The Men

Performances of the week

McCoy breaks into world top 10

  • American Lee McCoy breaks into the World Amateur Golf RankingTM top 10. 
  • Victory in the Linger Longer Invitational moves McCoy four places to eighth.
  • The University of Georgia student opened with a 7-under-par 65 and never looked back. Further scores of 70 and 67 gave him a 14-under-par total of 202, and a two-shot victory over University of Texas player Beau Hossler.
  • Hossler’s consolation is a move of one place to world number three.

Selfridge wins second college event

  • Northern Ireland’s Chris Selfridge earned his second college victory by winning the Talis Park Challenge. 
  • The final year student at Toledo University returned a 6-under-par total of 207 for a one-shot victory. 
  • He climbs 39 rankings to 135th.

Stringfellow dances to victory

  • American Daniel Stringfellow rises 124 places this week to 252nd by winning the Schenkel Invitational. 
  • The Auburn University player compiled a 12-under-par total of 204 for a one-shot victory over 2012 Amateur Championship runner-up Matthias Schwab. 
  • The Austrian, who plays for Vanderbilt University, climbs 1,634 places to world number 2,199.

Top 50 movers

  • There are no new faces in the top 20, while American Corey Pereira is the only player to join the top 50 with a move of three rankings to 50th.

Top 100 movers

  • Three players break into the top 100. Australia’s Antonio Murdaca climbs 29 places to 79th by winning the South Australia Amateur Classic. Spain’s Ivan Cantero Gutierrez won the Campeonato de Canarias to rise 19 spots to 85th
  • American Jimmy Beck edges into the top 100 with a two-spot improvement to 99th.

Biggest ranking improvement

  • Raul Pereda De La Huerta of Mexico is the week’s most improved player with a jump of 2,450 rankings to world number 749. 

The Women

Performances of the week

MacLaren wins sixth college event

  • England’s Meghan MacLaren has certainly taken to college life. She’s just notched up her sixth college victory by winning the Mountain View Collegiate.
  • The second year student at Florida International University in Miami has now won three times this season to go with three victories last year.
  • Rounds of 69, 69 and 71 gave MacLaren a 7-under-par total of 209 and a one-shot victory. 
  • The Wellinborough, England native jumps seven places on this week’s World Amateur Golf RankingTM to 47th.

Chung rides season’s best to victory

  • Karen Chung of the United States posted her best 54-hole total of the season to win the Arizona Wildcat Invitational. 
  • Scores of 67, 68 and 70 gave the University of Southern California player an 11-under-par 205 total and a one-shot victory. 
  • It’s her second win in two seasons of college golf, and helps her climb 26 rankings to 49th

White’s three birdie finish sets record

  • American Alex White birdied three of the last four holes to win the BYU at Entrada Classic. 
  • The Brigham Young University student posted a closing 68 to go with earlier scores of 68 and 73. 
  • Her 11-under-par total of 208 gave her a two-shot win and set a new tournament record for low 54-hole score. 
  • She rises 298 places on this week’s ranking to 221st.

Top 20 movers

  • Italy’s Virginia Elena Carta is the only player to break into this week’s top 20. She advances three spots to 18th.

Top 50 movers

  • American Lindsey Weaver joins MacLaren and Chung in the top 50 with a move of 19 spots to 43rd.

Biggest ranking improvement

  • Taipei’s Szu-Hsuan Huang is this week’s most improved player with a jump of 1,561 rankings to world number 1,311.
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