The Women

Performances of the week

Brooks becomes world number two

  • U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship runner-up Sierra Brooks moves three places on this week’s World Amateur Golf RankingTM to become the second highest ranked amateur in the world behind world number one Leona Maguire.

Harm wins German Amateur

  • Leonie Harm breaks into the world top 60 after a runaway victory in the German National Amateur Championship. 
  • Rounds of 65, 67, 68 and 73 gave Harm a 72 total of 273, 15-under-par. 
  • She won by 14 shots over Esther Henseleit. 
  • Harm moves 17 places to 59th
  • She is the world’s second highest ranked German behind world number 40 Lena Schaeffner. 
  • Henseleit rises 56 rankings to 133rd.

Sauzon takes chequered flag in Saint-Germain

  • Agathe Sauzon of France rises 37 places this week after winning the Grand Prix de Saint-Germain in her homeland. 
  • Sauzon returned scores of 73, 73 and 72 for a 218 total and a three-shot victory over Alexandra Bonetti.
  • Sauzon advances to world number 292, while Bonetti improves 15 rankings to 363rd.

Top 20 movers

  • Emma Talley of the United States is the only player to breaks into this week’s top 20. 
  • She edges up one place to 20th.

Top 50 movers

  • Taipei’s Min-Jou Chen enters the top 50 with a climb of 16 spots to 39th.

Top 100 movers

  • Four new players enter this week’s top 100. China’s Luo Ying advances 38 rankings to 79th
  • Karolina Vlckova of Czechoslovakia improves 42 places to 97th
  • American McKenzie Neisen and Celina Yuan of Australia rise two spots, Neisen to 99th while Yuan takes 100th.

Biggest ranking improvement

  • Bolivia’s Daniela Siles is the week’s biggest riser with a jump of 587 rankings to world number 2,039 after winning the 1 National Tournament Back Bolivia Youth and Pre Youth event.

The Men

Performances of the week

Yu makes history in Junior Players

  • Chun-an Yu takes a step closer to the World Amateur Golf RankingTM top 100 after making history in the Junior PLAYERS Championship presented by TaylorMade-adidas Golf. 
  • The 17-year-old Taiwanese player became the first non-American to win the tournament in its nine-year history.
  • Yu made an eight-foot birdie putt on the final hole to earn a one-shot victory over Andrew Kozan of the United States. 
  • Yu’s closing 5-under-par 67 gave him a 54-hole total of 211, also 5-under-par.
  • Yu, from Taoyuan, Taiwan, jumps 35 places on this week’s table to 104th
  • Kozan breaks into the top 300 with a move of 151 rankings to 298th.

Sigg crowned in Carmel 

  • Greyson Sigg of the United States rises 73 places to 272nd on this week’s table after emerging victorious in a sudden death play in the Carmel Cup.
  • The University of Georgia player took the title at the first extra hole after he had tied on 2-under-par 214 with Texas Tech’s Hannes Ronneblad and Matthias Scwhab (Pictured right) of Vanderbilt.
  • Swedish player Ronneblad rises 34 rankings to 162nd
  • Austrian Scwhab, a 2012 Amateur Championship finalist at Royal Troon, is the world’s 13th best amateur.

Top 50 movers

  • No one breaks into this week’s top 20, while American Benjamin Griffin enters the top 50 with a rise of five spots to 46th.

Top 100 movers

  • Three players break onto the top 100. 
  • JD Tomlinson of the United States rises 22 places to 79th
  • China’s Tianlang Guan moves 21 spots to 89th
  • England’s Marco Penge enters the top 100 with an improvement of 11 places to 97th.

Biggest ranking improvement

  • New Zealand’s Inia Logan takes that honour this week with a rise of 1,501 places to world number 3,720.
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