The Men

Performances of the week

Rahm-Rodriguez solidifies number one status

  • Jon Rahm-Rodriguez solidified his status as the number one player on the World Amateur Golf Ranking™ with victory in the NCAA San Diego Regional Championship. The Arizona State student proved his class with a two-shot victory.
  • Scores of 73, 64 and 69 gave the Spaniard a 54-hole total of 206, 10-under-par, for his seventh college victory.

McNealy becomes world number two

  • Maverick McNealy (pictured) of the United States climbs to world number two thanks to winning the NCAA Chapel Hill Regional. McNealy, a Stanford University student, won by two shots after compiling a 9-under-par 207. He swaps places with Swede Marcus Kinhult, with Kinhult moving to number three.

Win takes Pan to fourth

  • Taipei’s Chen-tsung Pan rises six places to world number four. The University of Washington player won the NCAA Bremerton Regional by four shots.

Campbell becomes world number 11

  • American Brian Campbell moves up one place to 11th with victory in the NCAA Noblesville Regional.

Hamilton and Sordet share Lubbock title

  • Canada’s Blair Hamilton of the University of Houston and Frenchman Clement Sordet, a Texas Tech player, shared victory in the NCAA Lubbock Regional. Sordet improves 14 rankings to 28th. Hamilton rises 41 places to 93rd.

Top 20 movers

  • American Denny McCarthy and Lucas Herbert of Australia break into this week’s top 20. McCarthy rises five spots to 17th, while Herbert advances one place to 20th.

Top 50 movers

  • Brazilian Andre Tourinho and Jordan Niebrugge of the United States breach the top 50. Tourinho moves two spots to 49th, while Niebrugge improves 10 rankings to 50th.

Biggest ranking improvement

  • American Kelly Scharmann is this week’s most improved player with a jump of 1,714 rankings to world number 3,266.

The Women

Performances of the week

Lunackova closes in on top 100

  • Marie Lunackova of Czechoslovakia is the highest ranked player to make a significant move on this week’s World Amateur Golf Ranking™. Lunackova rises 16 places to 116th with victory in the Czech Amateur Tour 2.

Roussin-Bouchard rises 74 places

  • Pauline Roussin-Bouchard of Frances improves 74 rankings this week courtesy of victory in the Coupe Didier Illouz in her homeland. Roussin-Bouchard climbs to world number 408.

Migliaccio wins Scott Robertson Memorial

  • American Emilia Migliaccio returned a closing 66 to win the Scott Robertson Memorial and jump 227 places to 571st on this week’s ranking. Migliaccio, from Cary, North Carolina, joins a prestigious list of former winners that includes Paula Creamer, Jessica Korda and former amateur world number one Brooke Mackenzie Henderson.

Moore becomes NCAA Division II champion

  • American Brenna Moore closed out her college golf career at the Midwestern State by winning the NCAA II Women’s Championship. Moore’s 2-over-par 297 total gave here a two-shot victory. She jumps 554 rankings this week to world number 1,251.

Top 100 movers

  • There are no new faces in either the top 20 or 50 this week. Two new players enter the top 100. Karen Chung of the United States rises two places to 99th, while France’s Marion Veysseyre also improves two places to 100th.

Biggest ranking improvement

  • Canada’s Sophie Kitchen takes that honour this week with a jump of 596 rankings to world number 2,073.
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