With Nick Taylor, who started the year ranked 233 in the world rankings, moving from 102nd to 100th this week, there are four Canadians now in the top 100, including Adam Hadwin in 53rd, Corey Conners in 66th and Mackenzie Hughes in 97th spot this week … Taylor Pendrith started the year at 391st in the world, but courtesy of his tie for second at the Korn Ferry Tour’s San Antonio Challenge at the Canyons, climbed from 337th to 241st in the world this week … Pendrith also jumped from 26th to 12th place on this week’s regular season points list, while Adam Svensson, who tied for eighth in San Antonio, went from 47th to 37th on points list. The T8 finish was Svensson’s second top 10 of the year after opening the season with a T9 a the Bahamas Great Exuma Classic … Pendrith is just two spots short of the top 10 on the points list that will earn players in that group access to PGA Tour events at the conclusion of the 2020 Korn Ferry Tour Championship at the end of August … Registration for the Canada Life Series being held by the Mackenzie Tour begins Tuesday at noon Eastern time. For information, click here. For more on the Series, click here … Another positive sign for golf in
this year of the pandemic is that American numbers for Youth on Course, an affordable golf for kids program that has been tried in Alberta and currently being introduced in Ontario, has seen a 76 per cent increase in rounds played in the first six months this year, according to GOLF …Conners, Hadwin, Hughes and Taylor are the Canadians in the field for the Memorial this week at Muirfield Village … Who gets more attention early in the week? Bryson DeChambeau or Tiger Woods, or maybe Brooks Koepka? It should be noted that world No. 1 Rory McIlroy is also playing. Just saying … With the PGA Tour remaining at Muirfield Village this week, the Korn Ferry Tour remains in San Antonio for the TPC San Antonio Championship at the Oaks, where Michael Gligic, Pendrith, Ben Silverman and Svensson are in the field. Vancouver’s Stuart Macdonald starts the week as an alternate … Last week’s GNN Poll asked if readers think the apparent increased business in golf is a short term or long term trend? As of this writing, 57 per cent of respondents said short term, 36 per cent said long term and seven per cent said business has not increased this year … This week’s poll asks readers where do they think overall year end revenue at the golf operation where they work will compare to last year’s total, assuming there are no more disruptions to the season due to the coronavirus pandemic. As of this writing, 48 per cent of respondent said year end revenue will be between 75 and 100 per cent of last year’s total, 28 per cent said it would be between 25 and 49 per cent of 2019 revenue and 24 per cent said between 50 and 74 per cent.If you haven’t already, you can cast your vote on the GNN home page.