The Men

Performance of the week

Dominguez earns Masters place

  • Chilean Matias Dominguez became the inaugural winner of the Latin America Amateur Championship to earn an invitation to the Masters.
  • The Texas Tech student compiled rounds of 72, 65, 69 and 71 for an 11-under-par total of 277. He won by a shot over Alejandro Tosti of Argentina.
  • Twenty-two-year old Dominguez began the tournament ranked 412th on the World Amateur Golf RankingTM. He jumps 205 places to 207th this week. Tosti rises 11 rankings to 53rd.

Conners wins Lake Macquarie

  • Canada’s Corey Conners didn’t mind being the only Canadian in Australia’s prestigious Lake Macquarie International Championship. The 23-year-old didn’t need company when he stood atop the podium after winning the tournament.
  • The Listowel, Ontario player opened with a 67 to share the lead. He added three further 68s for a 17-under-par 271 to win by four shots over American Andrew McCain.
  • Conners climbs eight rankings this week to 11th. McCain soars 845 places to world number 382.

Guan makes Abu Dhabi cut

  • China’s Tianlang Guan made the cut in the European Tour’s Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship. The 16-year-old finished 70th. World number one Oliver Schniederjans missed the cut.

Top 50 movers

  • There are no new names in the top 20. Australian Jarryd Felton is the only new player in the top 50, with a rise of one spot to 50th.

Top 100 movers

  • Three Americans and an Italian join the top 100. Taylor Moore moves four places to 97th. Michael Gellerman climbs four spots to 98th. Scott Wolfes also improves four spots to 100th. Guido Migliozzi spoils the American party, rising five places to 99th.

Biggest ranking improvement

  • Paraguay’s Dorian Delmas jumps 1,678 rankings to world number 3,827 after finishing 31st in the Latin American Amateur.

The Women

Performance of the Week

Brooks denies Korda to win Sally

  • Sierra Brooks won the South Atlantic Amateur Championship (the Sally) by four shots, but her route to victory wasn’t as easy it sounds. The 16-year-old from Sorrento, Florida began the final day with a nine-shot lead only to see recent Harder Hall winner Nelly Korda take a run at her.  
  • Brooks returned her worst score of the four rounds in the final round, a 74. Korda, also 16, tried to take full advantage. She returned a closing 69 to put pressure on Brooks.
  • Brooks moves 95 places on this week’s World Amateur Golf RankingTM to 107th as a result. Korda breaks inside the world top 35 with a jump of 103 rankings to 34th.

Australia wins Astor Trophy

  • An Australian team featuring Shelly Shin, Hannah Green, Becky Kay, Jenny Lee and Gennai Goodwin won the Astor Trophy. World number 14 Shin won five points out of eight, while Green went half a point better, winning five and a half. Great Britain & Ireland finished second.

Law voted MVP

  • Curtis Cup player Bronte Law was voted the Astor Trophy’s most valuable player. She recorded six and a half points out of eight in helping GB&I finish second.

Top 20 movers

  • Lauren Kim of the United States is the only player to break into this week’s top 20. She moves up one place to 20th.

Top 50 movers

  • France’s Mathilda Cappeliez joins Korda in the top 50 with a rise of one ranking to 50th.

Biggest ranking improvement

  • Argentinean Agustina Zeballos won the Copa de Oro tournament in her homeland and makes the biggest jump on this week’s ranking as a result. She climbs 438 places to world number 1,564.
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