The Men

Performances of the week

Scott VincentVincent wins Players, cracks top 10

  • Scott Vincent moves inside the top 10 of the World Amateur Golf RankingTM after the biggest victory of his life. The Zimbabwean amateur won the Players Amateur after making up a six-shot deficit in the final round.
  • The University of Virginia student returned a closing 4-under-par 68 for a 72-hole total of 277, 11-under-par, to win by a shot.
  • Vincent, a three-time winner at Virginia Tech during the 2013/14 season, improves nine places this week to number seven in the world.

Zalatoris wins at Southern Hills

  • Will Zalatoris jumps over 600 places this week after wining the rain-shortened Trans-Mississippi Amateur at Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Zalatoris, who will play golf at Wake Forest University in September, returned scores of 67 and 68 for a 5-under-par total of 135 to win by a shot over Alex Franklin.
  • Zalatoris climbs 609 rankings to world number 1,179. Franklin improves 45 spots to 204th.

Hossler breaks into top 60

  • Beau Hossler won the SCGA Amateur Championship for the second year in a row and becomes a top 60 player, rising 5 rankings to 59th.

Ogiso rules in Japan

  • Takashi Ogiso won the Japan Amateur Championship to move 476 places to 585th in the world.

Gonzalez wins in Biarritz

  • Spain’s Alejandro Del Rey Gonzalez nearly matched Ogiso’s rise by winning the Grand Prix de la Biarritz Cup. Gonzalez climbs 401 rankings to world number 1,063.

Top 20 movers

  • England’s Paul Howard is the only player to break into this week’s top 20. Howard, who reached the quarterfinals of last month’s Amateur Championship, advances 11 spots to 20th.

Biggest ranking improvement

  • Adam Galliano of the United States climbs highest on this week’s ranking, moving 880 places to world number 4,195.

The Women

Performances of the week

Talley takes Smyth and top 10 spot

  • Emma Talley of the United States jumps into this week’s top 10 after winning the Smyth Salver as leading amateur in the Ricoh Women’s British Open at Royal Birkdale. k.
  • Talley finished joint 17th to pip England’s Georgia Hall by three shots to take low amateur honours. Talley, a student at the University of Alabama, climbs eight places on this week’s World Amateur Golf RankingTM to eighth in the world. Hall jumps 91 places to 33rd.

Henderson reigns in Ontario

  • Brooke Mackenzie Henderson won the Ontario Amateur Championship to solidify her status as the world’s number two amateur. The 16-year-old from Smith Falls, Ontario, compiled a 72-hole total of 272, 12-under-par, at Brampton Golf Club for a three-shot victory.

Meyssonnier triumphs in Biarittz

  • Anais Meyssonnier of France claimed the Grand Prix de la Biarritz Cup and improves 105 places to 587th.

Top 20 movers

  • China’s Simin Feng moves eleven places to become world number 20. She is the only player to break into this week’s top 20.

Top 50 movers

  • Marijosse Navarro of Mexico breaks into the top 50 with a move of seven places to 47th. American Bethany Wu improves nine spots to 48th.

Top 100 movers

  • Five players jump into this week’s top 100. American Jessica Haigwood climbs 38 places to 75th. Roberta Liti of Italy improves 17 spots to 91st. English amateur Elizabeth Mallett moves 14 positions to 92. American Justine Dreher rises 10 places to 93, while countrywoman Jennifer Coleman becomes the world’s 100th player after a rise of one place.

Biggest Ranking movement

  • Isabella Skinner of the United States jumps 603 places this week to world number 2,111.
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