The Men

Performances of the week

McNealy sets record with 10th win

Maverick McNealy
  • Maverick McNealy solidified his status as the number two player on the World Amateur Golf RankingTM behind Jon Rahm-Rodriguez by winning his 10th tournament in three seasons at Stanford University. The U.S. Walker Cup player won the 70th Annual Western Intercollegiate in record style. Rounds of 66, 64 and 64 gave McCoy a two-shot victory over Aaron Wise. McNealy’s 16-under-par, 194 total set a tournament record, breaking the old mark by five shots. McNealy is one victory from tying Tiger Woods and Patrick Rodgers’s record of 11 Stanford wins.

McCoy in seventh heaven

  • Lee McCoy survived a late stumble to win the SEC Championship. The University of Georgia player entered the final round with a one-shot lead, and seemed to be cruising to victory. However, he bogeyed the 14th and double bogeyed the 15th. A birdie at 18 got the U.S. Walker Cup player back on track, and he ran out a two-shot winner for his seventh win, just one off Russell Henley’s Georgia record. McCoy rises three places to third on this week’s ranking.

Win takes Danielson into top 15

  • American Charlie Danielson breaks into the world top 15. Danielson’s three-shot victory in the Boilermaker Invitational moves him six rankings to 14th.

Top 20 movers

  • Chile’s Joaquin Niemann, Scottie Scheffler of the United States and Uruguayan Juan Alvarez all rise three places this week. Niemann moves to 18th, Scheffler to 19th wile Alvarez takes over 20th spot.

Top 50 movers

  • Aksel Olsen of Norway improves 25 places to 34th, while American Gavin Hall climbs 15 spots to 46th after winning The Maxwell.

Biggest ranking improvement

  • Germany’s Claudio Consul takes that honour with a leap of 1,514 rankings to world number 2,883.

The Women

Performances of the week

Win takes Coughlin into top 40

  • American Lauren Coughlin breaks into this week’s top 40 after an impressive victory in the ACC Championship. Coughlin, a student at the University of Virginia, arrived at the 54th hole tied on 8-under-par with Jennifer Kupcho of Wake Forest. Coughlin took the title with a birdie to record a 9-under-par 207 total. She moves 33 places on this week’s World Amateur Golf RankingTM to 31st.

Torres shines in SEC

  • Puerto Rico’s Maria Torres was the only player in the SEC Championship to play all three rounds in under par. The University of Florida player posted scores of 69, 68 and 70 for a 9-under-par 207 total to win by two shots. She improves her status as the world’s best Puerto Rican player with a jump of 57 places to 78th.

Chevalier wins Lady Buckeye

  • France’s Camille Chevalier jumps 45 spots this week to 191st after winning the Lady Buckeye Invitational. A closing 4-under-par 68 gave the University of Indiana student a one-shot victory. She becomes the world’s ninth highest ranked French player.

Top 20 movers

  • Katelyn Dambaugh of the United States is the only new top 20 player this week with a rise of four places to 20th.

Top 50 movers

Cheyenne Knight
  • American Cheyenne Knight and Maria Fassi of Mexico join Coughlin in the top 50. Knight climbs 29 places to 33rd, while Fassi becomes world number 50 after a three-ranking rise.

Biggest ranking improvement

  • Australian Jihye Park is the week’s most improved player with a jump of 638 rankings to world number 1,831.

 

 

 

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