The full-time National Hockey League referee qualified for his first U.S. Open via the Roswell, Ga., sectional. He posted 2-under 142 on Ansley Golf Club's Settindown Creek Course to share medalist honors with Tour player Michael Hebert. Rank just completed his second full season as a referee, working 73 regular-season and three postseason games, including one as an alternate linesman during the Columbus/Washington first-round series. He is a three-time Canadian Mid-Amateur champion who was the runner-up to Nathan Smith in the 2012 U.S. Mid-Amateur. Also a two-time semifinalist with partner Patrick Christovich in the U.S. Amateur Four-Ball. Tied for 77th in the 2016 RBC Canadian Open, a PGA Tour event. Teamed with current European Tour player Austin Connelly in the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto. Has overcome testicular cancer.

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