WINNERS & LEADING AMATEURS
Mu Hu (Dixie Amateur) & Major Manning (New Year’s Invitational)
MOVERS AND SHAKERS
Richie Ramsay (Scotland) retains the WAGR No 1 spot for a 21st week.
Jason Palmer (England) climbs 2 places to enter the Top 20 at No 19 and Niklas Lemke (Sweden) also climbs 2 places to No 20.
Four high WAGRanked South African players have signed professional forms as a result of their performance in the Sunshine Tour Final Qualifying and have been deleted from the current WAGR. As a result, one Scot, Paul O’Hara, who is now at No 45, and three Americans, Daniel Summerhays, Kevin Chappell and Colt Knost at 46, 47 and 48, have moved up 6 places into the Top 50 in Week 2007/02. Zack Miller (USA) and Jarred Texter (USA) have moved up 7 places to Nos 49 and 50 respectively.
Into the lower reaches of the R&A WAGR TOP 100, all rising 8 places, come Niall Turner (Ireland), Jacques Blaaux (South Africa), Dale Marmion (England), Jorge Campillo (Spain), two Scots, Jonathan King and Scott Henry, and two Americans, Trent Leon and Daniel Im.
By climbing seven places, four Americans, Martin Piller, Aaron Goldberg, Matt Harmon and Erik Olson, Alexandre Kaleka (France), Andrew Green (New Zealand) and Rudi Bezuidenhout (Australia) creep into the WAGR Top 150.
JBE Kruger (South Africa) lead the amateurs in the above mentioned Sunshine Tour Qualifying School Final Stage.
COUNTRY BREAKDOWN OF THE TOP 200 PLAYERS ON WAGR WEEK 2007/02
USA (76 players this week / 73 players in Week 200701)
South Africa (15/23)
France (5/4), New Zealand & Sweden (5/5)
Ireland & Spain (4/4)
Canada & Germany (2/2)
Argentina, Chile, Denmark, India, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Norway, Philippines, Portugal, Singapore, Switzerland, Thailand, Venezuela (1/1)