Patrick Cantlay held the top spot in the World Amateur Golf Rankings for 55 weeks, relinquishing the position with his decision to turn pro. Cantlay was the low amateur in the U.S. Open at Congressional in 2011. (Ryan M.L. Young/The Washington Times)

Patrick Cantlay held the top spot in the World Amateur Golf Rankings for 55 weeks, relinquishing the position with his decision to turn pro. Cantlay was the low amateur in the U.S. Open at Congressional in 2011. (Ryan M.L. Young/The Washington Times)