Patrick Rodgers moves to fourth on this week’s World Amateur Golf Ranking after winning his sixth college golf tournament in just over two years on the U.S. collegiate circuit.
The third-year Stanford player won the Erin Hills Intercollegiate at Erin Hills Golf Club in Hartford, Wisconsin. Rodgers returned scores of 68, 72 and 69 for a 54-hole total of 209. He won by three shots over Ryan McCormick of St John’s University to lead Stanford to the team title.
Rodgers, who played on the last two U.S. Walker Cup teams, moves up two places on the WAGR table. McCormick jumps 109 spots to 449th.
Zimbabwe’s Scott Vincent breaks into the world top 20 following victory in the Bank of Tennessee @ Blackthorn. The Virginia Tech student returned scores of 67, 68 and 68 for a 13-under-par, 54-hole total of 203. Vincent won by two shots over Thomas Birdsey of Wake Forest and University of Virginia player Denny McCarthy.
Vincent advances 14 spots this week to occupy 20th place on the WAGR table. McCarthy improves 25 places to 73rd, while Birdsey climbs 121 rankings to 276th.
Wilson McDonald breaks into the world 200 after winning the Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate. The University of Alabama at Birmingham player compiled a 54-hole total of 202, 8-under-par, for a three-shot victory over Trey Mullinax of the University of Alabama. McDonald jumps 141st places to 183rd on the WAGR table. Mullinax breaks into the top 100, advancing 43 spots to 95th.
Michael McCoy cruised to an easy 8&6 victory over Bill Williamson in the U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship over the Country Club of Birmingham’s West Course in Birmingham, Alabama. The 50-year-old from Des Moines, Iowa, moves 143 places on the WAGR table to 177th as a result.
Sweden’s Madelene Sagstrom breaks into the top 50 of the World Amateur Golf Ranking after an impressive victory in the Schooner Fall Classic at Belmar Golf Club in Norman, Oklahoma.
The Louisiana State player overcame a quality field to win her first college golf tournament. After opening with consecutive scores of 70, level par, Sagstrom returned a closing 66 for a 4-under-par total of 206 and a two shot victory over University of Kentucky player Liz Breed.
Sagstrom climbs 31 places this week to 36th on the WAGR table. Breed moves 133 spots to 263rd.
Ashlan Ramsey of the United States climbs three places inside the top 20 to 14th following victory in the Ruth’s Chris Tar Heel tournament. The first year student at Clemson University won by four shots over Jennifer Hahn of Vanderbilt University.
Ramsay moves to 14th on this week’s WAGR table as a result. Hahn becomes a world top 100 player, advancing 55 places to 77th.
Mariah Stackhouse of the United States breaks into the top 20 after winning the Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational tournament at Sahalee Country Club near Seattle, Washington. Three sub par scores of 68, 70 and 71 gave the Stanford player a 54-hole total of 209, 7-under-par, and a three-shot victory over teammate Mariko Tumangan.
Stackhouse becomes the world’s 18th best woman amateur after an improvement of 10 places. Tumangan jumps 115 spots to 238th.
France’s Mathilda Cappeliez improves her world status by 57 rankings after victory in the Internationaux de France - Trophee Cecile de Rothschild in her homeland. Cappeliez moves to 125th in the world to become the world’s fourth highest ranked French player.