The Men

Performances of the week

Robby SheltonShelton makes it two in a row

  • United States Walker Cup player Robby Shelton won his second tournament in as many weeks with victory in the Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate. The University of Alabama student, who won the Dick's Sporting Goods Collegiate Cup last week, was the only player in the field to break 200 for 54 holes. He recorded an 11-under-par 199 with scores of 66, 64 and 69 for a one-stroke victory over University of Auburn player Michael Johnson. Shelton moves one place on the World Amateur Golf RankingTM to fifth, while Johnson rises 19 spots to 43.

Hossler laps field in Nike Collegiate

  • Beau Hossler moves to world number seven this week, a rise of four rankings, after cruising to victory in the Nike Collegiate Invitational. The University of Texas, who represented the U.S. in the recent Walker Cup, posted scores of 68, 65 and closed with an 8-under-par 64 for an 18-under-par 197 and a six-shot victory.

Meronk earns fourth college win

  • Adrian Meronk solidified his status as Poland’s highest ranked amateur with victory in the Bank of Tennessee @ Blackthorn tournament. The East Tennessee State player won by a stroke with a 7-under-par total of 209. Meronk’s fourth career college keeps him at world number 57.

Top 20 movers

  • Derek Bard is the only player to break into this week’s top 20 with a rise of one place to 20th.

Top 50 movers

  • American Carter Jenkins and Lauri Ruuska of Finland join Michael Johnson in the top 50. Jenkins moves 6 places to 45th, while Ruuska rises 20 rankings to 48th.

Biggest ranking improvement

  • Luis Andres Navarrete Duran of Mexico takes that honour with a jump of 1,533 rankings to world number 2,335.

The Women

Performances of the week

Maguire proves her class

  • Leona Maguire proved once again why she’s the number on player on the World Amateur Golf RankingTM by overcoming a strong field to win the Ruth's Chris Tar Heel Invite. The Northern Irish amateur earned her fifth victory in college golf for Duke University with a 4-under-par total of 212 after scores of 69, 72 and 71. She won by a shot over Michigan State’s Sarah Burnham to strengthen her hold on the number one position. Burnham improves 109 spots to 195th.

Tardy earns record win

  • Bailey Tardy of the United States rises to world number 12 this week from her previous position of 21st after a record victory in the Windy City Collegiate Championship. The University of Georgia player set a tournament record of 12-under-par after scores of 70, 67 and 67. She won by five shots.

Barker and Finn declared joint winners

  • American Gabrielle Barker and Michaela Finn of Sweden shared the spoils in the Jim West Challenge after returning matching totals of 5-under-par 211. Texas Tech player Barker moves from 150th to 63rd, while Finn jumps from world number 1,688 to 1,129th.

Top 50 movers

  • There are no new top 20 players this week, while American Lauren Stephenson is the only player to move into the top 50. She rises 29 places to 28th after finishing joint first in the Yale Women's Intercollegiate.

Biggest ranking improvement

  • Sweden’s Michaela Finn is the week’s most improved player with her 559-place rise for finishing equal first in the Jim West Challenge.
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