WINNERS & LEADING AMATEURS
Louie Bishop (Callaway Invitation), Keegan Bradley (Treasure Coast), David D’Agostino (Panther Invite), Rhys Davies (Seminole Intercollegiate), Louis de Jager (South African Amateur), Leroux Ferreira* (Ronnie Black Collegiate), Rory Hie (USC Invitational), Erick Justesen* (PNLU Invitational), Chris Killmer* (WA Nat Winter), Matt Kleinrock* (Braveheart Classic), Lucas Lee (Southern Highlands), K C Lim (Pepsi Crawford-Wade), Alvaro Ortiz (Costa Rica National), Scott Stallings (Grover Page Classic), Jarin Todd* (SoCal Intercollegiate), Mike Van Sickle (Mission Inn Collegiate) & Gary Woodland (Louisiana Classics)
*New WAGRanked Player
MOVERS AND SHAKERS
This is the fifth consecutive week that Jamie Moul (England) has held the R&A WAGR No 1 spot and Jamie Lovemark (USA) climbs 10 places to reach the giddy heights of the R&A WAGR Top Five at No 4.
Two Swedish golfers feature in the WAGR Top 20 with Niklas Lemke re-entering at No 15 and Johan Carlsson cracking it by moving from No 21 to 20.
Again this week, there are three entrants to the WAGR Top 50. New South African Stroke Play and Match Play Champion, Louis de Jager is in at No 24, up 46 places, Hudson Swafford (USA) is up 20 to No 46, and there is another re-entry in Martin Ureta (Chile), up 4 to No 50.
As a result of the spring collegiate season being in full flow, there is another stampede of American golfers into the WAGR Top 100. Seven Americans enter the echelons of the elite, Brian Locke, up 112 places to 66, Philip Pettitt, up 43 to 86, Rory Hie, up 37 to 91, Brendan Gielow, up 44 to 93, Lucas Lee, who, by dint of his Southern Highlands Collegiate win, becomes exempt into The (British) Amateur, is up 175 places to WAGRanking 94, 2007 US Amateur runner-up, John Kelly, up 72 to 98, and Toby Ragland, up 3 to No 99.
In addition to Steve Williams (South Africa), who climbs 15 places to be WAGRanked 141, there are four more USA golfers entering the WAGR Top 150. They are Phillip Mollica, who rises 77 places to R&A WAGR No 107, Aaron Goldberg, up 42 to 122, Andy Winings, up 25 to 139, and Patton Kizzire, up 13 to 146.
Simon Ngigi (Kenya) was the only amateur to make the cut in the Tusker Kenya Open on the Challenge Tour.
COUNTRY BREAKDOWN OF THE TOP 200 PLAYERS ON WAGR WEEK 2007/11
USA (84 players this week / 82 players last week)
Australia (17/18) & Scotland (17/17)
South Africa (14/15)
New Zealand & Sweden (6/6)
Ireland & Spain (4/4)
Canada, Chile, Germany (2/2) & Norway (2/1)
Argentina & Korea (1/2), Denmark, Japan, Netherlands, Philippines, Portugal, Singapore, Thailand & Venezuela (1/1)