Performances of the week

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The Women

Performances of the week

Kupcho begins college season in style

  • Jennifer Kupcho got her junior year at Wake Forest off to a flying start by winning the first event of the 2017/18 college season in dramatic style. The Colorado native finished low individual in the Ocean Forest Invitational at Kiawah Island by seven shots.
  • Kupcho earned her fourth college with scores of 69, 68 and 70 for a 12-under-par 207 total. She strengthens her status as the number three ranked player on the World Amateur Golf RankingTM.

Grant conquers Britain

  • Sweden’s Linn Grant rises 29 places this week after winning Ladies' British Open Amateur Stroke Play Championship. Grant took the title by three shots at North Berwick after returning a four-under-par 288 total. She moves inside the top 90 to 86th.

Fuenfstueck strengthens German number one status

  • Laura Fuenfstueck strengthens her status as the number one German player by winning the German National Amateur Championship. Fuenfstueck is the world’s 65th best player.

Noh eases to third AJGA title

  • Yealimi Noh of the United States climbs 64 places to 279th after winning the AJGA Girls Championship, her third American Junior Golf Association victory. Noh’s 209 total after scores of 72, 69 and 68 at Furman Golf Club in Greenville, South Carolina, gave her a four-shot victory.

Top 50 movers

  • Azelia Meichtry of Switzerland is the only new top 50 player with a rise of one place to 50th. There are no new top 20 players.

Biggest ranking improvement

  • England’s Hannah Screen is the most improved player with a rise of 601 rankings to world number 238 after finishing second in the Ladies' British Open Amateur Stroke Play Championship

The Men

Performances of the week

Tosti takes Carpet Capital to move into top 10

Alejandro Tosti

  • Argentina’s Alejandro Tosti kicked off his final year at the University of Florida by winning the Carpet Capital Collegiate at the Farm Golf Club in Rocky Face, Georgia. The diminutive but powerful Argentinian moves into the top 10 of the World Amateur Golf RankingTM with a three-ranking rise to 10th.
  • Tosti, who reached the quarterfinals of this year’s Amateur Championship at Royal St George’s, compiled scores of 66, 68 and 71 for an 11-under-par 205 total to run out a two-shot winner over Clemson’s Bryson Nimmer, who jumps 25 places to 116th on this week’s WAGR table.

Flavin flies at Wolf Run

  • Patrick Flavin of the United States rises 40 places this week to 133rd after winning the Wolf Run Intercollegiate. Flavin defeated Miami University teammate Brian Ohr by a shot after returning a two-under-par 211 total. Ohr soars 172 rankings to 547th as a consolation for finishing second.

Top 20 movers

  • Kristoffer Reitan of Norway and Sweden’s Oliver Gillberg move into this week’s top 20 with identical seven-ranking rises to 18th and 19th respectively.

Top 50 movers

  • Scotland’s Craig Howie and Great Britain & Ireland Walker Cup player Paul McBride move into the top 50. Howie rises seven spots to 44th, while McBride makes a five-ranking improvement to 48th.

    Biggest ranking improvement

    • John Murdock IV takes that award this week. The American jumps 1,511 rankings to world number 3,247 after winning the Gene Miranda Falcon Invite.