The Women

Performances of the week

MacLaren upsets pros to reach top 20

Meghan MacLaren
  • England’s Meghan MacLaren breaks into the World Amateur Golf RankingTM top 20 after upsetting the professionals on the LET Access Series. The Wellingborough golfer won the Santander Golf Tour LETAS La Penaza in Zaragoza, Spain by two shots after scores of 69, 68 and 66 gave her a 13-under-par 2013.
  • MacLaren, who gained the winning point for Great Britain & Ireland in this year’s Curtis Cup, improves three places to 20th.

Weber ropes Longhorn win

  • Dewi Weber of The Netherlands ran away with the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invite in Austin, Texas after opening with scores of 64 and 65. She added a level par 72 for a 15-under-par 201 total. The University of Miami player won by eight shots over Kent State’s Michaela Finn. Weber rises two places to 22nd, while Swedish amateur Finn jumps 156 spots to 159th.

Edberg breaks into top 80 with Memphis win

  • Sweden’s Martina Edberg climbs 20 places to world number 75 after winning the Memphis Intercollegiate. The CS Fullerton University student was the only player to break par for 54-holes. Her 2-under 211 gave her the title by seven shots over Florida International’s Camila Serrano, who advances 44 rankings to 391st.

Top 20 movers

  • MacLaren is the only player to break into this week’s top 20.

Top 50 movers

  • American Robynn Ree is the only new top 50 player. She edges up one spot to 50th.

    Biggest ranking improvement

    • Miree Jung of New Zealand is the week’s most improved player with a jump of 785 rankings to world number 1,950.

    The Men

    Performances of the week

    Stanger and McGreevy have Georgia on their minds

    Americans Jimmy Stanger
    • Americans Jimmy Stanger and Max McGreevy make significant moves on this week’s World Amateur Golf RankingTM after sharing the spoils in the Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate. They were declared joint winners after 9-under-par 207 totals.
    • Stanger, of the University of Virginia, moves 11 places to 38th, while University of Oklahoma player McGreevy jumps 32 spots to 65th.

    Tosti the toast of Tavistock

    • Alejandro Tosti breaks into the top 50 with victory in the Tavistock Collegiate Invitational at Isleworth Golf Club in Windermere, Florida. The University of Florida student returned scores of 70, 65 and 73 for an 8-under-par 208 to better Vanderbilt University players Matthias Schwab and Patrick Martin by one shot.
    • Tosti improves his status as the world’s highest ranked Argentinean with a 10-place improvement to 43rd. Schwab, from Austria, strengthens his world number four ranking. American amateur Martin joins Tosti in the top 50 by rising 12 places to 45th.

    Thornberry reaches top gear

    • Braden Thornberry of the United States breaks into the world top 80 after winning the AutoTrader.com Collegiate Classic. The University of Mississippi student was in a different gear to the rest of the field. He won by eight shots after posting an 18-under-par 198 with scores of 68, 64 and 66. He climbs 20 spots to 79th.

    Top 20 movers

    • Australia’s Brett Coletta is the only new top 20 player. He improves 17 rankings to 19th.

    Top 50 movers

    • Tosti and Martin are the only players to breach this week’s top 50.

    Biggest ranking improvement

    • American Nick Swanson makes the biggest move. He jumps 1,338 rankings to world number 4,816.
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