The Women

Performances of the week

Torres battles to Alamo win

  • A five-shot victory in the Alamo Invitational helps Maria Torres rise 125 places on this week’s World Amateur Golf RankingTM. The University of Florida student was the only player in the field to break par for all three rounds over Briggs Ranch Golf Course in San Antonio, Texas. Scores of 71, 70 and 69 gave the Puerto Rico native a 210 total. Torres’s first win in college golf takes her world ranking to 175th.

Newell hits Las Vegas jackpot

  • American Anna Newell moves into the world top 50 after winning the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown. The University of Tennessee student won by two shots thanks to a 54-hole total of 198, 18-under-par. She was the only player in the field to break 200. She rises 21 places to 43rd. Kassidy Teare of Long Beach State University finished second and improves her world status by 62 spots to 122nd.

Kawinpakorn wins Palmetto

  • Yupaporn Kawinpakorn of Thailand advances three rankings this week to world number 33 after winning the Palmetto Intercollegiate. The University of Kansas player was the only person in the field to break par for 54 holes, returning a 3-under 213 with scores of 70, 73 and 70. She won by three shots from Laura Fuenfstueck of the College of Charleston, who breaks into the top 80 with a move of 32 places to 78th.

Top 50 movers

  • Leona Maguire (pictured) remains the number one golfer on this week’s World Amateur Golf RankingTM
  • There are no new top 20 players this week, while Anna Newell is the only player to breach the top 50 with her Las Vegas victory.

    Biggest ranking improvement

    • American Megan Woods makes the biggest move of the week with a 468-ranking rise to world number 1,978 after a 23rd place finish in the Palmetto Intercollegiate.

    The Men

    Performances of the week

    Eoff to a fast start

    • Austin Eoff dramatically improves his World Amateur Golf RankingTM status thanks to an impressive win in the Bridgestone Golf Collegiate at the Grandover Resort & Conference Center in Greensboro, North Carolina. An opening 8-under-par 64 propelled the Purdue University player to a first round lead he never relinquished. Further scores of 67 and 72 gave the third-year student a 13-under-par 203 and a two-shot victory. Eoff rises 69 places to 111th as a result.

    Rosenmueller shoots down Quail

    • Germany’s Thomas Rosenmueller is on the verge of a place in the top 100 after finishing first in the Quail Valley Collegiate Invitational. The University of North Texas player took the title, his first college victory, by two shots thanks to a second round 9-under-par 63. Rounds of 70 and 71 sandwiched that score to help the first year student to a 12-under-par 204. He jumps 75 places to 101st.

    Tosti and Mijares share Homewood

    • Alejandro Tosti of Argentina and Spain’s Elvira Mijares shared the Homewood Hilton Airport Invite after returning matching 5-under-par 211 totals. Tosti advances five spots to 66th, while Mijares climbs 142 rankings to 443rd.

    Top 50 movers

    • There are no new top 20 players, while Scotland’s Robert MacIntyre is the only new face in this week’s top 50. He rises eight places to world number 50.

    Top 100 movers

    • Four players break into the top 100. India’s Samarth Dwivedi jumps 27 spots to 81st. Hannes Ronneblad of Sweden rises 43 rankings to 85th. Canadian Blair Hamilton improves 10 places to 95th. Finally, Tristen Strydom is now 97th from last week’s position at 81st.

    Biggest ranking improvement

    • France’s Aurelien Simeurt is the week’s most improved player with a jump of 1,302 ranking to world number 3,112.
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