The Men

Performances of the week

Pan ties record with sixth win

  • Taipei’s Cheng-tsung Pan climbs five places to fifth on this week’s World Amateur Golf RankingTM by earning his sixth win in college golf. 
  • The University of Washington player won the Querencia Cabo Collegiate, his third win of the season, to tie Chris Williams for most wins by a University of Washington player.

Season’s best takes Detry into top 40

  • Belgium’s Thomas Detry breaks into this week’s top 40 by posting his best result of the college season. 
  • The University of Illinois player was the only player to record three sub 70 scores in winning the 30th Annual Louisiana Classics. Scores of 68, 69 and 66 gave Detry a 13-under-par total of 303 and a six-shot victory. 
  • He moves 17 rankings this week to 36th.

Wise tops Desert Mountain

  • American Aaron Wise climbs 42 spots to 54th after winning the Desert Mountain Intercollegiate. 
  • The University of Oregon player won by three shots with a 9-under-par total of 207.

Young continues Scottish streak in South Africa

  • Daniel Young became the third Scottish player in the last five years to win the South African Amateur Championship. 
  • Young took the title in style, recording an emphatic 8&6 win over South African Jovan Rebula. Young rises 108 places to 148th, while Rebula moves 36 spots to 208th.

Top 20 movers

  • Lucas Herbert of Australia rises 10 places to 17th, while American Hunter Stewart improves two rankings to 19th.

Top 50 movers

  • Australia’s Cameron Davis joins Detry in the top 50 by moving one spot to 50th.

Biggest ranking improvement

  • Sweden’s William Eriksson is this week’s most improved player with a jump of 919 places to world number 4,477.

The Women

Performances of the week

Chan survives Hurricane

  • Hong Kong’s Tiffany Chan was the only player to break par in the Hurricane Invitational to take the title by two shots. 
  • The Daytona State University player compiled a 1-under-par 212 to win by two shots over four players. Chan rises seven rankings to 12th on the World Amateur Golf RankingTM.

Lee rides Wave to victory

  • Erynne Lee (pictured right) ran out a five-shot winner in the Bruin Wave Invitational. 
  • The UCLA student was the only player to match the 54-hole par of 216. She breaks into the world top 30, rising 26 places to 29th.

Gidali grinds out SunTrust Gator win

  • France’s Manon Gidali climbs 31 places to 55th after grinding out a win in the SunTrust Gator Invitational. 
  • Gidali finished with a 5-over-par 215 but still won by a shot. She rises 31 rankings to 55th.

Leona Maguire earns first college win

  • Northern Ireland’s Leona Maguire earned her first college title by defeating Sweden’s Madelene Sagstrom at the first extra hole of the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate. 
  • The Curtis Cup player, a student at Duke University, climbs 305 rankings to 83rd as a result.

Top 20 movers

  • Sagstrom solidifies her status as the world’s second best Swedish amateur behind world number four Linnea Strom with a rise of 10 places to 15th
  • Lori Beth Adams of the United States joins Sagstrom in the top 20 with a move of two spots to 20th.

Top 50 movers

  • South Korea’s Sandy Choi and Celia Barquin Arozamena of Spain join Lee in the world top 50. 
  • Choi climbs eight spots to 45th, while Arozamena improves five places to 47th.

Biggest ranking improvement

  • Thailand’s Chayanid Prapassarangkul makes this week’s biggest move with a jump of 630 rankings to world number 1,621.
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