The Women

Performances of the week

Law wins third college tournament

  • English Curtis Cup player Bronte Law earned her third college golf win when she recorded a two-shot victory in the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge.
  • Scores of 68, 69 and 71 for a 5-under-par total of 208 gave the UCLA student a two-shot victory over English teammate Hayley Davis.
  • Law rises nine places to 11th on the World Amateur Golf RankingTM to strengthen her status as the world’s highest ranked English player. Baylor University player Davis, the number two ranked English player, improves one spot to 27th.

Fabrizio takes Seminole title in playoff

  • A birdie at the second playoff hole gave Italy’s Bianca Fabrizio victory in the Seminole Match Up, her first college golf win. The Texas A&M player holed a 30-foot putt to defeat Taylor Totland of Furman University after the pair tied on 2-under-par totals of 214.
  • Fabrizio climbs 175 rankings to 277th. Totland rises 24 places to 56th.

Top 20 movers

  • Mexico’s Marijosse Navarro improves five rankings to 17th after finishing third in the Seminole Match Up behind teammate Fabrizio.

Top 50 movers

  • Americans Jennifer Hahn and Lauren Diaz-Yi join the world top 50 after sharing victory in the UCF Challenge. They returned matching scores of 207, 9-under-par. Vanderbilt University student Hahn climbs 22 rankings to 35th. Diaz-Yi of the University of Virginia improves 16 places to 45th.

Top 100 movers

  • Janie Jackson of the United States rises 46 spots to 84th. Compatriot Monica Vaughn advances 14 rankings to 94th. Sweden’s Frida Gustafsson-Spang moves 16 places to 97th.

Biggest ranking improvement

  • American Alexandra Hershberger takes that honour this week with a rise of 626 rankings to world number 1,817.

The Men

Performances of the week

Correa earns first college win

  • Chilean golfer Claudio Correa breaks into the top 70 of the World Amateur Golf RankingTM following his first victory in college golf. The Santiago resident won the SunTrust Gator Invitational.
  • Correa, in his first year at the University of South Florida, recorded a hole in one in his opening 65. He went on to post scores of 73 and 67 for a 54-hole total of 205, 5-under-par, for a two-shot victory. He climbs 58 places to world number 67.

Jones rebounds with win

  • American Kyle Jones made up for the disappointment of losing a playoff for the Jones Cup by winning the UTSA – Oak Hills Invitational.
  • Jones led Baylor University to the team win with scores of 71, 67 and 67 for an 8-under-par 205 total. He rises two places to world number 24.

Ferraris follows in Paratore’s footsteps

  • Italian Paolo Ferraris climbs 97 rankings to 135th after winning the Portuguese International Amateur Championship. The 22-year-old posted a closing 68 for an 11-under-par score of 205 and a two-shot victory.
  • Ferraris follows in the footsteps of 2014 winner Renato Paratore.

Top 20 movers

  • Oliver Schniederjans (pictured right) remains at the top of the rankings
  • American Hunter Stewart is the only player to break into the top 20 with a rise of three places to 19th.

Top 100 movers

  • There are no new faces in the top 50. American Taylor Moore joins Correa in the top 100 with a rise of 21 places to 21st. Guido Migliozzi of Italy climbs six places to 97th. American Will Murphy improves four spots to 98th, while Australian Troy Moses advances three rankings to 100th.

Biggest ranking improvement

  • Nepal’s Arun Tamang is the most improved player with a rise of 1,634 places to 3,922nd after winning the Surya Nepal Challenge.
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