quebec Junior Boys Championship.