The Men

Performances of the week

Rahm-Rodriguez returns to number one

  • Jon Rahm-Rodriguez Spanish amateur Jon Rahm-Rodriguez returns the top of the World Amateur Golf RankingTM after an impressive victory in the Tavistock Collegiate Invitational at Isleworth Country Club in Windermere, Florida. The Arizona State student was the only player to break par in all three rounds, returning scores of 71, 70 and 69 for a 6-under-par 210. He defeated teammate Max Rottluff by two shots.
  • Rahm-Rodriguez, who won the 2015 Mark H McCormack Medal as the number one player in the World Amateur Golf Ranking™, swaps places with Maverick McNealy, who moves to world number two. Rottluff rises 15 places to 22nd.

Rozner strengthens French number one status

  • Antoine Rozner strengthens his status as France’s number one amateur with a five-shot victory in the Price's Give Em Five Invite in El Paso, Texas. The University of Missouri player opened with a 9-under-par 63 and added consecutive 67s for a 19-under-par 197. He climbs 19 spots to 28th.

McLeod reigns in Queensland

  • Jake McLeod improves his world status by 105 rankings after winning the Queensland Stroke Play & Amateur Championship. The 21-year-old defeated Shae Wools-Cobb 3&2. McLeod moves to 124th, while Wools-Cobb jumps 224 places to 481st.

Top 20 movers

  • American Kyle Jones is the only player to move into the top 20, with a rise of two places to 19th.

Top 50 movers

  • Three players move into the top 50. Kurt Kitayama of the United States improves 27 spots to 48th. Countryman Adam Ball moves 22 rankings to 49th, while Robbie van West of The Netherlands rises one place to 50th.

Biggest ranking improvement

  • Ireland’s James Sugrue jumps 1,524 rankings to world number 4,217 after winning the Jerry Murray Notre Dame Invitational.

The Women

Performances of the week

Law rises to world number five

  • Bronte LawBronte Law becomes the world’s fifth best woman amateur with a rise of two places on this week’s World Amateur Golf RankingTM. The English Curtis Cup player makes the move after winning the Stanford Intercollegiate hosted by Condoleezza Rice. The UCLA student ran out a three-shot winner after scores of 67, 70 and 68 gave her an 8-under-par total of 205.

Burnham wins Landfall to move into top 100

  • Sarah Burnham of the United States breaks into the world top 100 with victory in The Landfall Tradition. The Michigan State player returned a 5-under-par total of 211 for a one-shot win. She jumps 91 spots to 98th.

Choi rallies for Queensland win

  • Australian Robyn Choi came from three down to defeat Karis Davidson by one hole to win the Queensland Stroke Play & Amateur Championship. The 17-year-old climbs 101 places to 166th. Davidson improves 35 spots to 61st.

George looks good in Blue

  • American Avery George moves 24 rankings this week to 105th thanks to a four-shot victory in the Blue Raider Invitational. George, a student at the University of Middle Tennessee, returned a 2-over-par 218 to take the title.

Top 50 movers

  • There are no new faces in this week’s top 20, but three players break into the top 50. Katelyn Dambaugh of the United States rises 23 places to 44th. France’s Justine Dreher improves seven spots to 45th, while American.
  • Gabrielle Barker climbs 14 rankings to 50th.

Biggest ranking improvement

  • Australian Sophie Cusack takes that honour with a move of 746 places to 1,352nd after reaching the semi-final of the Queensland Stroke Play & Amateur Championship.
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